Congrats to Michelle Wolf on being named today as one of the best newcomers to the Edinburgh Festival Fringe!
With the 2016 Edinburgh Fringe coming to a close this weekend, the annual Edinburgh Comedy Awards announced their shortlisted nominees today for the major honors of Best Comedy Show 2016 and Best Newcomer 2016 — with Wolf the lone American to make the cut this August.
Here are this year’s nominees. Winners announced Saturday.
Best Comedy Show 2016
- Al Porter: At Large
- James Acaster: Reset
- Kieran Hodgson: Maestro
- Nish Kumar: Actions Speak Louder Than Words, Unless You Shout The Words Real Loud
- Randy Writes A Novel
- Richard Gadd: Monkey See Monkey Do
- Tom Ballard: The World Keeps Happening
- Zoe Coombs Marr: Trigger Warning
Best Newcomers 2016
- Bilal Zafar: Cakes
- Brennan Recce: Everglow
- Jayde Adams: 31
- Michelle Wolf: So Brave
- Nath Valvo: Happy Idiot
- Scott Gibson: Life After Death
Michelle Wolf sat down for a live interview in Edinburgh earlier this month. Roll the clip.