The lastminute.com Edinburgh Comedy Awards announced their nominees for Best Show and Best Newcomer to the Edinburgh Festival Fringe in 2017, and there’s a sole American entry on those lists.
As for the other nominees, here they are! Winners will be announced Saturday.
- Ahir Shah, Control
- Elf Lyons, Swan
- Hannah Gadsby, Nanette
- John Robins, The Darkness of Robins
- Jordan Brookes, Body of Work
- Mae Martin, Dope
- Mat Ewins Presents Adventureman 7: The Return of Adventureman
- Sophie Willan, Branded
- Spencer Jones, The Audition
- Chris Washington, Dream Big (Within Reason)
- Darren Harriott, Defiant
- Ed Night, Anthem for Doomed Youth
- Kwame Asante, Open Arms
- Lauren Pattison, Lady Muck
- Lucy Pearman, Maid of Cabbage
- Natalie Palamides, LAID
- Rob Kemp, The Elvis Dead
And here are the other American shows you still can check out in Edinburgh. Sean Patton in particular has been earning rave reviews, while the Scots are obviously mystified by SNL writer Julio Torres and his shapes. Reformed Whores have enjoyed their first time in Edinburgh so much they made a new music video while there.