Hannah Gadsby and John Robins share Best Comedy Show honors at 2017 Edinburgh Fringe; Natalie Palamides Best Newcomer

For the first time ever, the Edinburgh Comedy Awards declared not one but two individual winners of the Best Comedy Show at the Fringe, with Australian Hannah Gadsby and Brit John Robins sharing the top 2017 prize.

Meanwhile, American Natalie Palamides took home the Best Newcomer prize for the 2017 Edinburgh Festival Fringe for her show, “LAID.”



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