Are these the funniest jokes at this year’s Edinburgh Festival?

Does Tom Allen have the best joke of the Festival?

Does Tom Allen have the best joke of the Festival?

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Every year, performers bring their best to the Edinburgh Festivals. But are these some of the greatest jokes told in 2016?

“Just switched from eating venison to pheasant. Absolute game-changer” - Darren Walsh

“Meth was invented as a cure for a yet-to-be-discovered disease. It turns out that disease was teeth.” – Ever Mainard

“For a long time I was in denial about my sexuality and being bald - I had a wig and a beard.” - Tom Allen

“It all starts innocently, mixing chocolate and Rice Krispies. But before you know it, you’re adding raisins and marshmallows – it’s a rocky road.”- Olaf Falafel

“I regret not having kids as a teenager - there’s loads of benefits to having kids. I mean, literally - you can get loads of benefits.” - Maddy Anholt

“Brexit is like Boris Johnson’s hair – very messy, but acceptable anywhere outside of London.” - Shazia Mirza

“I lost my virginity. Well, I didn’t lose it, I gave it away. For charity. It’s the biggest non-tax-deductible donation I’ve made.” - Felicity Ward

“I recently learned that being in the vegan club is the exact opposite of being in fight club. In that, the first rule of vegan club is: tell everyone about vegan club; and the second rule of vegan club is: tell everyone about vegan club; and then the third rule is: don’t eat meat etc.” - Tez Ilyas

“I’ve been happily married for four years- out of a total of 10.” - Mark Watson

“Racism is like cricket, it was invented here but perfected in Australia.” – Nish Kumar

“I saw a recipe for guilt free pizza. The only time you should feel guilty after pizza is if you’ve killed the delivery boy.” - Ed Gamble

“Cheryl Cole is like a Siamese cat: gorgeous, sleek and unable to use a spoon without the help of a human.” - Jess Robinson

“Is it possible to mistake schizophrenia for telepathy, I hear you ask.” - Jordan Brookes

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