These are the 2019 nominees for Dave’s Edinburgh Comedy Awards

Celebrating the talent of both established and up-and-coming comedians performing at the Edinburgh Festival Fringe, the awards are now in their 39th year.

Did you catch any of these acts at the Fringe?

This is the full line-up for this year’s nominees for the best comedy show.

A 2017 Best Newcomer nominee, 30 and having never been in love, Darren is trying to work himself out. He speaks about male vulnerability, gangs, under 16 ravers, the LGBT school protests, straight pride and love.

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Award-winning double act created by Chris Cantrill and Amy Gledhill are back with an all-new sketch comedy nightmare. This time the perennial bad lads of Icklewick are at Ginsters Paradise, a holiday camp unlike any other.
Multi-award winning Australian Lardner is an exciting and unpredictable comedian. Theres no telling what shell do next in her surreal hour, from unhinged characters, bursts of songs or snippets of extreme true-life tales.
Critically acclaimed sketch duo Henry Perryment and Joe Barnes combine hilarious characters, extraordinary physical comedy and an original score.
Apologetic Eton and Oxford alumnus Graham was the youngest winner of So You Think Youre Funny in 2009 at the age of 18. Enjoy more hilariously anxious blather from one of the most hilariously anxious blatherers in the business.
Regular host of The Guilty Feminist, Jessica Fostekew explores her big strong strength. In preview, Hench was nominated for Best Show at the Leicester Comedy Festival.
Edinburgh Comedy Award nominee 2017. No gimmicks. No plan. Just an hour in Jordans company as you reach the end. He has a wacky sort of energy; the kind that leaves you wondering what the next thing hell say might be.
Raucous and rude London makes her debut at the Pleasance as she explores how as a woman, you can be incredibly awesome and successful yet incredibly single, and how ridiculous it is!
Double BAFTA-nominated professional idiot Spencer Jones is back with his brand-new show. The Things We Leave Behind is an absurd mash-up of comedy styles, mixing looped music, props, stand-up, turbo clowning and puppets.