Edinburgh 2017: figures and awards

Reporter: Sandra Giorgetti

Dateline: 11th September, 2017

Carol Tambor, Dave’s Funniest Joke, Euan’s Guide, Sustainable Practice, Filipa Bragança, Herald Angels, Holden Street, Infallables, JustBe Loved, lastminute.com, Malcolm Hardee

The Carol Tambor Best of Edinburgh Award

The Flying Lovers of Vitebsk – Kneehigh with Bristol Old Vic (Traverse)

Dave’s Funniest Joke of the Fringe

Ken Cheng: Chinese Comedian – CKP and ROAR group (Pleasance)

Euan’s Guide Accessible Edinburgh Festival Awards

Most Accessible Small Permanent Venue: Scottish Storytelling Centre

Edinburgh Fringe Sustainable Practice Award

Towers of Eden – Outland Theatre (theSpace)

Significant contribution to sustainable practice:

The Filipa Bragança Award

Selina Thompson, Salt – Selina Thompson Ltd (Summerhall)

Herald Angels

Holden Street Theatres Award

Flesh and Bone – Unpolished Theatre (Pleasance)

The Infallables Award 2017

A Great Fear of Shallow Living – In Tandem Theatre Company (Zoo)

JustBe Loved Award

Secret Life of Humans – New Diorama Theatre in co–production with Greenwich Theatre (Pleasance)

The lastminute.com Edinburgh Comedy Awards

Best Newcomer: Natalie Palamides, Natalie Palamides: LAID – Soho Theatre (Pleasance)

Best Show: Hannah Gadsby, Hannah Gadsby – Nanette – Hannah Gadsby (Assembly)

Best Show: John Robins, John Robins: The Darkness of Robins – Phil McIntyre Entertainments (Pleasance)

The Malcom Hardee Awards

Prize for Comic Originality: Terry Alderton, All Crazy Now – Dabster Productions (Pleasance)

Cunning Stunt Award: Mark Dean Quinn, My Heart on a Plate – Heroes / PWYW (Heroes)

Most Likely To Make A Million Quid: Rob Kemp, The Elvis Dead – Rob Kemp Heroes / PWYW (Heroes)

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