Derek Edwards Toronto Comedian
AFTER DINNER COMEDIAN
Giggles Comedy Agency proudly represents stand-up comedian Derek Edwards.
Derek Edwards Bio
His award-winning rural humor has made him the hottest comedy commodity in Canada.
Identifying himself with the ordinary working guy, his comedic gift is making the ordinary extraordinary. Selling out concert halls across Canada, Derek Edwards can also be found many evenings entertaining at corporate events from conventions to conferences or banquets.
A regular at the Just for Laughs Festival in Montreal, where he was recently hailed as a “virtuoso at the peak of his performance,” Derek’s delivers his comedy with polished style and impeccable timing. Derek Edwards is the only Canadian winner of the prestigious Vail International Comedy Competition, is a two time Gemini nominee and has been nominated numerous times as Best Standup Comic at the Canadian Comedy Awards. Derek’s numerous TV credits include The New Red Green Show, A & E’s Comedy on the Road, Just For Laughs, and CBC’s Comics.
Testimonials and Reviews
5 STARS – the funniest man on earth – Winnipeg Free Press
4 STARS – a first rate comic… the crowd howled! – Victoria Times Colonist
Still the funniest man in Canada – Toronto Sun
Derek Edwards reigns as the King of Canadian Comedy – Charlottetown Guardian
Derek Edwards is hysterical – Calgary Sun
Derek’s the funniest man in Canada. Everyone knows that. – Rick Mercer
Derek Edwards is considered to be one of the finest comedy talents in North America. He doesn’t go for one-liners with quick, witty punch lines, instead he creates humor from life’s everyday situations. Derek Edwards is the kind of guy who could read the nutritional content off a cereal box and have you in tears. – Winnipeg Free Press
“Derek is awesome and it is clear his career is going places. His dry sense of humor, exceptional wit and abilities to keep the crowd splitting their sides made for one heck of an evening. I introduced him as the next “Jim Carrey” that was an understatement, he’s better! Ontario Marina Association
“Derek was everything you promised and he used excellent material that the audience could relate to, kept everyone in stitches and left the audience wanting more! Beamscope