The 10 funniest jokes from the 2015 Edinburgh fringe festival

Nick Clark (edited@ev_bartlett
Tuesday 25 August 2015 08:20

Pun-loving comedian Darren Walsh has won the award for the funniest joke of the Edinburgh Festival Fringe in his first full-length show.

A panel of 10 judges, backed by the television channel Dave, each nominated their five favourite jokes at the festival, which were then voted on by 2,000 people.

Here are the 10 funniest jokes at the Edinburgh Fringe:

1. “I just deleted all the German names off my phone. It’s Hans-free”

  • Darren Walsh

2. “Kim Kardashian is saddled with a huge arse... but enough about Kanye West”

  • Stewart Francis

3. “Surely every car is a people carrier?”

  • Adam Hess

4. “What’s the difference between a ‘hippo’ and a ‘Zippo’? One is really heavy, the other is a little lighter”

  • Masai Graham

5. “If I could take just one thing to a desert island I probably wouldn’t go”

  • Dave Green

6. “Jesus fed 5,000 people with two fishes and a loaf of bread. That’s not a miracle. That’s tapas”

  • Mark Nelson

7. “Red sky at night. Shepherd’s delight. Blue sky at night. Day”

  • Tom Parry

=8. “The first time I met my wife, I knew she was a keeper. She was wearing massive gloves”

  • Alun Cochrane

=8. “Clowns divorce. Custardy battle”

  • Simon Munnery

10. “They’re always telling me to live my dreams. But I don’t want to be naked in an exam I haven’t revised for…”

  • Grace The Child

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