Top 10 jokes from the Edinburgh Fringe

A pun by comedian Darren Walsh scooped the prize for funniest joke of the Edinburgh Fringe.
The 39-year-old, whose show Punderbolt was a big hit at the Pleasance, took first place in the vote by TV channel Dave.
It was the eighth year that the joke award has been made. Previous winners include Tim Vine, Stewart Francis, Zoe Lyons and Nick Helm.
Do you agree with the judges? Or did you hear a funnier joke at this year’s Fringe? If so, let us know, because we’re always up for a laugh here at AAA Towers.
Meanwhile, here’s the Top 10 jokes from this year’s Fringe… well, according to Dave…

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“I just deleted all

the German names

off my phone …

It’s Hans free”

Darren Walsh



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“Kim Kardashian is

saddled with a huge

arse … but enough

about Kanye West”

Stewart Francis



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“Surely every car

is a people carrier?”

Adam Hess




“What’s the difference

between a ‘hippo’

and a ‘Zippo’?

One is really heavy,

the other is a

little lighter”

Masai Graham



“If I could take just coconut aaaedinburgh jokes

one thing to a desert

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wouldn’t go”

Dave Green


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“Jesus fed 5,000

people with two

fishes and a loaf

of bread. That’s not

a miracle.

That’s tapas”

Mark Nelson



“Red sky at night.

Shepherd’s delight.

Blue sky at night.


Tom Parry


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“The first time I

met my wife, I

knew she was a

keeper. She was

wearing massive


Alun Cochrane



“Clowns divorce.

Custardy battle”

Simon Munnery



“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