Comedian Derek Edwards award-winning humour has made him one of the hottest properties in Canada. A regular at the Just For Laughs Festival in Montreal, where he was recently hailed as a "virtuoso at the peak of performance", Derek Edwards comedy and his comedic gift is in making the ordinary extraordinary. Selling out concert halls across Canada, Edwards can also be found many evenings entertaining at corporate events across North America.
Based on his Timmins, Ontario rural roots, his backwoods humour is delivered with a polished style and impeccable timing. Derek is the only Canadian winner of the prestigious Vail International Comedy Competition, is a two time Gemini nominee and has been nominated five times as Best Standup Comic at the Canadian Comedy Awards.
His numerous TV credits include Just For Laughs, CBC’s Comics, The Debaters, The Winnipeg Comedy Festival and Laugh out Loud.
In 2019 Derek performed his latest one man show, Alls I’m Saying, at theatres across Canada.