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Derek Edwards


Award Winning Stand-Up Comedian


About Derek Edwards

Stand-up comedian Derek Edwards is a favorite as a corporate and convention entertainer. Derek Edwards creates enchanting tales based on everyday subjects and delivers them with polished style and impeccable timing. Derek Edwards is proof positive that you can take the boy out of the country, but you can’t take the country out of the boy. Derek Edward’s award-winning rural humor has made him the hottest comedy property in Canada. Identifying himself with the ordinary working guy, Derek Edward’s comedic gift is making the ordinary extraordinary. Derek Edwards creates enchanting tales based on everyday subjects and delivers them with polished style and impeccable timing. As well as performing live to audiences from coast to coast, Derek Edwards is currently developing a movie script based on a Vegas-inspired m’lange of absurdity (Magnum Opus).

Notable Live Appearances

  • International Just for Laughs Comedy Festival – Montreal
  • Just for Laughs Canadian Comedy Tour

Awards and Designations

  • Best Male Stand-up – Canadian Comedy Awards – October 2004
  • Winner of the “Vail National Comedy Invitational” – 1995 Vail, Colorado

Career Highlights

  • Nominated as Standup Comedian Of The Year at the 2001 Canadian Comedy Awards

Client Reviews

  • ‘Derek Edwards is considered to be one of the finest comedy talents in North America. … 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
  • “…there wasn’t a dry eye in the house! How refreshing to hear comedy without racial slurs, sarcasm or curses!” – Ontario Insurance Adjusters Association