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Foster's Edinburgh Comedy Awards: and the winners are...

Foster's Edinburgh Comedy Awards: and the winners are...

Russell Kane receives the Best Comedy Show award, in his third year of nomination

In a terrific year for comedy at the Fringe, the winners of the 2010 Foster's Edinburgh Comedy Awards (formerly the Perriers) are Russell Kane, Roisin Conaty and Bo Burnham. The prizes - cheques for £10,000, £5,000 and £5,000 - were presented to the three comedians on Saturday in the Spiegel Tent in George Square in a celebration of 30 years of these awards.

Best Comedy Show: Russell Kane Smokescreens and Castles

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