Award Winning Comedian
Standup comedian 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.
His award-winning rural humor has made him the hottest property in Canada. Identifying himself with the ordinary working guy, his comedic gift is making the ordinary extraordinary. He creates enchanting tales based on everyday subjects and delivers them with polished style and impeccable timing.
A professional comedian for the past 10 years, Derek has amassed an impressive string of credits. In 1995, he was the winner of the "Vail National Comedy Invitational" in Vail, Colorado. In 1996, he stole the show at the "Molson Canadian Comedy Festival" in Toronto and, in 1997, knocked 'em dead at the "Just For Laughs" Comedy Festival in Montreal. His numerous TV credits include A&E's "Comedy on the Road", CBC's "COMICS!", and the Comedy Network's "Launch-A-Thon", "Comedy Now" and "Open Mike with Mike Bullard".
He makes the ordinary extraordinary. Canadian everyman Derek Edwards has taken everyday subjects and spun yarns that have left audiences in stitches for over a decade in his acclaimed career. Based on his Timmins, Ontario rural roots, his backwoods humour is delivered with a polished style and impeccable timing. Identifying himself with the ordinary working guy, his comedic gift is making the ordinary extraordinary. He creates enchanting tales based on everyday subjects and delivers them with polished style and impeccable timing.
"Edwards is the kind of guy who could read the nutritional content off a cereal box and have you in tears." Winnipeg Free Press
"...there wasn't a dry eye in the house! How refreshing to hear comedy without racial slurs, sarcasm or curses!" Ontario Insurance Adjusters Association