DEREK EDWARDS

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. 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”. Recently he filmed his own one-hour special for The Comedy Network’s COMEDY NOW series entitled ‘Blood, Sweat & Beers.’ He is also currently appearing in episodes of The New Red Green Show.