Derek Edwards’ award-winning rural humour has made him the hottest property in Canada. Identifying himself with the ordinary working guy, his comedic gift is making the ordinary extraordinary.
Based on his Timmins, Ontario rural roots, his backwoods humour is delivered with a polished style and impeccable timing. A professional comedian for the past 15 years, he creates enchanting tales based on everyday subjects and delivers them with polished style and impeccable timing.
Edwards 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 and was featured on the 2003 Just For Laughs Comedy Tour across Canada with Rick Mercer. His numerous TV credits include The New Red Green Show, A&E’s Comedy on the Road, CBC’s Comics! and the Comedy Network’s Laugh-a-Thon and Comedy Now.