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Rob Auton wins Fringe’s best one-liner prize

By | Published on Tuesday 20 August 2013

Rob Auton

So people, ready for ten one liners pulled from the collective shows of this year’s Fringe comedy line-up? Yes, the winner and final ten have been announced for this year Dave’s Funniest Joke Of The Fringe award, with Rob Auton – performing as part of PBH’s Free Fringe this year – taking the top prize for a chocolate-themed gag. And why not?

Here are the ten best jokes (with joker) at this year’s Fringe, according to the Dave judges…

Rob Auton – “I heard a rumour that Cadbury is bringing out an oriental chocolate bar. Could be a Chinese Wispa”

Alex Horne – “I used to work in a shoe-recycling shop. It was sole-destroying”

Alfie Moore – “I’m in a same-sex marriage… the sex is always the same”

Tim Vine – “My friend told me he was going to a fancy dress party as an Italian island. I said to him ‘Don’t be Sicily'”

Gary Delaney – “I can give you the cause of anaphylactic shock in a nutshell”

Phil Wang – “The Pope is a lot like Doctor Who. He never dies, just keeps being replaced by white men”

Marcus Brigstocke – “You know you are fat when you hug a child and it gets lost”

Liam Williams – “The universe implodes. No matter”

Bobby Mair – “I was adopted at birth and have never met my mum. That makes it very difficult to enjoy any lapdance”

Chris Coltrane – “The good thing about lending someone your time machine is that you basically get it back immediately”



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