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Christie wins Fringe comedy award

Bridget Christie has fought off six other shortlisted comedians to win the 2013 Foster's Edinburgh Comedy Awards.

Bridget Christie has fought off six other shortlisted comedians to win the 2013 Foster's Edinburgh Comedy Awards.

The feminist comedian is the first woman to win the £10,000 prize, since Laura Solon in 2005.

John Kearns won best newcomer and Adrienne Truscott won the panel prize at the ceremony hosted by Steve Coogan.