Glasgow's best comedians: 16 of the all-time best and funniest Glasgow comics according to Glaswegians

These are the greatest and funniest Glasgow comedians of all time according to Glaswegians

Glaswegians know for certain that we have the best patter in the UK - perhaps even the world - but the question remains, who's the funniest Glaswegian?

We asked our audience for their opinion on the funniest Glaswegian comedian of all-time, living or dead, performing or retired - and for sure you all delivered.

We have a wide taste in our comedy preferences - that's why there's no two Glasgow comics that are the same. Try and compare Frankie Boyle to Kevin Bridges - or Billy Connolly to Rikki Fulton - and you'll see exactly what we mean.

Of course comedy is subjective, so don't read this as a ranking list - in no way are we saying one comedian is better than another - we just wanted to know who Glasgow thought the best comedian was of all-time!

Whether it be through stand-up, sketch comedy, or fully-produced shows - Glasgow has long been at the forefront of comedy - whether that be through Billy Connolly revolutionising stand-up comedy, Limmy creating an entirely new format by combining web design and comedy with his website, or through Greg Hemphill and Ford Kiernan’s sitcom Still Game - which may be one of the most universally loved sitcoms of all time.

Glasgow International Comedy Festival celebrates the city’s latest and greatest comedians - which will no doubt hold in its line-up the next great Glasgow comedian who in years to come will find themselves ranked alongside the finest comics to come out of the city.

In recognition of Glasgow’s comedy scene, we put together this list of the greatest Glasgow comedians of all time.

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