“Also serious topics afraid he is not and he will find it invariably the right tone. His imitations are exceptional and true to life in which he wildly handsome manner makes use of the technique. His main source of inspiration was the Thick Voormekaar Show, the legendary radio show by André van Duin and Ferry de Groot.”
Since 1998, presents Evers his radio show Evers staat op. The program grew in short time to an institute and was the best listened-to morning program of the Dutch radio.
“At the end of this month Edwin Evers after twenty-one years with the Evers staat op. He will are sorely missed. Often he is imitated, but never he equalled. Still was audible how much pleasure he himself experienced on his daily ochtendshow. Also thanks to him is the station from scratch changed forever.”
Edwin Evers received previously for his program, the Golden Radio Ring, the Marconi Oeuvre Award and a Golden Harp.
The André van Duin Comedy Award
The André van Duin Comedy Award in 2014 set by the VandenEnde Foundation and offered to André van Duin on the occasion of his fifty-year-old showbiz. Jochem Myjer was the same year the first winner of the André van Duin Comedy Award. The Award aims to be a special and versatile comedic talents to honor that pushes boundaries, that stands out and that, in the spirit of namesake André van Duin, a wide audience will be entertained in the theatre, on tv or radio, or on a different (audio)visual platform.
The André van Duin Comedy Award is a cash prize of € 12.500 connected as well as a statuette.