Born and bred in Glasgow, Christopher Macarthur-Boyd is considered the future of Scottish comedy. Having performed stand-up internationally everywhere from downtown Toronto to the Perth and Adelaide Fringe Festivals in Australia, Christopher has made appearances on BBC Radio One (24 Hours) and BBC Radio 4 Extra (4 Extra Stands Up At The Fringe) as well as making a name for himself as a writer, actor and director of short-form online content for BBC Scotland (Short Stuff and Room To Write). Christopher is a three-time Scottish Comedian of the Year finalist, a So You Think You’re Funny? finalist, and a two-time nominee for Best New Act at the Scottish Comedy Awards.
‘On the cusp of something big, and you don’t want to miss it’ – Daily Record
‘A comedian on the ascent. The personal and political housed seamlessly’ – The Skinny
‘A charming young comic. Macarthur-Boyd’s material is well-honed and well-delivered’ – Scotsman
‘A comedy nerd’s informed tweaking of stand-up convention’ – Chortle
‘Following in the footsteps of Kevin Bridges’ – STV
‘Swiftly becoming an eminent figure in Scottish comedy’ – Wow 24/7
‘Might look like the pretty boy comedian stereotype, but don’t be fooled. Much darker and more interesting than that’ – Huffington Post