Born and bred in Glasgow, Christopher Macarthur-Boyd is a rising star of Scottish stand-up.
The last twelve months has seen Christopher take his critically acclaimed debut show Home Sweet Home to the Edinburgh Fringe – ‘a debut hour that seems endlessly enjoyable’ (The Skinny). The show was officially the best reviewed of any Scottish stand up at the Fringe in 2018. Christopher followed this success up by winning Best Breakthrough Act at the 2019 Scottish Comedy Awards.
Christopher has recently appeared as a team captain on BBC Two Scotland’s Whiplashed, fronts the BBC Scotland sketch series Up For It, and recently hosted BBC Scotland’s The Comedy Underground. Christopher is also a prolific contributor to the BBC’s Short Stuff as a writer, performer and director.
Christopher has also made appearances on BBC Radio One’s 24 Hours, 4 Extra Stands Up at the Edinburgh Fringe and BBC Radio 4’s Fred at The Stand.
‘This is as assured and as funny an hour as you will see from any comedian at the Fringe’
The Wee Review
‘A rising Scottish star, Christopher Macarthur-Boyd is certainly worthy of your time’
‘On the cusp of something big, and you don't want to miss it’