Christopher Macarthur-Boyd



At just twenty-four years old, Christopher Macarthur-Boyd is considered the future of Scottish comedy. Born and bred in Glasgow, Christopher has performed stand-up internationally everywhere from downtown Toronto to the Perth and Adelaide Fringe Festivals in Australia, Christopher has made appearances on BBC Radio 1’s 24 Hours and BBC Radio 4 Extra’s 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’s 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.

2018 will see Christopher take his debut show Home Sweet Home to the Edinburgh Fringe.

‘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’

The Scotsman

‘A comedy nerd’s informed tweaking of stand-up convention’


‘Following in the footsteps of Kevin Bridges’


‘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


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