Born and bred in Glasgow, Christopher Macarthur-Boyd is a rising star of Scottish stand-up.
Christopher co-starred in two series of BBC Scotland’s Up For It. Other TV credits include hosting BBC Scotland’s The Comedy Underground. Christopher has also made appearances on BBC Scotland’s Breaking The News, BBC Radio 4 Extra’s Stands Up At The Fringe. and BBC Radio 4’s Fred at The Stand, as well as the podcast Evil Genius with Russell Kane. 2022 will see Christopher star in Comedy Central’s new stand-up series Comedy Central Live. Christopher has also worked across Frankie Boyle’s New World Order on BBC Two. Christopher also co-hosts the comedy podcast Enjoy An Album counting down the top 500 Albums of all time according to Rolling Stone Magazine.
Fast becoming an Edinburgh Fringe favourite, Christopher returned to the Fringe in 2021 with a sold out run of shows. His debut hour Home Sweet Home was officially the best reviewed of any Scottish stand-up at the Edinburgh. In 2022 Christopher will return to the Fringe with his hotly anticipated new show, Oh No!
An award winning stand-up, Christopher won Best Breakthrough Act at the 2019 Scottish Comedy Awards and being listed the 59th, on a list of 60, funniest person in Scottish history.
Christopher Macarthur-Boyd is also a hugely talented comedy writer, with pieces appearing in The Skinny, The National and Glasgow Times. In 2019 he made his debut as an author when his first short story was published by Speculative Books. Christopher’s TV writing credits include Dave’s Late Night Mash.
‘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’
The Daily Record