Fred MacAulay is one of Britain’s best loved comedians who began his comedy career at the age of 31 making a dramatic move from his former occupation – an accountant. He has regularly performed at the Edinburgh Festival and toured with his own stand up show as well as appearing at the Just for Laughs Festival in Montreal. He has made many guest appearances on shows such as Have I Got News For You and They Think It’s All Over, Mock the Week and co-hosting the hugely popular McCoist and MacAulay. In addition, Fred has been involved in more than ten series with the BBC in Scotland and the UK. He has hosted BBC Radio Scotland’s morning show since 1997 and is a regular panelist on the prestigious Radio 4 production The News Quiz, also appearing on Just a Minute and I’m Sorry I Haven’t a Clue. He is much in demand for after dinner entertainment and awards presentations throughout the UK and his work has also taken him to America, France, Hong Kong, Sweden, Iceland and Australia. Married with three children, Fred’s a keen skier and a golfer with a temporarily high handicap and is currently Rector of Dundee University.
Fred MacAulay is a brilliantly funny corporate comedian and awards host.
“One of the funniest standups you’ll see … MacAulay had the audience in stitches” The Times