Fred MacAulay

Fred MacAulay

  • Broadcaster on Radio Scotland for 18 years
  • Stand-Up Comedian
  • Awards Host

Having presented the very funny and eventful MacAulay and Co. on BBC Radio Scotland for almost 18 years and with a string of TV appearances, Fred’s on air witticisms and on screen reputation are the product of years of experience on the live circuit, including a stint as the first ever-Scottish compere at the Comedy Store in London.

Arriving late to the world of stand-up comedy he has gone on to be a regular at the Edinburgh Fringe and at comedy festivals worldwide.

He has successfully featured in and presented many programmes for BBC TV: he hosted the talk show McCoist and MacAulay and presented Life According to Fred, Hoots, Simply Fred and Scots on the Box, as well as the 2014 On The Road magazine programme with Martell Maxwell.

Appearances on many Radio 4 comedy panel shows including I'm Sorry I Haven't a Clue, Just A Minute, The Unbelievable Truth and The News Quiz guarantee an audience for Fred’s Live stand-up tours.

On national television he has been a panellist on shows including Mock the Week, QI and Have I Got News For You. In addition he was a guest on The Late Late Show with Craig Ferguson twice on US television and his performance at The Montreal Comedy Festival has been shown coast to coast in North America as well.

2022 saw Fred working alongside Jack Dee and Matt Richardson at the London Comedy Lunch at London’s HAC. This is a corporate event that’s held annually with some of the UK’s biggest comedy names headlining.

Fred is one of the funniest Comedians in the country and a brilliant Awards Host. He is the ideal choice for Speaking engagements, Awards Hosting, Conference Dinners and Comedy Nights. Please contact a Prime Performers Booking Agent on 020 3500 3331 to discuss your requirements.

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Just wanted to say thanks for a fantastic stand up after dinner and presenting the HR Technology awards at the MCA conference on Tuesday. You were absolutely fantastic, I think you had most of the audience crying with laughter. The feedback from delegates has been excellent, with delegates thoroughly enjoying the entertainment.
The evening was absolutely splendid. Fred was brilliant what a star; he gauged the audience perfectly and he took time to mingle with our guests, and they're all delighted with their selfies and chats. I'd unreservedly recommend Fred as wonderfully funny and friendly entertainment for any kind of event.
He was fabulous!!!!! Would definitely use him again.....please pass on our thanks