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Jamie MacDonald

Jamie MacDonald is a Scottish comedian, writer and voiceover artist. In 2017 Jamie was named on the BBC New Talent Hotlist as well as reaching the semi-final of the BBC New Comedy Award. His credits include Breaking The News (BBC Scotland), The Comedy Underground (BBC Scotland), Fred At The Stand (BBC Radio 4) and Scot Squad (BBC One Scotland).

Jamie has performed 5 solo shows at the Edinburgh Fringe as well as performing at comedy clubs all around the UK including Glee, The Stand and The Comedy Store (Manchester). Jamie touring Scotland with his show, Designated Driver, in 2019.

Jamie started to lose his sight in his early teens due to a progressive degenerative retinal disease. Despite this, Jamie studied Ancient History at St Andrews University and Law at Aberdeen before working as a corporate banker in London.

Television & Radio credits

Breaking The News BBC Scotland
The Comedy Underground BBC Scotland
Fred At The Stand BBC Radio 4
Scot Squad BBC One Scotland

Live credits

Jamie MacDonald: Blinkered Edinburgh Fringe 2018
Jamie MacDonald: Designated Driver Edinburgh Fringe 2017 & Scottish Tour 2019
Jamie MacDonald: Hi Vis Edinburgh Fringe 2016
Jamie MacDonald: Oblivious Edinburgh Fringe 2015
Jamie MacDonald: That Funny Blind Guy Edinburgh Fringe 2014

" Consistently hilarious "

**** Ed Fest

" One of the funniest Scots on the circuit "

**** Sunday Herald

" Not afraid to milk his disability "

***** Broadway Baby