Chris McCausland is a British stand-up comedian and actor from Liverpool.
Chris is blind, has been performing stand-up since 2003, and has long been firmly established at the very top of the UK’s live comedy circuit. He performs all over the country, including regularly at the world famous Comedy Store in the heart of London’s West End.
He has performed all over the world, including India, Singapore, Malaysia, across the Middle East, and throughout Europe.
Between 2005 and 2012, Chris took six different stand-up shows to the Edinburgh Festival [Reviews], and in 2011 was awarded the Creative Diversity Award for Comedy by a Channel 4 led panel of broadcasters that also included the BBC, ITV, and Sky.
Chris has appeared on…
Live at the Apollo in 2018 for the BBC
Unwrapped with Miranda Hart for BBC2
The Comedy Club Interviews with Arthur Smith for Radio 4
Comedy on the Boat for Radio 4
Loose Ends with Clive Anderson for Radio 4
Multiple shows across BBC and Commercial radio, alongside the likes of Rob Beckett, Bob Mills, Russel Kane, Hawksby & Jacobs, and Gethin Jones
Chris is the only professional comedian in the UK and probably even the world who is blind. This only serves to make his particular brand of observational comedy all the more unique - there's great variety and originality of his writing and performances.
"Balls-out Funny! Proper Stand-up” Chortle
"Truly brilliant observational humour! One of the funniest stand-ups I’ve seen in recent years” Three Weeks
"A Must See!” The Sunday Times
"Instantly likeable – his language is a treat” Hairline
"McCausland will be huge in the very near future!” one4Review
"Intelligent, accessible comedy from a charming, self-effacing Scouser (you don’t meet many of those, do you?) Chris has greater vision and observes more than most sighted people!" FLOCK COMEDY
You can follow Chris on Twitter @chrismccausland