Chris McCausland is a stand up comedian and actor. He is also the only professional comedian in the world who is blind, and after performing stand-up since 2003, is firmly established at the very top of the UK’s live comedy circuit. Chris can regularly be seen performing at all of the country’s major clubs including the world famous Comedy Store in the heart of London’s West-End.
In 2014 Chris wrote and fronted a national TV ad campaign for Barclays Bank, which promoted their audio cash machines. He also secured a lead role in the Jimmy McGovern drama ‘Moving On’ (BBC1).
Between 2005 and 2012 Chris took six different stand-up shows to the Edinburgh Festival and in 2011 was awarded the Creative Diversity Award for Comedy by a Channel 4 led panel of broadcasters that included BBC, ITV and Sky.
In 2008, 2010 and 2012 he appeared performing stand-up in three series of The Comedy Store for Paramount Comedy and Comedy Central.
Other TV credits include, ‘Rudy’ the Market Trader in the Cbeebies show ‘Me Too’, ‘Celebrity Deal or No Deal Comedian Special’ with Jimmy Carr and ‘Unwrapped’ (BBC2) with Miranda Hart.
Radio Credits include: Hawksby and Jacobs – Talksport, Gethin Jones – Five Live, Live on the Boat – R4, Loose Ends – R4
Chris is regularly asked by News channels including, BBC, ITV, Channel 5 and Sky to give his comedic slant and opinion on events happening around the world, from the serious to the ridiculous