About

Jamie MacDonald is an award winning blind Scottish comedian, writer and voice over artist.

Most recently he has appeared on BBC 1’s Have I Got News For You and BBC 2’s QI.

He won the ‘Best Presenter’ award for his BBC 2 documentary Blind Ambition at the 2022 Grierson awards. 

His radio credits include ; Radio 4’s The Now Show, Museum of Curiosity; Fred at the Stand, Rosie Jones Box Ticker  and 2 series of his own show Life on the Blink.

He headlines top comedy clubs up and down the country;  speaks at corporate events for companies such as ITV, Adobe and  Edinburgh University. He was invited to speak at the world famous Oxford Student Union and has performed 7 critically acclaimed shows at the Edinburgh Fringe.

He believes that disabled people don’t triumph over their adversities they triumph with them and get to have some fun with them along the way.

As well as acting, comedy performing and writing, Jamie is a professional voice over artist. His credits include adverts for Tennants and the Scottish Government, and the BBC One documentary, Without Limits. Click here to listen to his voice reel.

Jamie is represented by Andrew Roach Talent for acting, broadcasting and writing work – please email andrew@andrewroachtalent.com with enquiries.

For live and corporate booking, please email Beth at Gag Reflex – beth@gagreflex.co.uk.

For publicity enquiries, please email Paul Sullivan – paul@paulsullivan.info.

Reviews

★★★★

'Completely Priceless'

The Telegraph
★★★★

'Consistent playful mischief'

The Scotsman
★★★★

'Nimbly unserious'

The Time
★★★★

'Very funny'

The Guardian