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Fred MacAulay - What(ever) Next?? Again!!

Bath Comedy Festival

Widcombe Social Club

Expect some great tales and laughs with Fred on lockdown weddings, gags about complying with the regulations, getting back to work after a long lay-off, things that bound us together during lockdown, the tribulations of getting a train ticket refund, nuisance phone calls, and - oh yes! - becoming a grandparent for the first time in his sixties (unusually late in Scotland)!

In 2022, veteran Scottish stand-up comedian Fred MacAulay hit the road with a summer tour of 18 venues around Scotland, ahead of his run at the Edinburgh Fringe. Stand-up had been hit pretty hard by the pandemic, so the return of audiences to lots of great venues was a delight to see.

Fred: "I was so pleased to see so many people coming to those shows in 2022... I've been very fortunate in my career and have done a lot of radio and television shows over the years... but what I absolutely love more than anything is standing on stage and making a room full of people hoot with laughter... so there was only one thing for it - get back out in 2023 and get to some of the places I hadn't been to in 2022 with an updated show!"

"You can't stand still in comedy (well you can if the microphone cable is very short) but when much of our lives are concerned with politics... well we know just how quickly things can change. I'd barely got my pencil sharpened to write gags about Liz Truss and she'd gone! And she took the UK economy with her."

Regarded as one of the top Scottish comics of his generation, you can hear Fred MacAulay on the radio every Sunday morning from 10am to 1pm, with a mix of music and chat on Clyde2/Forth2/Tay2/Westsound/Northsound/MFR.


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Fred MacAulay - What(ever) Next?? Again!!