San Francisco, California
London, United Kingdom
Central. He has worked with Jimmy Carr and Miranda Hart on shows across BBC, ITV and Channel 4. He performs at the top of the UK comedy circuit at all of the country’s major comedy clubs, including being a regular at London’s world famous Comedy Store in the heart of the West End.
He has had great success and recognition with shows at the Edinburgh Festival for many years and was been nominated for ‘Best New Show’ at Dave’s 2012 Comedy Festival. He recently made the final ten (from 3,000 comedians) in the Best English Comedian Award.
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 in 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
"An outrageous comedian and magician" The Southern Daily Echo
"A puzzling young man" The Stage
"no-one in the audience will be able to ever look at rubber gloves and white rabbits in the same way again." Creative Cows Comedy
"Wayne The Weird always wows!" Flock Comedy
You can follow Wayne on twitter at @WayneTheWeird
2015 was a BIG year for James, as well as supporting Jo Brand and Eddie Izzard, he appeared a new Sky Christmas comedy show, which aired in December. Performing live most nights of the week, James has performed 250+ shows this year!
James has established himself as resident MC for a number of professional clubs, including the prestigious Spinnaker Tower Comedy Club, Laughter Live! and Comedy All Stars, was asked to perform at the Children In Need Gala at The King's Theatre.
James regularly stars in TV adverts too, as well as starring in Channel 4's "Eye Spy" prank show in 2014 and Sky TV's "Scared of Santa!" in 2015.
He also regularly gigs abroad travelling to Cyprus, Spain, Egypt, Crete, Turkey and various corporates including performing in Switzerland for Nestle in 2014 and in New York at Christmas in 2015.
James has an effervescent and exuberant style. He draws on his life experiences to feed his routines. He's been described by many as an 'everyman comedian'.
"James sets the room alight like a pyromaniac in a fireworks shop!" Russell Kane
"James Alderson is one of those rarities in the comedy world. A naturally funny man! He has the ability to magic hilarity with a variety of wonderful jokes." John Marshall/Agraman Buzz Comedy
"A true comedy gem. Tore the roof off!" Steyning Comedy Club
"James was a superb opener for the night - absolutely great! I think he gained many, many fans in Streatham last night!" Streatham Comedy Club
When & Where
Helping good causes raise dosh through the medium of laughter!
PTAs, Charities, Social Clubs, Festivals and Corporate Events.