Chris Forbes

Chris Forbes is a multi-award winning comedian, actor and writer. As a comic, Forbes has performed all over the world, from America to Australia. TV credits include Jonathan Creek, Scot Squad, Still Game, Mountain Goats and Only an Excuse. A regular guest on BBC Radio Scotland shows ‘Off the Ball’ and ‘Breaking the News’, Chris has also been commissioned to write and star in his own sitcom creation, ‘The Farm’ for the BBC iplayer. Forbes is also an experienced host for corporate events and an accomplished after dinner speaker.
‘He’s brilliant company – honest, insightful very funny.’
The Scotsman ****
‘You’ll spend an hour with a big stupid grin
plastered across your face’

The List
‘Brilliantly observed…laugh-out-loud stuff…A natural comedian.’
The Herald


  • Best Writer – Scottish Comedy Awards 2014
  • Best Actor – Scottish Comedy Awards 2016
  • Best Actor – Scottish Comedy Awards 2017
  • Best Actor – Scottish Comedy Awards 2018
  • Nominated for the Fringe World Comedy Award 2018

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