Ed MacArthur (Musical Comedy Awards Finalist 2021) is an actor, comedian and musician. He co-wrote and starred in the smash-hit String V Spitta (‘ingenious’ ***** The Independent, ****The Guardian, **** Chortle) with Kiell Smith-Bynoe. After two sellout runs at Soho Theatre, the BBC have commissioned a pilot.
TV credits include Liam in Dreamland (Sky, Merman), Anthony Gilmarsh in Bad Education (BBC, Tiger Aspect), Brad in The Emily Atack Show (ITV2, Monkey Kingdom) and Gideon in One Night in Slugland (BBC, John Pocock). He's also starring in Jamie Demetriou's Netflix Special.
Ed recently appeared on The Now Show for BBC Radio 4. His comedy songs have also featured on Sky & BBC Radio Scotland, with two albums on Spotify and Apple Music.
Solo shows at the Fringe include cult-hits Ed MacArthur: Humoresque, and Stack (‘madcap energy, intuitive comic timing and whip-smart script’ Fest). Other acting credits include the critically acclaimed Murder For Two (‘MacArthur has talent in spades’ Dominic Cavendish, The Daily Telegraph, ‘Ed MacArthur has natural charm and considerable skill’ Lyn Gardner, The Guardian).
|A WHOLE LIFETIME WITH JAMIE DEMETRIOU: NETFLIX SPECIAL||Various ||Netflix/BBC Studios|
|ONE NIGHT IN SLUGLAND ||Gideon||John Pocock/BBC|
|BAD EDUCATION||Anthony Gilmarsh||BBC/Tiger Aspect|
|THE EMILY ATACK SHOW ||Brad||ITV2/Monkey Kingdom|
|I DO THIS ALL THE TIME (WRITTEN BY SELF-ESTEEM)||Jeremy||Soho Theatre||Sara Joyce|
|STRING V SPITTA||Silvester String||Soho Theatre||George Chilcott|
|15 MINUTES LIVE||Mr. Armstrong||Slung Low/The Unicorn||Alan Lane/Justin Audibert|
|ED MACARTHUR: HUMORESQUE||Himself||DugOut Theatre||George Chilcott|
|MURDER AT THE GATES||Ned||DEM Productions||Jonathan O'Boyle|
|MURDER FOR TWO ||Marcus||Paul Taylor-Mills/The Watermill||Luke Sheppard|
|TASH DEMETRIOU & ELLIE WHITE'S SKETCH SHOW||Himself||Soho Theatre||Harry Hill|
|SHAKSPEARE FESTIVAL, MINKS||Romeo/Benedict/Demetrius||UKFO||Natalie Denton|
|MR STRINGS V MC SPITTA||Barty||DugOut Theatre||George Chilcott|