Dougie Dunlop

Highly talented observational comic, Dougie Dunlop, effortlessly gets audiences laughing and sharing his unique take on life.


Dougie started his career at the "The Stand" in hometown Edinburgh, and made his fringe debut in 2000 as part of the "The Midnight Show" in the Gilded Balloon. For Fringe 2003, he headlined the prestigious Big Value comedy package show at the Café Royal.


He performs at all the major comedy venues in the UK and abroad - as far flung as Shanghai! He headlines in many places, and his relaxed style and widespread appeal makes him much demand at major corporate events and weddings.


“Dougie has a rare ability to tell jokes about ordinary things and be hilarious!” Edinburgh Evening News


His precision humour is delivered with great warmth, and he’s been selected by many high profile comics, both old school and new, to support them on tour.


Dougie’s comedic talents also include writing and acting. He wrote and played the part of an eccentric vet in Scottish art house film, Auchter-Nae-Where released in May 2004.


Television and Radio

Through the Night LBC

Beat Room, BBC Choice

Loud TV, STV 

Live Floor Show, BBC Scotland 

Velvet Cabaret, BBC Radio Scotland 

Voiceover - Days That Shook the World, BBC2



Days That Shook the World (The Lockerbie Disaster), BBC2     (Parts 1 & 2)



Dougie appeared in a short film called 'Auchter-Nae-Where' which previewed at The Film House in Edinburgh in June 2004.He was responsible for writing and performing his own character, an eccentric vet.


Corporate Events and Weddings

Presenting company award ceremonies and after dinner entertainment:

Tesco 2004

Major Golf Clubs

Portsmouth RoundTable


Edinburgh Fringe

Big Value, Café Royal, 2003

Dunlop & Dowdeswell, The Underbelly 2002 

The Midnight Show, The Gilded Balloon 2000


Critics Response

"Relaxed style big laughs" The Scotsman 

"Natural born funny man" The List 

"Effortlessly funny" Chortle 

"Charming punters with his blend of mimicry and observational humour" The Scotsman



Dougie has played at all the major venues, including Comedy Store, Jongleurs, Up the Creek, The Comedy Café, Bearcat and Bound & Gagged. The Stand selected him for their Highland Tour 2001, and he’s supported major comedian tours as well.