Dan is an actor, comedian, writer and director.
He appeared in the third series of PRAMFACE (BBC3) as ‘Ollie’ and has now filmed two series of CBBC’s SO AWKWARD (Channel X Prods).
In 2013 he starred in MIRANDA (BBC1), LEE NELSON’S WELL FUNNY PEOPLE (BBC3) and DOM JOLY’S FOOL BRITANNIA (ITV1) as well as WIZARD’S SLEEVE (E4 PILOT) and he popped up in adverts for WEETABIX and ASDA.
Other recent TV and film work includes the BAFTA-winning SPY (SKY1), THE BLEAK OLD SHOP OF STUFF (BBC2) with Graeme Garden, THE ROYAL BODYGUARD (BBC1) with Sir David Jason, and the forthcoming feature film MOLLY MOON – THE INCREDIBLE HYPNOTIST.
Also Dan has sold a pub in EASTENDERS (BBC1), run a pub in CASUALTY (BBC1), argued in a pub in DOWN TO EARTH (BBC1) and even advertised PALM BEER…seems to be a theme there. He has also appeared on children’s television in several episodes of ROSS LEE’S GHOULIES (NICKELODEON) and worked with the legendary Johnny Ball.
His solo comedy work covers ten years of performing at the Edinburgh Fringe including the award nominated LOVEPUKE, THE REDUCED EDINBURGH FRINGE IMPRO SHOW, the award winning HOWARD & MIMI, two self-penned solo shows MY MYSPACE BABY ( ‘brilliantly witty…hilarious caricatures’ Daily Telegraph; ‘a beguiling show, 4*’, Evening Standard) and GOLDRUNNER (5* Myspace Comedy).
He has performed stand-up comedy in the UK and USA, character stand-up with Barnaby Power and regularly writes and performs with acclaimed sketch group THE REAL MACGUFFINS (alongside Jim Millard and Matt Sheahan). Following three hugely successful, sell-out, five star shows in Edinburgh directed by the brilliant Cal McCrystal and John Walton (Doctor Brown), they were commissioned to write for MITCHELL & WEBB in 2013 and hosted SKITSOPHRENIA in Leicester Square for three years.
After two sell out tours, they are bringing their acclaimed show, INSTRUCTIONS FOR AMERICAN SERVICEMEN IN BRITAIN to London’s Jermyn Street Theatre in July – see here for more details.
His directing work includes three sitcoms for THE SITCOM TRIALS at the Leicester Square Theatre, Yvonne Smith’s TV PLAY at the Arcola Theatre and recently he wrote and directed the short film THE ART OF BUSKING.
Dan can also speak fluent French and play a mean game of darts.