Dan is an actor, comedian, writer and director with many credits to his name, including: PRAMFACE (BBC3), two series of SO AWKWARD (Channel X Prods), MIRANDA (BBC1), LEE NELSON’S WELL FUNNY PEOPLE (BBC3) and DOM JOLY’S FOOL BRITANNIA (ITV1), as well as SPY (SKY1), THE BLEAK OLD SHOP OF STUFF (BBC2) with Graeme Garden and THE ROYAL BODYGUARD (BBC1) with Sir David Jason.
He has just completed filming as a guest lead on DOCTORS (BBC1) – to be broadcast in November 2018, and you can see him in JOHNNY ENGLISH STRIKES BACK with Rowan Atkinson – coming to cinemas in the Autumn.
He has appeared in dozens of commercials including MCDONALD’S, WEETABIX, DIRECT LINE and soon you’ll see a lot of him in the next PURPLE BRICKS advert.
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 seven years.
After a sell out UK tour, they brought their acclaimed show, INSTRUCTIONS FOR AMERICAN SERVICEMEN IN BRITAIN to London’s Jermyn Street Theatre last July and it has just been confirmed that it is transferring to Off Broadway, New York in April 2019.
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.