David is an actor and comedian probably best known for performing in the Award-Winning Sketch group LATE NIGHT GIMP FIGHT. The group formed in late 2008 and were nominated for the Best Newcomer Award at the 2010 Edinburgh Fringe Festival and went on to win the Chortle Award for Best Character or Sketch Act in 2011.
As part of LNGF, he has completed five sold out runs at the Edinburgh Fringe Festival and four runs at Soho Theatre, directed by Steve Marmion, Artistic Director of Soho Theatre. He has performed at the Edinburgh, Leicester, Brighton, Galway and Melbourne Comedy Festivals as well as playing to over 10,000 people at festivals such as Reading, Leeds, Bestival and Latitude.
David, along with three other Gimps, has just recorded a new series of Impractical Jokers, which will air on both Channel 5 and Comedy Central in 2016.
David trained at Drama Studio London and has worked on many short films, online videos and the feature length improvised comedy Aimless, in which he played the lead, which won an award for Best First Feature at the International Film Festival, Ireland 2009.
He is also a veteran of the Edinburgh Fringe, having performed there since 2001. Stage credits include BLUE REMEMBERED HILLS, AFTER THE HOLE, a children’s show called THE BIG FILLING and since then with Late Night Gimp Fight. TV Credits include BRITAIN UNZIPPED, BBC THREE @ THE FRINGE.
Praise for Late Night Gimp Fight:
“Quite Brilliant” ★★★★ TIMES
“One of the best hours of comedy you’re likely to witness” ★★★★★ CHORTLE
“Sketch Comedy doesn’t get much better than this” ★★★★ SCOTSMAN
“Nothing Short of Genius” ★★★★★ THREE WEEKS
“All Hail Late Night Gimp Fight” ★★★★ INDEPENDENT
★★★★ DAILY TELEGRAPH
LATE NIGHT GIMP FIGHT:THE WORST OF LATE NIGHT GIMP FIGHT Pleasance Courtyard, 23:00 21-23 August ONLY
Late Night Gimp Fight have spent the last five years violating the British comedy circuit, picking up awards and infections along the way. Now the country’s most exciting sketch group are bringing the very best of their depraved minds to Edinburgh for three nights only. Expect a blistering hour of fast-paced sketches, hilarious songs and ‘gloriously bad taste’ (Guardian). Edinburgh Comedy Awards nominees. Chortle Award winners. ‘Quite brilliant’ (Times). ‘One of the best hours of comedy you’re likely to witness’ (Chortle.co.uk). www.latenightgimpfight.com