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Award-winning writer /actor DAN CLARK Dan Clark is probably best known for playing the lovable loser Don Danbury on BBC3’s cult hit comedy How Not to Live Your Life, which he also created and wrote. The show was a big success gathering over 1.3 million viewers by the third season. It finished in 2011 with an hour long Christmas Special. Since then Dan has toured the UK with his critically acclaimed stand-up comedy shows and played countries around the world. In 2012 and 2013 he released a stand-up album and comedy music album respectively. As an actor Dan has appeared in various TV shows and films but in recent years has turned his attention to writing and directing. Having directed three pilots for television which have all gone to series and two short films, he is now working on two feature film scripts which he is planning to direct by the end of the year. Dan’s passion for film and television has manifested itself into a popular podcast Screen Talk with Dan Clark: a show where he interviews people from all walks of the industry. It’s regularly in the iTunes Top 5 ‘Film & TV’ podcast char
excellent hilarious Award -Winning JULIANE DEANE Julian Deane has been wowing audiences across the country with his genius punch lines and perfect delivery. Julian was recently seen performing on Russell Howard’s Hour and supporting Paul Chowdhry on the mammoth nationwide tour Live Innit. His witty writing skills have also been put to use on Matt Forde’s Unspun (Dave Channel), which he wrote on in 2016. Having first performed stand up in 2005, Julian’s brilliant, utterly original and hilarious routines have earned him appreciation, recognition and praise from audiences across the country as well as prominent figures in the comedy industry. Furthermore, he has proved his talent by winning some of the most prestigious stand-up comedy competitions in the country and is also in big demand as a writer (Mock the Week, Never Mind the Buzzcocks, Morgan Spurlock’s New Britannia) In late 2018, Julian and fellow comedian Carl Donnelly started the podcast Two Vegan Idiots which is soon to be followed by live dates across 2019. All of this makes him a terrific act with a hugely exciting future ahead of him. “Deliciously twisted… a stream of seriously good gags… quick, sharply written and endlessly repeatable lines”The Guardian “It’s just a matter of time before Julian Deane gets a boost up the comedy rankings… His trick is to make you think you’re watching standard stand-up fare, then twisting expectations with sharp, original punchlines”The Independent “Assured and brilliant… Deane is a class apart… a master of hilarious twists and turns”Chortle
Multi -Award winning TV /Film actor and superb political satirist comedian very funny INDER MANOCHA Inder left the world of therapy and some months later decided to pursue a career in comedy in September 2000, by 2001 he was in the Grand Finals of 'So You Think You're Funny?' and winner of the Ethnic Multicultural Media Award for Best Comedian, beating Meera Syal, Lenny Henry and Three Non-Blondes. Tipped for greatness, Inder is a unique act with a strange style, that's impressing audiences everywhere.'A thorough delight from start to finish' (Time Out)' A belly full of laughs with sharp-shootiong cultural observations...' (Three Weeks)
actress /writer /comic performer /theatrical show-maker VICTORIA MELODY Victoria Melody must rank as one of the most charming independent performance-makers in Britain — smart, warm, and unpretentiously funny.” – The Times Victoria Melody is an award winning British artist with a background in fine art. She makes theatrical shows, performance interventions and films.
actor, comedian and writer from Dublin highly enjoyable comedian CONOR DRUM BIOGRAPHY'Brilliant' (GetReading.co.uk)‘Delivers high quality material’ (Skinny)'A skilled raconteur' (MumbleComedy)Conor Drum is an actor, comedian and writer from Dublin now based in Central London, he has performed on both RTÉ and the BBC's New Comedy Awards and has worked in entertainment for several years. He has appeared in several national commercials, shorts, voice-overs, television and film projects. A regular on the UK comedy circuit, Conor has performed comedy all over the world from Barcelona to Los Angeles and South Africa. He has also brought several successful shows to the Edinburgh Fringe Festival including the acclaimed 'All My Friends Are Dead'. Over Christmas 2017 Conor opened for Jeff Garlin (Curb Your Enthusiasm, The Goldbergs) over several nights, during his sold out Soho Theatre In 2014 Conor went to New York as the star of Irish comedy Scratch, which was named one of the Top 12 Short Films of the 2014 Tribeca Film Festival. actress /writer /comic performer /theatrical show-maker
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