Darren Harriott is one of the most exciting comedians on the circuit.
Furthermore, he is the first black British stand-up comedian to be nominated for the main Edinburgh Comedy Award.
Over the last few years, he has hosted Live at the Apollo, BBC’s Newsjack Unplugged and CBBC’s The Dog Ate My Homework.
Darren has become a regular face on our screens on panel shows such Mock the Week and Don’t Hate the Playaz as well as giving his viewpoint on popular reality shows; The Apprentice: Your Fired and The Great British Bake Off: Extra Slice.
He’s a Comedy Central favourite on shows such as The Comedy Bus and Roast Battle. He has also written and recorded his own 4 part series – Black Label on BBC Radio 4.
Harriott’s work is recognised across the creative industries. Not only did he receive Nominations at Edinburgh for Best Comedy Show in 2019 and Best Newcomer in 2017, but he has also been immortalised in a mural in Birmingham which celebrates the city’s rising Stars.
His debut Edinburgh show ‘Defiant’ transferred to The Melbourne Festival and The Soho Theatre, he toured the UK in 2018 with ‘Visceral’ and in 2019/20 with ‘Good Heart Yute‘.
Originally from Birmingham, and now living in London, Darren Harriott is a regular at clubs such as 99 Club, Top Secret, Backyard Comedy Club, The Boat Show, Up the Creek and The Glee.
A confident performer with a captivating charm, Darren’s comedy deals with everything from subverting stereotypes, to everyday observations, to that juiciest of topics, religion – all with a cutting edge!