**** Evening Standard – “Passionate, articulate, witty.”
**** The Sunday Times – “This sharp debut explores his many contradictions with primetime warmth. Watch him.”Nominee: Edinburgh Comedy Awards Best Comedy Show 2019
1st Black British male to be nominated for main award.
Nominee: Edinburgh Comedy Awards Best Newcomer 2017
Guardian Recommended Show 2017
As well as hosting Live at the Apollo and Dog Ate My Homework and a series regular on Don't Hate the Playaz, Darren has also appeared on 8 Out of 10 Cats, The Apprentice You’re Fired, Great British Bake Off Extra Slice, Catchpoint for Sport Relief, University Challenge for Comic Relief, CelebAbility, Stand Up and Sketch, Hey Tracey, Hypothetical, Ultimate Worrier, Mock the Week, Celebrity Mastermind, Celebrity Pointless, Dave Gorman’s Terms and Conditions Apply, and Dave's Comedian's Against Living Miserably. As well as his own Comedy Central stand up special he has appeared on, Roast Battle, Comedy Central at the Comedy Store, Russell Howard’s Stand Up Central and The Comedy Bus. Darren is a regular host on Newsjack Unplugged, he has also created and performed in his own BBC Radio 4 series Black Label and has appeared on The News Quiz, The Now Show and Best of the Fest.
Darren is a DOUBLE Edinburgh festival award nominee for his debut show from 2017 Defiant, and 2019 show 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.
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.
**** The Times – “Properly funny.”
**** Scotsman – “Expect to see much more of him soon.”
**** Short Com
**** Edfest Mag