**** 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
Nominee: Edinburgh Comedy Awards Best Newcomer 2017
Guardian Recommended Show 2017
Upcoming shows for Darren this year include Stand Up and Sketch on ITV2, the Comedy Bus on Comedy Central and a Comedy Central Special
As well as being a series regular on ITV2's Don't Hate the Playaz, Darren has appeared on Live at the Apollo, Mock the Week, Roast Battle, Comedy Central at the Comedy Store, Russell Howard’s Stand Up Central, BBC Radio 4’s Best of the Fest, The Now Show and 5Live's Fighting Talk. He has also featured in his own episode for both Achievement Unlocked, and BBC Three Life Lessons.
Following his nomination for his 2017 show Defiant, Darren returned to the Edinburgh Festival 2018 with a brand new hour, Visceral. In 2018, following a run at the Soho Theatre, he jetted off to the Melbourne International Comedy Festival where he appeared on the televised Gala.
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.
**** The Times – “Properly funny.”
**** Scotsman – “Expect to see much more of him soon.”
**** Short Com
**** Edfest Mag