Dane Baptiste

"A comical genius" Edinburgh Festivals Magazine
"Observational comedy at its finest" The Independent
"Powerful and persuasive" Fest Magazine

Original, provocative and exceptionally prolific, Dane Baptiste is hailed as one of the most exciting acts to break in years.

The London born stand up made comedy history as the first black British act to be nominated for a Comedy Award at the Edinburgh Fringe Festival and has written and starred in his own BBC sitcom series.

In 2018 Dane set out on a massive World Tour, covering numerous territories, with his smash hit third stand up hour G.O.D. (Gold. Oil. Drugs.) about our worldwide pursuit of wealth, power and pleasure.

Credits include hosting Live at the Apollo (BBC Two) and Live from the Comedy Store (Comedy Central), Tonight at the London Palladium (ITV1), Mock the Week (BBC Two), Live from the BBC (BBC Two), 8 out of 10 Cats Does Countdown (Channel 4) and his own BBC sitcom, Sunny D.