Darran Griffiths

A comedian, host and podcaster born and raised in Harlow, to Jamaican parents, Darran Griffiths has a blend of Caribbean confidence and Essex irreverence. Flagrant, thought-provoking and funny.

In 2018, he was Amused Moose National New Comedian semi-finalist, BBC New Comedy Award nominee and Leicester Square Theatre New Comedian runner-up. In 2019, he sold out his debut show ‘Essex Bwoy’ at the Camden Fringe. In 2021, he was a British Comedian of the Year semi-finalist. 2022 saw Darran reach the semi-finals of the BBC New Comedy Awards.

He has performed at some of the top comedy clubs in London, as well as sold out shows at the Hackney Empire and the Indigo at the O2. He has also been tour support of Russell Howard, Simon Brodkin, Iain Stirling, and BBC Radio’s Aurie Styla, and part of the national WAHALA Tour: Jamaica vs Africa, with Britain’s Got Talents’ Kojo Anim.

To date, he has already appeared on television and radio, including Yanga TV, BBC Radio and Pulse88 FM, where he presented and produced a weekly Saturday morning radio show called the Saturday Morning Hangover.

He also hosts a weekly podcast called Griff’s Brain Dump, where he discusses his personal life and current affairs.


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