Dan Schreiber (producer)

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This article is about the radio producer. For the poker player, see Dan Schreiber.
Schreiber presenting at Wikimania 2014
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Daniel "Dan" Schreiber is a radio producer living in the United Kingdom and is also a writer for radio and television. He co-created the BBC Radio 4 panel show The Museum of Curiosity with host John Lloyd and co-produced Richard Turner,[1] and co-hosts the podcast No Such Thing As A Fish.

Early life[edit]

Schreiber was born in Hong Kong to an Australian father, before moving to Australia aged 12, and then moving to the United Kingdom at 19.[2][3]

Career[edit]

Schreiber also acts as one of the researchers, or "Elves", for the television panel game QI.[4] On 30 July 2009, Schreiber hosted an unnamed radio pilot which was performed in a manner similar to a radio breakfast show.[5] He has contributed to a number of books including "The Naked Jape" by Jimmy Carr and QI books: "The Book of General Ignorance" and "G Annual". Schreiber also appears as a panellist on the BBC panel show "No Such Thing as the News".[6]

Schreiber also acted as executive producer for Ken Russell's short Christmas film A Kitten for Hitler,[7] and Flight of the Conchords star Rhys Darby's stand-up DVD "Imagine That!"

As a stand up Schreiber toured with FolkFace (from the Radio 1's Chris Moyles Show).

Schreiber is a regular panelist on the E4 show Dirty Digest.

References[edit]

  1. ^ Wolf, Ian. "The Museum of Curiosity – Production Details, Plus Regular Cast and Crew". British Comedy Guide. Retrieved 12 August 2009. 
  2. ^ Schreiber, Dan (13 June 2010). "@ianwolf I am also, I should add, a Hong Kongian from birth-12. Is Hong Kong in the world cup?". Twitter. Retrieved 13 June 2010. 
  3. ^ Schreiber, Dan (13 June 2010). "@ianwolf I'm an Aussie. My dad is Australian & I grew up there from 12–19 (high school) family still live there.". Twitter. Retrieved 13 June 2010. 
  4. ^ "The People Behind QI". QI. Archived from the original on 25 March 2008. Retrieved 12 August 2009. 
  5. ^ "My Radio Show". British Comedy Guide. Retrieved 12 August 2009. 
  6. ^ http://www.bbc.co.uk/programmes/b07cc8xc
  7. ^ Russell, Ken (27 September 2009). "My Kitten for Hitler is all in the best bad taste". London: The Times. Retrieved 17 August 2009. 

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