Dan Wright (comedian)
Dan Wright (born 1979) is an English comedian and actor best known for co hosting the CBeebies programme Big Cook, Little Cook with Steve Marsh. Marsh and Wright form the comedy duo Electric Forecast, and have made numerous television appearances together, such as hosting Sky 1's Crash Test Dummies in 2007.
The duo have also appeared in Kingdom, as a pair of duelling brothers and in Hotel Trubble as demolition workers Mr. Wreck and Mr. Ball, as well as hosting the CBBC show Space Hoppers. In February 2013, Wright starred in the CBBC sketch show Fit. Since January 2014, Wright has appeared in 4 O'Clock Club as Mr. Nunn, the tyrannical sports teacher
In October 2001, Wright formed the stand up double act Electric Forecast, with Steve Marsh, and began performing shortly afterwards. In August 2003, they performed at the 2003 Edinburgh Festival Fringe.
In February 2004, they began hosting the CBeebies programme Big Cook, Little Cook together. Since then, they have hosted several television programmes together, including Space Hoppers for CBBC, and Crash Test Dummies for Sky 1. They were also guest hosts on Big Brother's Big Mouth, from 10 July to 14 July 2007.
In April 2007, Wright presented the documentary F*** Off, I'm Ginger, as part of BBC Three's Body Image documentary series. In 2010, he made two guest appearances in the CBBC television programme Scoop. In February 2013, he starred in Fit, an CBBC sketch show, alongside Aisling Bea, William Hartley, and Tala Gouveia.
In August 2012, he performed his stand up act, 'Michael Jackson Touched Me', which received a nomination for Best Show at the 2012 Leicester Comedy Festival. From 2012 to 2014, he made 16 appearances on the Channel 5 daytime talk show The Wright Stuff. In January 2014, he began appearing as PE Teacher, Mr. Nunn, in the third series of the CBBC show 4 O'Clock Club. In January 2015, he returned for the fourth series, and returned for the fifth, sixth and seventh series.
|2004||The Courtroom||Rory Carmichael||Episode: "Fists of Furry"|
|2004–2007||Big Cook, Little Cook||Little Cook Small||53 episodes|
|2007||F*** Off, I'm Ginger||Presenter||Documentary|
|2007||Crash Test Dummies||Dummy Dan||18 episodes|
|2007||Big Brother's Big Mouth||Co presenter|
|2008||Kingdom||Jeff Smith||Episode: "2.1"|
|2008||The Town That Boars Me||Model Citizen Audience||Short|
|2008||Hotel Trubble||Mr Wreck||Episode: 1.13 "Demolition Day"|
|2010||Space Hoppers||Co presenter||7 episodes|
|Episode: "Digby & the VIking"
Episode: "The Heat Is On"
|2013||Fit||Various||Children's sketch show|
|2014||4 O'Clock Files||Mr. Nunn|
|2014–present||4 O'Clock Club|
|The Dog Ate My Homework||Panelist||4 episodes|
- "Notable Alimni" (PDF). Anglo European School. Archived from the original (PDF) on 2016-02-24. Retrieved 2015-04-13.
- Solutions, Powder. "Electric Forecast, comedian : Chortle : The UK Comedy Guide". www.chortle.co.uk. Retrieved 2015-04-13.
- "Fit - CBBC Sketch Show - British Comedy Guide". www.comedy.co.uk. Retrieved 2015-04-13.
- "Dan Wright interview - Si Hawkins Circuit Training - Live - British Comedy Guide". www.comedy.co.uk. Retrieved 2015-04-13.
- "Dan Wright: Michael Jackson Touched Me: Broadway Baby, Brighter Coverage". Broadway Baby. Retrieved 2015-04-13.
- "Dan Wright". IMDb. Retrieved 2015-04-13.