Dan Wright (comedian)
Dan Wright (born 1979) is a a British 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 2013, Wright starred in the CBBC sketch show Fit. Since 2014, Wright has appeared in 4 O'Clock Club as Mr Nunn.
Early life and Electric Forecast
Wright formed the stand-up double act Electric Forecast with Steve Marsh and began performing in 2001. They performed at the Edinburgh Festival in 2003.
In 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 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 2013 he starred in Fit, a CBBC sketch show, alongside Aisling Bea, William Hartley and Tala Gouveia.
In 2014 he began appearing as PE Teacher Mr. Nunn in the third series of the CBBC show 4 O'Clock Club. He returned in 2015 for the fourth series and will be returning again for the fifth.
|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|
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