Dane Baptiste is a British stand-up comedian and writer. He was nominated for the "Best Newcomer" at 2014's Edinburgh Comedy Awards and his comedy series Sunny D premiered on BBC Three in Spring 2016.
Stand up career
Baptiste has made appearances on Sweat the Small Stuff, Virtually Famous, Celebrity Squares, Safeword, Live at the Apollo, Live from the BBC, Tonight at the London Palladium, Alan Davies: As Yet Untitled, Mock the Week, and 8 Out of 10 Cats.
In 2016, BBC Three commissioned Sunny D, a sitcom that Baptiste wrote and starred in where he plays a Dane who still lives with his parents and twin sister Kadean in a crammed house that he is desperate to escape.
- Logan, Brian (20 March 2016). "Dane Baptiste: 'If we lived in an equal society, I wouldn't need to do comedy'". theguardian.com. Guardian News and Media. Retrieved 1 June 2016.
- "Reasonable Doubts?". Sutton Guardian. Newsquest. 19 November 2015. p. 23.
- "Comedy at the Fringe". BBC Three.
- "Best Newcomer". Edinburgh Comedy Award.
- Sweat the Small Stuff. 12 November 2014. BBC Three.
- Virtually Famous. 11 May 2015. ITV2.
- Celebrity Squares. 24 May 2015. ITV.
- Safeword. 27 August 2015. ITV2.
- Live at the Apollo. 23 November 2015. BBC Two.
- Live from the BBC. 23 March 2016. BBC Three.
- Tonight at the London Palladium. 8 June 2016. ITV.
- Alan Davies: As Yet Untitled. 14 June 2016. Dave.
- Mock the Week. 16 June 2016. BBC Two.
- 8 Out of 10 Cats. 6 December 2016. Channel 4.
- "Sunny D". BBC Three. Retrieved 17 February 2016.
- Week 31: Train Baptiste FPL 16/17 The Gaffer Tapes, 6 April 2017
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