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DAN CLARKSON
Representing Agent: Debi Allen
Roles: Actor, Presenter, Writer
BIOGRAPHY:
Daniel graduated from Bretton Hall in 2000 with a spring in his step and a smile on his face. Now 15 years on, the steps are a little less springy but the smile still remains!

He is probably best known for being one half of the double act Dan and Jeff, creators of Potted Pirates, the Olivier-nominated Potted Panto, and the Olivier-nominated Potted Potter, which he was delighted to be able to take to North America, including two amazing summers in New York.

In 2009 Daniel took an 18 month break from the theatre and had a fantastic time presenting in the CBBC Office for the BBC with Jeff, receiving his first-ever fan mail.

TV credits include Where The Heart Is (ITV), Coronation Street (ITV), Emmerdale (ITV), Big Brother's Little Brother (C4).Theatre includes Accidental Death of an Anarchist, Little Shop of Horrors and Art. In 2017 he will also appear in the short film A Crimson Man.

In 2014 Daniel hung up his wizard’s hat and put on his deer stalker and had a great time co-writing with his younger brother and performing in Potted Sherlock, which premiered in Edinburgh, Scotland and had a great Christmas run in London’s West End. In 2015 while waiting for his hover board, he got back on his broom stick and once again toured North America spreading the good word of Potter. Potted Panto returned to the West End for December 2016 and early 2017 at the Garrick Theatre.

Praise for Potted Potter...

“The duo casts the perfect spell over the audience.” THE NEW YORK TIMES – Critics’ Picks ****

“A fabulously funny parody. Will tickle the funny bone of every age group.” DAILY TELEGRAPH ****

“Gloriously irreverent. A very lovable romp through Rowling’s back catalogue.” TIME OUT LONDON - CRITIC'S CHOICE

“Even if you don’t know your wand from a hole in the ground, I guarantee you’ll go positively potty over Potted Potter. Muggle or master wizard, you’re going to love this show.” TORONTO STAR ****

"...for fans of the fictional boy-wizard, this is the perfect accompaniment to the series. It’s ‘Potter’ potted and at its pottiest." TIME OUT LONDON 2013

"add in the most successful and iconic books series of all time, then add two hilarious performers, throw in some jokes for the parents and you have the perfect magical potion for a wonderful family outing to the theatre." WEST END FRAME ****

"...this creation has a habit of selling out wherever it goes for good reason." LIVE THEATRE ****

"A good, silly romp which kids will love and parents will get a chuckle or two out of as well." THE PUBLIC REVIEWS

"Dan and Jeff don’t just break the fourth wall; they smash right through it and suck us into their world to indulge us in the most unashamed and ridiculous 70 minutes of our lives." BARGAIN THEATRE

"...a great family show with something for everyone from five to seventy-five." BROADWAY WORLD

Following the success of Potted Potter, Dan and Jeff returned to the 2014 Fringe with yet another 'Potted' instalment; Potted Sherlock. This new show is an enthralling 70 minute round up of 60 of Arthur Conan Doyle's famous detective stories.

Praise for Potted Sherlock...

Featured in ATG's Ten Things To See at Edinburgh
“Fans of Dan and Jeff’s previous Fringe shows… will know that the duo is indeed armed with a sharp wit and ability to approach things from an unexpected angle – so Potted Sherlock is in safe hands.” - THE LIST *****

“...they do succeed amazingly well at creating a performance that is hilarious and accessible for all.” THREE WEEKS *****

“Dan, Jeff and the new member of the team work their proverbial socks off and are buzzing around the stage (sometime quite literally) for the whole time, this is a trio that tantalises and delight’s the audience both young and old into bouts of belly laughs…” THE PUBLIC REVIEWS ****

“Potted Sherlock is a fast paced, energetic and thoroughly entertaining display…A tremendous performance, I can’t wait to see what they do next year.” ONE 4 REVIEW ****

"All three performers have a genial, warm way about them and the whole thing has an enduring energy." - THE STAGE ****

"...a cracking show for kids and grown-ups alike." - BROADWAY BABY ****

"This is great family entertainment." - BRITISH THEATRE GUIDE ****

“…possibly the most ambitious undertaking from Dan and Jeff, the duo behind the smash hit ‘Potted Potter’, but they in no way disappoint.” EDINBURGH SPOTLIGHT ****
ACTING CV:
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THEATRE
PRODUCTION CHARACTER DIRECTOR PRODUCTION COMPANY
POTTED SHERLOCK Various (Co-Writer/Performer) Hannah Berrigan Seabright Productions/Pleasance Theatre

POTTED PANTO Various Richard Hurst Vaudeville Theatre

POTTED POTTER - LITTLE SHUBERT THEATRE NYC Various Richard Hurst Seabright Productions

POTTED POTTER - WEST END 2013 Various Richard Hurst Seabright Productions

POTTED POTTER - CHICAGO Various Richard Hurst Seabright Productions

POTTED POTTER - NYC Various Richard Hurst Seabright Productions

POTTED POTTER - TORONTO Various Richard Hurst Seabright Productions

POTTED PANTO Various (Co-Writer/Performer) Richard Hurst Seabright Productions

POTTED PIRATES Dan (Co-Writer/Performer) Richard Hurst Seabright Productions

POTTED POTTER, THE UNAUTHORISED HARRY EXPERIENCE Dan (Co-Writer) Richard Hurst Seabright Productions/UK Tour/West End

CINDERELLA Britany (Ugly Sister) George Critchley PMA

GET LOST (THE MAZE) Peter Richard Stamp dotComedy

POTTED POTTER - THE UNOFFICIAL HARRY EXPERIENCE Dan Dominic Knutton Potted Productions

ANNA Dimitri Jonathan Metcalf Catch 22

THE SKETCH MACHINE Various Paul Jones Tea Leaf Productions

ACCIDENTAL DEATH OF AN ANARCHIST The Maniac Chris Pickles The Drama Studio

ALADDIN P.C. Pong (Chinese Policeman) Mathew Townsend PMA Productions

FARMER PALMER Frankie The Fox Mathew Townsend

HEAD LONG Derick Amy Bonsall Glass Jelly Fish

ALICE IN WONDERLAND Tweedle Dee/Caterpillar Arnie Breen PMA Productions

ART Serge Marcus Garvey The Experimental Players

JACK AND THE BEANSTALK The Story Teller Heather Wittham-Smith The Willow Theatre

SCROOGE 'A CHRISTMAS CAROL' Bob Cratchit/The Ghost of Christmas Present Arnie Breen PMA Productions

TAMING OF THE SHREW Hortensio Sue Cavender The Power House Theatre

DEATH (A PLAY) The Maniac/Various Tim Kedge Antrios Productions

FEAR AND MISERY IN THE THIRD REICH The Inspector/Various Bob English The Power House

RED RIDING HOOD Prince Richard Linda Clark Chaplins

CLASS ENEMY Iron Lynne Beaumont Blag

THE SEARCH FOR COLUMBINA Capitano Self Directed Le Fromage

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