Dan Atkinson has been a stand-up, comedy writer and compere since 1996. His free-flow  compering and eye for a punchline has been enjoyed across the globe with gigs as far flung as Miami, Singapore and across Europe.

A previous nominee for the UK’s best compere in the Chortle awards, Dan was the resident at the infamous ‘Sunday Special’ gig at Up The Creek for over three years. He is a veteran of the Edinburgh Festival with appearances and shows spanning over eight years, including being the host of the late-night cult Comedy Countdown.

Dan has written for many star performers on TV shows including Mock the Week, Russell Howard’s Good News, Show & Tell, Live at the Electric and many more.

Dan can be found at gigs across the UK and further afield, including his own monthly sell-out gig in his home town of Folkestone.

Atkinson has moved into the big league and positioned himself amongst some of the best comics at the Fringe” – The National Student

Atkinson’s passionate delivery of great, witty writing is not to be missed” – Three Weeks


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