A comedian, host and podcaster born and raised in Harlow, to Jamaican parents, Darran Griffiths has a blend of Caribbean confidence and Essex irreverence. Flagrant, thought-provoking and funny.
In 2018 he was Amused Moose National New Comedian semi-finalist, BBC New Comedy Award nominee and Leicester Square Theatre New Comedian runner-up. In 2019 he sold out his debut show ‘Essex Bwoy’ at the Camden Fringe. In 2021 he was British Comedian of the Year semi-finalist. He has performed at some of the top comedy clubs in London as well as sold out shows at the Hackney Empire and the Indigo at the O2.
To date, he has already appeared on television and radio, including Yanga TV, BBC Radio and Pulse88 FM, where he presented and produced a weekly Saturday morning radio show called the Saturday Morning Hangover.
He has been tour support of BBC Radio’s Aurie Styla and part of the national WAHALA Tour: Jamaica vs Africa, with Britain’s Got Talents’ Kojo Anim.
He also hosts a weekly podcast called Griff’s Brain Dump, where he discusses his personal life and current affairs.