Dan Clark

Director, Writer and Presenter for film and television

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Biography

Dan Clark began his career as an actor and stand-up comedian earning critical acclaim for his various full length shows at the Edinburgh Festival and UK tours. In 2008 he wrote, directed and starred in the BBC sitcom How Not To Live Your Life. The show ran for three seasons and an hour-long Christmas Special. After a modest beginning the comedy became a cult hit. By the third season it was getting 1.3 million in consolidated viewers per week.

In recent years Dan has focused on directing, with his recent pilots all getting picked up for full series. As well as his own show these include Stath Lets Flats (E4) written by and starring Jamie Demetriou, and the Julia Davis Channel 4 comedy Morning Has Broken which he also co-created. Dan is now working both as a director-for-hire as well as developing his own scripts for him to direct. He recently completed his first short film The Kidnapping of Richard Franco starring Daniel Rigby, Patrick Baladi and Kelly Wenham.

Dan currently has a TV project in development at 20th Century Fox in America and is writing a sitcom pilot for Channel 4 here in the UK. Dan’s passion for film and television has manifested itself into a popular podcast Screen Talk with Dan Clark: a show where he interviews people from all walks of the industry. It is regularly in the iTunes Top 5 ‘Film & TV’ podcast charts. Off the
back of this Dan is developing more factual entertainment passion projects.

CV

Film

Writer & Director

Producer Gary Reich
Starring
  • Daniel Rigby
  • Kelly Wenham
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    Short Film

    Brown Eyed Boy
    BBC
     
     

    Comedy Pop Video


     
     

    UK Feature Film

    TeaShop Films
    In development
     

    Writer

    Virgil
    Feature
     

    US Feature Film

    Red Hour
     
     

    US Feature Film

    Montecito
    In development
     

    TV

    Director

    Producer Jon Petrie
    Starring
  • Jamie Demetriou
  •  

    Sitcom pilot for Channel 4

    Rough Cut for E4
     
    Producer Gary Reich
    Writer Julia Davis & Nick Mohammed
    Starring
  • Julia Davis
  • Nick Mohammed
  •  

    Sitcom Pilot for Channel 4

    Brown Eyed Boy for Channel 4
     

    Writer

     

    US sitcom

    Kapital Pictures/Merman for Fox
     
     

    UK Sitcom for Channel 4

    Fudge Park for Channel 4
     
     

    BBC Sitcom Pilot also adapted for ABC in the US

    BBC for BBC1/ABC
     
     

    BBC Comedy Drama Pilot

    BBC for BBC2
     
    Creator Drew Pearce
     

    Sitcom for BBC

    BBC
     

    Writer & Performer

    Director Richard Osborne
     

    Comedy Sitcom

    Angel Eye Film & TV for Channel 4
     

    Writer & Director & Producer & Performer & Creator

    Producer Gary Reich
     

    BBC3 Sitcom

    Brown Eyed Boy for BBC3