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Dan Atkinson

Dan has helped create some of the most successful programs on television.


Dan Atkinson is a multifaceted talent, boasting prowess as a writer, producer, and stand-up comedian with a career spanning over a decade. Behind the camera, he has played instrumental roles in shaping some of television’s most successful programs. Notably, he served as a producer for the first six seasons of The Russell Howard Hour, airing on Sky Max and Sky One. The show garnered immense popularity, amassing over 500 million views across social media platforms and featuring captivating interviews with notable figures such as Ed Sheeran and Greta Thunberg.

Prior to his tenure on The Russell Howard Hour, Dan contributed as both a producer and writer for Russell Howard’s Good News, a BBC Three and BBC Two production that consistently drew in over 3 million viewers per episode. His production portfolio extends to programs like Unspun with Matt Forde on Dave and Live at the Electric on BBC Three, where he also flexed his skills as a script editor.

Dan’s talents extend beyond production, earning him a Chortle Award nomination for Best UK Compere. He has hosted prominent live events, including the Edinburgh and Beyond National Live Tour, and showcased his comedic chops as the host of the Comedy Countdown for eight consecutive years. Additionally, he co-created and performed in the comedy show Git alongside Jon Richardson and Lloyd Langford.

In the realm of radio, Dan has left his mark with appearances on The Richard Bacon Show on BBC 5 Live and The Jon Richardson Show on BBC 6 Music. His television credits include Working Lunch on BBC Two, Law of the Playground on Channel 4, Tony & June on Channel 4, Bodyhits on BBC Three, and appearances on Russell Howard’s Good News on BBC Three.

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