Interview with Dane Baptiste (Humour Me Comedy Podcast) by UCL Sound published on 2013/01/29 12:09:40 +0000 Dane Baptiste is a stand up comedian, who won acclaim on the urban circuit performing alongside some of its biggest stars. Since moving over to the mainstream circuit he has risen up the ranks quickly achieving notable success in numerous comedy competitions and is now a regular at some of the country’s most famous venues. Known for his amicable stage persona, his brilliant take on all of life’s irritations and his phenomenal gift to tame some of the most dif!cult of crowds. He is also a uniquely gifted writer and has been a major sketch contributor to the new comedy series The Johnny and Inel Show currently showing on CBBC. In 2012 he signed to Up the Creek Management and is now preparing for his highly anticipated show at the Edinburgh Fringe 2013. • Amused Moose New Act Competition Finalist 2012 • Up The Creek One To Watch Finalist 2011 • Leicester Square New Act Of The Year Finalist 2011 • Laughing Horse New Act Of The Year 2010 Semi Finalist • Max Turner Prize Finalist 2010 “Dane Baptiste promises great things – smart, slick & a box full of attitude – with the talent to back it all up” - Rebecca Papworth, Executive Producer & former BBC Comedy Commissioner "Dane Baptiste is a brilliantly original and truly gifted new comedy star" - James Longman, Series Producer, Nevermind the Buzzcocks & Alan Carr: Chatty Man “Intelligent and genuinely hilarious at the same time, a rare and delightful combination” - Adam Bloom, Comedian www.danebaptiste.co.uk www.twitter.com/danebaptweets www.instagram.com/danesnaptiste - Sara Shulman is the Founder and Editor of Comedy Blogedy, TEDxUCL speaker on 'The Power of Funny', former Head of Comedy at UCLU Rare FM and produces the Humour Me Comedy Podcast. Sara is also a Classics Undergraduate at UCL and occasionally gigs on the comedy circuit. www.comedyblogedy.com www.twitter.com/comedyblog http://tedxtalks.ted.com/video/TEDxUCL-SARA-SHULMAN-The-power;search%3Asara%20shulman UCL is consistently ranked as one of the world's top universities. Across all disciplines our faculties are known for their research-intensive approaches, academic excellence and engagement with global challenges. This is the basis of our world-renowned degree programmes. Visit us at ucl.ac.uk.