With a distinctive style of storytelling - 'docucomedy' - Dave Gorman has emerged as one of the most unique, original and exciting comedy minds that the UK has produced. Not only is he one of the biggest contemporary comedians and sharpest raconteurs, Dave is also a hugely successful author and an entertaining awards host.
Dave Gorman is a comedian , who uses his own personal experiences on stage, his content is unique and he calls his stand-up, ‘docucomedy’. Dave is an entertaining and humorous awards host. Dave began his career as a writer and he wrote scripts for numerous television series in the UK, he was awarded a BAFTA as a writer on BBC One’s ‘Mrs Merton Show’. His original comedy style was quickly noticed and he became a popular stand-up act. Dave became known for his show ‘Are you Dave Gorman’ when he and his friend travelled around the UK trying to find other men by the name Dave Gorman and taking a picture of every one they met. This was then televised into ‘The Dave Gorman Collection’. His other show ‘Dave Gorman’s Googlewhack Adventure’ was also a hit with fans and resulted in him becoming a global success.
Dave’s other television appearances include his role as Team Captain on Rob Brydon’s Annually Retentive on BBC Three, ‘The Frank Skinner Show’, ‘Never Mind the Buzzcocks’ and ‘They Think It’s All Over’. He also had a ninety minute documentary called ‘Dave Gorman in America Unchained’, which appeared several times on More4.
As a comedian, Dave has performed at some of the most prestigious locations; he appeared on Broadway New York for three months, he had sell out shows at the Edinburgh Fringe Festival and has performed at the Sydney Opera House and The Melbourne Comedy Festival. When he appeared at the US Comedy Arts Festival he won the ‘One Man Show Award’ twice.
As an author, Dave has published two books which have reached number one in the Sunday Times non-fiction best-sellers list. More recently he has been touring with his newest show ‘Sit Down, Pedal, Pedal, Stop, and Stand Up.’