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DAVID REED
Representing Agent: Debi Allen
Height: 5'11
Hair Colour: Blonde
Eye Colour: Blue-Green
Roles: Actor, Comedian, Writer
BIOGRAPHY:
David is a writer, actor and comedian who first garnered public acclaim as one third of multi-award winning comedy troupe THE PENNY DREADFULS. Along with writing partner Humphrey Ker, David wrote and performed in a series of sell-out runs at the Edinburgh Fringe, as well as two series of The Brothers Faversham and three historic comedy plays for BBC Radio 4.

In 2011 David wrote and performed his debut solo show Shamblehouse, a one man sketch comedy for the Edinburgh Fringe, to great critical acclaim. As well as regularly appearance on sitcoms, sketch shows and panel shows, David is a talented improviser, both on television for BBC One's Fast and Loose, with musical theatre show The Showstoppers and in his own monthly live sketch show Panthercannon, and is an experienced drummer, having played for comedians musical night Karaoke Circus, renowned poet John Hegley and Britpop legend Jarvis Cocker.

David is currently writing his first commissioned stage play and a forth historic comedy for Radio 4.

Praise for Shamblehouse:

There is no questioning it: David Reed is cool. He owns the room before the show even starts
- Fringe Review *****


"Reed is a master of the thrown-in detail that snags your sympathy for a character... There's no shortage of heart and soul in Reed's work, however - and it's this that makes it soar”
– The Independent ****

Praise for The Penny Dreadfuls:
Over thirty 5-star reviews in recent years.

Winner - Best Comedy Brighton Fringe 2008
Winner - Oscar Wilde Medal for Comedy 2009
Winner - Dark Chat Award for Best Comedy 2010
"The Penny Dreadfuls... are a special joy." - The Independent
"Think A Bit of Fry and Laurie with a dash of Ripping Yarns and a twist of Big Train...Grab the chance to catch the Dreadfuls live" - The Guardian

"Colossal fun...the physical comedy complements the verbal sparring to put this show at the top of its class" - Chortle ****

"One of the finest sketch comedy groups this country has ever produced." - Fringe Review 2010 *****
ACTING CV:
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WRITING
PROJECT COMPANY NOTES
THE ODYSSEY BBC Radio 4 Writer

PENNY DREADFULS MACBETH BBC Radio 4 Main writer

GUY FAWKES York Theatre Royal In Development - Licensed to York Theatre Royal

DILEMMA (SERIES 2-3) BBC Radio 4

OFF THEIR ROCKERS (SERIES 2) ITV/ CPL Additional Material

THE PENNY DREADFULS PRESENTS; HEREWARD THE WAKE BBC Radio 4

IT'S KEVIN BBC 2 Additional material writer for sketches

DO THE RIGHT THING Fuzz Productions Won a Sony Award

THE PENNY DREADFULS LIVE The Penny Dreadfuls Edinburgh Fringe 2010

THE NEVER MAN Edinburgh Fringe 2009

AENEAS FAVERSHAM FOREVER Edinburgh Fringe 2008

AENEAS FAVERSHAM RETURNS Edinburgh Fringe 2007

AENEAS FAVERSHAM Edinburgh Fringe 2006

DAVID REED SHAMBLEHOUSE Ed Fringe

KERRY AND LU BBC

THE KNOW BBC Radio 4

THE HUSH BBC Radio 4

HAWKSMOORE BBC

THE PENNY DREADFULS PRESENTS; THE BROTHERS FAVERSHAM BBC Radio 4

LOOK AWAY NOW BBC Radio 4

THE PENNY DREADFULS PRESENT; GUY FAWKES BBC Radio 4

THE PENNY DREADFULS PRESENTS; REVOLUTION BBC Radio 4

THE KNOW (TASTER TAPE) BBC Radio 4

KERRY AND LU TASTER BBC

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