★★★★★ ‘A comical genius’ Edinburgh Festivals Magazine
★★★★★ ‘Masterfully crafted’ The Herald
★★★★ ‘A striking set’ Guardian
★★★★ ‘Observational comedy at its finest’ The Independent
★★★★ ‘Outstanding’ Scotsman
★★★★ ‘Powerful and persuasive’ Fest Magazine

Original and provocative, Baptiste is hailed as one of the most exciting acts to break in years. The London born stand up made comedy history in 2014 as the first Black British act to be nominated for a comedy award at the Edinburgh Fringe Festival for his debut stand up show Citizen Dane. Following this nomination, the show enjoyed incredible success at London’s Soho Theatre completing two sold out runs with additional dates added due to phenomenal demand. His second stand up show Reasonable Doubts was again met with huge critical acclaim and performed to sold out audiences at the 2015 Edinburgh Fringe, with his first nationwide solo tour following in 2016. In 2018 Dane set out on a massive world tour, covering numerous territories, with his smash hit third stand up hour G.O.D. (Gold. Oil. Drugs).

His extensive TV credits include Live at the Apollo (BBC Two), Mock the Week (BBC Two), 8 Out of 10 Cats Does Countdown (Channel 4), The Stand Up Sketch Show (ITV2), Black, British and Funny (Channel 4), Frankie Boyle’s New World Order (BBC Two), Roast Battle (Comedy Central), Comedians Giving Lectures (Dave), Hypothetical (Dave), Tonight at the London Palladium (ITV1), Live from the BBC (BBC Three), Alan Davies: As Yet Untitled (Dave), Comedians Solve World Problems (Comedy Central) and more. During the 2020 lockdown Baptiste performed on The Big Night In (BBC One) for Children in Need and Comic Relief. He has also hosted Live At The Apollo (BBC Two), Live from the Comedy Store (Comedy Central) and created, wrote and starred in his own sitcom Sunny D (BBC Three/One), which was the first black sitcom commissioned by the BBC in 20 years and is now being reformatted for US markets.

Dane also hosts his own hugely successful podcast Dane Baptiste Questions Everything, which was recently acquired by Acast in 2020.

In October 2020, Dane’s satirical new pilot Bamous was commissioned by BBC Three, and will see Dane front a brand new comedy entertainment show, celebrating Blackness and Britishness. 

Dane’s brand new tour show The Chocolate Chip, which will launch in 2021.

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TOUR

  • February 2021

  • 26 Feb Bristol Hen and Chicken tickets
  • March 2021

  • 05 Mar Birmingham Glee tickets
    Moved from 29 March 2020
  • 06 Mar Glasgow Tron Theatre (Com Fest) tickets
    Moved from 27 March 2020
  • 07 Mar Salford The Lowry tickets
  • 12 Mar Derby Derby Theatre tickets
  • 13 Mar Leamington Spa Royal Spa Centre tickets
    Moved from 20 March 2020
  • 18 Mar Leeds Wardrobe tickets
    Moved from 26 March 2020
  • 19 Mar York The Crescent tickets
    Moved from 28 March 2020

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TOUR DATES RESCHEDULED

Following the March 16th's government outlines, The Chocolate Chip Tour dates have now been rescheduled to 2021. 

Below are the rescheduled dates, if you already had tickets to a show they will still be valid and the venue will get in touch with you to confirm this.

Additional tickets on sale now. 

See you then!