|Birth name Daniel Mitchell|
Name Dan Mitchell
|Years active 2005—present|
Genres Social satire
|Influences Vic and Bob, Graham Linehan|
Medium Stand-up comedy, Television
Notable works and roles Show Me the Funny
Dan Mitchell is a Welsh-born comedian originally from Brechfa, a village near Carmarthen. In his youth, Dan had a fascination with comics and comedy. Having had his comedy appetite raised by running the local pub quiz, he started his career in comedy in 2005 and ran a regular stand-up night, which he compered, at Cardiff’s Pen and Wig pub. He also ran comedy panel show, "Panel 9 from Outer Space", with fellow comedian Clint Edwards and friend Laura Bryon.
Dan Mitchell is the presenter of BBC Radio Wales comedy news quiz, What's the Story? made by Tidy productions.
Dan Mitchell finished 2nd in the 2011 ITV reality/talent series Show Me The Funny.
Dan appears as himself in an episode of Cynic (Web series) which features comedian Ted Shiress
He was diagnosed at age seventeen with Tonic Clonic epilepsy, the absurdities of which he often talks about in his comedy act.
He is good friends with fellow Welsh comedian James Dunn, in which they have performed in the live show "It's a Dogs Life" where Mitchell plays the role of Sinbad, a dog that lived with James in a small flat in Caerphilly. It is currently being piloted for potential broadcast on Made in Cardiff TV after raving reviews in the Newport Comedy Festival.
Dan also runs a comedy/speakeasy gig called Lafty Devil Comedy in his man cave at Crafty Devil Brewery/shop in Canton every first Thursday of the month.
Interview and stand up with comedian dan mitchell
He appears in the extras of Rhod Gilberts DVDs "The Award Winning Mince Pie" and "The Cat that looked like Nicholas Lyndhurst"