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Daran Johnson

Writer

Daran is a writer, comedian, and composer. His TV credits include international comedy series PARLEMENT (France.TV), SIBLINGS (BBC), FLAT TV (BBC), THE MIDNIGHT BEAST (E4), and animated series ELLIOTT FROM EARTH (Cartoon Network). He created, directed, and co-wrote the online sitcom YEAR FRIENDS; voted one of The Guardian’s best TV shows of 2016.

 

 

Credits

TELEVISION
Date: 2020
Production (role):
PARLEMENT
Company:
France.TV
Project details:
10-part international comedy series
Production (role):
ELLIOTT FROM EARTH
Company:
TBS
Production (role):
HITMEN
Company:
Tiger Aspect Productions
Production (role):
THE MILLHOUSE (Co-writers)
Company:
Channel X Limited
Production (role):
GRACE
Company:
C4/Guilty Party Pictures
Project details:
45’ script currently in development
Production (role):
A QUIET ONE
Company:
C4/Two Brothers Pictures
Project details:
Sitcom in development
Production (role):
GAZETTE and HOLIDAY
Company:
Fudge Park/BBC 1
Project details:
Two comedy scripts in development
Production (role):
SIBLINGS (Writer / Co-Plotter)
Company:
Bwark BBC 3 (Series)
Production (role):
PEOPLE TIME
Company:
BBC3
Project details:
ComedyFeed pilot
Production (role):
THE MIDNIGHT BEAST (Writer / Co-Plotter)
Company:
Warp E4 (Series 2)
Project details:
Writer - one episode

Co-Plotter - six episodes
Production (role):
CHRONICLES OF GORNARIA
Company:
Aardman Animation (Pilot)
ONLINE / DIGITAL
Production (role):
2016 YEAR FRIENDS
Company:
Blink Industries
Project details:
Cult comedy web series
Writer/ Perfomer all 12 episodes
RADIO
Production (role):
NEWSJACK
Company:
BBC Radio 4 Extra (Series 2)
Production (role):
EARS ON THE NET (Head Writer / Showrunner / Script Editor)
SCRIPT EDITOR
Production (role):
UP POHNPEI
Company:
Far Films
Project details:
Script Editing & Re-write
Production (role):
STATH
Company:
Channel 4 / RoughCut (Pilot)
Project details:
By Jamie Demetriou
Production (role):
LAD TIME
Company:
BBC Radio 4
Project details:
6x 30' Radio 4 comedy
Production (role):
FLAT TV
Company:
BBC 3
Project details:
Comedy feed, and 4 x 30’ series

By Naz Osmanoglu and Tom Rosenthal
Production (role):
RADGES
Company:
BBC 3
Project details:
Pilot comedy feed

By Fern Brady
Production (role):
EARS ON THE NET
Company:
BBC Radio 4
Production (role):
EARS ON THE NET (also Co-Creator)
Company:
BBC 3
Project details:
Comedy pilot
THEATRE
Date: Christmas 2016
Production (role):
RICKY WHITTINGTON & HIS CAT
Company:
Fight In The Dog
Project details:
Sold out 6 week run at the New Diorama Theatre
Date: Christmas 2015
Production (role):
RICKY WHITTINGTON & HIS CAT
Company:
The Invisible Dot / West End
Production (role):
SHEEPS: A SKETCH SHOW, DANCING WITH LISA, ONLY JOKING AND ROAD TO WEMBLEY (Writer / Performer)
Date: 2011
Production (role):
24HR PLAYS
Company:
Old Vic
Production (role):
BARRY PULL YOUR FINGER OUT!
Company:
Edinburgh Fringe
Project details:
A play In one act

Credits

  • Date
    Production (role)
    Company
    Project details
  • Date: 2020
    Production (role): PARLEMENT
    Company: France.TV
    Project details: 10-part international comedy series
  • Date:
    Production (role): ELLIOTT FROM EARTH
    Company: TBS
    Project details:
  • Date:
    Production (role): HITMEN
    Company: Tiger Aspect Productions
    Project details:
  • Date:
    Production (role): THE MILLHOUSE (Co-writers)
    Company: Channel X Limited
    Project details:
  • Date:
    Production (role): GRACE
    Company: C4/Guilty Party Pictures
    Project details: 45’ script currently in development
  • Date:
    Production (role): A QUIET ONE
    Company: C4/Two Brothers Pictures
    Project details: Sitcom in development
  • Date:
    Production (role): GAZETTE and HOLIDAY
    Company: Fudge Park/BBC 1
    Project details: Two comedy scripts in development
  • Date:
    Production (role): SIBLINGS (Writer / Co-Plotter)
    Company: Bwark BBC 3 (Series)
    Project details:
  • Date:
    Production (role): PEOPLE TIME
    Company: BBC3
    Project details: ComedyFeed pilot
  • Date:
    Production (role): THE MIDNIGHT BEAST (Writer / Co-Plotter)
    Company: Warp E4 (Series 2)
    Project details: Writer - one episode

    Co-Plotter - six episodes
  • Date:
    Production (role): CHRONICLES OF GORNARIA
    Company: Aardman Animation (Pilot)
    Project details:
  • Production (role)
    Company
    Project details
  • Production (role): 2016 YEAR FRIENDS
    Company: Blink Industries
    Project details: Cult comedy web series
    Writer/ Perfomer all 12 episodes
  • Production (role)
    Company
  • Production (role): NEWSJACK
    Company: BBC Radio 4 Extra (Series 2)
  • Production (role): EARS ON THE NET (Head Writer / Showrunner / Script Editor)
    Company:
  • Production (role)
    Company
    Project details
  • Production (role): UP POHNPEI
    Company: Far Films
    Project details: Script Editing & Re-write
  • Production (role): STATH
    Company: Channel 4 / RoughCut (Pilot)
    Project details: By Jamie Demetriou
  • Production (role): LAD TIME
    Company: BBC Radio 4
    Project details: 6x 30' Radio 4 comedy
  • Production (role): FLAT TV
    Company: BBC 3
    Project details: Comedy feed, and 4 x 30’ series

    By Naz Osmanoglu and Tom Rosenthal
  • Production (role): RADGES
    Company: BBC 3
    Project details: Pilot comedy feed

    By Fern Brady
  • Production (role): EARS ON THE NET
    Company: BBC Radio 4
    Project details:
  • Production (role): EARS ON THE NET (also Co-Creator)
    Company: BBC 3
    Project details: Comedy pilot
  • Date
    Production (role)
    Company
    Project details
  • Date: Christmas 2016
    Production (role): RICKY WHITTINGTON & HIS CAT
    Company: Fight In The Dog
    Project details: Sold out 6 week run at the New Diorama Theatre
  • Date: Christmas 2015
    Production (role): RICKY WHITTINGTON & HIS CAT
    Company: The Invisible Dot / West End
    Project details:
  • Date:
    Production (role): SHEEPS: A SKETCH SHOW, DANCING WITH LISA, ONLY JOKING AND ROAD TO WEMBLEY (Writer / Performer)
    Company:
    Project details:
  • Date: 2011
    Production (role): 24HR PLAYS
    Company: Old Vic
    Project details:
  • Date:
    Production (role): BARRY PULL YOUR FINGER OUT!
    Company: Edinburgh Fringe
    Project details: A play In one act