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about

Daniel Piper is a comedian, writer and national poetry slam champion.

He has been seen/heard on national TV/radio and has performed across the UK at festivals including Latitude, Bestival and Edinburgh International Book Festival. He has written and performed two smash-hit solo Edinburgh Fringe shows.

Daniel is the 2017 Scottish National Poetry Slam champion. In May the same year, he came second in the world championships in Paris. 

Daniel's debut book of stories and poems, Arbitrary and Unnecessary, will be published by Unbound in 2018, and he has written for The Skinny, The Alarmist and more. His comedy writing page is enjoyed by over ten thousand people on Instagram and was recently named a "must-follow account" by Wallpaper Magazine.


"A rare treat" [Wallpaper Magazine] "A clear front runner among up-and-coming comics" [The Skinny] "Spot-on comic timing. Undeniably funny" [The Stage] "Engaging, perfectly-paced and downright funny" [British Theatre Guide] "Sharply observed, with chaotic energy and down-to-earth charm" [The Scotsman] "Brilliant" [Josie Long] "Sharp and witty, with a passion that says he means it" [Reviews Hub] "Almost had me on the floor. Reality comedy at its best" [Scotsgay] "Palpably awkward and purely funny" [Fest] "Eminently entertaining. Decidedly one to watch" [Apples & Snakes] "Bloody hilarious" [ImALondoner.com] "There are some decent one-liners scattered throughout" [The Wee Review] "Daniel Piper is a likeable guy" [Broadway Baby] "He seems to like a James Bond-style fight scene" [The List] "I hate that guy in the Nationwide advert who delivers a crappy poem about overspending like he's giving us his Hamlet" [@rudemrlang]


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