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Darren Connell

Darren Connell

  • Actor, stand-up comedian and writer

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Darren Connell shares shocking abuse from troll

Darren Connell, who is known for his role in TV show Scot Squad, shared images of the horrifying abuse onto his Twitter page last night.

Joe Hutchison, Deadline News, 10th May 2021

Darren Connell to make own comedy after TV ignores him

Scot Squad star Darren Connell has revealed he's going to focus on creating his own comedy content after being ignored by the TV industry. The stand-up - who plays fans' favourite Bobby Muir in the hit BBC comedy - opened up to followers about his lack of work and admitted that being a Glaswegian actor has stopped him getting roles in the past.

Colan Lamont, The Scottish Sun, 20th October 2020

Filming starts on Scot Squad Series 5

BBC Scotland has ordered a fifth series of its spoof police mockumentary series Scot Squad. Filming is now underway on six new episodes.

British Comedy Guide, 25th June 2018

Darren Connell on his stand-up roots

Scot Squad star Darren Connell says he is a stand-up comedian first - despite his acting and TV success.

Stacey Mullen, The Herald, 8th March 2018

Scot Squad stars on how cop parody show became a hit

Karen Bartke and Darren Connell say their on-screen rapport and improvised humour have helped give the show warmth.

Kathleen Speirs, Daily Record, 11th November 2017

Comedy review: Darren Connell - No Filter

Continually having to fend off some "banter" from the front row, Darren Connell's Glasgow Comedy Festival appearance was too often focused on crowd control rather than material. This was a shame, as this brief set (clocking in at just over the half-hour mark) showed glimpses of a dark talent that feels like it's going places.

Brian Donaldson, The Scotsman, 11th March 2017

Darren Connell: No Filter review

Even if there aren't enough stories in this show yet, you trust in his accident-prone nature to deliver them soon.

Jay Richardson, Chortle, 11th March 2017

Karen Bartke and Darren Connell interview

Karen Bartke and Darren Connell share their stories on what working with the Squad is really like.

Paul English, Daily Record, 31st December 2016

Darren Connell picks his comedy favourites

Sometimes you just need to see a fat guy fall down a hill.

Chortle, 15th August 2016

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