Dan Schreiber began hosting the iTunes Podcast No Such Thing as a Fish whilst working as a researcher on the popular BBC quiz show QI. No Such Thing as a Fish attracted instant success and it was not long before the BBC commissioned Dan to star and co-write their televised version for BBC2 entitled No Such Thing as The News.
As a stand-up Dan made his Edinburgh Fringe debut in 2014 to near sell out crowds performing is his distinctive show, C*ckblocked From Outer Space. The show received outstanding reviews and Dan was soon working with Channel 4, presenting The Great UFO Conspiracy. Here, Dan delved into a variety of theorist discussions from crop circles to extra terrestrial sightings and living with aliens.
Alongside Blackadder and QI producer John Lloyd, Dan co-created and produced BBC Radio 4’s The Museum of Curiosity. The show starred an array of comedic talent including Bill Bailey, Dave Gorman, Sean Lock, Jimmy Carr, Sarah Millican and Noel Fielding as guest hosts. The Radio Times review stated “It will make you laugh as much as it will make you think. Pornography for the brain!”
His behind the scenes credits also include Frank Skinner’s comedy panel show, The Rest is History and A Kitten for Hitler, a short Christmas film directed by Ken Russell on which Dan was an executive producer. He also contributed to Jimmy Carr’s book The Naked Jape, QI’s The Book of General Ignorance and G Annual.
After working on QI, Dan set up The Comedy Box in collaboration with Warner Bros. Entertainment, a platform that invites stand-ups to present comedy sketches to be broadcast online.
Dan is a well-versed entertainer, perfect for after dinner functions and events. He can intrigue with an abundance of fun facts and tales from his days on QI.
He can also speak fluent Mandarin, Chinese.