• Blanche McIntyre directs THE COMEDY OF ERRORS at Shakespeare's Globe
  • Dominic Leclerc directs THE VILLAGE on Sundays at 9pm on BBC1
  • Read Justin Cartwright's LION HEART, out now in paperback
  • Read Michael Simkins' THE RULES OF ACTING, out now in paperback
  • Selina Cartmell directs PUNK ROCK at Lyric Theatre, Belfast
  • Watch Katherine Parkinson in IN THE CLUB at 9pm BBC1
  • Olly Fox composes score for THE COMEDY OF ERRORS at the Globe
  • Gregory Clarke designs sound for MEDEA at the National Theatre
  • Douglas Dunn has won Queen Gold Medal for Poetry 2014
  • Pia Furtado directs TITUS ANDRONICUS at Bold Tendencies, Peckham
  • James Turner designs TOAST at the Park Theatre, London
  • See Sue Kelvin as Madam Morrible in WICKED West End
  • James Cotterill designs THE COMEDY OF ERRORS at the Globe
  • Catch Peter Singh in IN THE CLUB at 9pm on BBC1
  • Watch Tara Fitzgerald in IN THE CLUB at 9pm BBC1
  • Read THE ICEBERG a beautiful memoir by Marion Coutts, out in hardback
  • George Dennis designs sound for REGENERATION on tour
  • Gregory Clarke designs sound for MY NIGHT WITH REG at the Donmar

Client details

Doc Brown

Doc Brown

Actor/Comedian

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Agent
Duncan Hayes
Assistant: Stephanie Moore
+44 (0)203 214 0948
About

Ben ‘Doc Brown’ Smith originally made a name for himself as a rapper, known as much for his off-the-cuff freestyle rhymes on stage as for his self-deprecating style on record. A chance meeting with DJ/Producer Mark Ronson in 2004 struck up a relationship that led to Doc touring with Ronson’s band as their MC on a string of festival shows from 2006 – 2007.

On his return from tour, Doc began writing music and performing for a number of BBC Radio comedies, which in turn led to musical performances at live comedy nights. Since February 2008, these musical interludes have evolved into a unique brand of stand-up comedy which Doc took all the way to the grand final of the most prestigious UK competition for new comics, So You Think You’re Funny?, at the Edinburgh Festival 2008.

"Looks as if he was born on stage... with an irresistibly amiable demeanour that gives him an effortlessly charismatic aura- he could yet be the Bill Bailey or Tim Minchin of rap."
- Steve Bennet, Chortle April 09

 

Television
Production / CharacterDirectorCompany
EQUALITY STREETRicky GervaisComic Relief Sketch
LAW & ORDER UK, 4
DS Joe Hawkins
Kudos
JONATHAN ROSS' LOVEFILM MOVIE NIGHT
Doc Brown
Hot Sauce TV
THE 4 O'CLOCK CLUB SERIES 3
Writer
CBBC
THE 4 O'CLOCK CLUB SERIES 2
Writer/Performer
CBBC
RUSSELL HOWARD'S GOOD NEWSAvalon Television
THE 4 O'CLOCK CLUB
Writer/Performer
CBBC
COMEDY ROCKS WITH JASON MANFORD
Comedian
ITV
THE SLAMMERCBBC
NO HATS NO TRAINERS (PILOT)
Comedian
Lemonade Money /BBC Switch
REDBULL MUSIC ACADEMY
Stand-Up
Channel 4
ED & OUCHOCBBC
MIRANDA HART'S JOKESHOPJuliet MayBBC 2
THE ANTIDOTE
Pilot
Gary ReichBrown Eyed Boy
GET RICHBrown Eyed Boy/MTV
SNEAKER FREAKS
Documentary
Channel 4
IMAGINE
Documentary
Alan YentobBBC 1
CD:UK
Rap Tutor/Lyric writer for Mylene Klass
Phil HeyesITV1
NEVER MIND THE FULL STOPS
Contributor
Liz ClareBBC 2
Stage
Production / CharacterDirectorCompany
GIVE IT UP FOR COMIC RELIEF
Doc Brown
Comic Relief
DOC BROWNEdinburgh Fringe Festival
RICKY GERVAIS TOUR 2012
Support
European Tour
LATITUDE FESTIVAL
Writer/Performer
2012
JUST FOR LAUGHS FESTIVAL
Doc Brown
Canada 2012
COMEDY RESERVE 2009Pleasance JackDome
SO YOU THINK YOU'RE FUNNY
Finalist 2008
Guilded Balloon
DANNY ROBINS: DANNYFESTPleasance Coutyard
Radio
Production / CharacterDirectorCompany
RADIO 1 PILOT
Doc Brown
BBC Radio
7 DAY SUNDAYBBC Radio
THE NOW SHOWBBC Radio
ARTHUR SMITH'S BALHAM BASHBBC Radio
WESTWOOD
Various sketches
BBC 1 XTRA
4 STANDS UP
Live Stand-up
Producer: Tilusha GhelaniRadio 4
MUSIC THERAPY
Contributor
BBC Radio 4
THE KNOWLEDGE PODCAST WITH DANNY ROBINS
Contributor/Panellist
The Times Online
RUDY'S RARE RECORDS
Performer/script editor
BBC Radio 4
DO YOU KNOW WHAT I'M SAYING?
Contributor- Melvyn Bragg Documentary Series
BBC Radio 4
DANNY ROBINS' ONE CLICK COMEDY
Writer/performer
BBC Radio 1
STILL SOLID? THE STORY OF THE SO SOLID CREW
Presenter
BBC 1Xtra
FIGHT THE POWER
Presenter
BBC 1Xtra
PIONEERS-THE BIGGEST BLACK MUSIC LABELS IN THE WORLD
Presenter
BBC 1Xtra
FROM J.A TO U.K- DANCEHALL INFLUENCE IN BRITISH RAP
Presenter
BBC 1Xtra
Other
Production / CharacterDirectorCompany
NOKIA/PRINCE'S TRUST URBAN MUSIC FESTIVAL
SOLE SUPPORT FOR BUSTA RHYMES UK TOUR '02
SOLE SUPPORT FOR DE LA SOUL ON UK TOUR '05
SIGNED TO SONY/BMG FEB 2001- APRIL 2002
SIGNED TO JANOMI RECORDS JUNE 2004- NOV 2006
Further Information

Comedy - Stand-up, music, rap

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