Doc Brown

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Doc Brown

Acting

Agent: Duncan Hayes
Associate Agent: Stephanie Moore
Executive Assistant : Hayley Robinson

Ben ‘Doc Brown’ Smith originally made a name for himself as a rapper, known as much for his off-the-cuff freestyle rhymes on stage as for his self-deprecating style on record.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

 

Stage

Production / CharacterDirectorCompany

Doc Brown

Edinburgh Fringe Festival

Give It Up For Comic Relief

Doc Brown

Comic Relief

Ricky Gervais Tour 2012

Support

European Tour

Latitude Festival

Writer/Performer

2012

Just For Laughs Festival

Doc Brown

Canada 2012

Comedy Reserve 2009

Pleasance JackDome

So You Think You're Funny

Finalist 2008

Guilded Balloon

Danny Robins: Dannyfest

Pleasance Coutyard

Television

Production / CharacterDirectorCompany

MIDWINTER OF THE SPIRIT

Lol Robinson

Richard Clark

ITV

The John Bishop Show

Lola Entertainment

Live at The Apollo

Open Mike

Comic Relief 2015

BBC/Comic Relief

Equality Street

Ricky Gervais

Comic Relief Sketch

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 News

Avalon Television

The 4 O'Clock Club

Writer/Performer

CBBC

Comedy Rocks with Jason Manford

Comedian

ITV

The Slammer

CBBC

No Hats No Trainers (pilot)

Comedian

Lemonade Money /BBC Switch

Redbull Music Academy

Stand-Up

Channel 4

Ed & Oucho

CBBC

Miranda Hart's Jokeshop

Juliet May

BBC 2

The Antidote

Pilot

Gary Reich

Brown Eyed Boy

Get Rich

Brown Eyed Boy/MTV

Sneaker Freaks

Documentary

Channel 4

Imagine

Documentary

Alan Yentob

BBC 1

CD:UK

Rap Tutor/Lyric writer for Mylene Klass

Phil Heyes

ITV1

Never Mind the Full Stops

Contributor

Liz Clare

BBC 2

Other

Production / CharacterDirectorCompany

Nokia/Prince's Trust Urban Music Festival

Sole Support for Busta Rhymes UK Tour '02

Signed to Sony/BMG Feb 2001- April 2002

Sole support for De La Soul on UK tour '05

Signed to Janomi Records June 2004- Nov 2006

Radio

Production / CharacterDirectorCompany

Radio 1 Pilot

Doc Brown

BBC Radio

7 Day Sunday

BBC Radio

the now show

BBC Radio

ARTHUR SMITH'S BALHAM BASH

BBC Radio

Westwood

Various sketches

BBC 1 XTRA

4 Stands Up

Live Stand-up

Producer: Tilusha Ghelani

Radio 4

Danny Robins' One Click Comedy

Writer/performer

BBC Radio 1

Do You Know What I'm Saying?

Contributor- Melvyn Bragg Documentary Series

BBC Radio 4

Fight the Power

Presenter

BBC 1Xtra

From J.A to U.K- Dancehall Influence in British Rap

Presenter

BBC 1Xtra

Music Therapy

Contributor

BBC Radio 4

Pioneers-The Biggest Black Music Labels in the World

Presenter

BBC 1Xtra

Rudy's Rare Records

Performer/script editor

BBC Radio 4

Still Solid? The Story of the So Solid Crew

Presenter

BBC 1Xtra

The Knowledge Podcast with Danny Robins

Contributor/Panellist

The Times Online

Comedy - Stand-up, music, rap

Comedy

Agent: Duncan Hayes
Associate Agent: Stephanie Moore
Executive Assistant : Hayley Robinson

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

 

Comedy - Stand-up, music, rap