The multi-talented Dave Gorman is acknowledged as the pioneer of ‘documentary comedy’, a phrase coined by critics to describe a genre inspired by his, at that time, totally unique storytelling style. On the live scene, Dave’s shows have proved hugely successful in the UK and US.
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Dave recently brought his hit BBC Radio show Genius to BBC Two, while his Channel 4 documentary, America Unchained, won the audience award for Best Documentary Feature at the Austin Film Festival and was nominated for a Broadcast Award. Previously - as well as making numerous other television appearances - Dave starred in, co-wrote and produced the critically acclaimed The Dave Gorman Collection for BBC Two in 2001, which was closely followed by his second project for the channel, Dave Gorman’s Important Astrology Experiment.
As well as sell out tours in the UK, he has had two six-week runs off Broadway in New York extended to three months, has completed a successful four-month tour of the USA and is responsible for the fastest selling show in the history of the Studio Theatre at The Sydney Opera House. Live performances have also earned him the title of Best One Person Show at the HBO US Comedy Arts Festival (twice), as well as nominations for the Perrier Award, the Barry Award (the main prize at the renowned Melbourne Comedy Festival), a nomination for a South Bank Award (alongside Eddie Izzard and Little Britain) and two nominations for the prestigious American Drama Desk Award, which he was up against - among others - legend, Billy Crystal.
As an author, America Unchained, first published last year, was Dave’s third Sunday Times bestselling book, following Dave Gorman's Googlewhack Adventure, and Are You Dave Gorman?