Nathan D'Arcy Roberts

About Nathan

Nathan D’Arcy Roberts is an award-winning writer and comedian. An exciting and authentic act with a distinct comedic voice, Nathan has been twice nominated for the BBC New Comedy Award, and in 2018 won the BBC’s prestigious Felix Dexter bursary.

Nathan is a versatile writer with experience across film, TV, and radio. His credits include Trying(Apple TV), Quickies, Famalam(BBC Three), The Lenny Henry Show, Too Hot To Handle (Netflix), Horrible Histories,The Now Show, The News Quiz(BBC Radio 4) and Newsjack(BBC Radio 4 Extra).

Nathan has written several successful short films. His last was well-received by audiences all over the world, won Best Film at the 48-Hour Sci-Fi competition, and screened at the London Short Film Festival. His Sky Short Lemons is due for release in early 2023 and he has just finished his BFI supported short film Blind Spot, starring Ben Bailey Smith.

After performing his debut hour at the Soho Theatre, Nathan is working on his next show alongside a slate of scripted projects.

- Nominated for BBC Audio Drama Award 2021(The Lenny Henry Show)

- Winner of the BBC’s Felix Dexter bursary

- Nominated for the BBC New Comedy Award 2016 & 2019

- So You Think You’re Funny? 2016 (Semi-Finalist)

- Graduate of the Royal Court Young Writers Programme


Arabella McGuigan
FamalamWriterBBC Three
Kevin Muyolo
WriterApple TV
Blind Spot
WriterBFISoph Webberley
WriterJo Michael
Jet Trash
Script Editor
Charles Henri Belleville
In The Night
The Lenny Henry Show
BBC Radio 4/Hat Trick
Sam Michell
NewsjackWriter/Script Editor
BBC Radio 4 Extra
Suzy Grant
The Now Show
WriterBBC Radio 4Adnan Ahmed
The News Quiz
WriterBBC Radio 4Victoria Lloyd
Newsjack Unplugged
WriterBBC Radio 4 ExtraAndy Goddard