Nathan D'Arcy Roberts

About Nathan

Nathan D’Arcy Roberts is an award-winning stand-up, screenwriter, and actor. An

exciting and authentic act with a distinct comedic voice, Nathan has been twice

nominated for the BBC New Comedy Award and awarded 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 Emily Atack Show

(ITV 2), Too Hot To Handle (Netflix), Horrible Histories, Lagging (CBBC), The Lenny

Henry Show, The Now Show, The News Quiz (BBC Radio 4) and DMs Are Open,

Newsjack (BBC Radio 4 Extra).

Nathan has written several successful short films. His most recent, Lemons, starring

Jordan Stephens, premiered on Sky Arts as part of Sky’s Comedy Shorts collection. His

BFI-funded short, Blind Spot, starring Ben Bailey Smith, is currently screening at

festivals around the world, having picked up several awards and nominations along the


An experienced comedian, Nathan performs throughout the UK, regularly performing at

prestigious clubs such as the Bill Murray and Komedia Brighton.


**** - One4Review

**** ‘Authentic and hilarious’- The Reviews Hub

‘An assured show from super-likeable storyteller’ - British Comedy Guide

‘Star Potential’ - Fest

Awards & Nominations:

Winner - Best Short Film (Blind Spot) - Wolverhampton Film Festival

Winner - Best Script (Blind Spot) - Florida Shorts

Winner - Best Film (Interlude) – Sci-Fi London 48-Hr Challenge

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

Winner - BBC’s Felix Dexter Bursary 2018

Nominated for the BBC New Comedy Awards 2016 & 2019

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

Selected for the Royal Court Young Writers Programme


LaggingWriterBBC Studios
The Emily Atack ShowWriterMonkey KingdomAvril Spary
Too Hot To HandleWriterNetflix
LemonsCreator & WriterCPL/SKY
Arabella McGuigan
FamalamWriterBBC Three
Kevin Muyolo
Additional MaterialApple TV
Blind Spot
WriterBFISoph Webberley
WriterJo Michael
Jet Trash
Script Editor
Charles Henri Belleville
In The Night
DM's Are OpenScript EditorBBC Radio 4Rajiv Karia
Horrible Histories PodcastWriter
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