Darren Harriott - Black Label

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Radio 4 showcases fast-rising comedy star Darren Harriott in his debut stand-up series.

Recorded in Darren's hometown of Birmingham, Black Label explores the different labels and roles he's been assigned throughout his life - Brummie, gang member, brother and son, bouncer and now comic. Each episode of Black Label consists of incredibly open-hearted stories from the front line of Darren's life - challenging, enlightening and properly funny comedy.

In Episode 1 Darren examines his family history - looking at his nan's emigration to the UK in the 1960's and exploring his relationship with his dad.

Written and Performed by Darren Harriott

Photo by Freddie Claire

Produced by Adnan Ahmed

BBC Studios Production

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Radio 4 showcases fast-rising comedy star Darren Harriott in his debut stand-up series.

Recorded in Darren's hometown of Birmingham, Black Label explores the different labels and roles he's been assigned throughout his life - Brummie, gang member, brother and son, bouncer and now comic. Each episode of Black Label consists of incredibly open-hearted stories from the front line of Darren's life - challenging, enlightening and properly funny comedy.

In Episode 2 Darren looks back at his time in a teenage gang; what attracted him to help form the TCK (Terror Clan Killaz)? What drew the members together and why did he leave the gang?

Written and Performed by Darren Harriott

Photo by Freddie Claire

Produced by Adnan Ahmed

BBC Studios Production