Daniel is an award-winning comedian and writer. Named ‘utterly hilarious and effortlessly charismatic’ by Rolling Stone Magazine, his hit debut show VILLAIN achieved a complete sell-out extended run at the Edinburgh Fringe 2023 and saw him nominated for the NextUp ‘Biggest Award in Comedy’. VILLAIN is now embarking on a UK-wide tour and a run of dates in New York.
On social media, Daniel’s comedy sketch videos have earned him a huge online following and millions of views, whilst on screen he has performed on BBC One, BBC Three, ITV and Comedy Central. Daniel has provided tour support for Josh Widdicombe, Rosie Jones, Judi Love and Sofie Hagen, and garnered a host of accolades including a Writers’ Guild Award nomination, Dave’s ‘Top 10 Jokes of the Fringe’, and the Brighton Fringe Award for Excellence.
As a writer, Daniel creates plays, screenplays, and musical theatre. His most recent project, Unfortunate: The Untold Story of Ursula the Sea Witch (written with frequent collaborators Robyn Grant and Tim Gilvin) was a sell-out hit at the Edinburgh Fringe Festival in both 2019 & 2022 and named Theatre Weekly’s ‘Best Musical of the Fringe’. Unfortunate earned Foxx and Grant a Writers Guild Award nomination for Best Musical Theatre Book Writing 2020. Following the success of his online sketches, Daniel is currently working with a production company on a series based on one of his popular characters.
‘Utterly hilarious and effortlessly charismatic’ ★★★★★ Rolling Stone
‘Foxx is a supremely gifted comic whose skill for recall, rapport with the audience and witty, intelligent, filthy material makes him a true Fringe stand-out’ ★★★★★ North West End UK
‘Relentlessly hilarious’ ★★★★★ Broadway World
‘VILLAIN is an extremely important show’ ★★★★★ Broadway Baby
‘A show that made us laugh so hard we’re pretty sure we broke a sound barrier’ ★★★★★
‘An impressively accomplished act for one so relatively new, in secure knowledge of himself and his talents’ ★★★★ The Scotsman
‘This is a proper funny show with hidden depths’ ★★★★ The List
'Fabulous' - Nigella Lawson