With over 300 million views of his stand up online, Daliso Chaponda shot to fame on Britain’s Got Talent making it to the final of the 2017 series and establishing himself a firm favourite with the judges and the British public. Since then, Daliso has gone on to become a TV and Radio regular. Appearances include Have I Got News For You (BBC1), Qi (BBC2), Celebrity Pointless (BBC 1) winner, and The Royal Variety Performance (ITV1).
About Daliso Chaponda
Daliso is also the writer, creator, and host of his Rose d’Or nominated BBC Radio 4 show Citizen of Nowhere. The forth series aired in October 2023 and you can catch it on BBC iPlayer here. He also hosted brand new show The Exploding Library for BBC Radio 4 in November 2021. He is also a regular on The News Quiz, Just A Minute and The Now Show (BBC Radio 4).
Other television appearances include Good Evening Britain and Britain’s Got Talent Champions 2019 (ITV), The Complaints Department and Rhod Gilbert’s Growing Pains (Comedy Central), Unforgivable (Dave), and The Apprentice: You’re Fired (BBC2).
Daliso has performed around the world and at the Edinburgh, Melbourne, Singapore, and Cape Town comedy festivals. He has also toured the UK three time to sell out audiences. His stand up specials ‘What the African Said’, ‘Blah Blah Blacklist’ and ‘Apocalypse Not Now’ are available to watch on ITVX.
In December 2021, Daliso made his pantomime debut as the principal comedian in Aladdin at the Redhill Theatre in Surrey, receiving rave reviews.
In addition to stand up, Daliso is also a prolific fiction writer. He has published science fiction, murder mysteries and fantasy fiction in numerous magazines, and anthologies. He is currently working on his new novel and a children’s book.
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Feb 08, 2024
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