A familiar face on television, Darrin Rose plays Bill the bartender on the hit CBC sitcom Mr. D, and is a regular cast member on MuchMusic’s Video On Trial. A four-time CanadianComedy Award nominee – including Best Male Stand-Up in 2011 – he has appeared three times at the Just For Laughs festival. His one man show “What’s Potpourri?” was selected Best of the Fest and received four stars at the Edinburgh Comedy Festival in 2010. He has appeared twice on CBC’s Halifax Comedy Festival show, and his half hour stand up special debuted on CTV/Comedy Network in 2011.
Darrin recently won a 2012 Canadian Screenwriting Award for comedy, following nominations in 2009 and 2010. I n 2004, he was nominated for the Tim Sims Award as one of the best new comics in Toronto. He tours across Canada and the United Kingdom. In addition to CBC and MuchMusic, he has appeared on NBC’s Last Comic Standing, the Comedy Network, Britain’s NutsTV, XM Satellite Radio, and MTV Live.
“This is one of the most articulate comics I’ve seen lately, with a well-thought-out concept put across with pizzazz.” - the Scotsman newspaper, Edinburgh
“Super stand-up.” - Now Magazine, Toronto
“Very funny… solid, original material.” - The Serious Comedy Site