Daniel Kitson (born June 19th, 1977) is a British stand-up comedian. Born in Denby Dale, Barnsley in the north of England to a lecturer father and primary school head teacher mother, he began performing comedy at the age of 16.
He was nominated for the 2001 Perrier Comedy Award at the Edinburgh Festival at the age of 23 for his show Love, Innocence and the Word Cock eventually winning it in 2002, the year after, for the show Something.
As well as stand up, he has also written and performed "story shows." The first was A Made Up Story at the Edinburgh Festival 2003, followed with Stories For the Wobbly-Hearted at the Melbourne International Comedy Festival in 2005. The latter show opened at the Traverse Theatre for the 2005 Edinburgh Fringe Festival.
He tours regularly and has performed solo shows at the Melbourne International Comedy Festival for four years running.