Darren has trained in acting at City Academy, London Academy of Music and Dramatic Arts (LAMDA) and the Royal Academy of Dramatic Art (RADA)

Darren has performed on stage and screen. In 2017 he did an eight show run starring in 'The Anniversary' directed by Brian Moran at the Incognito Theatre and earlier that year he did three night run performing in 'A Little Box of Oblivion' by Stephen Bean with the Guild Players.

 

In 2018 he played Sir Danvers Carew in Incognito Theatres production of 'The Stange Case of Dr Jekyll & Mr Hyde' directed by Andrew Robinson, played the lead, Inspector Ruffing in The Guild Players production of Widdershins by Don Nigro and directed by Louisa Agamemnos. In 2019 he played Jimmy in 'A Murder has been arranged' directed by Jamie Barker and Tom Jones in 'Tom Jones directed by Brian Moran. In 2020 he will be taking on several roles in 'travels with my Aunt' directed by Louisa Agamemnos!

He has worked a lot on TV, appearing in Holby City, Stan Lee's Lucky Man, The Tunnel and Channel 4 comedy 'Loaded'. His film work includes Star Wars: Rise of Skyalker, Burnt, Tarzan, Genius, The Girl with all the Gifts and DC superhero film Wonder Woman! He recently played George Anteil in BBC4's Revolutions, narrated by Patrick Stewart and airing in 2019, plus he played a magician in the David Schwimmer Sky One comedy Intelligence, airing early 2020.

Darren has also trained in improvisational comedy, often appearing in 'Whos line is it anyway' style shows and stand-up comedy.

Below are some acting pictures/headshots. Click on them to enlarge.

© 2020 by Darren McQuade.

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Lucky Man

Giving James Nesbitt dirty looks in Stan Lee's Lucky Man