Daniel Rigby is a BAFTA Award-winning actor who has worked extensively in theatre and television.
Daniel will reprise the role of “The Maniac” in Accidental Death of an Anarchist at the Lyric Hammersmith.
He was born in Manchester, England in 1982 and studied Performing Arts at Stockport College, followed by at RADA.
Daniel’s theatre credits include Accidental Death of an Anarchist at Sheffield Theatres, Michael Frayn’s Noises Off (Lyric Hammersmith), A Midsummer Night’s Dream, Frost/Nixon (Crucible Theatre), Twelfth Night (National Theatre), Breaking the Code (Royal Exchange Theatre Manchester), Holes (The Invisible Dot/Arcola Theatre), Berk in Progress, Holes (Edinburgh Fringe Festival), One Man, Two Guvnors (National Theatre/London & National Tour/Adelphi Theatre – West End London/ Music Box Theatre – New York).
Daniel Rigby has appeared in a number of television shows including The Ballad of Renegade Nell, After Ever After, Landscapers, The Witchfinder, Tom Jones, Flowers, Jericho, Big School, Black Mirror: The Waldo Moment, and Ernie & Ernie, with the later earning him the BAFTA TV Award for Best Male Comedy Performance for his role as Eric Morecambe.