Danny Wallace is a writer and presenter. His award-winning ShortList column reaches 1.3 million readers weekly.
His television work includes BBC2's Horizon, How To Start Your Own Country, BBC1's Test the Nation, Castaway, School's Out, ITV2's National Television Awards and SkyOne's Conspiracies. For the last two years Danny has co-hosted the Sky Arts backstage coverage of the Isle of Wight Festival.
An award-winning radio host on Xfm, 6Music, Absolute, Radio 1, Radio 2 and Radio 4, his XFM multi-award winning Breakfast Show with Danny Wallace saw him crowned Arqiva Presenter of the Year.
Wallace is currently working with two US networks developing pilot scripts for upcoming projects. He appears as a major character in the Assassin's Creed franchise: a global videogames phenomenon. The film adaptation of his book Yes Man, starring Jim Carrey, was the number 1 comedy across the world in 2009.
His first novel, Charlotte Street, is an international bestseller, published in 16 countries and following in the wake of the Sunday Times bestsellers Awkward Situations for Men, Yes Man, Join Me and Friends Like These. Danny has recently released his second novel Who Is Tom Ditto and a childrens’ title Hamish and the Worldstoppers which has already been picked as Sunday Times Children’s Book of the Week and #1 Children’s Fiction Debut of the Year.
A former BBC comedy producer, where he produced the Mighty Boosh (Radio 4) and Ross Noble Goes Global (Radio 4), Danny Wallace has written for dozens of newspapers and magazines, including Elle, Cosmopolitan, The Guardian. He is a contributing editor at British GQ.
Photograph courtesy of Sela Shiloni.