About Darrel Draper
Darrel Draper is a working-class actor born and bred in Romford Essex.
He is an extremely versatile actor who possesses strong improvisational skills and the ability to act upon direction immediately.
Some of his career highlights to date have been performing at the London Palladium in front of thousands, where he took on the role of Dan Short (a low life loan shark) in ‘Strawberry Fields Forever’, a musical based on The Beatles, performing in Whitechapel 1888, an immersive production where he played the notorious John McCarthy, the 1800’s equivalent of Ronnie/Reggie Kray, an organ donation commercial released in cinemas across the country where he played a hapless speed dater and appearing in The Solution, a new comedy-drama by Alex Kayode-Kay which has gone onto receive much critical acclaim on the independent film and TV circuit.
Some of his most bizarre, but equally enjoyable roles to date have included voicing an angry Scottish Rooster for Single Muslims.Com, playing Satan himself in ‘Crazy Horses’ and acting as himself (which is perhaps his most difficult role to date) in an ‘OWN YOUR TONE’ campaign produced and distributed by Lad Bible and Pretty 52, raising awareness towards skin cancer.
Darrel is currently working on an exciting and socially poignant film ‘The Street, where he is one of two leads. This film looks to explore and challenge systematic racism.
Darrel most enjoys more dramatic roles and will jump at the chance to play an antagonist. He wants to expand his work within TV and film.