Cabaret that is just dandy!
Danny Beard is a hugely entertaining, cabaret performer, singer and presenter.
Liverpool born Danny began his career after graduating with a 1st class Hons. degree in Contemporary Performance from Salford University, and an HNC in Acting from LCC.
Danny got his big break in the summer of 2015 when he won the UK's biggest search for a new cabaret star, in the show, Drag Idol UK.
This led to a UK wide tour of some of the best cabaret venues in the country and this accomplished star continues to tour, with his unique and versatile act, to this day.
This fabulous star went on to compete in the live semi-finals of Britains Got Talent, where he was branded by BGT judge, David Walliams as a "Super Star"!
Danny made headline news by turning Simon Cowell around with his energetic rendition of 'Sweet Transvestite' from the Rocky Horror Picture Show.
Danny's first audition on the show became a global phenomenon, going viral and gaining him overnight fame with thousands of new followers.
Throughout the last few years, Danny's brand has grown ever more prominent. His diversity and talent have seen him progress from a noticeable Social Media Influence in his promotion of online products and brands, to stunning performances at International Pride events. Danny regularly appears at corporate functions and stage appearances across the UK. His exceptional show boasts incredible vocals, comedic expertise and a show-stopping performance.
Humanitarian Danny has worked closely with high profile anti-bullying charities, such as the Ben Cohen StandUp Foundation and pro-equality charity Ditch the Label.
Danny has been honoured with several awards, for his incredible performances, including Best National Cabaret Act 2017 from the UK's largest free LGBT magazine.
Multi-talented Danny recently made his theatre debut at the Stag Theatre, Kent in Snow White & the Seven Dwarfs, starring in a leading role as The Magical Mirror. His avant-garde and inimitable performance in the role earned him a Best Newcomer nomination in the British Pantomime Awards. Due to popular demand, Danny received an invitation for a second season with the theatre.
This brilliant and hard working talent has a busy year of personal appearances in the UK to look forward to and will be embarking on numerous tours alongside some of the biggest drag artistes in the USA. This is an artist who has perfected his inspired and specialised brand. His show is engaging, polished and packed with humorous fun. This fantastic artist is the perfect choice to give that exclusive twist to your special event.
Lorraine Kelly Breakfast Show, BBC Radio 1, Comic Relief, BGT - Semi-Finalist, Gaydio – Breakfast Presenter Guest Host, Bustfest Festival - Headline, Thomas Cook/ Manchester Airport - Viral Stunt Performance, Ben Cohen StandUp Foundation Annual Ball - Headline, Manchester Pride Headline, Sitges Pride Headline , Liverpool Pride - Headline, London Pride - Performance, Chester Pride - Headline, Gran Canaria Winter pride - Headline, Belfast Pride - Headline, Hull Pride - Headline, Pontins Southport - 48 Hour Party, Ditch The Label/ Lynx - Influencer/ Collaboration (#itsokayforguys), 17, Love My Skin UK - Brand Ambassador 17, Playtime - Influencer/ Brand Ambassador 17/18
Regular Cabaret Residences
Two Brewers - Clapham, London, Eden - Birmingham, Eagle - Manchester, Via - Manchester, Mary's - Cardiff, Gin Palace - Bristol, G-A-Y - London /Manchester
Sweet Transvestite - Rocky Horror, When Your Good To Mama - Chicago, The Name On Everyone's Lips ( Is gonna be Danny) - Chicago, Defying Gravity - Wicked, Land Of Lola - Kinky Boots, Greatest Medley Ever Told - Sister Act
When We Were Young - Adele, Lay Me Down - Sam Smith, Rise Like a Phoenix - Conchita, Million Reasons - Lady GaGa, Camp, Sissy That Walk/ Vogue - RuPaul/Madonna, Boy Is A Bottom - DWV, Its Raining Men - Geri Halliwell, Big Spender - Shirley Bassey, Get the Party Started - Dick Brave & The Backbeatsm Proud Mary - Glee Version
Say You'll Be There - Ben L'Oncle, Valerie 68 Version/ Fresh Prince Mashup - Amy Winehouse/ Will Smith, Chart/ Party, New Rules - Dua Lipa, Green Light - Lorde, King - Years & Years, Shut Up and Dance - Walk The Moon, Uptown Funk - Bruno Mars, You Spin Me Right Round - Dead Or Alive, Gold - Spandau Ballet, Someone To Love - Queen, Bohemian Rhapsody - Queen, Moving On Up - M People, Who Do You Think You Are - Spice Girls, I Need A hero- BGT Version