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With over 300 million views of his stand up online, Malawian stand-up comedian, Daliso, shot to fame on Britain’s Got Talent making it to the final of the 2017 series and establishing himself a firm favourite with the judges and the British public.

Since then, Daliso has gone on to become a TV and Radio regular. Appearances include Have I Got News For You, Qi, Celebrity Pointless winner, The Royal Variety Performance, Good Evening Britain and Britain’s Got Talent Champions 2019, The Complaints Department and Rhod Gilbert’s Growing Pains, Unforgivable and The Apprentice: You’re Fired.

Daliso is also the writer, creator and host of his Rose d’Or nominated BBC Radio 4 show, Citizen of Nowhere. He also hosted The Exploding Library for BBC Radio 4 and is a regular on The News Quiz, Just A Minute and The Now Show.

He has performed around the world and at the Edinburgh, Melbourne, Singapore, and Cape Town comedy festivals. He has also toured the UK three time to sell out audiences. His stand up specials ‘What the African Said’, ‘Blah Blah Blacklist’ and ‘Apocalypse Not Now are available to watch on ITVX.

In December 2021, Daliso made his pantomime debut as the principal comedian in Aladdin at the Redhill Theatre in Surrey, receiving rave reviews.

In addition to Stand up, Daliso is also a prolific fiction writer. He has published science fiction, murder mysteries and fantasy fiction in numerous magazines, and anthologies. He is currently working on his new novel and a children’s book.

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