Welcome to Daniel Coll's Website.
Daniel is co-founder of Visualize Films with John Danbury.He directed and co-produced John Godber's Last Laugh, a feature film now on release.This saw Daniel winning Best Director for the Around International Film Festival. He also won Best Director for The Tragedy Of Macbeth in The Los Angeles Film Festival, with this work also winning Best Film and Best Actor.
He is currently presenting and producing The Real Gipsy King with Paddy Doherty, directing/co-producing a documentary on the life and work of John Godber and also directed the short film 51 Murders
all due for release in 2018.
Daniel created the Show Are We There Yet? now produced for PBS TV in America.
This is a five part series presented by Daniel and Charlie Lawson with the cast including Sir James Galway and Lady Galway, Rachel Allen, Rebecca Storm, Michael Lawson, Trish Devlin and Eilish O'Carroll.
As an actor his recent film work includes the lead in 2 Miles Under, Jim in Joe Brand's The More You Ignore Me, Yarwood in Northern Soul and Phil in The Happiness Of Larry.
He worked with Mel Gibson in Braveheart as Captain York Castle.
On TV he is better known as DI Blackmore in Emmerdale and Trevor Brains in Eastenders. He has also had guest roles in Coronation Street, Where The Heart Is, Heartbeat, Always and Everyone and Waterloo Road.
Daniel's radio work includes the lead role of Amis in the series Not The Naked Nuns for BBC Radio 4 and
Alan in Gwyn for BBC afternoon theatre BBC Radio 4.
His work in London's West End includes Dad along side Tim Healy in the original cast of Billy Elliot at the
Victoria Palace London, Joly in Les Misérables at the Palace Theatre London, Toad in Wind In The Willows at the Vaudeville London and Giuseppe in Wonderful Town at The Queens Theatre London.
He played the title role of Judas in a national tour of Ireland in Judas for Yew Theatre and he was one of the lead actors in the first ever National Agatha Christie Festival at the Palace Theatre, Westcliff, Bill in Uptight and Bursting at
Edinburgh Festival, Chris in All My Sons at The Puck Theatre, Sweden and Albert Prosser for Bridge Theatre in Hobson's Choice.
Daniel has an excellent high baritone voice which led him to play many roles in Musical Theatre including Enjolras in the first national tour of Les Misérables, Herbert Pocket in Great Expectations, Flo in Boorskale at the Palace Theatre, Westcliff, Peter in Jesus Christ Superstar at Perth Rep with parts in Sugar at Leeds Playhouse and Pirates of Penzance at Manchester Opera House with many Pantos and other review shows to his credit.
He co-wrote and directed the musical Pinocchio for Olivier Award winner Liam Mower and
produced and directed The Brennans for American TV. His other stage productions include Love Songs, Get a Life! Get a Life Coach! with a Gala Celebration Evening for murdered Police Officer Sharon Beshenivsky and
The musical ReCycling.