Angelos Epithemiou is best known as the oddball DJ off Shooting Stars, who earlier this year replaced man-baby drummer, George Dawes. When Angelos isn’t out and about collecting Sainsbury’s bags he goes by the name of Daniel Skinner, the comedian who has done quite a lot of comedy on the radio, and appeared in an episode of My Family. On Friday 17th December he staged a one-man comedy show at a sold out Stockport Plaza, where he entertained fans for a hilarious couple of hours.
Born in 1973, Angelos embarked on a career as a burger van owner and after winning the award for Best Mobile Caterer of the year, everything seemed to be going well for him until one of his brothers torched his van by a lake. This was the introduction Angelos gave to himself, as his brief life story of tragedy and farce was screened onstage using a projector and PowerPoint presentation.
Angelos is a character who inhabits the outer edges of society; he’s the man at the bus stop you hope doesn’t talk to you; he’s the weirdo in the supermarket who follows you around; to sum it up he’s basically the guy you would never want to get stuck in a lift with. Continue reading