Daniel grew up in South London with Marlon Smith. Their debut was the critically acclaimed Channel 4 drama series Run for which they won the BAFTA Television Craft Award for Breakthrough Talent and the RTS Award for Best Drama Writer.
Recently they have written for Sky Atlantic’s highly successful show Save Me with Lennie James, which was BAFTA-nominated for Best Drama series and won an RTS Award for Outstanding Drama and Best Drama Writing. They have just finished working on the second series, Save Me Too, due for release in 2020. Marlon and Daniel are currently writing an adaptation of 20,000 Leagues Under the Sea (Working Title) and original sci-fi film Red Star (Warner Bros.)