Darrell trained at the Drama Centre London.
Recent theatre credits include: Ulster American (Traverse Edinburgh), Woyzeck (Old Vic), X (Royal Court), Wendy & Peter Pan (RSC), A Midsummer Night’s Dream (Theatre Royal Bath), Dunsinane (RSC/National Theatre of Scotland/International tour), Making Stalin Laugh (JW3), Hedda Gabler (Old Vic), Public Enemy (Young Vic).
Theatre credits for the Royal Shakespeare Company: Little Eagles, King Lear, Antony & Cleopatra, Julius Caesar, The Winter’s Tale, The Drunks, Hecuba, A Midsummer Night’s Dream, Troilus & Cressida, A Month in The Country, Henry VIII, The Spanish Tragedy, Camino Real, Dr Faustus.
Theatre credits for the Royal National Theatre: The Rose Tattoo, The Royal Hunt of the Sun, Tales from the Vienna Woods, Closer, Further than the Furthest Thing.
Other theatre credits include: Children’s Children (Almeida), Fall (Edinburgh Traverse), The White Devil (Menier Chocolate Factory), Franco Zeffirelli’s Production of Absolutely! (Perhaps) (Wyndhams Theatre), Antarctica (Savoy), Six Characters Looking for an Author (Young Vic), Tear From a Glass Eye (Gate), Paradise Lost (Northampton), The Lying Kind (Royal Court), Chasing The Moment (BAC), Romeo & Juliet , The Three Musketeers (Sheffield Crucible) and Crossfire (Paines Plough).
Television credits include: Informer, Strike Back, Game of Thrones (HBO), Endeavour (ITV), Asylum (BBC), Father Brown (BBC), Top Boy (Channel 4), Playhouse Presents (Sky Arts), Trial & Retribution (BBC), Unsinkable Titanic (Channel 4), Poppy Shakespeare (Channel 4), Criminal Justice (BBC), Bonekickers, Saddam’s Tribe (Channel 4), A Very British Sex Scandal (Channel 4), To Be First, The Eleventh Hour (Granada), Krakatoa: The Last Days (BBC), Spooks (BBC), Messiah, Lawless, Cambridge Spies, Queen of Swords, The Bill (Thames), Table12, In Defence, Wokenwell (Central), Out of The Blue (BBC), Prime Suspect (La Plante Productions) and Faith (Granada).
Film credits include: Official Secrets, The Throwaway, Closer to the Moon, Northmen; A Viking Saga, Montana, Dirty Pretty Things, Jimmy’s End, His Heavy Heart, Song, and The Nostalgist.
Darrell is an Associate Artist of The Royal Shakespeare Company.
He received a Helen Hayes Washington Post nomination for Outstanding Performer, Visiting Production for Dunsinane.