Darren is from Rochford. He trained at the Royal Ballet School. He has been performing with Northern Ballet since 1993. Darren also worked with choreographer Gillian Lynne to recreate the role of Lowry in her ballet A Simple Man for a Channel 4 documentary.
Footage taken from the 2009 revival of A Simple Man which explores the life and work of Salford artist, LS Lowry. The part of Lowry was made famous by Christopher Gable in the original BAFTA award winning production for the BBC in 1987.