Rhys James

Rhys James

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Comedian & Writer 

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With charm, puns and even poetry, Rhys looks at his life and the world around him. As well as his own Radio 4 series he’s appeared on Mock the Week and A League of Their Own


Rhys James is comedian, writer, and actor. He has appeared on Roast Battle (Comedy Central), Russell Howard’s Stand Up Central (Comedy Central), A League of Their Own (Sky One) and Live At The Apollo (BBC Two), and was a regular panellist on Mock The Week (BBC Two).

Rhys has performed six solo shows at the Edinburgh Fringe to sell-out audiences and critical acclaim. He has fronted the BBC Radio 4 series, Rhys James is…, Rhys James Isn’t… and Rhysearch. He also hosts the podcast Early Work in which he interviews celebrities about the creative writing they did before they were in their current vocation.

He is also known for his Twitter feed which has been recommended in The Telegraph, The Sun, Huffington Post, The Poke and The Gentleman’s Journal.

Rhys hosted a weekly show on The Football Republic for two years called Top 10 Football F**k Ups which garnered a weekly audience of over 150,000 viewers, as well as a weekly segment on BBC2's The Premier League Show called Rhys's Pieces. Other appearances include Sky’s Soccer AM, Football’s Funniest Moments, BBC1’s Football Focus, BT Sport’s Football Tonight, Absolute Radio’s Rock n Roll Football and talkSPORT.

Rhys also writes scripts and features in videos for Spencer FC and appears as a guest on other social football channels including Goal, Ball Street, Sporf, and Bleacher Report.

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