Cardiff-based stand-up comedian. A versatile comic actor whose character creation 'Rex' is a regular feature on Rhod Gilbert's BBC Radio Wales show, Elis' profile has been boosted with frequent appearances on BBC Radio One Wales, two critically acclaimed Edinburgh solo shows (The Most Cautious Little Boy in Wales – 2009, and Daytripper – 2010) plus numerous appearances on the UK comedy circuit including tour support act for Rhod Gilbert.
Paired with comedian John Robins, Ellis also presents a weekly show on Radio X. In addition, their podcast, The Elis James and John Robins’ Show, has become cult listening – gaining them a devoted following, over 14-million downloads and a regular fixture in the podcast charts – and the pair have even written a book together!
'He hypnotises the audience into loving him. There's also a laugh every ten seconds or so which overall makes it a complete joy' (Time Out)
'An intensely likable performer, he manages to get the audience to share in the heat of his unlikely passion, and you'll be rooting for him throughout his various misadventures' (The Guardian).
Elis James tour dates listed on Ents24.com since Mar 2006.
Official website elisjames.co