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Griff Rhys Jones

Actor and author Griff Rhys Jones, is best known for his comedy sketch work, including Smith & Jones with partner Mel Smith.

GRIFF RHYS JONES is probably best known for his comedy sketch work on the BBC, most notably NOT THE NINE O CLOCK NEWS and SMITH AND JONES. He is a prolific actor and writer, including To the Baltic with Bob: An Epic Misadventure published by Penguin.  He has hosted two series of the BBC2 show RESTORATION. Recent acting work includes MINE ALL MINE and MARPLE for ITV1.

Griff Rhys Jones was a member of the prestigious Cambridge University Footlights Club, and, later, the Vice-President of the Footlights Club.

He was awarded the Laurence Olivier Theatre Award in 1984 (1983 season) for Best Comedy Performance in Charley's Aunt and again in 1994 for Best Comedy Performance for his performance in An Absolute Turkey.

Griff appeared on BBC2 with Dara O’Briain and Rory McGrath, Griff in Jerome K Jerome’s Three Men in a Boat.                               

Television 

LAST CHANCE TO SAVE RHINOS
ARTHUR RANSOME WITH GRIFF RHYS JONES
MONKEY TROUSERS
MARPLE : THE 4.15 FROM PADDINGTON
MINE ALL MINE
RESTORATION
100 YEARS, 100 LAUGHS  
JONATHAN CREEK                                                                      
'JEREMY SANGSTER'
BOOKWORM                                                                      
DEMOB 
SMITH & JONES   
ALAS SMITH & JONES      
THREE MEN IN A BOAT                                                 
NOT THE NINE O'CLOCK NEWS     

Theatre 

A FUNNY THING HAPPENED ON THE WAY TO THE FORUM           
THE FRONT PAGE
WIND IN THE WILLOWS    
AN ABSOLUTE TURKEY                             
CHARLIE'S AUNT                         
TWELFTH NIGHT

Opera

DIE FLEDERMAUS
'FROSCH'

Radio

HITCHHIKERS GUIDE TO THE GALAXY
'OLD THRASHBARG'
THE ARCHERS
THE GRIFF RHYS JONES SHOW                                          
DO GO ON                                                                         

AWARDS

AN ABSOLUTE TURKEY - OLIVIER AWARD, 1994
SMITH & JONES - BRITISH COMEDY AWARD 1991
WILT - BRITISH COMEDY AWARD 1990
TOP ENTERTAINMENT PERFORMER - BRITISH COMEDY AWARD, 1991  ALAS SMITH AND JONES - EMMY AWARD 1987
CHARLEY'S AUNT - OLIVIER AWARD 1983
NOT THE NINE O'CLOCK NEWS  - EMMY AWARD 1980

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