Griff Rhys Jones
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.
LAST CHANCE TO SAVE RHINOS
ARTHUR RANSOME WITH GRIFF RHYS JONES
MARPLE : THE 4.15 FROM PADDINGTON
MINE ALL MINE
100 YEARS, 100 LAUGHS
SMITH & JONES
ALAS SMITH & JONES
THREE MEN IN A BOAT
NOT THE NINE O'CLOCK NEWS
A FUNNY THING HAPPENED ON THE WAY TO THE FORUM
THE FRONT PAGE
WIND IN THE WILLOWS
AN ABSOLUTE TURKEY
HITCHHIKERS GUIDE TO THE GALAXY
THE GRIFF RHYS JONES SHOW
DO GO ON
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