12th June 2011 – EDINBURGH PREVIEW: Isy Suttie & Elis James

Once a Daily Telegraph Young Jazz Competition regional winner, Isy is best known for playing IT geek Dobby in Peep Show, for which she was nominated for the Best Female Newcomer at the 2008 British Comedy Awards. Other TV appearances include Comedy Cuts (ITV2), Love Soup (BBC One) and she plays a waitress called Kiki alongside Alan Davies in BBC2’s Whites, which aired in autumn 2010.

 

 

Elis is a versatile comic whose character creation ‘Rex’ is a regular feature on Rhod Gilbert’s BBC Radio Wales show. Elis’ profile has been boosted with frequent BBC Radio One Wales appearances, 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.

For Elis’s 2009 Edinburgh Fringe offering, The Most Cautious Little Boy In Wales, he was subsequently selected for the Best Of The Edinburgh Fest Australian tour, an honour that has been bestowed in previous years to the likes of Dylan Moran, Ross Noble, Simon Pegg and Ardal O’Hanlon. He has also extensively toured Daytripper at the Adelaide, Melbourne, Sydney and Brisbane comedy festivals.