Tommy started performing stand up late in 2010. Six months later he was a finalist in the 2011 Laughing Horse New Act competition and he won So You Think You’re Funny later that year. In 2012 he performed as part of the AAA late night show at the Edinburgh Fringe and was a finalist in BBC Radio 2’s New Comedy Award.
In August 2013, Tommy performed at the Edinburgh Festival as part of The Comedy Zone, the Fringe’s longest running and most prestigious new talent showcase. In 2013, he was part of the Yahoo Edinburgh Comedy Gala. He took his debut solo show to the Fringe in 2014.
Tommy wrote, directed and acted in the award-winning short film Arrowman Sam, for which he was Cinemagic’s Young Filmmaker of the Year and was shortlisted for Broadcast Young Talent’s Young Writer of the Year award. Since then he has written for Baby Cow Productions, World Productions, and BBC Comedy. He also won the BAFTA Rocliffe Comedy Showcase 2014.
“A distinctive voice. This Welsh weirdo creates a quirky, oddball world – but one with which the rest of us can still easily identify. The anecdotes are full of detailed aside and delivery with perfectly-judged timing”
Steve Bennett (Chortle)
Follow Tommy on Twitter: @ginriot