Rufus Hound

Rufus Hound is an actor, presenter and comedian and has been named “the rich man’s Simon Pegg” by none other than Stephen Fry. Who knew!

As an actor Rufus is currently appearing in ”The Wars Of The Roses” at The Rose Theatre, Kingston directed by Trevor Nunn and he took the lead role of Freddy in the original West End production of ”Dirty Rotten Scoundrels”. He has appeared on stage in ”Nevilles Island” for Chichester Festival Theatre directed by Angus Jackson, “One Man Two Guv’nors” (UK Tour & Theatre Royal Haymarket, West End 2012/13), and ”Utopia” for Soho Theatre under the direction of Steve Marmion.

On television Rufus will be seen in series 9 of BBCs ”Doctor Who” and previous credits include ”Cucumber” (Ch4), ”Drunk History” (Comedy Central), ”A Touch Of Cloth” (SKY) and as the eponymous hero in BBC’s ”Hounded”.

His film credits include the forthcoming features ”Beautiful Devils” and ”Scottish Mussel” as well as ”Keith Lemon: The Movie” and the lead role in the Nigel Cole directed ”The Wedding Video”.

As a comedian, he won Let’s Dance for Sport Relief dressed up as Cheryl Cole, captained the Blue Team for three series of Dave’s ‘Argumental’ and some may remember he used to be on ‘Celebrity Juice’. He’s done most of those panel shows: “Never Mind The Buzzcocks”, “Would I Lie To You?”, “8 Out Of 10 Cats”, “You Have Been Watching” and a ton of others that we don’t have the space to list.

As a presenter, he’s welcomed viewers to ”OutTake TV” on BBC1 replacing Anne Robinson, ”What Do Kids Know” for UKTV, “Top of the Pops”, “Glastonbury” and “The Brits: Backstage” to name a very select few.

On the radio, he continues to host Radio 4’s “My Teenage Diary” which won a Sony Award in 2013, presented ”Act Your Age” (Radio 4) initiated “What’s So Funny?” (on Radio 4Extra) and has guested on “The Unbelievable Truth”, “The Jonathan Ross Show”, “The Graham Norton Show” and countless other programmes and podcasts!

Then there’s all the smaller stuff. “Strictly Come Dancing: It Takes Two”, “The Apprentice: You’re Fired”, “Xtra Factor”, “This Morning”, “Alan Titchmarsh”, and “Doctor Who: The 12th Doctor”.