Elis James

Elis James

Cardiff-based Elis James began his comedy career in 2005. A bilingual stand-up who can perform in English or Welsh, he won the 'Best Comedy' prize at the National Student Radio Awards in 2006, and was nominated for best club comic in the 2014 Chortle Awards
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Extra Radio 5 Live shows for Elis James and John Robins

Duo joined by Fern Brady for Euros coverage

Elis James and John Robins are to present a new weekly Radio 5 Live show during the Euro 2020 football tournament.

The comedians, who already host a Friday afternoon show on the channel, will also be on air from 10am to midday during the tournament.

Welshman James and Englishman Robins will also be joined by Scot  Fern Brady to cover all the home nations in the competition.

According to the BBC, ‘together, they’ll keep an eye on the footy, leaving the deep-dive analysis to those who know what they’re talking about’.

The postponed competition, to be held across 11 countries, kicks off next Friday and runs for a month.

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Published: 4 Jun 2021

Croeso i Gymru...

Miles Jupp and Elis James are making a Welsh travelogue…

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