James Corden

James Corden

The host of CBS's Late Late Show since March 2015, James Corden was born in Buckinghamshire and, as a child, studied drama at the Jackie Palmer Stage School.

His break came in the ITV comedy-drama Fat Friends, where he met Ruth Jones, with whom he would go on to created the BBC Three hit Gavin and Stacey. However, before that he would appear in Hollyoaks as Wayne and in Alan Bennett's play The History Boys, which opened in 2004. He played Timms in the London, Broadway, Sydney, Wellington and Hong Kong productions, and in the radio and film adaptations.

Gavin & Stacey, which started in 2007, made his name. He won best male newcomer nomination at that year's British Comedy Awards, and the show won best new TV comedy. On the show, he struck up a friendship with co-star Mat Horne. They have since hosted Big Brother's Big Mouth together, as well as various awards ceremonies, and a critically slammed sketch show

But then he reinvented himself as the host of Sky's sports panel show League Of Their Own, and co-creating the BBC Two comedy-thriller The Wrong Mans.

Read More

James Corden has eye surgery

Comic taking some time off his US talk show

James Corden is taking time off from his US talk show after undergoing eye surgery.

The 41-year-old  comic, who has been fronting his nightly Late Late Show from home, said he was ‘doing well’ after the operation.

Writing on Twitter, he said: ‘Hey all. I had to have minor surgery on my eye yesterday.

‘I am doing well and recovering, but won’t be able to film new episodes for a few nights. Thank you to everyone who has been watching the Late Late Shows from my garage.

‘I’ll be back soon. Stay safe and well everybody. x’

The Late Late Show with James Corden airs on Sky Comedy in the UK.

Read More

Published: 30 Apr 2020

Me and Ms Jones

Sarah Ward meets Ruth Jones and James Corden, the…
27/04/2007

Skip to page

Comments

Products

DVD (2010)
Horne & Corden

Book (2008)
Gavin & Stacey

Agent

We do not currently hold contact details for James Corden's agent. If you are a comic or agent wanting your details to appear on Chortle, click here.

We see you are using AdBlocker software. Chortle relies on advertisers to fund this website so it’s free for you, so we would ask that you disable it for this site. Our ads are non-intrusive and relevant. Help keep Chortle viable.