Toby Williams (comedian)

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Toby Williams is a British actor, writer and award-winning [1] stand-up comedian [2] [3] performing both as himself and Dr George Ryegold. [4] He is known for a number of appearances on television including regular or recurring roles on Vanity Fair , Porters and Sex Education .



His stand-up accolades include Dave's 'Top 10 Funniest Jokes of the Fringe' 2012, [5] winner of 'Best Show' at The Leicester Comedy Festival 2011, [1] winner of a Three Weeks Editors' Award at the Edinburgh Festival Fringe 2011 [6] (for 'The Fudge Shop') and a nomination for 'The Malcolm Hardee Award for Comic Originality' for his debut Edinburgh 2009 show as George Ryegold, 'Trample The Weak, Hurdle The Dead'.

He appears in the movies High-Rise, [7] Paddington [8] and The Drowning of Arthur Braxton. [9] He has appeared in Holby City [10] (BBC 1), Morgana Robinson's The Agency [11] (BBC 2) and in the sitcoms Bull [12] (UKTV GOLD), Raised By Wolves [13] (Channel 4), Trying Again [14] (Sky Living), Carters Get Rich [15] (Sky 1) and Benidorm (ITV). He appears in Island Queen [16] – nominated for the BAFTA Award for Best Short Film [17] – and is known as the voice of Rumple the Rhino in Iconicles [18] (CBeebies). He also appears in the popular Specsavers TV commercial as the short-sighted vet. [19]

In 2019 he appeared as Tim in the second episode of Sex Education (Netflix), [20] reprising the role in the second series in 2020.

Also in 2019 he appeared as 'Doctor' Davey Scholes in an episode of Doctors (BBC1), and Colin in Eastenders (BBC1), a man delivering a gazebo to Jean Slater (Gillian Wright) at the caravan park where she is staying, who is convinced by Stacey Fowler (Lacey Turner) and Martin Fowler (James Bye) to let their daughter Lily Fowler (Aine Garvey) hide in the gazebo box to gain entry to Jean's caravan. He also reprised the role of Terry Grimm in Series 2 of Porters (Dave) whom he originally portrayed in Series 1. [21]

Williams appeared as a panellist on the 2016 pilot episode of ITV show Sorry, I Didn't Know, presented by Jimmy Akingbola, returning for the series in October 2020. [22]


Martian Gothic: UnificationAdditional VoicesVideo game, voice
2006The ShipVideo game, voice
2007Rocket Science!Jack HerseyShort film
2009IL-2 Sturmovik: Birds of PreyEnglish Voice, American Voices, Russian VoicesVideo game, voice
2010Grime City P.D.Jack HerseyShort film
2011 Iconicles Rumple the Rhino6 episodes
2012Celebrity BedlamFame Simulator RoadieEpisode: "Fame"
Step Right UpAlex the ClownShort film
Island QueenFishermanShort film
2013The Day They Came to Suck Out Our Brains!Snake Charmer / Assorted CharactersWeb series, 3 episodes
Battlecock!Timothy DukinsonShort film
Saving Santa NutcrackerVoice
2014 Trying Again Shopkeeper1 episode
Paddington Geographer (Present Day)
Agatha Raisin PostmanEpisode: "The Quiche of Death"
Games NightSteveTV movie
2015Moody Good: Musicbx (Feat. Eryn Allen Kane)The AddictMusic video
Milk!Timothy DukinsonShort film
Bull DesmondEpisode: "A Faberge Egg (1905)"
S-BandMr. BarrettTV Short
Guy and DollShort film
2016-2020 Sorry, I Didn't Know Panellist2 episodes
2016 Raised by Wolves HeadmasterEpisode: "The Old School"
Holby City Richard 'Dickie' BlissEpisode: "It Tolls for Thee"
Jack and Dean of All Trades Bank ManagerEpisode: "Baking Bad"
Morgana Robinson's the Agency Planning Officer1 episode
The Baby's CryingFatherShort film
ElderflowerPatrickShort film
Porters Terry Grimm2 episodes
2017 Benidorm Wolfgang1 episode
Carters Get Rich Mr. SummersEpisode: "The Launch"
The Current War Fort Worth Investment Banker
ManDateMattShort film
2018 Unspun with Matt Forde Jonny - Department for BrexitEpisode: "Lord Andrew Adonis"
Damned Dentist1 episode
There Are No DividendsDarren HobbsShort film
In the Long Run Coach1 episode
Urban Myths MikeEpisode: "Johnny Cash and the Ostrich"
Vanity Fair Hicks5 episodes
2019-2020 Sex Education Tim2 episodes
2019 Total War: Warhammer II Ikit ClawVideo game - The Prophet & The Warlock DLC
Doctors 'Doctor' Davey ScholesEpisode: "Magic Bus"
EastEnders Colin 1 episode
Britannia The Innkeeper1 episode
The Mallorca Files Mike FowlerEpisode: "Mallorca's Most Wanted"
2020Don't WalkJohnShort film
Assassin's Creed Valhalla Eadred / The Ash-Spear (Gifle) / Reeve DerbyVideo game, voice
2021Dreaming Whilst BlackTomTelevision pilot
Please HelpEddieTelevision pilot
The Drowning of Arthur BraxtonMr. Worrell [23]
The Emily Atack Show Various2 episodes
2022 Babylon's Fall Galenos / Background VoicesVideo game, voice
Breeders Pharmacist 11 episode
2023 Django Walter Breaver1 episode

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