Rufus Hound

Rufus Hound - Actor - Comedian - After Dinner Speaker - Awards Host

Rufus Hound is a comedian and a presenter and an actor in addition to being the owner of a fine moustache.

He likes: rum, kites, tattoos, Nintendo, driving, Las Vegas (where he got married), making his kid laugh, Scrabble, television and steak.

He doesn't like: football, Westlife, Tequila, sportless exercise, leafy salad, ill-manners, the widespread disregard for the three lane motorway system and of course, hecklers.


His credits include Argumental, Thank God You're Here, Richard and Judy and The BBC's Glastonbury and Reading festival coverage. He presented the final Top of The Pops and is a regular on panel shows for Dave and BBC3. In 2010 he took part in the BBC’s Sports Relief, and performed as Cheryl Cole to great acclaim and hilarity…the lady herself was said to be a fan.

As an actor, Rufus appeared in Think Tank on E4, and as the producer in bad-taste-TV-show-idea-brainstorm internet short Life's A Pitch.

A regular comedy correspondent for BBC London he has also presented Teenage Diaries on Radio 4 and  was a finalist in C4's So You Think You're Funny competition at Edinburgh.

He's also worked for the Science Museum - writing, producing and performing technology shows to a wide and varied audience.