Toby Williams is a British actor, writer and award-winning stand-up comedian (performing both as himself and as Dr George Ryegold). He appears in the movies High-Rise, Paddington and The Drowning of Arthur Braxton. He has appeared in Holby City (BBC 1), Morgana Robinson’s The Agency (BBC 2) and in the sitcoms Bull (UKTV GOLD), Raised By Wolves (Channel 4), Trying Again (Sky Living), Benidorm (ITV) and Carters Get Rich (Sky 1). He appears in Island Queen – nominated for the BAFTA Award for Best Short Film – and is known as the voice of Rumple the Rhino in Iconicles (CBeebies). He also appears in the popular SpecSavers TV commercial as the short-sighted vet.
His stand-up accolades include Dave’s ‘Top 10 Funniest Jokes of the Fringe’ 2012, winner of ‘Best Show’ at The Leicester Comedy Festival 2011, winner of a Three Weeks Editors’ Award at the Edinburgh Festival Fringe 2011 (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’.