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About Tony Rudd

Impressionist/Voice Actor

Equity Member

Tony has over thirty years of experience in stand-up comedy, impressionism, voiceovers, TV, radio, and pantomime. He has provided character voices for the West End theatre and radio and appeared on stage in numerous comedy clubs, summer productions, cruise ships, overseas flybacks, various compere work, tours for QDOS and pantomime every year, working with many of today’s TV stars.

Panto-wise, in 2023, Tony was delighted to appear at the Winding Wheel Theatre in Chesterfield, playing Wishee Washee in Aladdin alongside Anne Hegarty from The Chase and Brian Blessed as the Genie. In 2022, he also played Scarecrow in Wizard of Oz at the Gaiety Theatre Isle of Man for Shone Productions.

He was also booked to host the Centenary Gala Concert alongside comedy legend Bernie Clifton at the Chesterfield Theatre.

He has hosted and organised regular shows at the Black Cherry Comedy Club in Bournemouth and appeared at the Prestigious summer season on Cromer Pier as a guest artist.

When not playing on stage, Tony is the manager of Vibe Radio, a radio station for disabled children where he teaches them the art of presenting radio, audio editing, and voiceover work.

His TV credits include appearances with Des O’Connor. CBeebies. BBC Hangar 17. Stand Up Britain for ITV and eight episodes of Stand Up Live. He has also starred on the New Variety Show in a twenty-minute solo segment called ‘Live at Jethro’s’, which aired on Sound TV, a former channel on Sky.

He plays Del Boy and Uncle Albert in ‘Only Fools and Three Courses’, touring Hotels, Conference venues and selected theatres across the UK for Comedy Dining.

He recently appeared on CBeebies’ Something Special’, where he played the ‘Radio Teacher’ alongside Justin Fletcher in the ‘Radio Star’ episode.

In the show, ‘Thriller Live’, he provided the voice of ‘Vincent Price’ for the Lyric Theatre and toured the UK.

In 2016. Tony performed at the famous Hollywood Improv Comedy Club in LA, where his hero, Robin Williams, was discovered). He was an instant hit and hailed as a ‘great voice man’ with his mimicry of Arnold Schwarzenegger, Robin Williams, Donald Trump meets Donald Duck, De Niro, Liam Neeson, Tobey Maguire as Spiderman, and Yoda as Ozzy Osbourne’s new nanny!!

In 2019, Tony appeared on series thirteen of Britain’s Got Talent, where he reached the live semi-finals with his unique style of impressions. He received great comments from the judges and a standing ovation from the audience. (Please check out the BGT page for more details).

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