Elis James

News: Spend An Evening With Elis James and John Robins

Watch Elis James and John Robins live on Sunday April 26, starting at 8pm (UK time). 

ELIS JAMES and JOHN ROBINS are two of the nations best tolerated DJs, and they have been creating passable radio together for over half a decade. Off air they are respected comedians who’ve performed to tens of thousands of people across the UK / low hundreds of Welsh-speakers in Carmarthen.

News: Elis James And John Robins Launch The Isolation Tapes

Comedians, podcasters and BBC Radio 5 Live presenters Elis James and John Robins have released the second instalment of The Isolation Tapes, following on from yesterday’s opener.

Elis and John’s Isolation Tapes will consist of conversations recorded in the respective homes of the two 5 Live comedians. The pair, self-isolating individually, will continue to remain socially distant whilst trying to make sense of the reality we’re all now faced with.


News: Radio Academy Award Nominations for Elis James, John Robins, Chris & Rosie Ramsey, Jacob Hawley & More

Elis James & John Robins' Radio 5 show and Chris and Rosie Ramsey's podcast are among those nominated for The Radio Academy Awards, known as the Arias. They are both up for Funniest Show alongside James Veitch, Kurupt FM, ReincarNathan and the Dave Berry Breakfast Show.

Comedian Jacob Hawley is nominated for Best New Presenter for his BBC Sounds show Jacob Hawley on Drugs.

Frank Skinner and Iain Lee are nominated for Best Speech Presenter. 

The results will be announced on Wednesday, 4th March.


News: Elis James To Present Documentary Series About Welsh Comedy

In a three part series, Comedian and proud Welshman Elis James meets some of the nation’s best comedy writers and performers to explore the vast Welsh comedy history from pre-wartime to today.


News: Christmas Pub Special For Elis James And John Robins

Elis James and John Robins will be doing a special Christmas edition of their BBC Radio 5 show.

To celebrate their first Christmas on the BBC and the success of their popular Friday afternoon show, they are heading to the pub.


News: Elis James 'Buys' Cardiff Castle

Welsh comedian Elis James is marking 25 years of National Lottery support for the UK’s most treasured and historic places by taking a cheeky and comical glimpse inside the famous walls of Cardiff Castle. 


News: New Podcast From Elis James and John Robins

BBC Radio 5 Live presenters Elis James and John Robins will talk to famous names about the challenges they have faced in life, in a new podcast called “How Do You Cope?... with Elis and John” for BBC Sounds and Radio 5.

Elis and John will ask well-known guests about the hurdles and setbacks they have faced in their lives.  Although topics covered will be serious, the tone will be positive and light with plenty of laughter in each episode.

News: Elis James & John Robins Launch Radio 5 Show

Comedians John Robins and Elis James launch their new Radio 5 show on May 31

Elis and John met on the comedy circuit in 2005 and have won a Chortle Award and a British Podcast Award. They are best friends who are complete opposites. John is a fanatic of the band Queen and supported them at their 2014/2015 New Year concert; Elis lives for Swansea City Football Club and is a proud collector of retro football shirts.

They previously had a hit show on Radio X.


News: Elis James & John Robins Join Radio 5 Live

Elis James and John Robins are joining BBC Radio 5 Live. The renowned comedians, who have been presenting together on commercial station Radio X since 2014, will host a new weekly entertainment show on 5 Live, beginning on Friday 31st May.

Elis and John have been mates since meeting on the comedy circuit in 2005.

News: Elis James & John Robins Leave Radio X

Comedians Elis James and John Robins are to leave Radio X. This Saturday 30th March will be their last show, having started their digital indie show five years ago.

John Robins posted the news on their show's Facebook group, thanking their fans and explaining the reasons.


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