James Corden- well deserved
James will remember the evening of the 21st of April forever. The day he won the BAFTA best comedy performance for his role of Smithy in the popular BBC Three comedy series Gavin and Stacey. Life has not always been a beach for James as he had to wait eight years for his first part in the musical Martin Guerre. His next role came in form of Jamie Rymer in Fat Friends. His performance in Fat Friends was noticed and he was nominated for the 2000 RTS Award for Network Newcomer. His struggle continued and he next apperead on our screens as Gareth Jones in the series Boyz Unlimited. His TV work includes a role playing a bookish student in Teachers (Series 2, 2000) and he also made a guest appearances in Little Britain. Corden’s film credits include Mike Leigh‘s All or Nothing (2002).
Corden played the role of Timms in the original London stage production of Alan Bennett‘s play The History Boys, as well as in the Broadway, Sydney, Wellington and Hong Kong productions and radio and film versions of the play. Corden stars in the BBC Three comedy Gavin & Stacey that he co-wrote with his Fat Friends co-star Ruth Jones. As well as a second series for the BBC, Corden will act as executive producer for an NBC pilot of an American version of the show.
Corden guest hosted Big Brother’s Big Mouth with his Gavin & Stacey co-star Mathew Horne in August 2007. Corden and Horne were the permanent hosts for the Big Brother’s Big Mouth series running alongside E4‘s Big Brother: Celebrity Hijack in January 2008. He appears in the forthcoming film How To Lose Friends and Alienate People and series two of Gavin & Stacey. He cohosted the Whats on Stage Awards ceremony in 2008.
He is currently working on the BBC pilot Hey, Hey, We’re The Monks. It has been stated by Gavin and stacey co-star Matthew Horne that he and Corden will be appearing in a new sketch type show named ‘Horne and Corden’.
Here’s a piece of his brilliance. Go ahead Sir take a bow to deserve it.