Matt trained at the Central School of Speech and Drama and with the National Youth Theatre. He has worked for some of the UK's foremost theatre companies, including: the RSC, Paines Plough, Northern Broadsides, Hull Truck, West Yorkshire Playhouse, and has toured the country numerous times. He has appeared in television and radio dramas for the BBC and ITV.

He directed Ella Hickson's 4-part radio drama Going Out for the Roundhouse, and co-writes and is one half of a comedy duo - The Johns.

In 2002, he co-founded Touchstone Shakespeare Theatre with 4 other actors. They have devised and delivered drama workshops to young people with autism and SEN across the country and contributed to the drafting of the RSC's Stand Up For Shakespeare Manifesto in 2008. They are currently running a workshop programme with the National Theatre for their celebrated production of The Curious Incident of the Dog in the Night-Time.

Matt is from Hull. And he never shuts up about it.

Curriculum Vitae

Matt Sutton, very droll as butterfingered goalkeeper Joe...stops the show with his poignant description of his unromantic first meeting with his late wife.

- Financial Times on JUMPERS FOR GOALPOSTS by Tom Wells -


Recent Work

Have a look at the video on the right, where you can watch a couple of funny ads that I shot in March this year. In the first one, I play a bloke being driven mad by interruptions as he waits for the football highlights to start.

A minute in total.

The production is vivaciously acted...
Matt Sutton makes his Angry Brigade sidekick strangely touching.

- Michael Billington on UP ON ROOF by Richard Bean -

Voice Reel & Samples

Voice over, narration and singing. Loads of styles. Have a listen...

There are beautifully pitched comic moments, particularly from Matt Sutton.

- Lizzie Kirkwood on STEVE AND THEN IT ENDED -


Here is a collection of headshots, production stills and videos.

This night will turn us all to fools and madmen.

- As 'Fool' in KING LEAR for RSC (UK tour and Park Ave Armoury, New York. Directed by Tim Crouch) -


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Janet Plater
  • Janet Plater Management
  • Milburn House
  • Dean Street
  • Newcastle upon Tyne
  • NE1 1LF

  • 0191 221 2490


Jude Schweppe (Voice over)
  • The Voice Over Store
  • The Studio
  • 6A Burnley Road
  • London
  • SW9 0SH

  • 0207 450 0538


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