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.
Matt Sutton, very droll as butterfingered goalkeeper Joe...stops the show with his poignant description of his unromantic first meeting with his late wife.
In the fifth episode of the BBC's Our Zoo, the Mottersheads make the agonising decision to sell Adam and Eve, the family's beloved bears.
Sidney Kane (Matt) arrives from Manchester to have a look at them and make a heartbreaking offer...
Bean’s characters are soft as baps under their tough crusts, and get superb turns from Matt Sutton’s chippy striver...
The production is vivaciously acted...
Matt Sutton makes his Angry Brigade sidekick strangely touching.
Voice over, narration and singing. Loads of styles. Have a listen...
There are beautifully pitched comic moments, particularly from Matt Sutton.
Here is a collection of headshots, production stills and videos.
This night will turn us all to fools and madmen.
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