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 theatres and companies, including the RSC; Chichester Festival Theatre; Paines Plough; Lyric Hammersmith; Northern Broadsides; Hull Truck; West Yorkshire Playhouse; and has toured the country numerous times. He has twice performed in New York and has appeared on television and radio for the BBC, Channel 4 and ITV. He also performs as a stand-up, sketch and character comedian.

He directed Ella Hickson's 4-part radio drama Going Out for the Roundhouse Studios, and co-writes and is a performer in comedy duos The Johns, and Owls of Derision.

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

In a groundbreaking episode of Emmerdale in November 2017, the soap flashes back to 1988.

Matt plays the younger version of the iconic Shadrach Dingle, whose violence towards his wife and son (Faith and Cain) had a devastating impact on their lives...

Matt Sutton is superb as the bright, frustrated Peter...

- The Times on TOAST by Richard Bean -

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...

Perhaps best of all are Matt Sutton and Peter Caulfield's fabulously leery ugly sisters, Booty and Licious

- The Telegraph on CINDRELLA at Lyric Hammersmith -


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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