Eirlys Bellin is a producer, writer, performer and voiceover artist whose original ideas have been commissioned by Channel 4, Channel 5, BBC Comedy, BBC Radio 4 and S4C. Most recently, she has written and produced series 4 of ‘Sustainable Energy’ for CNBC with Equal Productions. This prime-time factual show profiles green innovations all over the world. She has also recently generated VT ideas for the BBC’s One Show with Big Deal Films.
As well as producing, Eirlys is an experienced commercial voiceover artist and a regular voice on BBC Radio 4, recently appearing alongside Ruth Jones in the critically acclaimed comedy, ‘The Specials.’
Eirlys began her career as an actress, appearing in ‘Dr Who’ on BBC One, 'Edge of Heaven' on ITV1, 'Stella' on Sky 1, ‘Tonightly’ on Channel 4 and ‘Jonathan’ on S4C. She then honed her writing skills on the live comedy circuit in London by writing and performing character comedy including at ‘Something For The Weekend’ at Madame Jojos, the hit variety show she co-produced with Sam Michel and with two multi-character solo shows at Edinburgh Festival in 2007 and 2010.
Following this, she joined the writing team of ‘Tonightly’, which was an Objective production for Channel 4, wrote ‘Jane & Marcus’ for BBC Radio 4, produced by Gareth Edwards and co-developed original ideas with Robert Evans, following their BBC commission for ‘Frozen’, produced by Paul Schlesinger. She also developed ‘Night Shift’, an original comedy-drama about mother-daughter relationships with Ruth Jones’ production company, Tidy Productions, as well as scripting a constructed reality show, ‘Pedwar’ for S4C alongside Noel James, produced by Huw Chiswell.
From 2010 to 2014, Eirlys scripted over thirty episodes of ‘Jonathan’ (S4C Wales’ prime-time sports entertainment show) fronted by rugby star Jonathan Davies. She also performed her own comic creation on the show - “Rhian Madame Rugby” - a fanatical Welsh rugby fan/roving reporter, who gained an unprecedented number of followers for a Welsh TV personality on social media at the time and attracted a book deal. “Madame Rugby: The Wedding” / “Madamrygbi: Y Briodas,” published by Y Lolfa in Welsh in 2013.