What's On 7 Deadly Idiots screening Sy Thomas Sy Thomas is an actor, writer, and stand-up comedian. Sy has portrayed a wealth of acting roles both on TV and online – including The Revolting World of Stanley Brown (BBC1); Richard Hammond’s Secret Service (BBC1); 8 Out of 10 Cats Does Countdown (Channel 4); and (in the role he was born to play) as a sad man in a chicken costume in the music video for Animals by Kawala. His debut short film Breakdown – written, produced, and performed alongside Oliver Britten, and directed by Dominic O’Riordan - took the 2020 international film festival circuit by storm; with 17 official festival selections, 10 awards nominations, and 3 award wins. Sy’s performance lead to him being nominated for ‘Best Actor’ at UVFF 2020. Sy has also created a multitude of online films - the spoof video Race the London Train was featured by Channel 4; and he was commissioned by BBC3 to make the lo-fi pig-wrangling film Everyday Problems – as well as regularly collaborating with a wide array of comedy directors and filmmakers. As a stand-up comedian Sy has performed at comedy clubs and festivals around the globe, and is a veteran of the Edinburgh fringe. Arguably most famously of all, Sy portrayed the back end of ‘Daisy the Cow’ in the 2012 Cbeebies Pantomime.