GarethGwynn.com

Comedy Writer, Presenter, Producer, M4 Service Station Connoisseur


CV

Gareth Gwynn is an experienced comedy writer, radio presenter and producer. He is a two-time Radio Academy Award winner, a 4Talent Award winner, a Celtic Media Award nominee, was one of the Radio Academy's "30 Under 30" for 2012 and is a former recipient of the BBC Radio Comedy department's writer's bursary.

Writing

The News Quiz Writer, BBC Radio 4, 2008-16
The Now Show Writer, BBC Radio 4, 2009-15 (cf. Performing Credits)
Bull (Sitcom Series) Writer, GOLD, 2015
Ankle Tag (Sitcom Pilot) Writer, BBC Radio 2, 2015
Elis James' Guide To... Writer, BBC Radio Wales, 2015
XFM Breakfast Show with Jon Holmes Writer, XFM London, 2013-15
Here Be Dragons Writer / Script Editor, BBC Radio Wales, 2013-15
The Vote Now Show (Election Specials) Writer, BBC Radio 4, 2010, 2015
Best Behaviour Writer, BBC Radio 4, 2015
Sketchland Script Editor, BBC Two Scotland, 2015
XFM/Heart On-Air Promotion Adverts Writer, XFM/Heart - This Is Global, 2015
Have I Got News For You Writer, BBC One, 2014
Passing On (Sitcom Series) Writer, BBC Radio Wales, 2014
Elis James' Pantheon Of Heroes Writer, BBC Radio Wales / BBC Radio 4Extra, 2012-14
Small Scenes Writer, BBC Radio 4, 2013
The Cariad Show (TV Pilot) Writer, BBC Three / BBC Online, 2013
Social Club FM (Sitcom Series) Writer, BBC Radio Wales, 2011-13
I Love Wales Writer / Presenter, BBC One Wales, 2013
Those That Can't (Sitcom Series) (Series 4) Writer, BBC Radio Wales, 2012
Newsjack Script Editor (Series 2-6), BBC Radio 7 / 4 Extra, 2010-12
Writer (Pilot & Series 1-7), BBC Radio 7 / 4 Extra, 2009-12
The Now Show 2012 Live! (Olympic Specials) Writer, BBC Radio 4, 2012
My Animals And Other Families (Non-TX Pilot) Writer, BBC Radio 4, 2012
Russell Howard's Good News Additional Material, BBC Three, 2010, 2012
Listen Against Writer / Researcher, BBC Radio 4, 2007-11
Show & Tell Writer, E4, 2011
Reception (Broadcast Pilot) Script Editor / Writer, BBC Radio 2, 2011
The News Quiz Extra Writer / Contributor, BBC Radio 4 Extra, 2011
The Now Show Extra Writer, BBC Radio 4 Extra, 2011
Jon Holmes' Mob Rule Writer, BBC Radio 5 Live, 2011
The Colossal Machine (Non-TX Pilot) Script Editor, BBC Radio 1, 2011
The Armstrong & Miller Book Writer, Sphere Publishing, 2010
The Armstrong & Miller Show (Series 3) Writer, BBC One, 2010
Antiquity (Sitcom Pilot) Writer, BBC Radio 4, 2010
The Jason Byrne Show (Series 3) Writer, BBC Radio 2, 2010
Newsbeast (Taster Script) Writer, CBBC, 2010
Dilemma (Pilot) Writer, BBC Radio 4, 2010
What's The Story? (Series 2) Script Editor, BBC Radio Wales, 2010 (cf. Production Credits)
Laura Solon: Talking And Not Talking Writer, BBC Radio 4, 2009
I Guess That's Why They Call It The News Writer, BBC Radio 4, 2009
Laurence & Gus - Hearts & Minds Writer, BBC Radio 4, 2009
Look Away Now Writer, BBC Radio 4, 2009
I'm Spartacus (Broadcast Pilot) Writer, BBC Radio 2, 2009
Broken Arts Writer, BBC Radio 4, 2009
The Extra Time Quiz Writer, BBC Radio Wales, 2008
Tilt Writer, BBC Radio 7, 2008

Gareth has also assisted a number of comics prepare for panel shows including Mock The Week (BBC One, 2011-4), Show and Tell (E4, 2011) and What’s The Story? (BBC Radio Wales, 2010-11) and assisted in the writing of stand-up material for Edinburgh shows.

Presenting / Performing

BBC Radio Wales Sunday Afternoon Show Regular Presenter, BBC Radio Wales, 2016
BBC Radio Wales Sunday Morning Show Regular Presenter, BBC Radio Wales, 2010-16
The Rhod Gilbert Show Stand-in Presenter, BBC Radio Wales, 2012-16
BBC Radio Wales Summer Saturday Afternoon Show Regular Presenter, BBC Radio Wales, 2013-15
Gareth Gwynn's Little Book Of Welsh Rock Writer / Presenter, BBC Radio 4, 2015
Gareth Gwynn's Little Book Of Welsh Independence Writer / Presenter, BBC Radio 4, 2014
Gareth Gwynn's Twisted History Of Radio Writer / Performer, Machynlleth Comedy Festival
Gareth Gwynn's Twisted 2014 Writer / Presenter, BBC Radio Wales, 2014
The Leak with Tom Price Guest, BBC Radio Wales, 2014
Gareth Gwynn's Twisted History of BBC Wales Writer / Presenter, BBC Radio Wales, 2014
The Now Show Writer / Performer, BBC Radio 4, 2011-13 (cf. Writing Credits)
I Love Wales Writer / Presenter, BBC One Wales, 2013
What’s The Story? Panellist, BBC Radio Wales, 2013 (cf. Production Credits)
Do The Right Thing Panellist, Podcast, 2013
Scramblecast - A Touchcast Demonstration Writer / Performer, BBC Online, 2013
Parallel Lines Radio Performer, Dirty Protest Theatre, 2013
Film Fandango Guest, Absolute Radio Podcast, 2012
Nintendo TV News Voice Over, Future Publishing / Nintendo Wii, 2010-11
Something Else Panellist / Contributor, BBC Radio Wales, 2010
Papa’s Got A Brand New Wigbag Writer / Performer, Edinburgh Fringe Festival, 2010
Too Late For Breakfast (Broadcast Pilot) Panellist, BBC Radio 5 Live, 2009
B.A.D. Radio Writer / Performer, GWR Bath, 2008
Funny Business Performer, BBC 2 Wales, 2008
Play & Record Writer / Performer, BBC Radio 7, 2007
BBC BackChat (Pilot) Writer / Presenter, BBC Radio 7, 2007
Gareth Gwynn's Alternative Anthems Regular Presenter, Afan FM, 2007
Gareth Gwynn's Big Night In Regular Presenter, 106.3 Bridge FM, 2006

Gareth has also spoken at a number of events including the BBC's Sound: Now And Next Event (2015), Radio Academy's TechCon (2014), the BBC Wales Leadership Group (2013) and the Radio Academy Festival as part of the session on the 30 Under 30 (2012).

Radio Comedy Production

Phil & Alice's Comedy Night Development Producer, BBC Radio 1, 2013
Social Club FM (Pilot) Producer, BBC Radio Wales, 2011 (cf. Writing)
What’s The Story? (Series 2-4) Producer, BBC Radio Wales, 2010-11 (cf. Performing)
Jest A Minute with Rhod Gilbert (Series 2) Producer, BBC Radio Wales, 2008
The Rhod Gilbert Show Stand-in Producer, BBC Radio Wales, 2008 (cf. Presenting)
The Roop & Tom Breakfast Show Producer, XFM South Wales, 2007-8

Gareth has also produced a number of music shows including Move And Groove (BBC Radio Wales, 2007), The Evening Show (BBC Radio Wales, 2008) and Chris Needs (BBC Radio Wales, 2008-9).

Awards

Celtic Media Festival - Best Documentary Nomination - "...Little Book Of Welsh Independence" 2015
Radio Academy Bronze Award - Writer / Script Editor on Here Be Dragons 2014
No. 6 on Western Mail’s 25 Home Grown Comedy Stars List 2013
Radio Academy 30 Under 30 2012
Sony Radio Gold Award – Writer on The Jason Byrne Show 2011
BBC Radio Comedy Department – Writer’s Bursary Recipient 2009 / 10
4Talent Awards: Radio Presentation Award - Gareth Gwynn's Alternative Anthems 2007
BBC New Talent: Witty & Twisted: Finalist - BBC Backchat 2007
Funny Business: Finalist 2007
Student Radio Award: Best Comedy: Gold - Component Parts 2004
Student Radio Award: Best Comedy: Silver - Because Fish Are Funny 2003

Audio/video from all shows is available on request.