Gareth Gwynn

CV

Gareth Gwynn is an experienced Welsh comedy writer and radio presenter. He is a two-time Radio Academy Award winner, a two-time Celtic Media Award nominee, a 4Talent Award winner, a Prix Marulic International Radio Festival nominee and a former recipient of the BBC Radio Comedy department's writer's bursary.

Writing

Ankle Tag (Sitcom Series) Writer, BBC Radio 2/BBC Radio 4, 2015-18
Top Gear (Series 25-26) Programme Associate, BBC Two, 2018
Sue Perkins' Earpedia Writer, Audible Originals, 2017-18
Tudur Owen: Where On Earth Is Anglesey? Script Editor, BBC Radio 4, 2018
Felicity Ward: Appisodes Script Editor, BBC Radio 4, 2018
The Tourist Trap Writer, BBC One Wales, 2018
Elis James: Cic Lan yr Archif Writer, S4C, 2018
We Need To Talk About… Writer, Spotify, 2017-18
The Now Show Writer, BBC Radio 4, 2009-18 (cf. Performing Credits)
O'r Diwedd Writer, S4C, 2016-18 (c.f. Production Credits)
The Dave Berry Breakfast Show (Online Content) Writer, Absolute Radio, 2018
The News Quiz Writer, BBC Radio 4, 2008-17
Tony Law: 21st Century Adventurer (Sitcom Pilot) Writer, BBC Radio 4, 2017
Please Hold (Sitcom Pilot) Script Editor, BBC Radio Wales, 2017
The Vote Now Show (Election & EU Specials) Writer, BBC Radio 4, 2010, 2015-17
State Of The Nations Writer, BBC Radio 4. 2016-17
Now The Twelfth Night Show Writer, BBC Radio 4, 2017
The Coopers Verses The Rest (Sitcom Pilot) Additional Material, BBC Two, 2016
Fred MacAulay’s Wet Hot Political Summer Writer, BBC Radio 4, 2016
Elis James' Pantheon Of Heroes Writer, BBC Radio Wales / BBC Radio 4Extra, 2012-16
Jonathan's Six Nations Quiz Writer, BBC One Wales, 2016
Bull (Sitcom Series) Writer, GOLD, 2015
Elis James' Guide To Machynlleth Writer, BBC Radio Wales, 2015
Beat The Intro Writer, Audible Originals, 2015
Bridget Christie's Christmas List Additional Material, BBC Radio 4, 2015
XFM Breakfast Show with Jon Holmes Writer, XFM London, 2013-15
Sketchland Script Editor, BBC Two Scotland, 2015
Here Be Dragons Writer / Script Editor, BBC Radio Wales, 2013-15
Best Behaviour Writer, BBC Radio 4, 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
Small Scenes Writer, BBC Radio 4, 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
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 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 Armstrong & Miller Book Writer, Sphere Publishing, 2010
The Armstrong & Miller Show Writer, BBC One, 2010
Antiquity (Sitcom Pilot) Writer, BBC Radio 4, 2010
The Jason Byrne Show Writer, BBC Radio 2, 2010
Dilemma (Pilot) Writer, BBC Radio 4, 2010
What's The Story? 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 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 The Unbelievable Truth (BBC Radio 4, 2017-18), Mock The Week (BBC One, 2011-6), 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

The Now Show Writer / Performer, BBC Radio 4, 2011-13, 2017 (cf. Writing Credits)
Gareth Gwynn’s Twisted 2017 Presenter, BBC Radio Wales, 2017
BBC Radio Wales Sunday Afternoon Show Regular Presenter, BBC Radio Wales, 2016-17
The Rhod Gilbert Show Stand-in Presenter, BBC Radio Wales, 2012-17
The Welsh Under Canvas Writer/Presenter, BBC Radio Wales, 2017
The Beef And Dairy Network (Episode 23) Performer, Maximum Fun, 2017
The Greatest Ever Faker Writer/Presenter, BBC Radio 4, 2016
International Waters Panellist, Maximum Fun Podcast, 2016
Exploding Brain Myths Voice Over, Web Series, 2016
BBC Radio Wales Early Sunday Morning Show Regular Presenter, BBC Radio Wales, 2010-16
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
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 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 and TV Comedy Production

Just A Minute: 50 Years In 28 Minutes Producer, BBC Radio 4, 2017
O'r Diwedd Creative Producer, S4C, 2016-17 (c.f. Writing Credits)
Phil & Alice's Comedy Night Development Producer, BBC Radio 1, 2013
Social Club FM (Pilot) Producer, BBC Radio Wales, 2011 (cf. Writing Credits)
What’s The Story? (Series 2-4) Producer, BBC Radio Wales, 2010-11 (cf. Performing Credits)
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 Credits)
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

The Radio Academy ARIAS – Best Entertainment Nomination – Elis James’ Pantheon Of Heroes 2017
British Comedy Guide Awards – Nomination – Elis James’ Pantheon Of Heroes 2017
Art Of Neuroscience - Honourable Mention - Exploding Brain Myths 2016
Selected for the Prix Marulic Radio Festival, Croatia - The Greatest Ever Faker 2016
Celtic Media Festival - Best Comedy Nomination - Here Be Dragons 2016
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

Gareth is a fully paid-up member of the UK Writers' Union, The Writers Guild Of Great Britain (WGGB).

Audio/video from all shows is available on request.