Gareth Gwynn is an experienced Welsh comedy writer, radio presenter and producer. He is a two-time Radio Academy Award winner, a 4Talent Award winner, a four-time Celtic Media Award nominee, an Audible Audio Production Award nominee, a Prix Marulic International Radio Festival nominee and a former recipient of the BBC Radio Comedy department's writer's bursary.
He has written and co-written a wide range of broadcast sitcoms for television and radio. With John-Luke Roberts he co-created and wrote Tony Law: 21st Century Adventurer (Pilot, BBC Radio 4), Bull(3 episodes, GOLD) and it’s radio predecessor Antiquity (Pilot, BBC Radio 4). With John-Luke Roberts, Graeme Garden and Bill Oddie, he recently co-wrote an audio-edition of The Goodies (1 episode, Audible), based on a plot by producer, Barnaby Eaton-Jones. With Elis James he co-wrote Social Club FM (10 episodes, BBC Radio Wales), with Chris Corcoran he co-wrote the fourth and final series of Those That Can’t (6 episodes, BBC Radio Wales) and on his own, he wrote Passing On (6 episodes, BBC Radio Wales). Together with Benjamin Partridge, he co-wrote two series of Ankle Tag (8 episodes, BBC Radio 2 and 4). With Sian Harries and Tudur Owen he co-wrote the scenes and scenarios for Tourist Trap (7 episodes, BBC One Wales), a semi-improvised sketch show set in a fictionalized version of the Welsh Tourist Board. A second series has been commissioned.
Gareth is a regular writer on the BBC's flagship topical radio comedy shows The News Quizand The Now Show and has written for Have I Got News For Youseveral times. He has appeared on The Now Show numerous times as a performer and wrote for spin-offs The Now Show 2012 Live!, The Vote Now Show and Now The Twelfth Night Show. He also co-devised and co-wrote O'r Diwedd, a satirical review of the year, for S4C.
Gareth was a regular presenter on BBC Radio Wales from 2010 to 2017 and has presented a number of documentaries for BBC Radio 4 examining Welsh identity, language, culture, politics and the campaign for independence. In 2019 he presented Gareth Gwynn's Alternative Archive, a comedic edition of the Archive On 4 strand which told stories from parallel universes and other worlds using cut-up audio.