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Grabbed the judges eyes and made into the final of Witty and Twisted.
Gareth Gwynn – Broken by Design / BBC Backchat
Gareth Gwynn, 23, is from Brecon in Wales. At Bath University Gareth was involved with student radio where he produced and presented a series of music and comedy shows, winning the Gold award for Best Comedy and Drama Show at the 2004 Student Radio Awards. He was also involved in the Silver award winning "Because Fish are Funny" (2003) and was nominated for a succession of other comedy shows.
Gareth progressed to commercial radio in February 2006 by filling in for absent presenters on 106.3 Bridge FM, where he was soon given his own show. From March to November that year, Gareth wrote, produced and presented the topical comedy show "Gareth Gwynn's Big Night In" every Saturday evening, making extensive use of pre-production and voice-bending techniques to create the illusion of a cast of thousands (who all sounded slightly like Gareth).
By day Gareth is currently working as an office assistant for an independent financial advisor but by night he performs stand-up comedy. Gareth reached the semi-finals of the Laughing Horse New Act of the Year 2006 competition after a handful of gigs. To date, Gareth has performed 32 gigs and can be seen in front of audiences in Cardiff, Bristol and Bath, wowing them with material based on true stories and items he's found in Brecon's charity shops. If he ever passes his driving test, he might be able to do gigs further afield.