Gwenno Dafydd

Welsh author Gwenno Dafydd’s has been a professional broadcaster, singer and actress since 1980, working in film, television, radio and theatre.  She has had numerous pieces of work and articles published, including a one-woman show about French chanteuse Edith Piaf, titled ‘No Regrets’, twelve pieces of children’s poetry and a children’s musical Christmas show for BBC Radio Cymru. In addition, Gwenno has written 150 lyrics in both Welsh and English, including the new Saint David’s Day Anthem.

Gwenno book on female stand up comediennes, Sock it to them Sister, it is out now published by Richard Davies, from Parthian Books and available here (

Gwenno interviewed 84 men and women working in the comedy industry – sixty five of whom were female stand up comics in Britain and internationally — some pioneering and well known like the late Joan Rivers, Jo Brand, Jenny Eclair, Helen Lederer, as well as newcomers Nina Conti, Shazia Mirzah and Amy Schumer.

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