Gareth Richards did his first stand-up comedy gig aboard ''The Wibbly-Wobbly Boat'' a notoriously rowdy venue in South London in 2004. Since then he has performed all over the UK pedaling his own unique brand of edgily surreal jokes and one-liners, and stories based on true events. Gareth is developing a reputation for himself as a sharp writer and rock solid performer. His outsider viewpoint and appealing persona are already making him a favourite with audiences all over the UK. This year Gareth has done quite well in competitions. He came Runner Up the in Amused Moose Laugh Off 2007, 3rd Place Winner in Hackney Empire New Act of the Year 2007 and Runner Up in You Must be Joking 2007 the competition at the Newbury Comedy Festival. ''You really made me laugh!'' Frank Skinner ''The first act to raise some belly laughs was Gareth Richards, whose quick-fire gags really picked up the pace. The set was delivered with the kind of charisma that could pull off everything from the dodgiest pun to jokes about ethnic cleansing. A definite face for the future.

On Television Gareth has appeared on Russell Howard’s Good News (BBC3), Live at the Electric (BBC3) and the children’s TV panel show The Dog Ate My Homework (CBBC).


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