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Although Gwenfair broke a leg acting  in an Off Broadway theater production in New York, she carried on performing on crutches especially made to match her 19th century costume - the show must go on!

When sharing  the stage with Oprah Winfrey and Hilary Rodam Clinton at the International EMMYS, she was appointed her own Secret Service Agent to protect her.

She has worked with the fabulously funny Graham Norton.

 

She has been singing from an early age 

She performed stand-up in a New York benefit to raise money for the Hurricane Katrina appeal.

 

She has participated and run drama workshops for children of various ages and backgrounds, and believes in the power of drama to help children express themselves.

Having studied Shotokan Karate, she has a second brown belt and was taught by the the renowned Japanese Sensei Masao Kawasoe

 

An accomplished swimmer, she gained advanced pool and open sea lifesaving qualifications as well as a teaching certificate.

 

She learned to sail in Sydney Harbour, Australia and has crewed in point to point sailing races.

 

Whilst white water rafting in Queensland, North  Australia, she was thrown overboard and nearly drowned in the rapids.

 

On arriving at a guest house in Ireland, Gwenfair administered emergency first aid to a small boy who had severed his thumb in a door. The boy's family later informed her, that her actions had made it possible for a surgeon to successfully reattach the little boy's thumb and secure his ability to use his hand.

 

Her first language is Welsh.

 

Her star sign is Scorpio.

 

 

 

 

Press & Publicity  
     
Television & Theatre Review Quotes
          
Peter Rabbit, EMMY Award Winning International Animation TV Series - Mrs Tiggy-Winkle
 
 
"Gwenfair Vaughan is the voice of Beatrix Potter's famous hedgehog!" - BBC Radio
 
 
The Shaugraun, Off Broadway New York - Biddy Madigan
 
"Gwenfair Vaughan plays Biddy Madigan...that's worthy of the ticket price alone!" - Irish Voice, New York
 
"Gwenfair Vaughan is very memorable as a professional mourner at a lurid funeral wake..."  - ABC News 
 
 
The Cinnamon Moths, Off Broadway New York -Female Lead Aysha
 
"Performance level vary, with Gwenfair Vaughan setting the tone for the evening with her focused, emotional
 
portrayal." - Backstage, NewYork
 
Turnham Bloody Green, Off Broadway New York - Solo Performance
"Gwenfair Vaughan's solo performance as the lonely Alice in Turnham Bloody Greene is very moving and bittersweet'
 
- BBC Correspondent
 
 
 
Under Milk Wood, US Regional Theater Show - First Voice & Multiple Characters

 

“…the gem of the evening, Gwenfair Vaughan was my personal favourite who will really catch your eye and attention
 
with her talent, charm and presence” -Welsh Society of Pennsylvania Review
 
Into the East, UK Regional Theater Tour - Female Lead Rebecca
 
"Gwenfair Vaughan played Rebecca. As she chewed on the tounge of her shoe to ease the pangs of hunger, you
 
felt that hunger. It was a moving and dramatic performance in which she made you feel guilty for the atrocities
 
that were portrayed" -South Wales Leader
 
 
The Room - UK Regional Theater Tour - Female Lead Mandy
 
"An hour of crystal clear brilliance...Mandy and Greg are two tenish year old children both played with bright and  
 
convincing relish by Gwenfair Vaughan and Emyr John. Their success in making us believe that they are young
 
children is remarkable!...A quality achievement by all concerned" -Welsh Theater Review
           
 
 
Taliesyn - Award Winning Theater Show - Female Lead Ceridwen
 
"...an absolutely breathtaking experience for anyone of any age." -The Irish Guardian
 
"...it's a rattling good yarn told with wit and verve...it's packed pacily into a hour of humour, music,
 
inventive direction and even an itty-bitty-witty touch of eroticism"  -Harry Brown, The Irish Times
 
"The five actors, who are also musicians and dancers, provide bright comic performances..."  - Calgary Herald
 
"It's to 'Dai' for!...The five-strong cast are talented singers and dancers, while the comedy is physical without ever
 
veering into slapstick..." -Dublin Evening Herald
         
 
"Taliesin pushed at the limits of what theater could accommodate as a pure imaginative structure, with occasional
 
moments of intense ugliness and horror, emphasizing the fragility of the imagination's constructs, as well as
 
much comic relief" -The Theater Internationalist
 
Hafod Haidd - TV Comedy Series - Female Lead Megan
"It's difficult to know how to judge an unkempt, dirty young woman who carries her baby around in a back-pack.
 
But 'Megan Hafod Haidd' is one of the most endearing characters in the comedy that brings the sounds, magic,
 
and  aroma of the countryside to our screens..."-Welsh National Newspaper
 
 
"Judging by the awful appearance of poor Megan, it's unlikely that viewers will associate her with Hannah's
 
character, the preacher's daughter in 'Y Palmant Aur' (the Golden Pavement), but Gwenfair is responsible
 
for both characters." -Welsh National Newspaper     
       
 
         
      
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