Rod Woodward

Award-winning comedian Rod Woodward's dream started when he took a year out from university to pursue his childhood ambition of becoming a professional comedian; following a job offer as a studio audience warm up man at HTV Wales.

Rod Woodward is in big demand on the corporate circuit and his exceptional delivery and material have attracted the praise of some of the business' most respected names and critics.

Winner of the 'Encore Comedian of The Year', Rod completed the 110-night sell-out Dark Side Tour of the UK and Ireland with Patrick McGuinness of Phoenix Nights and appeared with Russell Brand at St. David's Hall, Cardiff.  Rod Woodward then went on to win the BBC comedy competition Funny Business in February 2008.

Rod Woodward has written and performed in his own Radio Wales Comedy series, "Doing It For A Laugh" - 3Series.  He has also written and presented the ten-part series, "A Bit Off The Fringe" for BBC2 Wales, and has appeared as the subject of the BBC documentary, "Am I Talking To You", which followed Rod on his journey to the Edinburgh Festival Fringe.  He wrote and performed his own one man show for a 25-night run at The Pleasance at the Edinburgh Festival Fringe, for which he earned rave reviews.

The Cardiff-born stand-up comic also has an alter ego Mario De Niro who appeared at Planet Hollywood in Las Vegas before Joe Calzaghe's super fight with Bernard Hopkins.  His song 'Delilah - the Calzaghe remix' proved a big hit with Joe's travelling army of fans.

Rod Woodward's talent doesn't stop there and to celebrate Cardiff City reaching the FA Cup final, Rod wrote and performed a comedy song 'Do The Ayatollah,' backed by more than 100 Bluebirds fans.

Set to the tune of the Macarena and recorded at Shabbey Road Studios, Caerphilly, it was a run-away success with more than 340,000 hits on You Tube. It was featured on network radio and television shows, including Soccer AM and GMTV.

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