Jonny Owen
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Jonny Owen is a thirty something Welshman who has acted in some of the UK’s most popular drama’s and comedies. His impressive CV includes Shameless, Being Human, Murphy’s Law, My Family and Inspector George Gently.
He was also the lead in Wales highest ever grossing Indie Film (A bit of Tom Jones) and is Irvine Welsh’s actor of choice appearing in the Critically lauded and Welsh written Wedding Belles, Dose and Good Arrows.

He currently is the co-creator and star of the smash on-line comedy ‘Svengali’ which has had cameo appearances from Martin Freeman, Carl Barat, Boy George and Alan McGee. It was recently described by Mark Prigg of the Evening Standard as the ‘best on-line comedy on the internet’.

Jonny is also a Producer and has won the prestigious ‘Gwyn Alf Williams Bafta’ for his brilliant documentary ‘Aberfan’. He’s also Produced several series for ITV Wales including ‘The Tower Story’ and ‘The last Miner to play for Wales. He has done voice over work for the BBC ITV and Sky and is the current narrator of BBC Wales Documentary series ‘Hospital 24/7′ which has the highest viewing figures of any series in his homeland.

In the past Jonny has written exclusively on request for the Guardian, The Times and The Western Mail and is also the writer of two critically acclaimed self-presented pieces for Match of Day Cup Final Program (6 Million views and Martin Kelner from The Guardian’s ‘pick of the day’) and Football Focus (4 Million views).

The face of ITV Wales Soccer Sunday for three years Jonny used all his acting skills to keep a straight face when announcing his beloved Cardiff City lost and Swansea won. He has just filmed ‘Loserville’ as the male lead for the BBC playing a 'pimp' of all things. A part he enjoyed immensely. He's getting a bit older these days but still manages the odd game of five a side and is an avid Cardiff City and Wales fan. Something he has learned to cope with over the years.

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Choosing the Soundtrack for My Movie 'Svengali'

(0) Comments | Posted 18 March 2014 | (23:00)

'Svengali's soundtrack makes a very good film great' NME

It was amazing how many times I'd run in breathless to the edit suite waving the song I was convinced would be the 'one'. We'd quickly load it, play the scene with the song and then there would be a silence...

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The Stone Roses Reforming - why it's the Best News of the Teenies

(4) Comments | Posted 21 October 2011 | (00:00)

It's almost impossible to explain to people how important the Stone Roses were and how awful the 80s were until they came along. There's nostalgia too now, of course. That bastard always creeps in.

People going on about The Blitz Club, electro pop and goth. But believe me it was...

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That First Magical Holiday With the Lads

(0) Comments | Posted 28 September 2011 | (00:00)

I went to see the Inbetweeners movie the other day. I loved it. Like the rest of the UK it seems. It broke box office records and now everyone is scrambling around looking for British Comedies as a movie about four teenagers on their first 'lads away' tour smashed all...

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How Can You Hate Music?

(0) Comments | Posted 8 September 2011 | (00:00)

Sometimes, someone says something to you, something so extraordinarily baffling that you can't help but mull it over for months after. I was out with the Wife meeting some new people. I never usually worry about these things, meeting new people.

In fact I actually like it. One time...

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