Dafydd is an award-winning writer, composer and performer, working in theatre, radio and television in both English and Welsh.
He has an English literature degree from Edinburgh University, trained as an actor-creator at LISPA and holds a Ph. D in Theatre Studies from Warwick University.
Dafydd's credits include, Driving Home for Christmas (Radio Wales), Peter Pan (Sherman Theatre: Co-lyricist and Composer) and Llwyth, which was a huge success in Wales with a sell out tour and wonderful reviews. It appeared at the Edinburgh festival before touring Wales and appearing at the Taipei Arts Festival.
The Village Social, a new musical for National Theatre Wales, was co-written with Ben Lewis and toured village halls in Wales in Autumn 2011. My Name is Sue, also created with Ben Lewis, premiered at the Edinburgh Festival before transferring to Soho Theatre and touring was awarded the Total Theatre Award for Music and Theatre.
Together with Ben Lewis, he is further developing The Village Social, as well as a sequel to My Name is Sue for Christmas 2013.
He has commissions with the Royal National Theatre, BBC Radio 3, National Theatre Wales and Sherman Cymru and will begin work on an original television series for Fiction Factory in the New Year.