Gavin has written for and performed on BBC Radio 4 and Resonance FM. He has done gigs with poet-songwriter-comedian John Hegley and toured the UK and Australia. He's a regular contributor to Robin Ince's School For Gifted Children and the annual 9 Lessons & Carols For Godless People, as part of which he ended 2008 at a sold out Hammersmith Apollo alongside Jarvis Cocker, Malcolm Middleton and comedians Stewart Lee and Ricky Gervais. He's written and performed story shows with the award-winning Daniel Kitson at Regents Park Open Air Theatre and done a run of shows at the Edinburgh Fringe. He's been on Radio 4. This is his third visit to Green Man.
"Funny and touching. Osborn walks a similar tightrope [to Loudon Wainwright III] but remains perfectly balanced" - Stewart Lee, The Sunday Times
"Simultaneously hilarious and heart-rending songs about the difficulties of love in a modern world" - The Independent Weekly, Adelaide
"Gavin Osborn showed exactly how to meld erudition, wit and acoustic guitar... a brilliantly accomplished singer-songwriter with touchingly quirky lyrics" - Chortle