Rhod Gilbert is now firmly established as one of the leading and most original comedy talents in the country. Performing twice on Live At The Apollo - most recently as a host, headlining Michael Mcintyre's Comedy Roadshow, hosting Never Mind The Buzzcocks and appearing on The Royal Variety Performance and Would I Lie To You? - as well as making regular appearances on panel shows 8 out of 10 Cats and Mock The Week.
Rhod's debut live DVD - Rhod Gilbert & The Award-Winning Mince Pie - was released in November 2009 and claimed the title for the year's fastest selling debut stand-up DVD - selling more than 50,000 DVD's in the first two weeks alone and entering the stand-up chart at number 3. His second live DVD Rhod Gilbert & The Cat That Looked Like Nicholas Lyndhurst, was filmed at the Hammersmith Apollo in June 2010.
A multi award-winning comedian with a reputation as a first class live act, Rhod has been a sell-out sensation at the Edinburgh Festival every year since 2005 and has been invited to perform at every major international festival in the world. A former winner of Time Out's Comic of The Year, Rhod is truly cemented as one of the foremost touring acts in the country.
Rhod has recently been awarded his own Radio 2 series - which he is recording over the summer months and which will broadcast on Saturday nights in the Autumn. Rhod Gilbert's Bulging Barrel of Laughs features regular guests, stand-up comedians and live music from hit bands. Also on Radio 2, Rhod's stand-up world was recently depicted in a pilot entitled Rhod Gilbert's Leaving Llanbobl, based in the fictional Welsh village which has become legendary in his stand-up routines. Rhod is now busy developing the show with Babycow for TV broadcast. He continues to present his Saturday morning weekly radio show for BBC Wales and continues to fly the flag for Wales, fronting a TV campaign for the Welsh Tourist Board.
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