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Rhod Gilbert

Rhod Gilbert

  • 55 years old
  • Welsh
  • Writer, executive producer and stand-up comedian
Rhod Gilbert's Growing Pains. Rhod Gilbert

Rhod Gilbert is a Welsh stand-up comedian and presenter who started working as a comic in 2002, quickly rising to success and national fame. He has hosted numerous TV comedy series and enjoyed radio success with his own sitcom, as well as touring to popular acclaim and has released a number of successful stand-up DVDs.

Year Production Role
2024 QI - Series U Coming Soon
  1. E8 - 'U' Animals
Guest
2024 8 Out Of 10 Cats Does Countdown - Series 24 (Channel 4: Series 25)
  1. E4 - Episode Four
Guest
2024 Rhod Gilbert And The Giant Grapefruit Self
2023 Rhod Gilbert's Growing Pains - Series 5
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  1. E1 - Episode One
  2. E2 - Episode Two
  3. E3 - Episode Three
  4. E4 - Episode Four
  5. E5 - Episode Five
  6. E6 - Episode Six
Creative Consultant
2023 Rhod Gilbert's Growing Pains - Series 5
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  1. E1 - Episode One
  2. E2 - Episode Two
  3. E3 - Episode Three
  4. E4 - Episode Four
  5. E5 - Episode Five
  6. E6 - Episode Six
Writer
2023 Rhod Gilbert's Growing Pains - Series 5
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  1. E1 - Episode One
  2. E2 - Episode Two
  3. E3 - Episode Three
  4. E4 - Episode Four
  5. E5 - Episode Five
  6. E6 - Episode Six
Host / Presenter
2023 Rhod Gilbert: Work in Progress Self
2023 The Tringe Self
2023 The National Comedy Awards - 2023
  1. 2023
Self
2023 Rhod Gilbert: The Book Of John Writer
2023 Rhod Gilbert: The Book Of John Self
2023 Rhod Gilbert: A Pain In The Neck For SU2C Host / Presenter
2023 The Comedy Roast For SU2C Host / Presenter
2022 Mock The Week - Series 21
  1. Special - The History Of... Part 1
Guest
2022 Mel Giedroyc: Unforgivable - Series 3
  1. E1 - Episode One
Guest
2022 Rhod Gilbert's Growing Pains - Series 4
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  1. E1 - Episode One
  2. E2 - Episode Two
  3. E3 - Episode Three
  4. E4 - Episode Four
  5. E5 - Episode Five
  6. E6 - Episode Six
  7. E7 - Episode Seven
  8. E8 - Episode Eight
  9. E9 - Episode Nine
  10. E10 - Episode Ten
  11. E11 - Episode Eleven
  12. E12 - Episode Twelve
Writer
2022 Rhod Gilbert's Growing Pains - Series 4
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  1. E1 - Episode One
  2. E2 - Episode Two
  3. E3 - Episode Three
  4. E4 - Episode Four
  5. E5 - Episode Five
  6. E6 - Episode Six
  7. E7 - Episode Seven
  8. E8 - Episode Eight
  9. E9 - Episode Nine
  10. E10 - Episode Ten
  11. E11 - Episode Eleven
  12. E12 - Episode Twelve
Host / Presenter
2022 Would I Lie To You? - Series 15
  1. E7 - Episode Seven
Guest
2021 Rhod Gilbert's Growing Pains - Series 3
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  1. E1 - Episode One
  2. E2 - Episode Two
  3. E3 - Episode Three
  4. E4 - Episode Four
  5. E5 - Episode Five
  6. E6 - Episode Six
Host / Presenter
2021 Rhod Gilbert's Growing Pains - Series 3
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  1. E1 - Episode One
  2. E2 - Episode Two
  3. E3 - Episode Three
  4. E4 - Episode Four
  5. E5 - Episode Five
  6. E6 - Episode Six
Writer
2021 Blankety Blank - Series 18
  1. E4 - Episode Four
Guest
2021 Rhod Gilbert's Growing Pains - Series 2
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  1. E1 - Episode One
  2. E2 - Episode Two
  3. E3 - Episode Three
  4. E4 - Episode Four
  5. E5 - Episode Five
  6. E6 - Episode Six
Writer
2021 Rhod Gilbert's Growing Pains - Series 2
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  1. E1 - Episode One
  2. E2 - Episode Two
  3. E3 - Episode Three
  4. E4 - Episode Four
  5. E5 - Episode Five
  6. E6 - Episode Six
Host / Presenter
2021 Balham Comedy Festival Self
2021 Underbelly Festival Self
2021 Rhod Gilbert's Growing Pains - Series 1
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  1. E1 - Episode One
  2. E2 - Episode Two
  3. E3 - Episode Three
  4. E4 - Episode Four
  5. E5 - Episode Five
  6. E6 - Episode Six
Writer
2021 Rhod Gilbert's Growing Pains - Series 1
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  1. E1 - Episode One
  2. E2 - Episode Two
  3. E3 - Episode Three
  4. E4 - Episode Four
  5. E5 - Episode Five
  6. E6 - Episode Six
Host / Presenter
2020 Live At The Apollo - The One About...
  1. Special - Shopping
Guest
2020 The Machynlleth Comedy Festival - 2020
  1. E1 - 10 Years Of Mach Fest
Guest
2020 Stuart Goldsmith's Infinite Sofa
  1. E19 - Episode Nineteen
Guest
2020 Leicester Comedy Festival Self
2019 Have I Got News For You - Series 58
  1. Special - Have I Got 2019 News For You
Host / Presenter
2019 Elis James: Funny Nation Self
2019 Rhod Gilbert: The Book of John Self
2019 Have I Got News For You - Series 57
  1. E7 - Episode Seven
Host / Presenter
2019 Rhod Gilbert: The Book Of John Self
2018 Everyone's A Comedian Development Host / Presenter
2018 Have I Got News For You - Series 56
  1. Special - Have I Got 2018 News For You
Host / Presenter
2018 Would I Lie To You? - Series 12
  1. E7 - Episode Seven
  2. E11 - The Best Bits
Guest
2018 QI - Series P
  1. E11 - Potpourri
  2. E14 - Pathological
  3. Special - Highlights Special
  4. Special - Highlights Special
Guest
2018 Taskmaster - Series 7
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  1. E1 - The Mean Bean
  2. E2 - My Eyes Are Circles
  3. E3 - Twelve Blush Majesty Two
  4. E4 - OLLIE.
  5. E5 - Lotta Soup
  6. E6 - A Coquettish Fascinator
  7. E7 - The Perfect Stuff
  8. E8 - Mother Honks Her Horn
  9. E9 - The Pendulum Draws The Eye
  10. E10 - I Can Hear It Gooping
Self
2018 Rhod Gilbert: Work In Very Very Early Progress Self
2018 Have I Got News For You - Series 55
  1. E5 - Episode Five
Host / Presenter
2018 8 Out Of 10 Cats Does Countdown - Series 14 (Channel 4: Series 15)
  1. E4 - Episode Four
Guest
2018 Rhod Gilbert: Stand Up To Shyness Executive Producer
2018 Rhod Gilbert: Stand Up To Shyness Writer
2018 Rhod Gilbert: Stand Up To Shyness Host / Presenter
2017 Have I Got News For You - Series 54
  1. E4 - Episode Four
  2. Special - Have I Got 2017 News For You
Host / Presenter
2017 QI - Series O
  1. E8 - Operations
  2. Special - Highlights Special
  3. Special - Highlights Special
Guest
2017 Eat Your Heart Out With Nick Helm
  1. E12 - Wales
Guest
2017 The Fake News Show - Series 1
  1. E4 - Episode Four
Guest
2016 QI - Series N
  1. E2 - North Norse
  2. Special - QI VG: Compilation Show 15
  3. Special - QI VG: Compilation Show 16
Guest
2016 8 Out Of 10 Cats Does Countdown - Series 10 (Channel 4: Series 11)
  1. E3 - Episode Three
Guest
2016 Would I Lie To You? - Series 10
  1. E6 - Episode Six
  2. Special - The Unseen Bits
Guest
2016 Duck Quacks Don't Echo - Series 5
  1. E2 - Episode Two
  2. Special - Best Of
Guest
2016 BBC New Comedy Award - 2016
  1. E5 - Heat 5
Host / Presenter
2016 The Graham Norton Show - Series 19
  1. E11 - Kelsey Grammer, Tamsin Greig, Salma Hayek, Rhod Gilbert, Alicia Keys
  2. Special - Highlights
Guest
2016 Jest A Minute - Machynlleth 2016 Host / Presenter
2016 Radio 4 At The Machynlleth Comedy Festival With Elis James Self
2016 Duck Quacks Don't Echo - Series 4
  1. E2 - Episode Two
Guest
2015 QI - Series M
  1. E4 - Miscellany
  2. Special - QI VG: Compilation Show 13
  3. Special - QI VG: Compilation Show 14
Guest
2015 Would I Lie To You? - Series 9
  1. E5 - Episode Five
  2. Special - The Unseen Bits
Guest
2015 Jest A Minute - Festival Specials
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  1. E2 - Jest A Minute at Green Man Festival
Host / Presenter
2015 8 Out Of 10 Cats Does Countdown - Series 6 (Channel 4: Series 7)
  1. E3 - Episode Three
  2. E8 - Episode Eight
Guest
2014 Would I Lie To You? - Series 8
  1. E5 - Episode Five
  2. Special - The Unseen Bits
Guest
2014 Never Mind The Buzzcocks - Series 28
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  1. E1 - Episode One
  2. E2 - Episode Two
  3. E3 - Episode Three
  4. E4 - Episode Four
  5. E5 - Episode Five
  6. E6 - Episode Six
  7. E7 - Episode Seven
  8. E8 - Episode Eight
  9. E9 - Episode Nine
  10. E10 - Episode Ten
  11. E11 - Episode Eleven
  12. Special - Christmas Special
  13. Special - The Series That Changed The World
Host / Presenter
2014 8 Out Of 10 Cats Does Countdown - Series 3 (Channel 4: Series 4)
  1. E2 - Episode Two
Guest
2014 Duck Quacks Don't Echo - Series 1
  1. E2 - Episode Two
  2. Special - Extra
Guest
2014 8 Out Of 10 Cats Does Countdown - Series 2 (Channel 4: Series 3)
  1. E1 - Episode One
Guest
2013 The Matt Lucas Awards - Series 2
  1. Special - Christmas Special
Guest
2013 BBC New Comedy Award - 2013
  1. Special - Grand Final
Guest
2013 Was It Something I Said?
  1. E7 - Episode Seven
Guest
2013 Rhod Gilbert Live: The Man With The Flaming Battenberg Tattoo Host / Presenter
2013 8 Out Of 10 Cats Does Countdown - Series 1 (Channel 4: Series 2)
  1. E1 - Episode One
  2. E2 - Episode Two
Guest
2013 Channel 4's Comedy Gala
  1. Channel 4's Comedy Gala 2013
Guest
2013 Would I Lie To You? - Series 7
  1. E1 - Episode One
Guest
2013 The Unbelievable Truth - Series 11
  1. E2 - Episode Two
  2. E5 - Episode Five
Guest
2013 8 Out Of 10 Cats Does Countdown - 2013 Specials
  1. E1 - Episode One
Guest
2013 Mock The Week Looks Back At...
  1. E1 - Health
  2. E2 - Animals
  3. E6 - Science And Technology
  4. E10 - Food And Drink
Self (Archive Material)
2013 Funny Business
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  1. E1 - Gags To Riches
  2. E2 - Deal Makers
Self
2013 The Unbelievable Truth - Series 10
  1. E2 - Episode Two
Guest
2012 Live At The Apollo - Series 8
  1. E2 - Rhod Gilbert, Kerry Godliman, Jon Richardson
Host / Presenter
2012 Stand Up For Pudsey Self
2012 Rhod Gilbert: The Man with the Flaming Battenberg Tattoo Self
2012 Mock The Week - Series 11
  1. E4 - 100th Episode
Guest
2012 The Graham Norton Show - Series 11
  1. E12 - Danny DeVito, Charlotte Church, Rhod Gilbert, Fun.
Guest
2012 Would I Lie To You? - Series 6
  1. E4 - Episode Four
Guest
2012 Room 101 - Series 1
  1. E6 - Nick Hewer, Carol Vorderman, Rhod Gilbert
Guest
2011 Michael McIntyre's Comedy Roadshow - Christmas Special
  1. Michael McIntyre's Christmas Comedy Roadshow
Guest
2011 Never Mind The Buzzcocks - Series 25
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  1. E11 - Episode Eleven
  2. Special - Highlights Special
Host / Presenter
2011 Would I Lie To You? - Series 5
  1. E7 - Episode Seven
  2. Special - The Unseen Bits
Guest
2011 Ask Rhod Gilbert - Series 2
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  1. E1 - Episode One
  2. E2 - Episode Two
  3. E3 - Episode Three
  4. E4 - Episode Four
  5. E5 - Episode Five
  6. E6 - Episode Six
  7. E7 - Episode Seven
  8. E8 - Episode Eight
Writer
2011 Ask Rhod Gilbert - Series 2
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  1. E1 - Episode One
  2. E2 - Episode Two
  3. E3 - Episode Three
  4. E4 - Episode Four
  5. E5 - Episode Five
  6. E6 - Episode Six
  7. E7 - Episode Seven
  8. E8 - Episode Eight
Host / Presenter
2011 Rhod Gilbert And The Cat That Looked Like Nicholas Lyndhurst Writer
2011 Rhod Gilbert And The Cat That Looked Like Nicholas Lyndhurst Self
2011 8 Out Of 10 Cats - Series 11
  1. E8 - Episode Eight
Guest
2011 My Favourite Joke
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  1. E1 - Episode One
  2. E2 - Episode Two
  3. E3 - Episode Three
  4. E4 - Episode Four
Self
2011 Lee Mack's All Star Cast
  1. E4 - Episode Four
Guest
2011 The Graham Norton Show - Series 9
  1. Special - Compilation Show
Guest
2011 Channel 4's Comedy Gala
  1. E2 - Channel 4's Comedy Gala 2011
Guest
2011 Have I Got News For You - Series 41
  1. E3 - Episode Three
Host / Presenter
2011 The Unbelievable Truth - Series 7
  1. E3 - Episode Three
  2. E6 - Episode Six
Guest
2010 The Graham Norton Show - Series 8
  1. E4 - Colin Farrell, Daniel Radcliffe, Rhod Gilbert, Rihanna
Guest
2010 The Unbelievable Truth - Series 6
  1. E3 - Episode Three
  2. E6 - Episode Six
Guest
2010 Ask Rhod Gilbert - Series 1
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  1. E1 - Episode One
  2. E2 - Episode Two
  3. E3 - Episode Three
  4. E4 - Episode Four
  5. E5 - Episode Five
  6. E6 - Episode Six
  7. E7 - Episode Seven
  8. E8 - Episode Eight
Writer
2010 Ask Rhod Gilbert - Series 1
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  1. E1 - Episode One
  2. E2 - Episode Two
  3. E3 - Episode Three
  4. E4 - Episode Four
  5. E5 - Episode Five
  6. E6 - Episode Six
  7. E7 - Episode Seven
  8. E8 - Episode Eight
Host / Presenter
2010 Rhod Gilbert's Bulging Barrel Of Laughs
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  1. E1 - Episode One
  2. E2 - Episode Two
  3. E6 - Episode Six
Writer
2010 Rhod Gilbert's Bulging Barrel Of Laughs
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  1. E1 - Episode One
  2. E2 - Episode Two
  3. E6 - Episode Six
Host / Presenter
2010 Would I Lie To You? - Series 4
  1. E6 - Episode Six
Guest
2010 8 Out Of 10 Cats - Series 9
  1. E7 - Episode Seven
  2. Special - Best Bits
Guest
2010 The Unbelievable Truth Self
2010 Rhod Gilbert and The Cat That Looked Like Nicholas Lyndhurst Self
2010 Rhod Gilbert And The Award-Winning Mince Pie Writer
2010 Rhod Gilbert And The Award-Winning Mince Pie Host / Presenter
2010 Channel 4's Alternative Election Night - Channel 4's Alternative Election Night 2010
  1. Channel 4's Alternative Election Night 2010
Self
2010 The 100 Greatest Stand-Ups
  1. E2 - 100 Greatest Stand-Ups 2010
Self
2009 Live At The Apollo - Series 5
  1. E4 - Rhod Gilbert and John Bishop
Host / Presenter
2009 The Graham Norton Show - Series 6
  1. E8 - Episode Eight
Guest
2009 Never Mind The Buzzcocks - Series 23
  1. E2 - Episode Two
Host / Presenter
2009 The Unbelievable Truth - Series 4
  1. E1 - Episode One
  2. E4 - Episode Four
Guest
2009 Walk On The Wild Side - Series 1
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  1. E1 - Episode One
  2. E2 - Episode Two
  3. E3 - Episode Three
  4. E4 - Episode Four
  5. E5 - Episode Five
  6. E6 - Episode Six
Various (Voice)
2009 MacAulay And Co - Edinburgh 2009
  1. E2 - Tuesday 11th
Guest
2009 8 Out Of 10 Cats - Series 8
  1. E7 - Best Of British Special
Guest
2009 Mock The Week - Series 7
  1. E2 - Episode Two
  2. Special - Highlights Special
Guest
2009 Michael McIntyre's Comedy Roadshow - Series 1
  1. E1 - Edinburgh
Self
2009 Walk On The Wild Side - Pilot Various (Voice)
2009 Does The Team Think... - Series 2
  1. E2 - Episode Two
  2. E6 - Episode Six
Guest
2009 Act Your Age - Series 1
  1. E6 - Episode Six
Guest
2008 Rhod Gilbert's Leaving Llanbobl Writer
2008 Rhod Gilbert's Leaving Llanbobl Rhod
2008 Jest A Minute - Series 2
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  1. E3 - Episode Three
  2. E6 - Episode Six
Host / Presenter
2008 Live At The Apollo - Series 4
  1. E1 - Michael McIntyre, Rich Hall and Rhod Gilbert
  2. Special - Best Of Live At The Apollo
Guest
2008 Alan Carr's Comedy Outings
  1. E3 - Dangerous Li-Alans
Self (Archive Material)
2008 4 Stands Up - Series 2
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  1. E1 - Episode One
  2. E2 - Episode Two
  3. E3 - Episode Three
  4. E4 - Episode Four
Writer
2008 4 Stands Up - Series 2
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  1. E1 - Episode One
  2. E2 - Episode Two
  3. E3 - Episode Three
  4. E4 - Episode Four
Host / Presenter
2008 8 Out Of 10 Cats - Series 7
  1. E5 - Episode Four
Guest
2008 Sean Lock And Friends At The Fringe
  1. E2 - Episode Two
Guest
2008 The Leicester Comedy Festival
  1. E2 - The Leicester Comedy Festival 2007
Guest
2007 4 Stands Up - Series 1
  1. E3 - Episode Three
Guest
2007 The Art Of Tommy Cooper Narrator
2007 4 At The Fringe - Series 2
  1. Episode One
Guest
2007 Mock The Week - Series 5
  1. E3 - Episode Three
  2. Special - Highlights Special
Guest
2007 Mock The Week - Series 4
  1. E5 - Episode Five
  2. Special - Highlights Special
Guest
2007 Comedy Shuffle - Series 1
  1. E1 - Episode One
  2. E3 - Episode Three
  3. E6 - Episode Six
Writer
2007 Comedy Shuffle - Series 1
  1. E1 - Episode One
  2. E3 - Episode Three
  3. E6 - Episode Six
Guest
2006 Jest A Minute - Series 1
View episodes
  1. E1 - Episode One
Host / Presenter
2006 28 Acts In 28 Minutes - Series 1
  1. E1 - Episode One
Guest
2006 Never Mind The Buzzcocks - Series 18
  1. E4 - Episode Four
Guest
2003 Spanking New On 7 - Series 1
  1. E6 - Episode Six
Guest
Rhod Gilbert And The Award-Winning Mince Pie Self
Rhod Gilbert And The Award-Winning Mince Pie Writer
Rhod Gilbert's 1984 Self

Non-comedy TV and film credits may be found here:
Rhod Gilbert on IMDb

Born
Friday 18th October 1968 (55 years-old)
Full name
Rhodri Paul Gilbert
Nationality
Welsh
Wife
Sian Harries (August 2013 - )
National Comedy Awards, The 2023
Outstanding Male Comedy Entertainment Performance (Longlisted)
BAFTA Cymru Awards 2021
Best Factual Series (Winner (Rhod Gilbert's Work Experience))
Best Presenter (Winner)
Best Single Documentary (Nominee)
Celtic Media Festival Awards 2021
Best Factual Entertainment (Winner)
National Comedy Awards, The 2021
Outstanding Male Comedy Entertainment Performance (Longlisted)
Chortle Awards 2020
Best Tour (Winner)
BAFTA Cymru Awards 2018
Best Presenter (Nominee)
Best Single Documentary (Nominee (Rhod Gilbert: Stand Up To Shyness))
BAFTA Cymru Awards 2015
Best Presenter (Winner)
Celtic Media Festival Awards 2015
Best Factual Entertainment (Winner)
BAFTA Cymru Awards 2012
Best Presenter (Nominee)
BAFTA Cymru Awards 2011
Best Factual Series (Winner (Rhod Gilbert's Work Experience: Bin Men))
Loaded LAFTAs 2011
Funniest TV Personality (Winner)
Chortle Awards 2010
Best DVD (Winner)
Loaded LAFTAs 2010
Funniest Podcast (Nominee)
Funniest TV Personality (Nominee)
Chortle Awards 2009
Best Headliner (Winner)
Best Full-Length Solo Show (Nominee)
Dave Funniest Joke Of The Fringe Award 2009
Main Award (Nominee)
Chortle Awards 2008
Best Headliner (Nominee)
Edinburgh Comedy Awards 2008
Best Comedy Show (Nominee)
Chortle Awards 2005
Breakthrough Act (Winner)
Edinburgh Comedy Awards 2005
Best Newcomer (Nominee)
Chortle Awards 2003
Best Newcomer (Nominee)
Leicester Mercury Comedian Of The Year 2003
Leicester Mercury Comedian of the Year (Winner)
BBC New Comedy Award 2003
Main Prize (Winner)
Laughing Horse New Act Of The Year 2003
Main Award (Nominee)
NATYS: New Acts of the Year Show 2003
Top of the Bill (Runner-up)
So You Think You're Funny? 2002
Main Prize (Nominee)

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