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Rhod Gilbert's Growing Pains

Comedy Central chat show / panel show about teenage years. 12 episodes (2 series) in 2021. Stars Rhod Gilbert.

Another series is in development.
Series 1, Episode 4 is repeated on CC Extra on Friday 29th October at 10pm.

Rhod Gilbert's Growing Pains. Image shows from L to R: Bill Bailey, Tom Allen, AJ Odudu. Copyright: Rumpus Media.

Series 1, Episode 3

Comedian and unexpected ballroom dancing star Bill Bailey, comic Tom Allen and TV presenter AJ Odudu share their embarrassing teenage stories with host Rhod Gilbert.

Further details

Comedian and unexpected ballroom dancing star Bill Bailey, comic Tom Allen and TV presenter AJ Odudu share their embarrassing teenage stories with host Rhod Gilbert.

Who will win the coveted title of Most Embarrassing Teenager - will it be Bill and his ability to make himself sound like a vacuum cleaner, Tom and his obsession with Elton John or AJ and her inappropriate Christina Aguilera tribute?

Rhod reveals one of his own long forgotten hairstyles and an adolescent obsession with video games, as well as uncovering some past pop culture time sadly hasn't forgotten - what were the most baffling trends, worst TV shows and most irritating music while his guests were growing up?

In a surprise for the guests, Rhod has spoken to friends and family who knew them as teenagers and shares some mortifying morsels they would probably rather he hadn't got hold of. And finally, what advice would they give to a teenage them with the benefit of hindsight? And would the teenage them listen, or just reply 'blah blah blah'?

Broadcast details

Date
Tuesday 26th January 2021
Time
9pm
Channel
Comedy Central
Length
60 minutes

Cast & crew

Regular cast
Rhod Gilbert Host / Presenter
Guest cast
Bill Bailey Guest
Tom Allen Guest
AJ Odudu Guest
Writing team
Rhod Gilbert Writer
James Kettle Writer
Lloyd Langford Writer
Production team
Jeanette Goulbourn Series Director
Amanda Sangorski Series Producer
Caroline Fisher Producer
Ross Murray Producer
Iain Wimbush Executive Producer

Videos

Bill Bailey's sticky teenage obsession

Rhod Gilbert asks comedian guests Bill Bailey, Tom Allen and TV presenter AJ Odudu to share some of their strange teenage obsessions. It turns out Bill Bailey had a very unusual habit. He even brought it on set to show.

Featuring: Rhod Gilbert, Bill Bailey, Tom Allen, AJ Odudu.

Teenage photos

Guests AJ Odudu, Tom Allen and Bill Bailey bring in their most embarrassing teenage photos to display for Rhod Gilbert.

Featuring: Rhod Gilbert, Bill Bailey, Tom Allen, AJ Odudu.

Worst Years Ever

Bill Bailey, Tom Allen and AJ Odudua run through their most embarrassing years with Rhod Gilbert. They flashback to 1980, 1997 and 2005 and talk Ceefax, Teletubbies, Crazy Frog and James Blunt.

Featuring: Rhod Gilbert, Bill Bailey, Tom Allen, AJ Odudu.

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