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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 3 is repeated on CC Extra on Tuesday at 2am.

Rhod Gilbert's Growing Pains. Image shows from L to R: Josh Widdicombe, Clare Balding, Kiell Smith-Bynoe. Copyright: Rumpus Media.

Series 2, Episode 4

Josh Widdicombe, Clare Balding and Kiell Smith-Bynoe share their most mortifying teenage tales with Rhod Gilbert.

Further details

Who will take home the coveted Most Embarrassing Teenager trophy? Will it be Josh admitting his parents used to make him take giant sticks of celery to school for his lunch, Clare shamefully admitting she was suspended for shoplifting or Kiell revealing
his mum found a condom he had tried to flush down the toilet?

In a bid to get themselves into Rhod's Memory Box of Shame, Josh and Kiell compete to see who loved Sarah Michelle Gellar the most when they were teens, while Clare admits to throwing up after too much Baileys. They all share with us their 'Mixtapes from Hell' - the music, TV and films that confused and embarrassed them as teenagers and that if they end up going to hell would be the videos playing on a loop in the welcome lounge.

During a quick fire quiz, Rhod surprises them with stories that their friends and family have spilled - and finally, with the benefit of hindsight, he asks what advice would they give to their teenage selves?

Broadcast details

Wednesday 8th September 2021
Comedy Central
60 minutes

Cast & crew

Regular cast
Rhod Gilbert Host / Presenter
Guest cast
Josh Widdicombe Guest
Clare Balding Guest
Kiell Smith-Bynoe Guest
Writing team
Rhod Gilbert Writer
James Kettle Writer
Production team
Toby Baker Series Director
Amanda Sangorski Series Producer
Ross Murray Producer
Iain Wimbush Executive Producer
Mat Terry Producer
Rob Smith Producer


'The Internet Wasn't As Good As Ceefax'

Wombles, Buffy The Vampire Slayer and Ceefax!

Featuring: Rhod Gilbert, Josh Widdicombe, Clare Balding, Kiell Smith-Bynoe.

'Go To Prison For Fraud'

From ink flicking and criminal enterprises! Rhod Gilbert hears what bad behaviour Clare Balding, Josh Widdicombe and Kiell Smith-Bynoe got up to in school...

Featuring: Rhod Gilbert, Josh Widdicombe, Clare Balding, Kiell Smith-Bynoe.


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