Award-winning comedian who performed at the Royal Variety Performance gala and hosted a weekly BBC Radio program.
He hosts Rhod Gilbert's Work Experience on BBC One Wales, where he tries out odd jobs.
He married his long-term partner Sian Harries in August 2013.
He was a presenter of one episode of Never Mind the Buzzcocks, where other comedians like Phil Jupitus frequently appeared.
He won the Best Newcomer Award in 2005, and was named among the The Times Top 50 comedians the following year.
He grew up in Carmarthen, Wales, the son of two academic parents, with his two siblings.
She is also currently writing a novel about a comedian’s girlfriend whose blog leads people to believe she’s the funny one of the partnership.
Cerith Mathias caught up with Sian over coffee in a busy café on London’s Portobello Road, where they chatted about the pressures of being a woman in the world of comedy and the particulars of a Welsh sense of humour. I remember whenever we had to do any kind of creative writing in English class or whatever; mine were always trying to be funny.
Originally from Shropshire, Greg, 48, lives in London.
Things like ‘today I liked something really unusual – school dinners! I met Elis (Elis James, Harries’ writing partner) when we were about 9, then we became best friends. I ripped his magazine and he was really upset – he mentioned it in his speech at my wedding this summer. But we started writing together for Eisteddfods, and it went from there.
We were in school together, then university and then we lived together.
Other recent TV appearances include a seventh series of Rhod Gilbert’s Work Experience, hosting Live at the Apollo (Rhod’s third appearance on the show), and a sensational performance on a Christmas Day special edition of Michael Mc Intyre’s Comedy Roadshow.
In 2012, he was invited to perform for the second time on The Royal Variety Performance; joining an illustrious line-up for the centenary event held before Her Majesty The Queen. and has made regular guest appearances on panel shows Qi, Would I Lie To You? Rhod has written, and starred in seven series of his hugely popular programme Rhod Gilbert’s Work Experience which airs on BBC One in Wales, and BBC2 across the network.