Welsh Comedian Rhod Gilbert Confirms Getting Treatment for Cancer in Cardiff – The Teal Mango


Welsh comic Rhodri Paul Gilbert has confirmed receiving remedy for most cancers at Velindre Most cancers Centre in Cardiff. Life is so ironic! The 53-year-old from Carmarthen said that he by no means imagined being a affected person on the hospital the place he has been a patron for a decade and for which he has fundraised.

Thanks, Employees Via A Fb Put up…

Rhod Gilbert, the comic and tv presenter, confirmed that he’s being handled for most cancers. Welsh comic Rhod Gilbert shared a message on his Fb web page thanking the workers on the Velindre Most cancers Centre in Cardiff. He mentioned that earlier than his prognosis he by no means imagined he would develop into a affected person there. In his Fb submit, he mentioned:

“As a proud patron of Velindre Most cancers Centre, I’ve trekked the world, hosted chaotic quizzes and star-studded comedy nights. I’ve met and made mates with so many inspirational workers, sufferers and their households. It has been an enormous a part of my life for the final 10 years.”

The comic defined that as a patron of this most cancers centre, he obtained the chance to maneuver around the globe, host quizzes and star-studded comedy nights for fundraising functions. He’s been part of the Velindre Most cancers Centre for 10 years, nevertheless, he by no means knew that he’d develop into a affected person at some point on the similar place.

He continued, “So whereas I by no means imagined that I might be a affected person right here, I do know higher than anybody that I’m in the very best arms. The NHS care I’m receiving is unimaginable. I wouldn’t want this on anybody … however who is aware of, possibly I’ll come out the opposite finish with a brand new stand-up present and a 40-minute rant about orange squash.”

Rhod, in a candy gesture, said that he by no means need this to occur to anybody. With out revealing extra particulars about his remedy, he remained optimistic and said that he’d come out victorious and do a 40-minute rant about orange squash.

The comic, who had carried out about 200 reveals, said: “I’m genuinely gutted that we didn’t get to do the final seven reveals as deliberate, however, relaxation assured, we’ll do every thing we will to complete what we began.” Nevertheless, Gilbert hasn’t confirmed particulars about the kind of most cancers he’s being handled for. 

Velindre Most cancers Centre Thanks Gilbert…

Velindre Most cancers Centre mentioned in a press release on its Fb web page: “For over 10 years, patron Rhod Gilbert has supplied distinctive help for Velindre Most cancers Charity and has at all times been an advocate for the passionate efforts of our Velindre Most cancers Centre workers, donors and fundraisers. Rhod has develop into a particular member of our Velindre household and we’re certain you’ll be part of us in sending him your easiest needs throughout this time.”

Gilbert, nevertheless, said that he was working to reschedule his comedy tour E book of John for early 2023. He mentioned: “I’ll be disappearing for some time and received’t be commenting additional, no less than not for now, while I concentrate on my restoration.”

Gilbert, who married author and comic Sian Harries in 2013, thanked his shut family and friends for his or her fixed help. The Welsh humorist has been an everyday visitor on panel reveals like ‘QI and Mock The Week’ and ‘Would I Mislead You’ in addition to introduced his personal BBC Radio Wales present.

FYI, Rhod Gilbert has additionally performed badminton with Anthony D. Jordan, former gold medalist, as his doubles companion, relating his story on an episode of the BBC panel present Would I Mislead You. Gilbert shares two kids together with his spouse, Sian Harries and took half in a documentary collection concerning the stigma of male infertility.

Rhod was nominated in 2005 for the Perrier Finest Newcomer Award and in 2008 for the principle comedy award, because the Edinburgh Comedy Awards have been then branded. With over a profession of 200 reveals, he has carried out stand-up on the Royal Selection Efficiency and hosted a weekly present on BBC Radio Wales. We want him nice well being and hope to see him rocking the stage quickly!

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