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Rhod Gilbert And The Giant Grapefruit

The Anvil Basingstoke, Hampshire,

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Wednesday 14 May 2025 at 20:00

Rhod Gilbert is one of the UK's most beloved comedians. He is known for his honest, relatable, and often hilarious stand-up routines. His latest show, Rhod Gilbert & the Giant Grapefruit, is no exception.

Rhod Gilbert

In this show, Gilbert talks about his recent experiences with cancer and other challenges in his life. He does so with his trademark wit and humor, but also with a surprising amount of depth and insight.

Gilbert begins the show by talking about his cancer diagnosis. He describes the shock and confusion he felt, as well as the fear of the unknown. He also talks about the physical and emotional toll that the treatment took on him.

Throughout the show, Gilbert uses the metaphor of the giant grapefruit to represent the challenges in life. He says that sometimes, life throws us curveballs that we don't see coming. But just like a giant grapefruit, these challenges can be difficult to swallow, but they can also be an opportunity for growth and learning.

Gilbert talks about how he has learned to appreciate the little things in life more since his cancer diagnosis. He has also learned to be more forgiving of himself and others. He says that he is now more grateful for the good times, and more resilient to the bad times.

Rhod Gilbert & the Giant Grapefruit is a show that will make you laugh, cry, and think. It is a show about hope, resilience, and the power of the human spirit.

Venue Details

The Anvil is a 2 minute walk from the train station and a 6 minute walk from the bus station.
There is a taxi rank at the train station as well as a mini cab service.
The nearest car park is in The Malls, enter the car park via Alencon Link and keep right, there is a lift down to the Anvil.

Box Office Numbers
01256 844244
Box Office Hours
10:00 - 18:00 Monday to Saturday - Open until 20:00 on performance nights

Accessible Seating
The venue is accessible for wheelchair users. For further information please contact the venue on 01256 844 244

General Rules
No cameras
No video or audio recording equipment
No food
No smoking

Children Rules
Under 16's will not be admitted unless accompanied by an adult

Nearest Hotels
The Red Lion Hotel 10 Minute walk, 0.4 miles
Premier Inn - Town Centre 10 minute walk, 0.4 miles
The Village Hotel 17 minute walk, 0.8 miles

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