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Rhod Gilbert Live 3: The Man With The Flaming Battenberg Tattoo [DVD]

Rhod Gilbert    Suitable for 15 years and over   DVD
4.6 out of 5 stars  See all reviews (91 customer reviews)
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Product details

  • Actors: Rhod Gilbert
  • Format: PAL
  • Language: English
  • Region: Region 2 (This DVD may not be viewable outside Europe. Read more about DVD formats.)
  • Number of discs: 1
  • Classification: 15
  • Studio: Channel 4 DVD
  • DVD Release Date: 19 Nov 2012
  • Average Customer Review: 4.6 out of 5 stars  See all reviews (91 customer reviews)
  • ASIN: B006FJCW4W
  • Amazon Bestsellers Rank: 3,393 in DVD & Blu-ray (See Top 100 in DVD & Blu-ray)

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Product Description

"A masterpiece of disproportionate ire"--The Guardian
**** Evening Standard
"Pure comic poetry"--The Times

Following four sell-out UK tours and two best-selling DVDs, multi award-winning comedian Rhod Gilbert returns with this eagerly awaited DVD.

Rhod's stand-up rants on life's minor irritations are legendary, but this year, he's a more mellow fellow altogether. After a course of anger management therapy, he's now so laid-back he even let someone tattoo a Battenberg on him.

In this brand new show Rhod recounts the hilarious and turbulent lead-up to a make-or-break trip to New York with his on-off girlfriend. Will the new, chilled-out Rhod get his girl and live happily ever after, or will it be microwaved baked potato for one again? Could it be the Mr Angry of comedy as you've never seen him before?

Special Features
• Rhod vs. Hecklers
Rhod Gilbert's Work Experience - Tattooist episode



Customer Reviews

Most Helpful Customer Reviews
8 of 8 people found the following review helpful
5.0 out of 5 stars One Tattoo Everyone Should Have 23 Nov 2012
By Seven Ragged Tigers TOP 1000 REVIEWER
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Seeing as I own Rhods previous two stand up DVDs,I thought I knew what I was in for with his latest offering,only I was wrong.Because the Man with the Flaming Battenberg Tattoo has him in the best form I have ever seen.His inspired mad rants have always appealed to me,but he has never been funnier,finding humour in the most unlikely of situations.His relationship with his girlfriend and his anger management are the starting point for the most part,proving to be a great springboards for him to fly off in all directions.I wouldnt have believed being told about what people had written in a cafes guest book,could have me laughing so much.This is very clever comedy,and performed and timed to perfection.Im a big fan,so maybe Im a tad biased,but I think this show sees him stepping up into the big league,and proving just how much of a comedy goldmine his mind is.

I thought the Award Winning Mince Pie was a brilliant display of stand up,but the Flaming Battenberg Tattoo is far better.Its shaper,better paced and has Rhod doing what he does best,and what no other comedian can better,ranting.If the stupid and mundane things of life get under your skin,and wind you up,sit back and enjoy them being taken to task.
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8 of 9 people found the following review helpful
4.0 out of 5 stars A great comedy balm to treat a crappy day 8 Nov 2012
By Gareth Wilson - Falcata Times Blog TOP 500 REVIEWER VINE VOICE
Format:DVD
Whilst I'm not up with a lot of the modern comics, one night when there was nothing much on the satalite channels I ended up on Comedy Central and discovered Rhod Gilbert (this was his "Cat that Looked Like Nicolas Lyndhurst" show) which I have to say made me laugh, so much so that I vowed to remember his name.

So when I heard about this DVD coming out I absolutely had to watch it so set it a particularly tough challenge, to make me laugh after a pretty crappy day. So sitting down, I started the DVD off, cold, miserable and quite annoyed. (So much so that I wanted one of Rhod's diary pages.) What I got for my time was 122 minutes of laughter, about this years ups and down's, his relationships, what used to annoy him and of course discovered that a lot of things that got to him, were also the sort of things that get to all of us. Add to the laughter, some wonderful asides, some cracking observations and back it all up around one particular event that is key to the whole tour, his Flaming Battenburg Tattoo (the obtaining of which is presented as a Special Feature for viewers to watch, alongside him dealing with Hecklers.)

All in I had a lot of fun and this really did pick me up after a day when I thought that nothing would. Its funny, its witty and whilst there is bad language, it was something that I'm definitely going to share with other family members who will appreciate it just as much as I did. I suspect that at some point I'll have to go and see him live, so if you're reading this Rhod, thank you for the gift of laughter.
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1 of 1 people found the following review helpful
4.0 out of 5 stars A flaming good show 4 Jan 2014
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Another great show, very funny with pathos as well. Shame the railway buffet routine was left out. The video at the end was wonderful
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1 of 1 people found the following review helpful
5.0 out of 5 stars Gilbert at his best 15 Oct 2013
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Or at least as good as I have ever seen him.

This set sees Gilbert balancing between his now characteristic ranting, and smart examination of situation and himself. I loved every minute of this DVD - i must have watched it 20 times or more now, and I always enjoy it.

Must catch him live on his next tour.
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1 of 1 people found the following review helpful
5.0 out of 5 stars A welcome return from the brink 3 Jan 2013
By David P TOP 50 REVIEWER
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I have been a fan of Rhod Gilbert ever since he first appeared on TV and told his jokes about growing up in Wales - "I was eight before I realised you could take a cagoule off".

He is a master of barely controlled rage, which can be very funny, but over the years it had been building to the point where it was almost starting to be not funny, just a mad man on stage ranting at anything and everything. But this DVD is a welcome retreat from that, and an explanation (if it isn't true, it's very well thought out) of why it had happened.

The rage is still there, but at the right levels again, and probably at his funniest yet as a result. Anyone who can generate such laughter from the seemingly innocuous gifting of an electric toothbrush is very clever. Excellent.
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3 of 4 people found the following review helpful
5.0 out of 5 stars Do not miss! 4 Oct 2012
By Nikki
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Saw Rhod's show live in Guildford last night- absolutely brilliant, laugh a minute stuff! He is so talented and original. Hubby couldn't make it but my friend stood in with no regrets. Got to buy the DVD as a stocking filler for him now and I can't wait to see the show again.
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5.0 out of 5 stars very funny 29 Mar 2014
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I sent this to my daughter because I thought it very funny, and would recommend it to friends and relatives.
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5.0 out of 5 stars So funny 12 Mar 2014
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I bought this having seen him live. It brought back so many memories and I am still laughing at the sketches now
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Most Recent Customer Reviews
5.0 out of 5 stars Sheer excellence
This is the first Rhod Gilbert experience for me and it did not disappoint. Hilarious tales of toothbrushes and tantrums. Brilliant.
Published 1 month ago by emily
5.0 out of 5 stars Amazing for the price
Great Xmas present for the mr for Christmas, especially for the price I paid for it! He has watched it many times and had no problems. Thank you!!
Published 1 month ago by Emma
5.0 out of 5 stars Perfect Gift
This was a gift and was very well received. I have not watched, it but I am told it is extremely funny.
Published 3 months ago by scape0goat
5.0 out of 5 stars Item has arrived
QUick dispatch and product and is intended as a Christmas gift. I have clearly done a lot of arm chair shopping this year, thank you Amazon.
Published 4 months ago by Gina Obertelli
3.0 out of 5 stars Not that funny
Not what I was expecting! Not really that funny. Most of Rhod is good but some things he does are just not funny! Straight on Ebay!
Published 4 months ago by chausson
3.0 out of 5 stars Rhod Gilbert Live 3: The Man With The Flaming Battenberg Tattoo (DVD)
I bought this as a gift for someone else. The feedback was that it got a bit tiresome after a while so I thought I would check it out to see what I thought. Read more
Published 4 months ago by LC
5.0 out of 5 stars Great DVD!
Bought this for my husband, who is a big fan.
I must admit, I found it funny too.

I would recommend.
Published 6 months ago by julierox
5.0 out of 5 stars Hilarious!!
I normally love Rhod Gilbert's stand up shows, and this one didn't disappoint either! We watched it as a family and were laughing to tears! Definitely recommend trying.
Published 7 months ago by Mrs Smith
5.0 out of 5 stars funny
I have seen Rhod live and I decided to buy this DVD, it is very funny so I highly recommend it
Published 7 months ago by livcomtr
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