The BEST episodes of Rhod Gilbert's Work Experience
Every episode of Rhod Gilbert's Work Experience ever, ranked from best to worst by thousands of votes from fans of the show. The best episodes of Rhod Gilbert's Work Experience!
Following comedian Rhod Gilbert as he tries out different jobs across Wales.
#3 - Wedding Planner
Season 4 - Episode 1 - Aired 6/5/2013
In this episode Rhod takes on the mantle of wedding planner for a young couple who want him to organise a Hollywood-themed event. But what will the bride-to-be make of Rhod's chaotic contributions to cake design, music selection, ice sculpture and celebrity recruitment?
#4 - Primary School Teacher
Season 3 - Episode 1 - Aired 5/7/2012
Rhod goes back to school as he joins the staff of Monnow Primary School near Newport. As he gets to grips with his new job of primary school teacher, will Mr Gilbert impress his pupils and pass with distinction, or will he be sent to the bottom of the class?
#5 - Hotelier
Season 5 - Episode 3 - Aired 10/1/2014
Stand-up comic Rhod Gilbert is facing the challenge of another proper job as he takes over the running of a hotel in Tenby. Rhod has stayed in many hotels on tour, but cleaning, cooking breakfast and dealing with complaints is not what he'd registered for in this hotel.
#6 - Vet
Season 5 - Episode 2 - Aired 9/23/2014
Stand-up comedian Rhod Gilbert is back doing a real job and facing the life and death challenge of being a vet. From artificial insemination of pigs to constipated dogs, Rhod is getting to grips on the frontline of animal care, it's a dirty job and someone has to do it.Watch Now:Amazon
#7 - Florist
Season 7 - Episode 3 - Aired 3/31/2017
When Rhod turns up at a florist in Porthcawl, he's fully aware of his limited knowledge of all things botanical. However, when the proprietor reveals he's going to represent their family business in the heats for the Chelsea Flower Show, the challenge is beyond anything he expected. Cutting his teeth during the crazy Valentines rush, Rhod has days to master this creative skill. Will he bloom as a fully fledged florist or wilt under pressure?
#8 - Soldier
Season 1 - Episode 4 - Aired 2/10/2010
Rhod takes part in one of the British Army's toughest training exercises in the Brecon Beacons. Will Rhod lose his sense of humour as he joins a crack task force in the deepest Welsh winter, or will it be a case of Who Dares Grins?
#9 - Miner
Season 6 - Episode 4 - Aired 3/8/2016
Rhod's hands are silky soft. He's better suited to typing and stroking dogs than operating heavy machinery or sweating it out with intense physical labour. So how will he get on at the UK's largest open cast mine in Merthyr Tydfil, where he'll be tested on everything from driving a 25-tonne truck to handling explosives. Moving onto Europe's deepest mine, Rhod has to learn to work nine kilometres under the North Sea with a foreman who has no time for his whingeing.
#10 - Navy
Season 8 - Episode 4 - Aired 4/12/2018
Rhod is thrown in at the deep ends as he joins the rigorous Royal Navy training scheme - which isn't good news for a man who struggles with seasickness. He is also given a chance to take the helm of one of Her Majesty's warships - only to take this crash-course in marine navigation all too literally. Last in the series.
#11 - Scout Leader
Season 4 - Episode 2 - Aired 6/12/2013
Rhod takes 200 Swansea scouts to a wilderness survival camp. Will he be able to lead a group of 12-year-olds safely through a forest and bite his tongue when his tent is attacked early in the morning?
#12 - Festival Chef
Season 8 - Episode 2 - Aired 3/29/2018
Rhod Gilbert is not known for his culinary abilities, in fact most of his meals are prepared in the microwave. So how will he cope when he launches his very own fusion food at a busy festival, where he must learn how to mass cater from the confines of a small tent? Will his innovative cuisine blow the minds of the food connoisseurs, or will he just poison them?
#14 - Zoo Keeper
Season 3 - Episode 2 - Aired 5/14/2012
This week Rhod takes on the mantle of zoo keeper at Welsh Mountain Zoo, North Wales. Looking after tigers, sea lions and freaky monkeys, Rhod faces up to the realities of exotic animal care.Watch Now:Amazon
#15 - Policeman
Season 3 - Episode 4 - Aired 6/4/2012
Rhod draws his latest round of work placements to a close by becoming a policeman with South Wales Police, spending time with traffic officers and taking part in a drugs raid. However, he soon realises that there is a big difference between life on stage and life on the beat.Watch Now:Amazon
#16 - Male Model
Season 4 - Episode 4 - Aired 7/3/2013
Rhod investigates opportunities to become a male model. But after failing to impress Julien MacDonald, he ventures into parts of the fashion industry that he never knew existed. He faces the challenge of becoming an artist's model, meets the UK's top hand model, and signs up with an agency which sells 'character models' rather than good looks.
#17 - RAF Fighter Pilot
Season 5 - Episode 4 - Aired 10/8/2014
Rhod Gilbert tries his hand at some proper jobs. In this edition he trains to become a pilot with the RAF with an eye to co-piloting on an exercise.
#18 - Estate Agent
Season 7 - Episode 1 - Aired 3/10/2017
In the first episode of the new series of Rhod Gilbert's Work Experience, Rhod takes to the streets of Cwmbran to learn the business of selling houses. Gavin, Rhod's mentor, believes happy people sell, so how will the grumpy comedian cope in a high-octane sales environment? Can Rhod's unique approach make him employee of the month, or will he have the home buyers runningWatch Now:Amazon
#19 - Journalist
Season 6 - Episode 1 - Aired 2/16/2016
Stand-up comedian Rhod Gilbert is attempting another proper job in this new series - this time training as a BBC news reporter. From running round the streets like a headless chicken in search of a headline story, to learning what it's like to report from a war zone, Rhod must keep calm, remain impartial and land the scoop if he's to get a job with BBC Wales Today.
#20 - Cabin Crew
Season 8 - Episode 3 - Aired 4/5/2018
In this edition, Rhod joins an airline cabin crew, but from service with a smile to dealing with inflight emergencies, Rhod demonstrates that he is far from a natural at the role. How will the long-haul passengers cope with his elbow-crunching trolley driving and miserable approach to customer service?
#21 - Fisherman
Season 5 - Episode 1 - Aired 9/17/2014
Comedian Rhod Gilbert is back doing proper jobs and the series starts with him taking on one of the most dangerous jobs in Britain. As a deep sea fisherman he faces fish that must be disembowelled, sea sickness, a very irritated skipper and he has to get up early. In the battle of the seas - flatfish versus stand-up - there can be only one winner.
#22 - Butler
Season 2 - Episode 2 - Aired 3/14/2011
Stand-up comedian Rhod Gilbert tries his hand at a proper job and he's butler to a Lord for a day. Can he really keep his temper and tug his forelock as he has to look after the gentry at an exclusive dinner party?Watch Now:Amazon
#23 - Drag Artist
Season 3 - Episode 3 - Aired 5/28/2012
This week Rhod dons make-up and a dress to become a drag artist. Coached by one of the country's leading performers, he faces the daunting challenge of appearing on stage as a woman in front of a packed audience.
#24 - Classical Musician
Season 8 - Episode 1 - Aired 3/22/2018
Rhod Gilbert tries his hand at being a classical musician with the help of the BBC National Orchestra of Wales. There is only one problem - he is not a musician. As he fumbles his way around the instruments to work out which suits him best, the orchestra reveal that they want him to perform with them at the iconic Last Night of the Proms - whether he is hitting the right notes or not.
#25 - Farmer
Season 2 - Episode 1 - Aired 3/7/2011
Wales's leading stand up comedian finally gets a proper job and goes from a comedy routine to working on a farm. Can he really clean up in the cowshed or will the excrement hit the fan?Watch Now:Amazon