MOCK The Week star Rhod Gilbert is a familiar face on TV.
But did you know his wife is also in the public eye? Here’s what we know about Sian Harries.
Who is Rhod Gilbert’s wife Sian Harries?
Sian is a well-established comedy writer and performer, who has written for both television and radio.
Born on June 3, 1981, she grew up in Carmarthen, Wales.
She co-wrote both Greg Davies’s Man Down for Channel 4 and the 2018 sitcom, The Tourist Trap, starring Sally Phillips, for the BBC.
Sian also co-writes and stars in her own S4C sketch show, O’r Diwedd, and has co-written and performed in the Radio Academy Award-winning sketch show Here Be Dragons (BBC Radio Wales).
Sian Harries carries the Olympic Flame on the Torch Relay leg through Dolgellau on May 28, 2012, in Dolgellau, WalesCredit: Getty
In 2018, she co-wrote NeckFace, a short film starring a host of British comedy talent which was nominated for a Bafta Cymru award.
The Welsh star has created radio documentaries such as The Welsh Women Of Patagonia, and in 2022 is developing a series about women’s rights with Whistledown Productions.
In 2021, Sian was named “one to watch” by the Edinburgh TV festival.
How long have Rhod Gilbert and Sian Harries been married?
Sian and Rhod Gilbert have been married since 2013.
They divide their time between London and Wales.
In June 2020, the pair launched a podcast titled, The Froth.
The podcast description states that it is “a spa-break for the mind, far away from the relentless, depressing serious news cycle, only tackling the frothiest of life’s frothy stuff – Yesterday’s Non-News, Today”.
The married couple also co-own the production company, Llanbobl Vision.
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Do Rhod Gilbert and Sian Harries have any children?
The two have no children.
In 2021 Gilbert took part in a documentary series about the stigma of male infertility.
In Rhod Gilbert: Stand Up to Infertility, the comedian said: “I suffer a condition called sh*t j*zz.”
And he described his low sperm count as “senile swimmers in need of Zimmers”£.
Rhod also revealed in the documentary that wife Sian suffered from endometriosis.
According to statistics up to 50% of women with endometriosis have difficulty getting pregnant.
In July 2022, Rhod revealed he has cancer and was receiving treatment.