Rhod gets a big slice of the DVD pie

Gilbert lands best-selling debut title

Rhod Gilbert has claimed the title for this year’s fastest-selling debut stand-up DVD.

His show Rhod Gilbert & The Award Winning Mince Pie sold 23,588 copies in its first week on sale – over 10,000 more than his nearest rival, Jason Manford.

After three weeks, Gilbert had sold more than 50,000 DVDs, placing him fourth out of all stand-ups, behind Michael McIntyre – with an unassailable 350,000 copies – Lee Evans and Jimmy Carr.

The chart for debut stand-up DVDs in their first week of release are.

1. Rhod Gilbert & The Award Winning Mince Pie (23,588 copies)
2. Jason Manford Live At Manchester Apollo (13,884)
3. Rob Brydon Live (10,471)
4. Stephen K Amos: Find The Funny (3,609)
5. Johnny Vegas: Live In Benidorm (3,591)
6. Andy Parsons: Britain’s Got Idiots (2,827)

Click here to read our reviews of some of this autumn's DVD catalogue.

Published: 3 Dec 2009

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