Gyles Brandreth.

Gyles Brandreth

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Gyles Brandreth interview

'I'm disappointed - I wanted to be Prime Minister'.

Jane Graham, The Big Issue, 11th March 2019

June Whitfield: Absolutely Fabulous cast attend funeral

Dame June Whitfield's funeral has been held in West Sussex, with many of her friends and co-stars in attendance.

BBC, 18th January 2019

Why I love it when theatre goes wrong

The other night, at the Trafalgar Studios in London, midway through a performance of Killer Joe, Orlando Bloom stopped the show - twice - to berate a member of the audience for using an iPad. According to one eyewitness, the Lord of the Rings star let fly with some pretty fruity language and the temperature in the theatre - already hot, thanks to the weather - rose still further. I wish I'd been there. I love a drama at the drama.

Gyles Brandreth, The Telegraph, 10th August 2018

'The Fringe saved my life', says Gyles Brandreth

Gyles Brandreth lauds 'egalitarian Edinburgh' and relates anecdotes about Laurence Olivier and Bernard Manning as he and his award-winning son Benet prepare to stage shows.

Kate Copstick, The Scotsman, 5th August 2018

How the children of comedians are also jokers too

Did you hear the one about the comedian's daughter?

Kate Jackson and Emma Pietras, The Sun, 2nd August 2018

Fringe acts take inspiration from their politician dads

Kids naturally get embarrassed about their parents. But how would you feel if your dad happened to be a high-flying politician?

Jay Richardson, The List, 31st July 2018

Gyles Brandreth on escaping to Scotland

There can't be many former Conservative MPs who have decided to escape to Scotland after losing their seat, but Gyles Brandreth did - and he says it was a life-changer.

Murray Scougall, The Sunday Post, 30th July 2018

Pick of the Fringe 2018 (comedy part 1)

Struggling to choose which comedy shows to see at this year's Edinburgh Fringe? We don't blame you!

Greg Stewart, Theatre Weekly, 18th July 2018