Saturday 30th March 2019
He took eyebrow-acting lessons from Roger Moore, became a jumper-clad TV presenter then a high-ranking whip in John Major's government, where he changed marriage forever. Now Gyles Brandreth is on tour, but one topic is off the table. "If I mention Brexit during the show I give everybody their money back."
The Kurupt FM Podkast has won in the Best Comedy category at the British Podcast Awards. Other winners include Rule Of Three, The Rob Auton Daily Podcast and Shagged. Married. Annoyed.British Comedy Guide, 12th July 2020
Esther Rantzen (quite rightly made a dame for her services to broadcasting and charity) thinks that her friend and mine, the late great Nicholas Parsons, should have been given a knighthood. I rather think Nicholas thought so, too.Gyles Brandreth, The Telegraph, 30th January 2020
Nicholas Parsons is recovering in hospital after missing a recording of Just A Minute earlier in the week. The 95-year-old has also dropped out of the remaining chat shows in his Edinburgh Fringe run, with Fred MacAulay taking his place.Chortle, 10th August 2019
Comic, 95, said to be suffering from a bad backChortle, 7th August 2019
A number of comedians are due to guest star in Whodunnit [Unrehearsed], a new murder mystery spoof coming to London's Park Theatre.British Comedy Guide, 30th May 2019