Michael Vaughan

Press clippings

A new series of the mirthless Citizen Khan lands with a thump. Mr Khan has been banished, made to sleep in his car after forgetting his own wedding anniversary. Resolving to make amends, he gets himself into a spot of bother at Edgbaston cricket ground. There are some impressive guest stars, mind you, including Test Match Special's Jonathan Agnew, former England cricket captain Michael Vaughan and the mayor of London himself, Sadiq Khan.

Ben Arnold, The Guardian, 4th November 2016

Preview - Citizen Khan

While there will forever be debate about the show's quality, for me the main problem caused by Citizen Khan is that the BBC deep down must think that they have done enough in terms of catering to BAME audiences with just one sitcom, in comparison to ITV2 who have been trying out new pilots all week. The BBC needs to be more adventurous and seek new talent.

Ian Wolf, On The Box, 4th November 2016

Radio Times review

Jonathan Ross wades in first with a complaint that many of the people at Radio Times share, the misuse of the word "literally". His argument involves a news story about Britney Spears in which a reporter said, "She's literally on a rollercoaster to hell". As Ross says, if that were true he'd watch her all night.

Other issues are a bit more contentious: Frank Skinner has a surprising response to Michael Vaughan's suggestion that footballer Luis Suárez is wrong to bite his opponents. And, I think for the first time, the icon used for two of comedian Sara Pascoe's pet peeves is almost the same - one just wears a watch.

Jane Rackham, Radio Times, 30th January 2015

While Sport Relief night tends to be overrun by comedians attempting to locate their inner athlete, here five sports personalities turn the tables by trying their hand at standup comedy. The brave volunteers include England cricketer Michael Vaughan, rugby star Ben Cohen and broadcaster Gabby Logan. Each gets a mentor (among them Patrick Kielty and Jason Manford) to provide advice, inspiration and possibly a shoulder to cry on, as they hone their material for three minutes in front of a live audience.

Martin Skegg, The Guardian, 20th March 2012

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