Enjoy Celebrity Radio’s Clive Anderson Interview 2018…
Clive is an English television and radio presenter, comedy writer and former barrister.
Winner of a British Comedy Award in 1991, Anderson began experimenting with comedy and writing comedic scripts during his 15-year legal career, before starring in Whose Line Is It Anyway? on BBC Radio 4, then later Channel 4.
He has also hosted a number of radio programmes, and made guest appearances on Have I Got News for You, Mock the Week and QI.
He has made ten appearances on Have I Got News for You. He has also frequently appeared on QI.
In 2007, he featured as a regular panellist on the ITV comedy show News Knight.
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One heated exchange on Have I Got News for You occurred when he joked to fellow guest Piers Morgan that the Daily Mirror was now, thanks to Morgan (then its editor), almost as good as The Sun.
When asked by Morgan, “What do you know about editing newspapers?”, he swiftly replied, “About as much as you do.”
In 2005 he presented the short-lived quiz Back in the Day for Channel 4.
On 25 February 2008, he started presenting Brainbox Challenge, a new game show, for BBC Two.
Later that year, he presented a reality TV talent show-themed television series produced by the BBC entitled Maestro, starring eight celebrities. In 2009, Anderson was the television host of the BBC’s Last Night of the Proms.
Anderson presents legal show Unreliable Evidence on Radio 4. He also covered the Sunday morning 11 AM-1 PM show on BBC Radio 2 through the end of January 2008.
It was announced in April 2008 that Anderson, who had previously filled in for host Ned Sherrin from 2006 until Sherrin’s death in 2007, would be taking over as permanent host of Loose Ends.
He also hosted six series of Clive Anderson’s Chat Room on BBC Radio 2 from 2004–2009. Anderson has appeared on BBC Radio 4’s The Unbelievable Truth hosted by David Mitchell.
Anderson also presents The Guessing Game (radio) on BBC Radio Scotland. Anderson has also appeared on BBC Radio 5 Live’s Fighting Talk.
Interview recorded by Alex Belfield for Celebrity Radio 17th Feb 2018