Enjoy Celebrity Radio’s Gyles Brandreth Life Story Interview…..
Gyles Brandreth is an English writer, broadcaster, and former Conservative Member of Parliament.
Brandreth was a Conservative Member of Parliament (MP), representing the City of Chester, from 1992 to 1997. He proposed a Private Member’s Bill which became law as the Marriage Act 1994.
Brandreth is recognizable for his plummy voice.
Gyles is currently the star of the ‘The One Show’ at the BBC. Back in 2005 Giles performed in ‘Zoom’ in the West End.
Enjoy a rare and exclusive interview with Brandreth and Belfield recorded in London’s West End….
In the 1970s he hosted the ITV children’s show Puzzle Party.
Brandreth has appeared on Countdown more than 300 times in Dictionary Corner, making more appearances than any other guest, most notably Carol Vorderman’s final episode in 2008.
He has also appeared on TV-am. He was known for his collection of jumpers, of which some were sold in a charity auction in 1993. In 2006, he appeared on the television series That Mitchell and Webb Look, satirising his appearances in Countdown’s Dictionary Corner on the fictional game show Numberwang.
In 2007, he guest-starred in the Doctor Who audio play I.D. In July to August 2009, he hosted the game show Knowitalls on BBC Two. In April 2010, he appeared on BBC Radio 4’s Vote Now Show. He also makes a cameo appearance as himself in Channel 4 sitcom The IT Crowd in the episode “The Final Countdown”.
A frequent guest on BBC panel shows, he has appeared on two episodes of QI and six episodes of Have I Got News For You. He has also appeared in episodes of Channel 5’s The Gadget Show He is a contributor to the week-nightly BBC1 show The One Show. He has appeared in two episodes of the TV adaptation of Just A Minute as part of the show’s 45th anniversary. In 2013, he was a guest on the Matt Lucas Awards.
Recorded by Alex Belfield for the BBC and Celebrity Radio.