Enjoy Celebrity Radio’s Jeremy Hardy Life Story Interview….
Hardy was born in Farnborough, Hampshire. He attended Farnham College and studied Modern History and Politics at the University of Southampton.
He started his stand-up career in the early 1980s, and won the Perrier Comedy Award in 1988 at the Edinburgh Festival Fringe.
He is best known for his radio work, particularly on The News Quiz, I’m Sorry I Haven’t a Clue and his long-running series of monologues Jeremy Hardy Speaks to the Nation.
His off-key singing is a long-running joke on the radio panel show I’m Sorry I Haven’t a Clue.
Enjoy an Exclusive interview with Alex Belfield and Jeremy:
His experiences in Israel during the Israeli army incursions of 2002 became the subject of a feature documentary Jeremy Hardy vs. the Israeli Army (2003), directed by Leila Sansour.
He made his television debut in the late 1980s in various comedy shows including Blackadder Goes Forth (1989), and has presented a television documentary about the political background to the English Civil War as well as an edition of Top of the Pops in 1996.
Hardy wrote a regular column for The Guardian until 2001.
Review by Alex Belfield for the BBC and Celebrity Radio 2008.