Enjoy Celebrity Radio’s Les Dennis 30 Minute Life Story – Michael Coronation Street…..
Les Dennis has been on our screens for over 40 years and we’ve followed his remarkable life through marriage, divorce, Amanda Holden, Family Fortunes, Panto, Ricky Gervais’ Extra’s, Spamalot and much more.
He’s a comedian, actor, TV presenter and Showbiz Legend of over 40 years.
Actor and comedian Les Dennis joined the cast of Coronation Street in March 2014 as petty criminal Michael Rodwell.
Here’s an exclusive 30 minute interview with Les about his life, high profile private life and life and showbiz……
In 1974, he won “New Faces”, an ITV talent show and appeared on numerous light-entertainment shows.
In 1982, he joined as one of the team on Russ Abbot’s Madhouse and The Russ Abbot Show before forming a comedy partnership with fellow impressionist Dustin Gee, which in turn led to a series of their own, The Laughter Show.
Following Dustin’s sudden death on 3 January 1986, Les carried on The Laughter Show as a solo performer.
Most famously, Les became the third host of Family Fortunes for a fifteen-year run from 1987 to 2002.
Les has been on the telly for 30 years. He’s done everything from Spamalot The Musical to ‘Extras’ with Ricky Gervais.
Interview recorded by Alex Belfield for Celebrity Radio and the BBC 2008.