Enjoy Celebrity Radio’s Michael Barrymore Exclusive Life Story Interview…..
Michael has had a very difficult life of late. After 10 years of mega-stardom as one of ITV’s biggest Stars, his life fell apart after coming out, battles with drugs, the death of a man in his swimming pool & the death of his wife Cheryl.
In 2006 Belfield spoke to him about these battles as well as his life, career and TV come back on Celebrity Big Brother.
In the 80’s & 90’s Michael was one of the UK’s most loved, popular, talented & highest paid Stars. With hits including ‘Barrymore’, ‘Strike it lucky’ and ‘Strike it rich’.
His Blackpool video from 1992 was a master class in Stand-up comedy.
Enjoy a rare insight into the Star who admitted he is ‘dead’ because of the News of the World….
Here’s Barrymore and Belfield in Birmingham in 2006
Michael Barrymore, is an English comedian and television presenter of game shows and light entertainment programmes on British television in the 1980s, 1990s and 2000s. These included Strike It Lucky, My Kind of People, My Kind of Music and Kids Say the Funniest Things.
He headlined the 1993 Royal Variety Performance and also appeared at the 1983 Royal Variety Performance.
Barrymore was voted the UK’s favourite television star several times, becoming one of the highest-paid stars on television.
He starred in a comedy called Bob Martin (2000–01), in which he played the title role of a failing television game-show host.
Since his peak of popularity in the mid-1990s, Barrymore has appeared on Celebrity Big Brother and other shows including The Friday Night Project, The Bigger Picture with Graham Norton, This Morning, The Sharon Osbourne Show and The Saturday Night Show.
Recorded 2006 by Alex Belfield for Celebrity Radio and the BBC.