FORMER MP and broadcaster Gyles Brandreth is a visit caller presenter on The One Present and a daily on Radio 4’s Simply A Minute.
Right here’s all a things we competence wish to know in regards to a multi-talented wordsmith who as shortly as represented a people of Chester.
Who’s Gyles Brandreth?
The 71-year-old former Tory MP has additionally worked as a author, broadcaster and actor.
Regardless that Gyles was innate in Wuppertal, Germany, he changed to London when he was simply three-years-old.
The jumper-loving TV persona has seemed on utterly a few programmes by a years and has seemed on Countdown larger than 300 occasions in Dictionary Nook.
He has additionally had caller roles in comedies That Mitchell and Webb Look, The IT Crowd, QI and Room 101.
Brandreth’s opposite notable telly gigs consolidate his contributions to The One Present, The Gadget Present and TV-am.
When was Gyles Brandreth an MP?
Brandreth represented a Metropolis of Chester as a Conservative MP from 1992-1997.
Following his domestic profession, he suggested a ebook of his diaries underneath a pretension Breaking a Code.
He has additionally reminisced about a few of his practice on BBC radio as Brandreth on Workplace and The Brandreth Guidelines.
What else is Gyles Brandreth obvious for?
Gyles has created sundry books – from nonplus editions to ancestral novella to biographies.
He is a well-recognized voice on BBC Radio Four and might mostly be listened alongside brave Paul Merton on long-running collection Simply A Minute.
He has additionally dabbled in melodramatic work, penning West Finish benefaction Zipp!
In further to this, Brandreth has acted in theatre productions, together with Twelfth Night time.
Has he been on Have we Obtained Information for You?
Have we Obtained Information for You is a well-liked British row benefaction that takes a satirical take a demeanour during a information of a week.
There’s additionally a quizzing partial to a present, as dual groups contest to fill everybody in on latest headlines and scandal.
Each week, celeb friends be a partial of Paul Merton and Ian Heslop on their panels – and Gyles is a daily contributor.