My tribute to Des O’Connor

I owe a great deal to Des O’Connor who died last week, as anyone who has read Eclipsed can attest. It might even be that Des had a greater impact on my life and my career than anyone else. He was a rare thing in show-biz. Like the late, great Bob Monkhouse he was happy…

I can’t get on Channel 4

I was the first ever comedian to appear on Channel Four – well before Jack Dee got his well deserved break and the trendy cool types who reside on the Channel these days – Because I starred in the first movie that ever played on the channel – P’Tang Yang Kipperbang – albeit when I say starred,…