Paul Merton: I wouldn't host Just A Minute -
ChortlePaul Merton: I wouldn't host Just A MinuteChortlePaul Merton says he has no interest in taking over as chairman of Just A Minute when Nicholas Parsons steps aside. The comic has been a contestant in more programmes in the show's history than anybody else apart from Clement Freud. But his 373 ...News: Paul Merton on Nicholas Parsons – "He's Clearly Invincible"Beyond The Jokeall 2 news articles »
Posted on 15 June 2017 | 4:23 am
Charlie Chaplin blue plaque unveiled at his
The GuardianCharlie Chaplin blue plaque unveiled at his beloved Brixton flatThe GuardianThe flat, with its little bit of grandeur in the stained glass over the narrow front door, was the first comfortable, permanent home for the brothers, and they furnished it with £40 worth of cheap, gaudy furniture – £15 over their budget. Merton said ...
Posted on 14 June 2017 | 8:10 am
What time is Have I Got News For You on BBC
The SunWhat time is Have I Got News For You on BBC One tonight and who's hosting with Paul Merton and Ian Hislop?The SunThe series is a Comedy quiz show that grills celebrity contestants on the week's top stories and news. It was originally hosted by Angus Deaton, but now uses a different guest host each week. It launched in 1990 with team captains Paul Merton and Ian ...
Posted on 2 June 2017 | 8:00 am
When was Sgt. Pepper's Lonely Hearts Club
The SunWhen was Sgt. Pepper's Lonely Hearts Club Band album released and how is the 50th anniversary being celebrated?The SunThis includes BBC Radio 2's two documentary series – Sgt. Pepper Forever and Paul Merton On The Beatles. Chiswick House and Gardens have marked the occasion by creating a special artwork display. The Sun also recently spoke to legend Sir Paul ...and more »
Posted on 2 June 2017 | 8:00 am
Paul Merton on living the ultimate fan dream
Radio TimesPaul Merton on living the ultimate fan dream and becoming the Beatles for a dayRadio TimesFifty years after the Beatles' Sgt Pepper's Lonely Hearts Club Band was released, Merton is living the ultimate fan dream – becoming his heroes, John, Paul, George and Ringo, just for one day. He's happily, you sense almost gratefully, submitted to the ...The Beatles: Sgt Pepper's Lonely Hearts Club Band racing to UK No 1 50 years after releaseExpress.co.ukall 322 news articles »
Posted on 29 May 2017 | 1:08 am
Is Sam Cam too much of a hippy for Dave
A female Tory supporter of my acquaintance says: ‘I blame Samantha Cameron for pushing Dave away from traditional Tory views into hippy-dippy, New Agey-thinking,' writes PETER MCKAY.
Posted on 12 April 2015 | 5:51 pm
‘We’ll have Clarkson back on Have I Got
Executive producer Richard Wilson on why he would like to book Jeremy Paxman as a guest host – and not marking 25 years of the show Have I Got News For You became news itself last week after former Top Gear presenter Jeremy Clarkson reversed out of hosting an episode of the long-running comedy quiz show. Although he had signed the contract a while ago, when it came to it he felt the time was ...
Posted on 12 April 2015 | 10:01 am
Top Gear: 'Philip Glenister to replace
The Life on Mars actor - who has appeared in the star in a reasonably priced segment of the show before - is reportedly in line to replace sacked Jeremy Clarkson as the BBC hope to save the show from the axe.
Posted on 12 April 2015 | 5:05 am
Jeremy Clarkson pulled out of Have I Got
Jeremy Clarkson has pulled out of Have I Got News For You because he feared being humiliated by panellists Paul Merton and Ian Hislop. BBC executives had given the go-ahead for Clarkson, 55, to guest-host the satirical news quiz next month despite dropping him from Top Gear after he punched producer Oisin Tymon.
Posted on 11 April 2015 | 4:15 pm
Friday’s TV tips
The pick of the programmes from tonight's TV.
Posted on 10 April 2015 | 7:14 am
Stephen Fry in Central America review:
Some of these travelogues have been pretty good (Paul Merton in China), others have been quite, quite bad (that one where Richard E Grant luxuriated smugly in various hotel rooms), but few have given off the sense of being much more than a broadcaster ...
Posted on 27 August 2015 | 9:31 pm
Edinburgh: The benefits of Fringe
But while experienced stand-ups like Marcus Brigstocke, Stewart Lee and Paul Merton, along with up-and-comers like Phil Wang and Nish Kumar, continue to attract large audiences, there is plenty of drama on offer. Okareka Dance Company performed at this ...
Posted on 25 August 2015 | 10:00 pm
When repetition is a win on Just a Minute
Just a Minute celebrates a rare achievement when Gyles Brandreth immediately repeats Paul Merton's success of going the full 60 seconds.
Posted on 25 August 2015 | 6:39 pm
Paul Merton Welch
BELMONT — Paul Merton Welch, 67, of Belmont, passed away on July 29, 2015, at the Veterans Hospital in Palm Beach Gardens, Florida. He was born in Haverhill to parents Ellis Robert Welch and Colene Ila Welch. He graduated from Belmont High School and ...
Posted on 25 August 2015 | 1:30 pm
'The greatest TV show ever made'
This was my introduction to comedy and the place I first heard names like Paul Merton, Kenneth Williams, Stephen Fry and Clement Freud. I’m in Edinburgh this year doing a poetry show so I thought one of my choices should be a poem. This is by Rob Auton ...
Posted on 25 August 2015 | 12:28 pm
Resolved Question: Why has Paul Merton never
Contractual problems? An express hatred of the show? The producers have never thought to ask him? Considered him unsuitable? WHAT?? I think he'd be perfect.
Posted on 6 April 2012 | 8:28 am
Resolved Question: In which episode of Have
I really want to watch it again. I think that it was also the episode in which he switched over to be on Ian's team.
Posted on 14 June 2011 | 2:17 am
Resolved Question: Does Paul Merton have any
I know he had been married a few times and I think lost one of his wives which was sad but didn't he have any children thanks. I noticed on wikipedia etc it doesn't mention it. thanks. And Ian and Paul have also both been on Have I got news for you from the first series is that true?
Posted on 27 November 2010 | 7:42 am
Resolved Question: Is Paul Merton married
Was Paul Merton married to Caroline Quenton did they have kids? Is he married again? Did he ever have any children altogether. I know this sounds silly but Im so curious. I just watch him on Have I got News for you. It prompted me to ask a silly ? like that. I think Ian Hislop is married with children. Does anyone know thanks?
Posted on 10 July 2010 | 9:02 am
Resolved Question: Where would you like Paul
He's done China, India and now Europe. Maybe Japan or Russia would be interesting.
Posted on 23 February 2010 | 1:40 am