Chris Neill - The BBC, Andrew Gilligan, And Me

Chris Neill photographed by James BettsWhile one broadcast under fire from Iraq, the other held a door open for Noel Edmonds. While one set out on a collision course with the government, the other was asked by June Whitfield if her tights were laddered.

But they both started out as be-spectacled schoolboys in Teddington. It's the everyday story of a showbiz ingénu, his childhood chum and Auntie.

"this acidic storyteller is the natural successor to Kenneth Williams"
Evening Standard

"a talent for observational comedy to hilarious effect"
The Scotsman