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Gyles Brandreth - My Platinum Jubilee double humiliation

Regulars | By Gyles Brandreth

Prince Charles and Gyles at the Big Lunch

Gyles Brandreth suffered a double humiliation during the Platinum Jubilee celebrations. He was demoted below Tony Blackburn and outed as an old man

I have known Tony Blackburn for more than half a century. I first met him in the 1960s when he was a disc jockey on Radio Caroline. In the 1970s, we both fancied his wife, the beautiful actress Tessa Wyatt. Just recently, we were teamed up together on my favourite BBC antiques show, Bargain Hunt – and we didn’t do badly. Tony has a keen eye for quality silver. ...


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