Himoff!

by Richard Whiteley | Biographies & Memoirs | This book has not been rated.
ISBN: 0752838458 Global Overview for this book
Registered by Cfreckle of Sheffield, South Yorkshire United Kingdom on 9/20/2019
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Journal Entry 1 by Cfreckle from Sheffield, South Yorkshire United Kingdom on Friday, September 20, 2019
'A face like a cartoonist's suicide note' A.A. Gill, Sunday Times Richard Whiteley was the first person to appear on Channel 4 on Tuesday 2nd November 1982. With the words "As the countdown to the launch of a new channel ends, a new Countdown begins". Nobody was to know, of course, that the new face on the channel was still to be there 17 years later, and that Countdown would be dominating the channels Top Ten ratings. Richard Whiteley is known for his jackets and his puns - opinion is divided as to which is worse. However he is regarded as a cult figure among a broad section of society. He has appeared in such shows as Hale and Pace, TFI Friday, Shooting Stars, Light Lunch, Mrs Merton, Fantasy Football, received a 'Gotcha' from Noel Edmonds and is constantly on the receiving end of Terry Wogan's gentle mockery. He most recently appeared on McCoist and MacAuley and 'The Greatest Rory Ever Told', as himself and as Carol Vordeman. He was the hit of the Edinburgh Fringe this year with his one man show... 'If you like Alan Partridge you'll love Richard Whiteley. Singing along with the Countdown theme and pretending to be the Countdown clock was a stroke of brilliance.' Independent

Journal Entry 2 by Cfreckle at Sheffield, South Yorkshire United Kingdom on Saturday, September 21, 2019
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Journal Entry 3 by Cfreckle at Leeds bookcrossing meetup in Leeds, North Yorkshire United Kingdom on Saturday, September 21, 2019

Released 4 wks ago (9/21/2019 UTC) at Leeds bookcrossing meetup in Leeds, North Yorkshire United Kingdom

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Journal Entry 4 by wingDelticwing at Leeds, West Yorkshire United Kingdom on Saturday, September 21, 2019
Picked this up at the meetup today. Mrs Deltic has pinched this book and is now reading it!

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