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Myleene Klass and Paul O’Grady add support to our Refugees Welcome appeal

More celebrities are getting behind our Refugees Welcome appeal as the United Nations report that the number of Ukrainians who have fled their homes now exceeds 10 million, a quarter of the population, with 3.4 million crossing the border into neighbouring countries. Singer Myleene Klass and broadcaster and comedian Paul O’Grady both focused on the “traumatic” and “devastating consequences” on Ukrainian children. Their backing follows similar calls to support our appeal and dig deep by TV presenters Mariella Frostrup and Natasha Kaplinsky, comedian Dom Joly, actress Joely Richardson and model Erin O’Connor. Klass said: “There are no words for the...
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BBC responds to listener complaints over Paul O’Grady schedule change

The BBC has responded to listeners who they say are unhappy with recent changes made to Paul O’Grady’s show on BBC Radio 2.O’Grady, 66, has hosted the Sunday evening 5-7pm slot on Radio 2 for almost 13 years, but a new schedule change now sees him share the slot with comedian Rob Beckett.As part of a new schedule, the duo will present their shows alternately, each for 13 weeks at a time.Following the change, the BBC has issued a response explaining that despite O’Grady’s valued presence on the show, plans “do evolve over time”.In a statement the corporation said: “Paul...

‘Livid’ Radio 2 fans vow to ‘switch off’ as Paul O’Grady, 66, is taken off-air – despite rising listening figures – and replaced by comedian Rob Beckett, 36

Radio 2 listeners have expressed their anger as Paul O’Grady has been taken off-air until May – a decision he insists was down to show bosses. The presenter, 66, has been replaced with comedian Rob Beckett, 36, who will take over Paul’s Sunday evening slot which runs from 5-7pm.

Camilla wins dog loyalty duel with Paul O’Grady at charity centre

The Duchess of Cornwall’s rescue dog showed its owner means more to it than toys and treats in a head-to-head with Paul O’Grady‘s pet dog.Camilla’s Jack Russell Beth ignored temptations put in its way and ran to the duchess while the comic’s dog gobbled up titbits during the event at the Battersea Dogs and Cats Home’s Brands Hatch centre in Kent.O’Grady is an ambassador for the organisation and was filming his hit TV show, For The Love Of Dogs, in which Camilla and Beth will star.Camilla, patron of the animal welfare charity, and Beth went first, with the royal holding...

Paul O’Grady hit back at Snow White woke debate: ‘Loves first non-consensual kiss’ | Celebrity News | Showbiz & TV

Blind Date: Paul O’Grady recalls meeting Madonna. Affable comedian Paul O’Grady, 66, returns to our screens this evening from the Battersea Dogs and Cats Home. As the proud owner of three rescue dogs, he knows all too well just how strong of a bond humans can have with ‘man’s best friend’. The latest instalment of ITV show ‘Paul O’Grady: For the Love of Dogs’ sees him return to help blind Bichon cope without her sight. Paul also becomes enthralled by a mysterious, bald, rare breed of cat, and helps a cockapoo to de-stress.

‘There’s not enough cash on earth!’: Paul O’Grady, 66, insists he’ll NEVER bring back drag act Lily Savage because he’s ‘too old and can’t be bothered’

Paul O’Grady insists that ‘there isn’t enough money in the world’ for him to turn his alter-ego into Lily Savage again. The 66-year-old TV personality rose to fame in the nineties thanks to the hugely popular drag act, but now believes he is ‘too old’ and ‘can’t be bothered’ to bring the character back.

Paul O’Grady won’t let three heart attacks stop him enjoying life

TV and radio presenter Paul O’Grady, host of ITV’s multi-award-winning series For The Love Of Dogs and primetime celebrity game show Paul O’Grady’s Saturday Night Line Up, says he doesn’t worry about his health after overcoming three heart attacks.He lives with his husband, ballet teacher Andre Portasio in a farmhouse in Kent along with his menagerie of animals, including four dogs, goats, sheep, chickens and barn owls. During lockdown, he wrote his debut children’s book, Eddie Albert And The Amazing Animal Gang.Getting a hand-written note from THE Paul O’Grady himself is literally the peak of my career that I...

Paul O’Grady on how drag queen times have changed since Lily Savage

Paul O’Grady has come a long way since his drag queen days, as foul-mouthed, acid-tongued blonde bombshell Lily Savage.Yet there’s a touch of nostalgia for his drag days, the era in which he made his name in the Eighties compared with the more glitzy, polished drag scene today.Lily – his alter ego – would be too old to make a return now, he reflects.“It did flash in my mind to do a tour – which I would not do in a million years as I haven’t toured for so long – of Lily for Prime Minister People are...

Paul O’Grady claims his house is haunted by a smelly ghost

Paul O’Grady has claimed his house is haunted, after smelling a perfume by French fashion designer Jean Patou on the stairs. The TV entertainer appeared on the Paranormal Activity podcast, which is hosted by his friend, actor and presenter Yvette Fielding. During the conversation, he recalled smelling the scent of the perfume after guests had previously noticed it. “When I first moved in here, people used to say they could smell perfume,” he said. “And I couldn’t, I never smelt it. It was about two years later, I got up one night and went downstairs for a drink, and I...
CELEBRITIES £m advertising spans prime Paul O'Grady TV show

Car marketing platform is launching an utumn burst of TV advertising, which includes headline sponsorship of comedian Paul O'Grady's Saturday Night Line-Up on ITV. It entails the next burst of's 'search less, live more' brand campaign, and its sponsor idents in each commercial break will adopt Saturday Night...