Richard Madeley





Fortune: Million Pound Giveaway

Flying Start

Have I Got News for You (guest host)

Never Mind the Buzzcocks (guest host)

Quiz Night


Shafted (non-broadcast pilot)

You've Been Framed! (non-broadcast pilot)


Former regional TV newsman Madeley is married to Judy Finnigan, eight years his senior. Together they have been the staple TV diet of Britain's housewives since 1988, first with their Liverpool-based daytime crowd-pleaser This Morning on ITV and later in the teatime slot as Richard & Judy on Channel 4.

Incidentally, Richard met Judy at Granada TV where they were both presenters of the nightly regional news magazine, Granada Reports alongside the legendary Anthony H. Wilson.


Was once charged, and later acquitted, of stealing soap powder and wine from a Tesco in Didsbury. The event attracted press coverage out of all proportion to its newsworthiness.

Once made a (surprisingly admirable) attempt at impersonating the West Staines-based nemesis, Ali G.


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