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How to recover from a Scots’ referendum

Commissioned by the BBC and published in a shorter version online as “A marriage counsellor on healing the referendum hurt” on September 20th 2014….

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Can Rolf Harris Be Rehabilitated?

Rolf Harris leaves behind gilded lifestyle for vulnerable prison unit Extracted from The Observer, July 6th 2014 – article by Jamie Doward and Gaby…


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Children’s Television

From the 1980s, an early appearance tackling teenage acne. I once received a letter that actually started: “Dear Acne Uncle…”.


Children’s Television

 I answer more questions from troubled young viewers. This is probably the worst sweater I ever wore – I still have it.


Children’s Television

In this clip I offer advice to combat a terrible case of teenage bad-breath. In the early shows we had to stick to the…