Paul Whitehouse, born in Wales and raised in London, is a comedian, actor and writer. R Posts: Paul Whitehouse was born in May - making him He is originally from Wales, his dad worked for the National Coal Board and his mum was a Welsh opera singer. Paul Whitehouse Education. BBC sketch show that while continuing to show the misadventures of a series of popular characters now also introduces a slew of new oddballs and misfits for us to enjoy including Tory Boy and The Lovely Wobbly Randy Old Ladies.
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By Paul Whitehouse and Bob Mortimer. Now, in this exclusive extract from their new book, Paul Whitehouse and Bob Mortimer reveal how their life-threatening heart operations inspired the quirkiest show on TV In a new book inspired by their experiences, the pair open up about bad hearts, their own tales from the riverbank, good friendship — and fish In a new book, the pair open up about bad hearts and their own tales from the riverbank. Paul Whitehouse with his wife Mine left ; Bob Mortimer with wife Lisa in November , his first public outing since his heart operation right. Well, maybe I was.
Tickets are on sale now. In contrast to an increasingly bleak news cycle, it was relentlessly genial television, uncomplicated, familiar, cheerful and good-natured. Both men had recently undergone surgery for heart conditions, and watching them cast off and chat about fishing lures, triple bypasses and scotch eggs was something approaching meditation. A sense of calmness. The programme comes from a very genuine place. Like very few have managed before or since, the catchphrases he and Higson coined have left an indelible mark on the national psyche. But in his languorous fishing show, lurking in the reeds with his bait bag and rod, Whitehouse finally does away with the wigs and prosthetic noses. In comedy you never have to behave like a grown up.
We will use your email address only for sending you newsletters. Please see our Privacy Notice for details of your data protection rights. Paul Whitehouse, 62, who stars in Gone Fishing alongside Bob Mortimer, 61, has opened up about his relationship with his late father and described him as a "calm figure". While the Mortimer and Whitehouse star went into detail about his memories with his dad, he also revealed one "regret" he has about the BBC series involving him. He went on to explain that his dad died aged 86 and the "influence" he had on him was "very positive". Bob had to undergo heart surgery back in after doctors told him he risked having a heart attack on stage, had he and comedy partner Vic Reeves gone ahead with a live tour the same year.