Angus Deayton - actor and television presenter, born 6th January 1956. Films include 'Elizabeth' (1998). TV roles include presenter of 'Have I Got News For You' (1990-2002), and as Patrick in the BBC comedy series 'One Foot in the Grave' (1990).
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BBC Comedy Profiles: Angus Deayton
Brief information and biography about Gordon Angus Deayton.
BBC Press Office: Angus Deayton
The official announcement from Hat Trick productions and the BBC than Angus has been asked to step down as host of "Have I Got News For You".
IMDb: Angus Deayton
Biography and Filmography of the actor and quiz show host.
BBC: Quiz host Deayton fired by BBC
Angus is dropped as presenter of BBC One's quiz show Have I Got News For You after revelations about his private life. (October 30, 2002)
BBC: Angus Deayton: Mr Urbane
BBC News Online profiles Angus Deayton, who is in the news again as his private life is splashed across the tabloid newspapers. (October 29, 2002)
BBC: Deayton's future in doubt
BBC executives are meeting the Have I Got News For You host following further revelations about his private life. (October 29, 2002)
BBC: Man arrested over Deayton 'bugging'
A man believed to be a BT engineer has been arrested over allegations he bugged the television presenter's phone. (July 17, 2002)
BBC: Deayton 'gags' Sunday paper
The television presenter obtains an injunction against the Mail on Sunday to prevent further revelations about his private life. (June 09, 2002)
BBC: Deayton ridicule tops ratings
BBC One's Have I Got News For You beats Big Brother 3's debut in the ratings, following claims about the hosts private life. (May 25, 2002)
BBC: 'Loser' Deayton faces the music
Deayton faced a barrage of ridicule from the teams on Have I Got News For You in the wake of being involved in a sex scandal. (May 24, 2002)
BBC: Angus Deayton: Answering questions for a change
Tabloid revelations have made the sardonic presenter of Have I Got News For You the latest target of the programme's barbs (May 24, 2002)
BBC: Deayton in the lion's den
Viewers get their chance on Friday to see the hosts mauling at the recording of Have I Got News For You. But what was the view from the back row of the studio audience? (May 24, 2002)
BBC: Deayton admits: I'm this week's loser
Angus suffers merciless ridicule as he hosts Have I Got News For You following revelations about his private life. (May 23, 2002)
BBC: Deayton 'feels a fool' over reports
The Have I Got News For You host anticipates a "rough ride" on the forthcoming show after tabloid claims about his private life. (May 20, 2002)
BBC: Deayton's Mirror complaint rejected
The Press Complaints Commission rejects a complaint by the TV presenter over a Mirror newspaper story about a trip to Paris. (August 17, 2001)
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