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The Oldie of the Year awards 2018

‘Who needs hostesses when you’ve got actors of the calibre we’ve got surrounding us?’ mused our Oldie of the Year chair – into his fourth year in the role – Gyles Brandreth, referencing the Presidents Club scandal.

At all angles, and from all corners, there were oldie celebrities, acknowledged by Gyles in a sweeping introductory celebration: ‘June Whitfield has become Dame June Whitfield since we last saw her – to see her and Barry Cryer in the corner together, it sends a kind of bizarre erotic charge.’

Listen to the recording here.