Michael McIntyre shuts down Alexander Armstrong as he takes over The Wheel ‘Not Pointless’

Moving on the host continued: “Okay, the question, on the nativity, for £3,000 is: Which of these events, commonly included in nativity plays, is specifically mentioned in the Bible?” The possible answers were Mary riding a donkey, Jesus born in a stable, three kings bearing gifts or Angel visiting shepherds.” “Alexander what do you think?” […]

Pointless: Alexander Armstrong SPEECHLESS as Richard Osman takes swipe ‘Annoying’

Presenter Alexander Armstrong and his assistant Richard have worked together on Pointless for over a decade now. The duo are used to teasing each other on the popular BBC series and tonight’s edition was no different, as Richard, 48, launched straight into taking a swipe at his colleague. Tonight’s episode of Pointless Celebrities was musical […]

Pointless Celebrities: Alexander Armstrong left stunned as contestant yells at audience

Pointless Celebrities continued this evening and saw a “TV special”. The episode included a number of presenters and TV stars who were battling it out for the Pointless trophy, and some money for their charity of choice. And while Bargain Hunt’s Charlie Ross and his partner Catherine Southon started off doing quite well, it quickly […]

Lance Armstrong told an incredible story of how he paid all the tabs at a crowded bar after they chanted ‘f— you’ at him

Rebecca Sapp/Getty Images Lance Armstrong sat down for a lengthy interview with Freakonomics Radio. Armstrong admits that he was not contrite during his infamous interview with Oprah Winfrey but that a recent private conversation “rocked [him] to the core.” He also told a great story about how he is no longer combative and even paid […]

Pointless: Richard Osman left red-faced after Alexander Armstrong INSULTS contestant

Pointless fans watched on as the BBC host spoke to contestant Linda, but ended up making a jibe about her looks. The PA for a water utility company in the Midlands was first asked her opinion on the quiz board and to give a Pointless answer. Alexander asked: “Linda, what would you like to go […]

REVIEW: Love, Sex & Other Foreign Policy Goals by Jesse Armstrong

Now Armstrong has written his first novel and in some ways, he’s in familiar territory. The narrator Andrew is a loveable loser who wants to be a good person but finds himself lying and scheming to secure the girl he loves, with amusingly disastrous consequences. That description makes the book sound like exactly the sort […]

Coronation Street spoilers: Owen Armstrong set to return to TAKE DOWN evil Pat Phelan?

Ian Puleston-Davies, who played Owen Armstrong in the long-running soap from 2010 to 2015, suggested he could return to Weatherfield. The actor made no secret of his desire to have one final showdown with Coronation Street  killer Pat Phelan (played by Connor McIntyre). “People are always asking me when I’m going to go back in […]

Pointless: Alexander Armstrong reveals they’ve filmed ‘farewell’ show ‘The final goodbye'

Alexander revealed that they recorded the “final goodbye” show after the first four seasons of the programme. He said: “At the end of the second series [in 2010]. We were going out at 2.30pm on BBC2 – the lowest-impact slot on TV. “The first series of 30 did enough for another 30, and that was […]

Pointless star Alexander Armstrong incensed as Richard Osman takes swipe

The moment happened this evening as the presenters introduced viewers to the Christmas celebrity edition of the BBC teatime quiz show. Comedian, singer and broadcaster Alexander, 47, was heard saying: “There’s only one more person for me to introduce.  “He’s been officially recognised as by the Guinness Book of Records as the world’s biggest elf, […]

Alexander Armstrong celebrates release of In A Winter Light with his top 10 vinyl albums

GETTY Alexander Armstrong reveals his top 10 vinyl records On his newly released In A Winter Light, the 47-year-old presenter of quiz show Pointless covers everything from Fleet Foxes’ 2008 White Water Hymnal to There Is No Rose Of Such Virtue, which, he says “is about as old as English church music gets – it’s […]