"My Booky Wook". London: Hodder & Stoughton. ISBN 0340936150
6' 1" (1.85 m)
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[on why the title of his show changed from 'Strangely Uplifting' to 'Brand X'] I have a friend who didn't name his twins for months - just called them Big One and Little One. I said, 'Look, they're going out into the world now. You're going to have to give them names'. The same was true for the show. When it was apparent it was real, we named it.
On his Radio 2 show on 18 October 2008, he and Jonathan Ross
left obscene messages on the answerphone of Andrew Sachs
, concerning the fact that Brand had slept with Sachs' granddaughter Georgina Baillie
. This programme was later broadcast, provoking widespread complaint from the public and politicians such as Gordon Brown
. Brand later resigned from the BBC and Ross was suspended without pay for ...