All posts by Rob Black

Richard Kay at the Daily Mail

Posted on 08.01.14 by

After-dinner speaking agency JLA has published a list of MPs, businessmen, TV presenters and sports stars on its books, offering a useful guide to what they consider their market worth to be…. Read More

Funny Business, BBC Two, Review

Posted on 17.01.13 by

Michael McIntyre: £40,000. Ricky Gervais: £25,000. Jason Manford: £25,000. Jo Brand: £10,000-£25,000. Barry Cryer – who after that lot looks an absolute steal – is £2,000-£5,000. This, according to Funny Business (BBC… Read More

Prezza The TV Star Makes The Grade

Posted on 27.11.08 by

By Alice-Azania Jarvis John Prescott’s brief stint on television appears to have paid off. The former deputy prime minister won praise for his BBC2 documentary Prescott: The Class System And Me –… Read More

Blunkett Junket

Posted on 21.01.05 by

By Martin Waller IT HAS not taken him long. David Blunkett, still enjoying his £3 million grace-and-favour Belgravia mansion despite losing his job as Home Secretary, has signed up with an agency… Read More

What TV Stars Get For Dinner

Posted on 24.04.01 by

By Rhymer Rigby and Jade Garrett So Angus Deayton can earn £50,000 for hosting an awards ceremony. He’s not the only one. A famous face and a nice line in after-dinner patter… Read More