Gyles Brandreth

Gyles Brandreth

Gyles Brandreth is a writer, broadcaster, and former MP who, over forty years, has worked in the theatre as an actor and producer. He is a reporter on the BBC’s The One Show, a regular on Radio 4’s Just A Minute, and has appeared on Have I Got News For You, QI and Countdown. He is the editor of the Oxford Book of Humorous Quotations, president of the Oscar Wilde Society, founder of the Poetry Together project, and Chancellor of the University of Chester.

Books by Gyles Brandreth

Interviews with Gyles Brandreth

Favourite Theatre Books, recommended by Gyles Brandreth

The author and broadcaster Gyles Brandreth selects five of his favourite books about the theatre from the thousands that grace his bookshelves, taking in nonfiction, histories of music hall and amateur dramatics, plus a 16th century ‘romp’ starring one William Shakespeare.

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