The show was awarded with a BAFTA[12] for its 9th series in 2020. Horne's latest show, Seven Years in the Bathroom, is at the Soho Theatre tonight and tours in April. [8] In 2004 he won a Chortle Award for Best Breakthrough Act. From Saint Maud to The Wicker Man here are some British horror movies that are certain to keep you looking over your shoulder for weeks to come. Horne joined BBC Radio 2 in 2018, replacing Lynn Bowles as the regular weekday morning travel reporter. Alongside Lizzie Greenwood-Hughes, Thalia Pellegrini and Adam Fleming, Horne was part of the bulletin team and the main reporter. In 2019, Rachel joined Virgin Radio UK as a newsreader in 2019. The comedians all participate individually – except during team tasks – with their “achievements” only being unveiled on the show. To see all content on The Sun, please use the Site Map. Alex Horne (m. 2005) Children: 3: Rachel Horne (née Gibson) is a Northern Irish newsreader and journalist. The household I grew up in... was very male. Horne presented Monday to Thursday throughout the afternoon and evening after returning from maternity leave in 2012.[6]. He got his nickname – despite standing at 6ft 2 inches – from fellow comedian and the Taskmaster himself, Greg Davies. The 42-year-old comedian studied classics at Cambridge University, graduating in 2001, but during his time at Cambridge, he was a member of the prestigious Footlights Dramatic Club where he honed his talent for comedy. The existing Open Comments threads will continue to exist for those who do not subscribe to Independent Premium. After the challenges have been shown it is up to the Taskmaster to allocate points – and he can be ruthless. Horne reappeared presenting the business on the BBC News Channel during 2015 and presented regularly on Tuesdays, Wednesdays and Fridays. I'm a quarter Scottish but that's not enough to warrant wearing a kilt at any point in my life. Horne acted as the on-stage expert responsible for graphics and sound-effects on the quiz show We Need Answers on BBC Four. [7] Instead, Alex is the put-upon assistant to the real Taskmaster, Greg Davies, starting each show with “banter”, keeping the scores and introducing footage of the contestants. Please continue to respect all commenters and create constructive debates. On 18 January 2007, Horne became the first ever comedian to perform in Second Life for a feature on Sky News. Want to bookmark your favourite articles and stories to read or reference later? I would be better at accents. Are you sure you want to delete this comment? Can you apply for Ugly House to Lovely House? Versions of the programme have also been made in Belgium, Sweden, Norway, and Denmark. As a solo performer, Horne wrote and performed "Birdwatching" at the 2007 Edinburgh Festival and "Wordwatching" at the 2008 Edinburgh Festival. During Comic Relief 2011's 24 Hour Panel People marathon, Horne appeared on the Call My Bluff segment, on a team with Tim Key and Roisin Conaty. Rachel Horne (née Gibson) is a Northern Irish newsreader and journalist who is originally from County Fermanagh in Ulster. For other inquiries Contact Us. Want an ad-free experience?Subscribe to Independent Premium.

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