began his regular showbiz slot on the Vernon Kay show in October
2004, although the first few weeks didn't quite go according to
plan due to the birth of Vernon and Tess's daughter Phoebe. Just
as it seemed we were destined never to hear the fabulous double
act, Vernon escaped nappy duties and was back at work, meaning Brian
could at last join him for some Saturday morning banter.
has proved a much-loved addition to the show, reflected in the large
number of texts Vernon receives about him each week, and despite
his frequent declarations that Brian knows nothing about the world
of showbiz that isn't gleaned from the pages of Heat magazine, we
have been treated to some very juicy celebrity gossip.
friendship between the two is heart-warmingly genuine - only true
friends could insult each other the way they do and get away with
the spot is primarily for showbiz gossip, it's also a great opportunity
to catch up with all the latest goings on in the Life of Brian himself.
From boozy birthday weekends to plumbing disasters and broken romances,
we get a little glimpse into Brian's world each week, all delivered
in that unmistakeable husky Irish brogue.