Born in Farborough
, Hampshire, in 1961, he started his career as a stand-up comedian and won the coveted Perrier Award in 1988 and best live act at the ITV Comedy Awards in 1991.
The prototype of the Concorde landing at Farborough
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For boat anglers Hensborough Bank, Rainbow Corner, the aerators, Lin Croft Point and Farborough
Split are all fishing well, while bank anglers are having success on the Flat Stones and at Dunn's Bay.
Airbus is expected to announce more orders for its record-breaking A380 at the Farborough
Airshow this week, but a lucrative contract to build refuelling aircraft for the US military has been put out to tender again after protests from politicians; Louis Gallois
A portable climbing wall is being installed at the market on Farborough
Road to raise cash to send two local women to Lapland for a charity trek.
Harkin slammed the ball home from Simon Wormull's cross to make the game safe, but Farborough
were not finished.
The largest in-season rainbow trout scaled 10lb 12oz for Stephen Knight, of Worcester, and was tempted from Farborough
Spit, while Rugby's Tommy Griffin grassed a ten-pounder, and 19 more scaling between 6lb and 9lb 3oz were caught in a great end to the Draycote season.
The best boat areas are the 'A' Bouy, Draycote Dam, Lin Croft Point and Farborough
This week, local Farborough
angler John Bellamy took a limit bag weighing 17lb.
The deep lure specialist included one of 5lb in his latest best-of-the- week limit, an eight fish haul for 23lb 10oz, all falling to white lures fished off Farborough
Leicester angler Mr A McDonald caught a 7lbs 2oz rainbow last weekend and this week Hereford angler John Betteridge fished from the boat at the Farborough
Spit and caught an eight fish limit bag weighing 24lbs, his best brace each scaled in at 7lbs 8oz and fell to the GRHE wet fly.
Colin Griffiths from Kidlington, Oxon, couldn't resist a few casts from a spot on the Farborough
Dam where he banked a 9lb 4oz brownie last season.