Craig Charles

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‘My karaoke go-to? Always on My Mind by Willie Nelson’: Craig Charles’s honest playlist
The Red Dwarf star and BBC Radio 6 Music presenter gets nostalgic about the Bay City Rollers – and recommends music to get a party started

Rich Pelley

08, Nov, 2021 @7:00 AM

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Moneybags: with tense trivia and total chaos, Craig Charles is the new king of TV quizzing
No matter the show or the channel, you’re guaranteed a fiftysomething man asking the questions. Gary Lineker and Ian Wright give it their best shot – but Charles is a revelation

Joel Golby

06, Nov, 2021 @8:00 AM

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Craig Charles: ‘I haven’t grown up much since I was five’
The Red Dwarf star and BBC Radio 6 Music presenter on his love of zany kids’ show The Banana Splits – and why he never dreamed he would work in TV

As told to Ammar Kalia

18, May, 2021 @10:46 AM

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Craig Charles: 'This is my midlife crisis – I should have just bought a Porsche!'
The Red Dwarf star and radio DJ had the pandemic blues – so he decided to row his way out of them. He talks about the reality show Don’t Rock the Boat and his earlier highs and lows, from £200,000 cheques to tabloid exposés

Simon Hattenstone

04, Nov, 2020 @10:00 AM

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How we made: BBC mockumentary Ghostwatch
‘Our producer received a letter from a woman asking for compensation to buy new trousers for her husband, as he had soiled the ones he was wearing’

Interviews by George Bass

26, Oct, 2020 @3:01 PM

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On my radar: Craig Charles’s cultural highlights
The actor and DJ on Jean-Michel Basquiat, horror film Mother!, John Bishop’s chatshow, the magic of Altrincham Market and rising funksters the Allergies

Sarah Harford

03, Dec, 2017 @10:00 AM

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Readers suggest the 10 best fictional houseshares
Last week we brought you our 10 best fictional houseshares. Here, we present your thoughts on the fabulous flatmates that should have made the list

Sophie Sleigh-Johnson

21, Jan, 2016 @12:16 PM

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Craig Charles: ‘I’m 51, I shouldn’t be getting disco injuries!’
The death of Craig Charles’s brother made him rethink life. So next month he leaves Corrie, films a new series of Red Dwarf and a version of one of his poems – and then there’s his DJing

Tim Jonze

21, Sep, 2015 @5:42 PM

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Craig Charles: My family values
The DJ, actor and poet talks about growing up in the only black family on a Liverpool estate, the death of his elder brother, and life in a house full of women

Interview by Nikki Spencer

29, May, 2015 @12:00 PM

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Craig Charles quits I’m a Celebrity after brother’s death
Coronation Street star becomes second person to exit jungle, after Gemma Collins walked away after just 72 hours

Hannah Ellis-Petersen

20, Nov, 2014 @6:55 PM

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Craig Charles leaves I’m a Celebrity after death of his brother
Red Dwarf actor heads back to UK to be with family as Edwina Currie and Jake Quickenden prepare to replace Gemma Collins

Staff and agencies

20, Nov, 2014 @10:01 AM

Craig Charles funks up directions | Media Monkey

Media Monkey: The BBC Radio 6 presenter had an unfortunate slip of the tongue live on air

Monkey

02, Sep, 2014 @9:44 AM

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