Sandi Toksvig

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‘I'm always falling in love with fabulous women’: Sandi Toksvig's forgotten heroines
From Madame Ching, a 19th-century pirate who ruled the South China Sea, to Anna Hedgeman, who helped to organise 1963’s Great March on Washington, it’s time to celebrate these often-overlooked yet awesome characters

Sandi Toksvig

13, Nov, 2020 @1:04 PM

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Sandi Toksvig: 'Sheila Hancock and I once nearly starved to death in a London restaurant'
The comedian and activist on the invisibility of women in the public sphere, homophobia and why it was time to leave Bake Off

Michael Hogan

30, Aug, 2020 @8:00 AM

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Sandi Toksvig: 'I came out, and the tabloid press thought I was Cruella de Vil'
Now a national treasure, the comedian and presenter was once vilified for being gay. She talks about those dark days, the lighter side of lockdown and why Bake Off was just another gig

Zoe Williams

25, May, 2020 @5:00 AM

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Quarantine Players: stars and theatre fans unite to perform Shakespeare solos
The Guardian and Shakespeare’s Globe present three new versions of speeches from the Bard’s plays, performed by professional actors and theatre lovers around the world

Chris Wiegand Stage editor

23, Apr, 2020 @11:24 AM

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Bake Off's Mel and Sue quit on day one after tears left a bad taste
Giedroyc and Perkins resigned over producers’ urge for ‘crueller’ Great British Bake Off

Mark Brown Arts correspondent

17, Mar, 2020 @12:01 AM

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Sandi Toksvig quits as Great British Bake Off co-host
The presenter will leave the hit show after three years to focus on other projects, with fellow host Noel Fielding praising their ‘rare and magical’ double act

Hannah J Davies

16, Jan, 2020 @12:09 PM

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Christmas at the (Snow) Globe review – a marvellously messy festive medley
Sandi Toksvig hosts a knowingly slapdash evening of irony-charged singalongs that revels in the magic of its venue

Brian Logan

20, Dec, 2019 @12:28 PM

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Between the Stops by Sandi Toksvig review – an entertaining journey
Humour and anger underpin the Bake Off star’s memoir

Stephanie Merritt

12, Nov, 2019 @7:00 AM

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Boris Johnson blimp joins 9ft Farage on anti-Brexit march in London
Pro-Europe grassroots groups voice opposition to a Johnson premiership

Caroline Davies and Jedidajah Otte

20, Jul, 2019 @10:56 AM

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It’s time we heard humanist views on Thought for the Day | Letter
Letter: Sandi Toksvig, Julian Baggini, Alice Roberts, Ed Byrne, Peter Tatchell, Nick Brown MP, Tristan Garel-Jones and 26 others call on the BBC to lift the bar on humanists appearing on Radio 4’s flagship reflective slot


13, Nov, 2018 @12:01 AM

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BBC faces renewed calls to open Thought for the Day to atheists
Humanists including Sandi Toksvig sign letter urging reform of Radio 4 religious slot

Harriet Sherwood Religion correspondent

13, Nov, 2018 @12:01 AM

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No joke: TV editors cut me out of a panel show – and didn’t even notice | Natalie Haynes
Sandi Toksvig is right: TV comedy can be brutal for women. Luckily, there’s a simple solution, says broadcaster and comedian Natalie Haynes

Natalie Haynes

11, Sep, 2018 @3:48 PM

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