John Humphrys

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Crossword blog: Boris’s bendy bananas – and do we say ‘stroke’ or ‘backslash’ in web addresses?
We recall Boris Johnson’s 90s Brussels-bashing and explore the etiquette of how to say URLs in our look at the best of the broadsheets’ cryptic clues

Alan Connor

26, Jul, 2021 @10:07 AM

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‘It’s about curiosity’: Mastermind’s youngest champion reflects on his victory
Jonathan Gibson, 24, says practice makes perfect for quiz success

Ben Quinn

27, Apr, 2021 @6:32 PM

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Clive Myrie to replace John Humphrys as Mastermind host
Quizshow has been presented exclusively by men since it started in 1972

Sarah Marsh

22, Mar, 2021 @3:00 PM

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Samira Ahmed tipped to become first female host of Mastermind
Former winner of celebrity version of quiz show leads race to replace John Humphrys

Caroline Davies

09, Feb, 2021 @4:33 PM

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'I've started ... now I'll finish': John Humphrys to quit Mastermind after 18 years
Quiz show host says he is leaving after present series ends

Molly Blackall

06, Feb, 2021 @12:10 PM

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John Humphrys under fire over BBC equal pay comments
Co-founder of Women’s Equality party accuses former Today presenter of ‘going full troll’

Vanessa Thorpe Arts and media correspondent

25, Jan, 2020 @8:02 PM

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Will the Classic-ed John Humphrys be easy listening? | Miranda Sawyer
It’s a long way from the BBC as the veteran presenter starts his new gig this week

Miranda Sawyer

27, Oct, 2019 @6:00 AM

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From Brexit to Brahms: John Humphrys returns to radio
Ex-Today presenter takes temporary role filling in on Classic FM breakfast show

Jim Waterson Media editor

24, Oct, 2019 @10:26 AM

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John Humphrys: ‘The Queen told me if she ever did an interview, it wouldn't be with me'
The former Today host reflects on his broadcasting brinkmanship and new memoir, and takes questions from famous contemporaries and Observer readers

Miranda Sawyer

13, Oct, 2019 @8:00 AM

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A Day Like Today by John Humphrys review – 'I like arguing'
The combative broadcaster’s memoir mixes engaging snapshots of his early career with some score-settling and a robust defence of his interviewing style

Fiona Sturges

10, Oct, 2019 @6:30 AM

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John Humphrys: next BBC director general must be female
Former Today presenter tells festival audience that BBC’s equality record has improved

Mark Brown Arts correspondent

06, Oct, 2019 @4:50 PM

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The week in radio and podcasts: Today; 1619
John Humphrys finally bows out from the Radio 4 flagship, while a New York Times podcast illuminates US history

Miranda Sawyer

22, Sep, 2019 @4:30 AM

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