Very much like Kenneth Tynan and Look Back in Anger, I could not love anyone who did not love Matt Berry. Whose heart, already full with Garth Marenghi’s Darkplace or The It Crowd, did not lift further when a Todd Rivers or Douglas Reynholm scene came along. Toast of London, in which he played the main character rather than a piquant smaller role, has its issues, but nevertheless … Anyone who can hear that distinctive drawl – emphasising just the wrong syllable in a sentence and somehow managing to capitalise random nouns and letters – and not collapse in a heap of laughter has my abiding sympathy. It is no way to live.
Last night he was Michael Squeamish, author of Fish