Tales from the river bank: Bob Mortimer and Paul Whitehouse have us hooked

Bob Mortimer and Paul Whitehouse are comedy royalty who’ve made audiences laugh for more than 25 years – Bob with comedy partner Vic Reeves, and Paul with Harry Enfield and on The Fast Show. But it was the serious issue of heart disease that brought them together for TV show Mortimer & Whitehouse: Gone Fishing.

In October 2015, Bob underwent triple heart bypass surgery after it was discovered that he was in serious danger of having a heart attack.

Paul had also had heart problems some years ago and needed three stents (tubes that widen out a narrowed artery) when heart disease was discovered.

They were old mates who’d lost touch and Paul had the idea to rekindle their friendship by making a fishing show.

We meet the pair at a London club to talk about it and they’re...
source: Express

2018-06-19 02:26
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