Rod Hull and Emu attack legendary TV chat show host Michael Parkinson

Rod Hull and Emu attack legendary TV chat show host Michael Parkinson

Have you ever taken a glove puppet to a workplace interview and then used it to attack the interviewer? If you have, you’re not alone. Popular TV entertainer Rod Hull caused havoc on chat show legend Michael Parkinson’s programme Parkinson, when he famously attacked the suave talk show host using his unruly glove puppet sidekick…

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Oliver Reed causes Channel 4 show After Dark to be pulled from air

Oliver Reed causes Channel 4 show After Dark to be pulled from air

Have you ever disrupted a workplace meeting because you had way too much to drink beforehand? If you have, you’re not alone. Late night, midweek Channel 4 show After Dark booked the hellraising actor Oliver Reed to appear on a broadcast that was transmitted on 26th January 1991. The show’s format was a panel discussion…

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Jamiroquai’s Jay Kay gets headbutted during an argument over his Bentley

Jamiroquai’s Jay Kay gets headbutted during an argument over his Bentley

Have you ever been headbutted after attending a film premier as a result of your status in the industry you work in? If you have, you’re not alone. Jamiroquai frontman Jay Kay was on the receiving end of a headbutt from a paparazzi photographer after attending the London premiere of Star Wars Attack Of The…

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Sepp Blatter gets showered with fake money by comedian Simon Brodkin

Sepp Blatter gets showered with fake money by comedian Simon Brodkin

Have you ever thrown fake money at a disgraced official at a press conference for an international sporting body? If you have, you’re not alone. Simon Brodkin – the brains behind comic creations Lee Nelson and Jason Bent, walked up to Sepp Blatter at a press conference in Zurich posing as dim-witted spoof footballer Jason…

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Julian Clary makes a joke about ‘fisting’ ex-Chancellor of the Exchequer Norman Lamont

Julian Clary makes a joke about ‘fisting’ ex-Chancellor of the Exchequer Norman Lamont

Have you ever damaged your career by making a rude joke whilst announcing the winner at an industry awards conference? If you have, you’re not alone. Gay TV comic icon Julian Clary made a rude joke about the then Chancellor of the Exchequer Norman Lamont whom Clary claimed he had just been ‘fisting,’ after comparing…

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Muhammad Ali and Joe Frazier scuffle during a TV interview

Muhammad Ali and Joe Frazier scuffle during a TV interview

Have you ever been involved in a brawl with a competitor whilst discussing each other’s professional careers at an industry event? If you have, you’re not alone. Muhammad Ali and Joe Frazier came to blows when they appeared on ABC’s Wide World of Sports TV show on 26th January 1974.  The fighters were scheduled to…

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Zinedine Zidane headbutts an opposing player in the 2006 World Cup final

Zinedine Zidane headbutts an opposing player in the 2006 World Cup final

Have you ever headbutted a competitor on your last day at work before retiring? If you have, you’re not alone. French football star Zinedine Zidane was sent off in the 2006 World Cup Final for headbutting Italy’s Marco Materazzi in the chest. The act was committed in retaliation to Materazzi’s earlier verbal provocation. As the…

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Michael Jackson dangles his baby over a hotel balcony

Michael Jackson dangles his baby over a hotel balcony

Have you ever taken your child to work with you and then faced criticism for placing the infant in potential danger as a result? If you have, you’re not alone. Pop Superstar Michael Jackson caused a stir when he appeared with his child Prince Michael II at a hotel in Berlin. The singer then proceeded…

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The Sex Pistols cause outrage after swearing on live TV

The Sex Pistols cause outrage after swearing on live TV

Have you ever sworn in a meeting at work as a result of a colleague goading you to say something controversial that resulted in national outrage? If you have, you’re not alone. Notorious punk rock group The Sex Pistols caused uproar in 1976 when they appeared on the prime time TV show Today with host…

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Dennis Skinner gets kicked out of the Commons for calling PM ‘Dodgy Dave’

Dennis Skinner gets kicked out of the Commons for calling PM ‘Dodgy Dave’

Have you ever been thrown out of a workplace meeting for insulting the person in charge of your organisation? If you have, you’re not alone. Labour MP Dennis Skinner was thrown out of the Parliament chamber for calling then Prime Minister David Cameron, ‘Dodgy Dave’ over his personal finances back in April 2016. The MP…

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