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Former BBC host Mark Lamarr charged with assault and false imprisonment

The 51-year-old will appear at Uxbridge Magistrates’ Court on 2 October.

Mark Lamarr
Mark Lamarr
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TV HOST AND COMEDIAN Mark Lamarr has been charged with common assault and false imprisonment, the Metropolitan police has said.

The 51-year-old was charged with the offences on 1 September.

He’s due to appear at Uxbridge Magistrates’ Court on 2 October.

Lamarr hosted popular panel show Never Mind the Buzzcocks between 1996 and 2005.

He rose to prominence in the early 1990s, presenting shows such as The Big Breakfast on Channel 4 and The Word with Terry Christian.

He had a weekly show on BBC Radio 2 until 2010.

The BBC cancelled Never Mind the Buzzcocks in 2015.

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