BUSHELL *OFF* THE BOX
Garry Bushell is an award-winning pundit whose columns have been published in five UK national newspapers. He has also written for Sounds, Kerrang, Street Sounds, Vive Le Rock, Rock Candy, the Independent and the Modern Review.
Garry has appeared on more than 2,000 TV and radio shows including Noel's House Party, Newsnight, Celebrity Squares and the South Bank Show. Bob Monkhouse called him "a terrific writer". Harry Hill says he got the idea for his TV Burp series from Garry's Bushell On The Box column. And Al Murray claimed his Pub Landlord character was partially inspired by it. Richard Littlejohn describes Bushell as "the best one-liner merchant in Fleet Street." Roy Hudd called him "the Max Miller of the press". While Howard Stern once dubbed him "my Ambassador in England."
The son of a fireman, Garry was born in Woolwich, South East London. He began his career as a rock writer and band manager. He managed the Cockney Rejects, the Blood and Maninblack, was instrumental in getting Twisted Sister their first recording deal, and toured the globe with the likes of Iron Maiden, the Specials, Gary Moore, UFO and the Selecter.
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The National Alf (Channel 4)
Bushell On The Box segment (The Big Breakfast and Nuts TV)
Drop The Celebrity (ITV)
I'm Famous & Frightened (Living)
The Weakest Link Celebrity Special (BBC1, twice)
100 Worst Britons (C4)
Public Opinion (BBC1)
Today With Des & Mel (ITV)
Stupid Punts (BBC2)
Top 20 Rock Deaths (Sky One)
The Two-Tone Story (C4)
Greatest TV Moments (Five)
The TV They Tried To Ban (C4)
the Banned Season (C4)
UK Music Hall Of Fame (C4)
An Audience With Al Murray (ITV)
50 Questions of Political Correctness (Sky One)
Most Shameful TV Moments (Five)
Big Brother's Big Mouth (E4)
Scoop (C4) The Mint (ITV)
The Real Football Factories (Bravo)
Showbiz Blackjack (Challenge)
You Can't Fire Me I'm Famous (BBC1)
100% English (C4)
Extra Tonight (ITV)
Sky Poker (Sky)
TV's Toughest Men
Resident critic Nuts TV (November '07 – April 08)
It's Not What You Know
The One Show
Britain's Best Celebrity Dish
Celebrity Party Poker
The Enemy Within (C4)
The Execution of Gary Glitter (C4)
Rancid Sounds can now be found on https://www.2ndcityradio.net/ along with two other radio shows, Sounds Of Glory and Highway To Hell (shows are broadcast at 11pm every Tuesday and then repeated on Spreaker)
SOUNDS OF GLORY, VOLs ONE & TWO, DANCE CRAZE – RUDE BOYS ON THE ROAD, TIME FOR ACTION – The Mod Revival 1978 – 81, RUNNING FREE – the official biography of IRON MAIDEN, THE WORLD ACCORDING TO GARRY BUSHELL, COCKNEY REJECT with JEFF TURNER, (Jeff Turner autobiography), BUSHELL ON THE RAMPAGE, NOW THIS IS A VERY TRUE STORY (Jimmy Jones autobiography).
THE FACE, TWO-FACED & FACEDOWN.
The Gonads: Greater Hits Volume One: Plums (CD, vinyl & download).
GBX: Saturday Night Beneath The Plastic Palm Trees (download single featuring Angie Brown)
Garry Bushell: Just The Filth (CD & download)
DMG: Dirty Metal (download album).
CARRY ON OI! (Captain Oi). 30 YEARS OF OI... NEVER SURRENDER (Contra Records, CD & vinyl)