A fine man. Editor of the British
satirical magazine Private Eye
, which is the definitive source on all forms of sleeze
and general wrong-doing
One of the permanent team on the superb TV show Have I Got News For You.
Basically, if there's dirt to be known - he knows it, and frequently publishes it - he consequently knows the British libel laws intimately and has some of the busiest defence lawyers in London.
Not a big friend of Mohammed Al-Fayed, owner of Harrods.