Rhona Cameron

Rhona Cameron

Date of birth: 27-09-1965
Rhona Cameron was born in Dundee and raised in Mussleburgh, just outside Edinburgh, where she was named Rosebud Princess 1969, at the tender age of four.

She started stand-up in the early Nineties, winning the So You Think You're Funny? new act award in 1992. The following year she made her Edinburgh Fringe debut, and in 1995 supported Jack Dee on tour. She has been touring on and off in her own right ever since.

In 1996, she hosted the first of four series of the BBC Two show Gaytime TV. She also co-wrote and starred in the BBC Two sitcom, Rhona, which ran for just one six-episode series in 2000

In 2002 she joined the West End cast of The Vagina Monologues, before heading off to the Australian jungle for the first series of I'm a Celebrity... Get Me Out of Here!, which led to a job hosting the ITV game show Russian Roulette the same year.

The following year, she played the first ever female narrator in The Rocky Horror show on tour and then in the West End.

In 2003 she wrote her first book Nineteen Seventy-Nine: A Big Year in a Small Town, an autobiographical account of a year in her life in childhood as a lesbian in a Mussleburgh. Her debut novel The Naked Drinking Club was published by Ebury Press in 2007.

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GB News reveals line-up of comedians for its newspaper preview show

Roster of 13 stand-ups for Headliners

GB News has signed up a regular roster of 13 comedians to appear on its late-night newspaper preview show Headliners.

The ‘anti-woke’ channel has given the hour-long show green light as a seven-night offering after an initial launch last month.

Its executive producer is comic and writer Andrew Doyle, the creator of spoof social justice warrior Titania McGrath who also hosts his own programme on GB News, Free Speech Nation.

Headliners has three alternating hosts: Mark Dolan, Simon Evans and Dominic Frisby.

And now confirmed as the rotating panel of comedians offering comments on the next day’s headlines are: Steve N Allen, Rhona Cameron, Nick Dixon, Andrew Doyle, Josh Howie, Leo Kearse, Sajeela Kershi, Erich McElroy, Diane Spencer and Ian Stone.

Doyle said that although the show is populated by comedians, it was not designed to make fun of important news events.

‘The difference with comedians is we tend to look at the world through a different lens,’ he said. ‘We don’t see everything as a joke or a gag, but we do look at things sideways so we often spot the irony, the paradoxes and even the absurdity of serious things."

‘Comedians are well informed on politics and current affairs – it’s the source of a lot of our material - but critically, we’re not journalists commenting on journalism.

‘This is the  key to making Headliners a fast-paced and witty riff on the traditional paper preview format.

‘We piloted the show with a handful of us before Christmas and like any good party it’s just grown from there,. We all enjoy each other’s company, and we all love a bit of raucous and warm-hearted debate. Above all, it’s a great way to catch up on tomorrow’s top stories while having a lot of fun."

Headliners is on GB News at 11pm every night. Here's a clip from yesterday's show:

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Published: 21 Jan 2022

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Past Shows

Edinburgh Fringe 2001

Rhona Cameron

Edinburgh Fringe 2003

Rhona Cameron

Edinburgh Fringe 2007

Rhona Cameron [2007]

Edinburgh Fringe 2008

Rhona Cameron [2008]


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