Walliams burgled during Sport Relief

Thieves strike during live TV show

David Walliams had his home burgled while he was appearing live on BBC's Sports Relief.

Police believe thieves targeted the London home, Supernova Heights, knowing he would be in the television studio on Friday night

The Little Britain star had been on the live BBC show to talk about his charity swim across the Strait of Gibraltar with rower James Cracknell.

He knew nothing of the break-in until he arrived to back at the home – once owned by Oasis star Noel Gallagher – on Saturdat morning.

A neighbour told the Sunday Mirror: ‘David was clearly very angry, as you'd expect. There were no obvious signs of a break-in and the house seems to be bristling with security.

‘It is clearly alarmed and there are grills over all of the windows so the burglars must have known what they were doing to get in.’

Walliams cancelled an interview with Jonathan Ross on Radio 2 to deal with the break-in, with Ross telling listeners: ‘He had an unfortunate accident at home.’

Published: 16 Mar 2008

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