His response was: “There’s no shouting, no gaudy prizes, no sex.
“All you get, if you win a game, is a ceramic teapot.
“It takes me back to a time when Britain was a kinder place, and it has a very loyal following.
“I did argue once with Jay Hunt, who ran Channel 4, about why she didn’t put it on at a decent time. But people do record it,” he added.