Jungle was a career highlight...but I would never do Big Brother

PUBLISHED: 16:07 15 September 2011

Christopher Biggins

Christopher Biggins


From Porridge to I’m A Celebrity, TV personality Christopher Bigggins has enjoyed a varied career – but one thing he says that he would draw the line at is Big Brother.

He said: “The jungle was a big highlight for me. It was a fantastic experience and it was one that I enjoyed enormously but I think that I’m A Celebrity is classier than Big Brother.

“Its much more exciting for the public because they get to see us eating worms and sleeping next to rats, but in Big Brother they are limited in what they can do.”


Despite his time in the jungle, there’s no chance of seeing him back in there again.

“I have a saying about I’m A Celebrity and it is ‘I enjoyed every moment of it, I would never have missed it for the world and I would never do it again’.”

You can hear more gossip about the jungle when he debuts his one man show An Evening With Christopher Biggins at the Queen’s Theatre in Billet Lane, Hornchurch, on Sunday, October 2. He said: “It’s about my life and the different things that I have done.”

Audiences can look forward to a show packed with fun, outrageous tales of his antics and lots of laughs.

Celebrity content will be high with tales about Biggins’ time at the Bristol Old Vic Drama School with his student pals Jeremy Irons and Tim Piggott Smith; the time he met Frank Sinatra; and when he stayed with close pal Joan Collins in her LA mansion.

There will also be the chance for the audience to put their questions to him.

Biggins said: “I have enjoyed the people that I have met and I think that comes over to the public.”

n Tickets are £18 from 01708 443333.

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