The comedian and writer Arthur Smith enjoys getting up a close to his subjects when reporting for The One Show.
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|What would be the ONE meal you could not live without?||
Fresh asparagus (oh and love-hearts)
|What would be the ONE thing you could not live without?||
The possibility of silence
|What would be the ONE thing you would take to a desert island?||
A big neon sign that I would put at the other end of the island from my hut - I would go there for a party once a week
|What ONE surprising fact do you have that our audience should know about you?||
At University I was president of the lower arranging society
For instance he’s reported on the lives of Florence Nightingale, Beatrix Potter, Henry Moore and Sigmund Freud by staying a night in their homes.
Comedian, writer and fearless investigator."Arthur Smith
But far from lying down on the job, he’s also investigated what it takes to write a bestseller, interviewed those who bought under Thatcher’s right to buy policy and explored the argument for and against banker bonuses.
This ‘Grumpy old Man’ is certainly not a man to rest on his laurels.