Former Buzzcocks host Mark Lamarr charged with common assault

The former host of Never Mind the Buzzcocks Mark Lamarr has been charged with common assault and false imprisonment, police said.

Saturday, 15th September 2018, 9:59 am
Updated Saturday, 15th September 2018, 10:31 am
Former host of Never Mind the Buzzcocks Mark Lamarr who has been charged with common assault and false imprisonment, police said. Picture; PA
Former host of Never Mind the Buzzcocks Mark Lamarr who has been charged with common assault and false imprisonment, police said. Picture; PA

Lamarr, born Mark Jones, was a regular on TV screens in the 1990s and starred in The Word, The Big Breakfast and Shooting Stars.

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The 51-year-old was charged on September 1 and will appear before magistrates in Uxbridge on October 2, the Metropolitan Police said.

Lamarr rose to fame on shows such as The Big Breakfast, and The Word with Terry Christian.

He presented Never Mind The Buzzcocks between 1996 and 2005.