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Angus Deayton haunted by coke and hookers scandal and but will never set record straight

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READ MORE: Angus Deayton slams BBC comedy chiefs for being 'terrified of offending retired colonels'“I’m not going to start digging it all up again.”He added he was “resigned” to never setting the record straight, despite it making him miserable.Angus said: “It’s not something I’m particularly happy about, but I’ve had 20 years to get used to it.”He said “the words annus horribilis didn’t really cover half of it” when he was the focus of drug and sex allegations in the summer of 2002.The actor, who is currently playing fed-up widower Mitch in BBC Radio 4 sitcom Alone, said he no longer watched Have I Got News For You.He added he’s now single after splitting from TV writer Lise Mayer, 64, but insisted he is “very happy”.Angus also hosted Would I Lie to You?

from 2007 to 2008 and was a regular cast member of One Foot in the Grave from 1990 until 2000. He also played George Windsor in the series 8-10 of Waterloo Road.The star began his career on Radio Active, a parody of British local radio stations broadcast on BBC Radio 4 between 1981 and 1987, which he co-wrote and performed.For the latest breaking news and stories from across the globe from the Daily Star, sign up for our newsletter by clicking hereREAD NEXT:Mock The Week axed by BBC after 17 years on air with eight episodes leftKatherine Ryan hits out at critics over Mock The Week joke that got her 'cancelledKatherine Ryan hits out at 'sexist' panel shows in outburst at TV industry.

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