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Ex-Never Mind the Buzzcocks host Mark Lamarr charged with assault and false imprisonment

Mark Lamarr, former host of BBC1's Never Mind The Buzzcocks. Photo: PA Archive/PA Images

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

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

He hosted Never Mind the Buzzcocks from 1996 to 2005 and was a team captain on Shooting Stars between 1995 and 1997.

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

Lamarr was a regular face on the television in the 1990s. Credit: PA