We chart the birth, death and unlikely resurrection of British TV's most unhinged chaos merchant.
Was only a matter of time really, wasn't it.
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For the first of a new series examining British TV icons, we look at Noel Edmonds – a man who has managed to balance his otherworldly outlook with a healthy career in showbiz.
He's been tweeting about a simple box that slows ageing, reduces pain, lifts depression and stress, and tackles cancer. Yep, tackles cancer!
Having lost my dad suddenly at the age of four, I developed a strong bond with the bizarre, anarchic character that bordered on a kind of remote surrogacy.
For me and other Southenders, the town represents the oxygen outside London's claustrophobic pile-up of representations and ambitions.
And I went home with his toilet.