SAUCY QUESTIONS GET HIM GIGGLING
TELLY funnyman Bradley Walsh says producers on The Chase deliberately set suggestive questions to make him crack up.
They throw in names such as “Willy Wakker” and “Fanny Chmelar” to get him laughing.
Bradley’s giggles are always a big hit with viewers – but they cause chaos behind the scenes.
The 57-year-old said: “I don’t crack up laughing too often. But when I do it’s very funny. I start to go and then I can’t gather myself. I try to continue reading the questions but by the time I get to the next one I’m gone. I’ll be trying to speak but I can’t.
“I get caught unawares. The question setters deliberately try to catch me out.
“They got me with Willy Wakker and Fanny Chlemar. And things like Chocolate Salty Balls. I’m more wise to it these days. I can almost tell with any question what the alternative answers might be.”
Bradley’s fits of laughter are a nightmare for the production team when they happen during a timed round.
The most common time to trigger the giggles is during the Cash Builder when contestants have a minute to correctly answer as many questions as possible.
Bradley said: “If they say something
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