Oh alright, it’s not the Shadow Culture Secretary. Some while back I was catching up on the boxset of The Office, and noticed in the credits that one of the extras was called Ben Bradshaw.
I knew Exeter MP had worked at the BBC but did not think he had spent time at Wernham Hogg.
Now my Google alerts of Westcountry MPs have solved the problem.
This is Ben Bradshaw.
Or rather, it is Brian Stewart, who has just written and directed a farce - All in Vein – which gets its first performance at Abbey Theatre in St Albans shortly.
Brian’s stage name, as this local paper story points out, was Ben Bradshaw, and he appeared in most episodes of The Office.
Problem solved by a Google Alert.
Less easy to explain is why the email alert for Sarah Newton – new Tory MP for Truro and Falmouth – keeps throwing up a link to a story which describes her being “naked in a tubof marijuana”.
I assume it is not the honorable member, but I daren’t follow the link on work computers.