Why is Jack Whitehall so eager to prove his laddish credentials?

The very privileged past of Channel 4's grubby golden boy: Why is Jack Whitehall so eager to prove his laddish credentialsA puerile display has finally got the comedian the attention he has cravedHe cracked infantile, lewd jokes throughout Big Fat Quiz Of The Year 2012The Queen, Prince Phillip and Susan Boyle are among his childish targets Friends say he has been 'very spoilt' and 'thinks he can say what he likes'Privately educated Whitehall grew up in a six-bedroom 4.25m houseAn unfazed Whitehall thinks latest outrage 'will do wonders for his career' ” class=”blkBorder” /> Crude: Jack Whitehall (left) caused controversy with jokes about the Queen on Big Fat Quiz Of The Year 2012 This week, however, at the age of 24, the comedian has finally got the attention he has always craved. His name has been in the papers virtually all week following his controversial appearance on Channel 4's Big Fat Quiz Of The Year 2012 last Sunday — although not for positive reasons. Whitehall, who was on the show with friend and fellow comic James Corden, as well as Jimmy Carr and Jonathan Ross, began by cracking lewd 'jokes' about the Queen and Prince Philip before making a series of infantile, sexually explicit remarks about sprinter Usain Bolt and singer Susan Boyle

Big Fat Quiz Of The Year 2012: Channel 4 board refuses to respond to viewers" fury over obscene quiz

Channel 4 refuses to respond to viewers' outcry and repeats its obscene quizComedy panel show featured vile sexual slurs minutes after 9pm watershedTelevision watchdog received at least 140 complaints about quiz's contentOfcom under pressure to investigate why programme aired during holidaysBoth Channel 4 and members of the board have so far refused to comment last night despite hundreds of complaints about its vile jokes. The panel show, presented by Jimmy Carr, caused outrage when it was first shown on Sunday. It featured comedian Jack Whitehall and actor James Corden apparently getting drunk as they made lewd jokes about the Queen, Barack Obama, Usain Bolt and Susan Boyle.

Channel 4 and the sick show they call comedy: Comedians Jack Whitehall and James Corden guzzle wine and egg each other on to trade obscene jokes about…

Channel 4 and the sick show they call comedy: Comedians guzzle wine and egg each other on to trade obscene jokes about the Queen, Philip and Susan Boyle Big Fat Quiz of 2012 featured countless vile sexual jokes just after 9pm Most made by James Corden and Jack Whitehall who drank bottle of wine each during pre-recorded showChannel 4 accused of failing to learn from Sachsgate scandal Television watchdog Ofcom says it has received complaints | UPDATED: 01:12 GMT, 1 January 2013 A primetime Channel 4 quiz in which drunken comedians made obscene jokes about the Queen has outraged viewers. The Big Fat Quiz Of 2012, which featured countless vile sexual jokes, was broadcast on Sunday only seconds after the 9pm watershed. The pre-recorded show, presented by controversial comedian Jimmy Carr, also featured puerile remarks about sprinter Usain Bolt, President Obama and singer Susan Boyle

Marmalade theft and reporting a murder on Emmerdale among bizarre calls made to 999 revealed by police force

'Hello, police, there's been a murder – on Emmerdale!' Force reveals most bizarre 999 callsOther examples include a dog following a woman into her house and a chicken walking down a roadGreater Manchester Police receive an average 1,371 calls each day | UPDATED: 19:15 GMT, 27 December 2012 Reports of a marmalade theft and a chicken walking down a road are some of the hoax calls that one police force has received. Greater Manchester Police (GMP) has released audio recordings of the calls in the run-up to New Year's Eve in an effort to encourage people not to abuse the emergency 999 number