The GBBO and QI host launches new YouTube channel
BY JACQUIE LAWRENCE. IMAGE THE DIVA AWARDS
As we adjust to the challenging times we’re currently living through, “National Trevor” Sandi Toksvig is set to keep us entertained with the launch of her brand new YouTube channel. Aptly named “Vox Tox”, it’s a fiercely funny mix of both culture and observation, delivered in Sandi’s ever unique, ever wonderful style.
The format is simple but effective: by occasionally delving into the BOOK OF DAYS, Sandi is able to riff about her favourite subject – the hidden histories of women. With her keen eye for the absurd, Sandi delights in making acerbic connections between seemingly random subjects.
For example, on a recent episode, she takes us on a surreal journey from the Duchess Of Brunswick, to the painter Angelica Kauffmann, via a woman who swallowed a padlock. Yup, you read that right.
In keeping with current guidelines advising those in the UK to stay at home, Vox Tox is completely self-produced at home, with Sandi writing and presenting whilst her wife, Debbie, hones her BBC training in camera, lights and sounds multi-skilling. (Bravo!)
“We will hopefully produce one every day. At least it will keep us off the streets!” explained Debbie. Vox Tox will most certainly be keeping us off the streets – thank God for the creativity of queer women right now, huh?
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