The English comedian and presenter, 66, is best known for his drag queen persona, Lily Savage. Paul starred as Lily in his own programme for the BBC in the Nineties before moving into other TV work, including presenting his own chat show on Channel 4. This evening, he returns to ITV for his long running series, ‘Paul O’Grady: For the Love of Dogs’. In the programme, Paul looks at the work of Battersea Dogs and Cats Home in caring for animals.
In the latest episode, he is charmed by a seriously ill four-month-old shih-tzu.
The star also interacts with a pair of chihuahuas and has his skills tested by a lively crossbreed.
Paul was famous for his sharp tongue as his Lily Savage alter ego, and has retained his sense of humour to this day.
Meghan married into the Royal Family in May 2018 as she tied the knot with the Queen’s grandson, Prince Harry.
In unearthed comments from June that year, Paul shared his advice to avoid “riling up” Her Majesty.
Writing in a column for TV Times, he said: “The Queen is easy to get on with!
“She likes a good laugh, someone who is straight-talking, so be totally honest with her.
“Try to avoid too many Americanisms – always remember to say ‘lavatory’, not ‘bathroom’, otherwise you’ll really rile her.”
Animal-lover Paul also said Meghan would…