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‘F— you, b——d’ – Miriam Margolyes’ stinging on-air attack at Jeremy Hunt

Miriam Margolyes has told how she wanted to swear at Jeremy Hunt, the new Chancellor when she met him in a BBC radio studio just a day after he took up his latest role in government. The 81-year-old actress, who is known to be outspoken during interviews, said she had wished Mr Hunt the best of luck, but added that she had wanted to use much stronger words towards him. Margolyes had been on the BBC Radio 4 Today programme paying tribute to the late actor Robbie Coltrane, who died on Friday. Subscribe to The Telegraph with our special offer: just £1 for 3 months. Start your free trial now: Get the latest headlines: and are websites of The Telegraph, the UK's best-selling quality daily newspaper providing news and analysis on UK and world events, business, sport, lifestyle and culture.


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