John Sergeant and Jo Brand are not related. They look like they are related — their faces look similar, especially through the cheeks — and their speech patterns sometimes sound similar, but they are not actually related.
John Sergeant and Jo Brand do occasionally joke that they are brother and sister (as they did on a 2009 episode of "QI"); Jo Brand has also indicated that she is John Sergeant's mother, despite the fact that she is younger than he is. John Sergeant, born on April 14, 1944, in Oxford, was a broadcast journalist for the BBC and ITN. Jo Brand was born in London on July 23, 1957, and is a comedian and actress.
Not really but my mother did tell me the other day that Jo Brand was Russell Brand's mother.
If I were the BBC's director general, I would have two pictures pinned up above my desk. On the left would be one of Lesley Douglas, former Radio 2 controller and the only person