Separated at birth

Stefan Cross’s all-consuming Action for Equality crusade is exactly the type of socio-political fodder befitting a topical quiz show.

21st century women staunchly battling against disproportionate pay packets? One suspects this would be music to the condemning ears of Mock the Week regulars Frankie Boyle and Hugh Dennis – however they spun it.

Thank heavens that Dara ” Briain is on hand to referee. Defying his East End bouncer look, the affable Irish host has proved a canny mediator. Indeed, Stefan could certainly do worse than Dara for a role model. He probably wishes he could pick his (“) Briain amid a particularly stormy economic Cross-fire.