Comedian and presenter Rory McGrath has been arrested on suspicion of drunkenly assaulting a couple in Cornwall.
Devon and Cornall police said they arrested a 57-year-old man after he was involved in an altercation in Pool, near Redruth in west Cornwall.
McGrath was arrested on suspicion of assault and ABH assualt and taken to Camborne police station for questioning. He has since been bailed until 5 July pending further inquries.
A police spokesperson said: "At around 10.15pm on Friday 10 May 2013 police were called to a property in the Pool area, near Redruth, following a report that a man had assaulted a male and female couple, who it is understood, were attempting to assist this man who was heavily in drink.
"A man in his late 40s received a bloody nose and scratches to the face.
"A 57-year-old man from the Cambridge area was arrested for common assault and an ABH assault.
"He has been bailed until 5 July while police carry out further enquiries."
McGrath is known for being a panellist on the BBC sports comedy quiz They Think It's All Over for a decade. He also found fame on Channel 4's Who Dares Wins and also appears with Griff Rhys Jones and Dara O'Briain for the BBC's Three Men In A Boat.