The former Never Mind The Buzzcocks host Mark Lamarr has been charged with common assault and false imprisonment.
Lamarr, born Mark Jones, was a regular on TV screens in the 1990s when he presented The Word and The Big Breakfast.
He was also a team captain on the comedy panel show Shooting Stars.
The 51-year-old was charged on 1 September and will appear before magistrates in Uxbridge on 2 October, the Metropolitan Police said.
According to reports, the alleged incident involved a woman.
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