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At Home With Hilary Devey: Dragon’s Den Is Massive Shiny Stately Home

HILARY Devey is the newest TV star on Dragons’ Den, the BBC talent show that enables rich business people to get recognised on the street. Her job, for those of you not versed in the tired show, is to be part of a panel who humiliate members of the public who dare to step before them and pitch an idea. The dragons will then smirk, sneer, exchange knowing nods with one another or present a magic pile of beans that will make both them and the pitcher richer.

Self-made millionaire businesswoman Hilary Devey is here to breathe fire. She looks like a deranged Dot Cotton who’s let her bangs grow out and likes to keep her clothes uncreased by pulling them on over the coat hanger and the wardrobe. The BBC’s creepy trailers sought to foster the idea that Devey is angry, possibly demonic – a Saturday morning cartoon baddie.

But we get to know otherwise because we’ve read her interview on Hello! magazine.

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Posted: 16th, August 2011 | In: TV & Radio | Comments (2)