Famous for having to shave well before their teens, a little known fact about the Millibands is that they failed the auditions for The Chuckle Brothers, Bros, Phil & Grant Mitchell, The Everly Brothers and Laurel & Hardy. And they only just passed as the Milibands.
Entering parliament just five years ago, Ed Miliband was quietly taken out again until he was old enough to use the big boys’ toilet. He wrote the Labour election manifesto, making his brother regret ever buying him that pen and pencil set.
Despite their differences and secret fist fights, they publicly claim to love each other dearly, and David urged the party to support his younger brother, saying “I am very proud of Ed, or as call him Eddy the Baby, or Eddy Weddy or ickle baby boo boo cry baby wetty pants, or mummy’s ickle tell tale creepy little stinky bum.