Common As Muck!: The Autobiography of Roy 'Chubby' Brown

Common As Muck!: The Autobiography of Roy 'Chubby' Brown

by Roy Chubby Brown (Author)

Synopsis

Abandoned by his mother when he was just nine years old, by the time Royston Vasey was nineteen he had been married, divorced, had two children, spent two years in Borstal and several months in prison, and had been shot at in the Merchant Navy. By the time he was thirty-five, he was one of Britain's most successful comics, playing live to half a million fans a year as Roy 'Chubby' Brown. In COMMON AS MUCK he tells his incredible story. Frank, funny and - perhaps unexpectedly - often moving, it is a tale of a man battling to escape his background and become a star. From his impossibly deprived childhood to his controversial comic persona to his more recent battle against throat cancer, Roy 'Chubby' Brown's life is as remarkable and fascinating as the man himself.

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Format: Paperback
Pages: 384
Edition: New title
Publisher: Sphere
Published: 03 Aug 2006

ISBN 10: 0316030171
ISBN 13: 9780316030175
Book Overview: Backed by a F***ing MASSIVE campaign * Nationwide and regional advertising activity to tie-in with shows * Author PR activity to include media interviews and events * Cross promotional activity with new DVD * Serialisation * Submitted for key customer promotions * Available as an Audiobook * In May 2006, Channel 4 will air the Right to Offend series with three episodes focusing on Monty Python, Rowan Atkinson and Roy Chubby Brown.

Author Bio
Roy 'Chubby' Brown was born Royston Vasey, in Middlesbrough 1945. He is one of Britain's most successful and controversial entertainers.