Roy Chubby Brown born Royston Vasey ;   3 February is an English stand-up comedian whose act consists of blue humour, a free speaking style and lack of concern for political correctness. He left home at the age of 14, spent time living rough, and moved from job to job, at one point joining the Merchant Navy. He also spent time in a borstal and prison. When he saw Ken Dodd live he thought he was so good it inspired him to try comedy himself. He failed the audition for another television talent show, Opportunity Knocks , after saying the word ' arse ' during his interview. In Brown took to the stage and said, "Good evening! My wife's got two cunts and I'm one of them.
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The latest in a series of profiles and interviews, Orginal Fat Bob gives his personal view on the life and career of a footballing guest before sitting down for a chat and asking a few questions. The Overview — the man and his career. Or, perhaps we know someone, who knows someone, who knows the personality that we talk to and features within our In2Views at Diasboro. For example, I know two people that Roy Chubby Brown has been associated with during his career. Firstly, I used to play keyboards in a band in the sixties and after we broke up, our lead guitarist and singer used to go on tour with Chubbs, acting as his Musical Director, playing and singing along with him on stage. My second contact is my own daughter in law, as her Uncle plays drums for the famous band Smokie. What has that got to do with Chubbs you may ask?
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The preceding radio series On the Town with the League of Gentlemen was set in the equally fictional and almost identical town of Spent. Filming of the television series took place in the Derbyshire village of Hadfield , located in a Pennines valley. The League considered a number of filming locations before settling on Hadfield.
The number bus - destination Hyde - rattles along Station Road, Hadfield, followed, from a ramshackle Manchester Evening News hoarding, by the eyes of Harold Shipman. Here, it seems, is conclusive proof that fact is far grislier and more macabre than fiction. But in Hadfield, a north Derbyshire village sprawled across a Pennine valley, fact and fiction have collided with a terrible crash. The fictional locals are so weird that when a freak show came to town, it quickly scarpered, out-freaked by such characters as Hilary Briss, the apparently cannibalistic butcher.