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Roy "Chubby" Brown coming to town
7:30am Sunday 9th September 2012 in News
FREQUENTLY dubbed Britain’s rudest comic, Roy “Chubby” Brown will be bringing his own special brand of humour to Grays next month.
The comic’s 2012 tour lands at the Civic Hall, in Blackshots Lane, on Friday, October 5, at 7.30pm.
He is famed for his controversial, sarcastic humour and strong language and as such is rarely seen on any of the major TV channels.
People are warned to stay away if easily offended.
Born Royston Vasey in 1945, Brown got his big break after coming second to a country and western band in the 1970s television New Faces.
Nowadays, he performs to around 350,000 people a year, in his trademark flying helmet and goggles.
As well as doing his stand-up shows, Brown has also featured in several episodes of the TV show The League of Gentlemen.
His real name was used as the namesake for the fictional town in the comedy, and in his cameo appearances, Brown played the foulmouthed mayor of the town.
He has released more than 23 videos and DVDs in his 30-year career, with titles including Exposed, Too Fat to Be Gay, and most recently Front Page Boobs.
October 5 won’t be Brown’s first trip to Thurrock, or the Civic Hall. He played there in 2006 and again last year.
Tickets are £19 and are available from the Thameside Theatre box office, in Orsett Road, Grays, or by calling 0845 300 5264.
You can also book online by visiting the theatre website at www.thurrock.gov.uk/theatre