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Johnny VegasJohnny Vegas
Johnny Vegas (aka Michael Pennington) won the Festival Critics' Award at the 1997 Edinburgh Festival, and was the first newcomer to be nominated for the Perrier Award.

A talented entertainer (don't call him a stand-up), he combines Butlins style sing-a-longs with pathos and belly laughs.

He presented The Big Breakfast during its twilight days, is a regular panellist on Shooting Stars and made a memorable guest appearance on Room 101, revealing an unhealthy obsession with chat room pubs. He also got a smile out of Anne Robinson on the The Weakest Link in 2000.

Johnny is also a talented comedy actor, as his award-winning performance as Charlie in Happiness showed. He also did a brilliant turn as Fran's dodgy landlord in Black Books.

  2002 Black Books (TV)
  2002 Room 101 (TV)
  2002 The Big Breakfast (TV)
  2001 Happiness (TV)
  2001 The Weakest Link (TV)
  2001 Never Mind The Buzzcocks (TV)

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