in Teesside are you from?
born in 78 Broadway Road.
are you best known for?
up comic. The first person to ever say the C word on
stage in UK!
did you get started with your career?
drumming with a local pop covers band in 1967 to 1972. You earnt
more if you were a comedy/band so I ended being the one who told
band broke up and there were two of us left, so we diversified and
became Alcock and Brown. The rest is history!
there anyone person or thing that helped you progress?
manager George Forster who really made me make the break through
from clean comedy to blue comedy which at the time was almost unheard
made me push the boundaries of acceptability and now everyone says
and every car Ive owned since then because I do 80,000 miles
a year. You have to if you stay off TV!
your advice for anyone thinking of following in your footsteps?
hard, always change your act, remember the people who helped you
on the way up and dont believe the good or the bad stuff written
your top 3 things about coming from Teesside.
Boro FC, all my family and coming home!
are your favourite places in the area?
Beach, Chalton Hills, Eston Hills, Stokesley and Yarm
there anything you miss when away from the area?
you name three other famous people from the area?
Rea, David Coverdale, Bob Mortimer, Vic Reeves
up Teesside in one sentence.
home and I love it.
read more about Chubby and other teesside comedians, go the comedy
Hall of Fame Index.