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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. Prior to his entertainment career, Vasey had a rough upbringing and left home at the age of fourteen, moving from job to job, eventually ending up imprisoned. Once released, he began his performing career alongside his cousins as a drummer in their band The Pipelines, who mainly featured at working men's clubs. The duo named themselves 'Alcock and Brown' , as they shared the same surnames of the pilots of the first transatlantic flight , therefore wearing goggles during their performance. The group eventually disbanded, with Vasey continuing as a comedic act by himself, retaining the goggles. In , Vasey's manager asked him whether he would try performing blue comedy, to which Vasey agreed. His initial performances as 'Roy "Chubby" Brown' were met with offended attendees, mainly Vasey being assaulted and sworn at.
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Merchant Navy. Royston Vasey in the. When he was eight years old, his mother left home, leaving a note to say she'd had enough, and his parents divorced a year later. He soon realised that he could get laughs, and went solo, but with only limited success initially, as a stand-up comedian. He had difficulty with the swearing at first, but now this vulgarity is his trade-mark.