Roy 'Chubby' Brown is the famous blue comedian. Born in Grangetown inthe Boro fan's real name is Royston Vasey and he is famous for the controversial content of his hugely-popular live shows and DVDs. Roy 'Chubby' Brown.
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 Pipeline, who mainly featured at working men's clubs.
Left home at 14, then lived rough until joining the merchant navy among various other jobs. Got into the Working Men's Club in the 50s, first as a drummer, then evolved a comedy act. He appeared on Opportunity Knocks in the 70s and came fourth.
Tonight's live show from comedian Roy 'Chubby' Brown in Rugeley has been postponed following illness, it has been announced. The funnyman was scheduled to perform in the Staffordshire town this evening at the Lea Hall Social Club. But it has been announced that the comedian, whose real name is Royston Vasey, will now perform at the venue on Friday, May 3 instead. The Mirror has reported that the comedian has recently lost his son Martin Thomas Reilly.
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Great night outgreat venue friendly stafftable servicegreat showfabulous evening had by all Samantha P - TripAdvisor Reviewer. I came here to watch Roy Chubby Brown. Upon arrival we were shown to our seats which we had reserved.
But today, it was confirmed the tragedy referred to was the death of his son, Martin Thomas Reilly. InMr Reilly, then aged 35, was jailed for four years for his part in a drugs distribution ring. By Dave Robson.
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The funeral of Martin Thomas Reilly was held yesterday and his heartbroken dad has cancelled several performances. InMr Reilly, then aged 35, was jailed for four years for his part in a drugs distribution ring. Got a story or an issue you want us to investigate?
The Grangetown-born star has lost voice as he tries to 'get back to what I do best - making people laugh', and performed against medical advice. Comedian Roy "Chubby" Brown was forced to pull out of a gig - just days after "getting back to what I do best" following the tragic death of his son. In a turbulent time for the Teesside funnyman, Chubby hit the road again last week to perform at venues on the south coast.