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Johnny Vegas's autobiography hits the shelves
9:48am Thursday 26th September 2013 in News
THE man behind Johnny Vegas is stripped to the bare bones in his autobiography, which is released today.
‘Becoming Johnny Vegas’ traces the ups and downs of Michael Pennington, the lad from Thatto Heath, who would go on to be an award-winning stand-up.
Promising to be an honest account of his youth in St Helens and his time training to be a priest when he was 11, he said he had no interest in producing a “bog standard stocking filler”.
Now making a name for himself as a successful director and actor he said: “I’ve been Johnny Vegas so long now, I just want to go back to where I came from and try to find out exactly where I got him.
“There’s a mythology surrounding Johnny Vegas that even I, as Michael Pennington, have struggled to differentiate between the fact and fiction at times.”
Johnny, who is about to embark on a book tour, including St Helens has also recorded an audio version of the book
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