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Grow Up By Keith Allen

Grow Up
by Keith Allen

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A Navy baby, Keith Allen was moved from place to place, always leaving a trail of destruction in his wake. He could have been a footballer if his criminal career hadn't got in the way. He has been incarcerated for smashing up a night club and almost sued for claiming he slept with a Dame. This book looks at the chaotic life of this man.
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Grow Up by Keith Allen

'He'll either win the Victoria Cross or go to prison.' So said Keith Allen's headmaster, back in 1966. A Navy baby, Allen was moved from place to place, always leaving a trail of destruction in his wake. He could have been a footballer if his criminal career hadn't got in the way. Keith's chequered past has seen him keep a pet lion, down a mug of his own urine on stage with his mother looking on proudly in the audience and write a number one pop record. He has been incarcerated for smashing up a night club and almost sued for claiming he slept with a Dame. Since then, he's become renowned for his extrovert and contentious behaviour, his radical opinions and his acting pedigree. But at 54 years old ...has he finally grown up? Revelatory and unapologetically honest, "Grow Up" takes you on a break-neck journey through the chaotic life of someone who's broken all of the rules.

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About Keith Allen


Keith Allen was born in 1953. A versatile comedian, actor, singer and writer, he was a breakthrough act from the Comedy Store in 1979. He went on to star in a number of films made by the Comic Strip Presents, played a dead lodger in Shallow Grave, is in the band Fat Les with Damien Hirst and Alex James from Blur, wrote and presented a documentary for Channel Four about ASBO lottery winner Michael Carroll and appeared as the Sheriff of Nottingham in prime-time BBC series, Robin Hood.

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GOR001068774
Grow Up by Keith Allen
Keith Allen
Used - Very Good
Hardback
Ebury Publishing
2007-06-07
384
0091910706
9780091910709
N/A
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