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Johnny will be at the Hay Literary Festival on Friday 23rd May and the Dublin Writer’s Festival on Sunday 25th May

Becoming Johnny Vegas – Paperback

The paperback version of Johnny’s autobiography – Becoming Johnny Vegas is out now in all good bookshops.

Available here on Amazon

‘…book’s fabulous, buy it!’ Paul O’Grady

‘Extraordinary. A truly unusual showbiz memoir.’ Mark Lawson, Front Row, BBC Radio 4

‘A compelling tale of self-loathing, bristling with anger and bitterness, it’s till manages to be very funny and hold out hope of redemption.’ Daily Telegraph

‘It’s funny and a bit horrifying – with, at its best in the early sections, an almost Alan Bennettish feel for bathos.’ The Best Memoirs of 2013, The Guardian

‘A characteristically in-yer-face narrative of how Michael Pennington became Johnny Vegas.’ The Independent

‘Reads like a novel.’ The Guardian

Ideal World

On Wednesday 27th Nov at 8pm Johnny will be appearing on Ideal World TV shopping channel talking about his book, and will take on the task of becoming a presenter, attempting to sell a product of your choice!

Customers also have the opportunity to ask Johnny questions through Facebook and Twitter using the hash tag #IdealJohnnyV as well as being able to choose from five different products on our Facebook page that Johnny will have to pitch and sell to you at home! As a fan of shopping TV it should be a piece of cake for him to be a presenter right? Well, you can be the judge of that!

Customers can visit to vote now for Johnny’s chosen task and join the show on Wednesday 27th November at 8pm to see him in action at the home of shopping TV, Ideal World, Sky 644, Freeview 22, Virgin 747, Freesat 812 and

Johnny will be making appearances on the following shows:

Jonathan Ross on Saturday 9 November on ITV1 @ 9.35pm
Radcliffe and Maconie on Monday 11 November on BBC6 Music @ 2.30pm
Paul O’Grady on Wednesday 13 November on ITV1 @ 5.00pm
This Morning on Thursday 14 November on ITV1 @ 10.30am

What a fantastic night at St.Helens Town Hall. Thanks again to everyone involved. Greatly appreciated seeing so many people there :-)

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