The Paul O'Grady Story (2017)

A razor-witted entertainer who found fame as two people - first his drag queen alter ego, Lily Savage, and then as himself. This documentary film charts the unique career of a working class... See full summary »

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Credited cast:
Tracy Ann Oberman ... Herself - Narrator (voice)
Rest of cast listed alphabetically:
Christopher Biggins ... Himself
Michelle Butterly ... Herself
Andrew Collins Andrew Collins ... Himself
Andy Collins Andy Collins ... Himself
David Dale David Dale ... Himself
Simon Fanshawe Simon Fanshawe ... Himself
Neil Fitzmaurice Neil Fitzmaurice ... Himself
Lorraine Heggessey Lorraine Heggessey ... Herself
Sherrie Hewson ... Herself
Michael Hogan Michael Hogan ... Himself
Ian Hyland Ian Hyland ... Himself
Dave Lynn Dave Lynn ... Himself
Sharon Marshall Sharon Marshall ... Herself
Ian McKellen ... Himself
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A razor-witted entertainer who found fame as two people - first his drag queen alter ego, Lily Savage, and then as himself. This documentary film charts the unique career of a working class Merseysider whose life away from the spotlight has often been far more dramatic than the consistently successful career he has enjoyed on stage and screen. Paul moved to London to escape the teenage traumas of his early life in Birkenhead. Once there, he divided his time between a tough job as a social worker and the London gay scene, where he had come to feel real acceptance. Forming a drag act with his friends, Lily Savage was born. From legendary residencies at the famed Vauxhall Tavern and other staples of the drag circuit, Lily was soon plucked out to become a rising star on TV, graduating from anarchic early morning classic The Big Breakfast to the landmark series An Audience With, before taking over from Terry Wogan and Les Dawson as the host of Blankety Blank. Paul reinvented himself - as ... Written by JImensue

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UK

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English

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23 June 2017 (UK) See more »

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North One Television See more »
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