Star's management slammed local authority for its decision to 'unceremoniously' drop the performance and compared the decision to Brexit. Controversial comic Roy Chubby Brown has seen a show cancelled by a local council because it was "unlikely to reflect our values and commitments". Brown, born Royston Vasey, was due to perform at the Swansea Grand Theatre in April next year, but the local authority said it had decided not to go ahead with the provisional booking. In a post on its Facebook page, Swansea Council said it was refunding 52 advance sale ticket holders and apologised to people who may have been disappointed. It added: "We have decided not to go ahead with a provisional booking for Roy 'Chubby' Brown after considering how it would work alongside our new programming aspirations and partnerships.
Comedian Roy Chubby Brown 'gutted' after council axes controversial comic's show - North Wales Live
By Darren Boyle for MailOnline. Roy 'Chubby' Brown has been allowed to return to Middlesbrough Town Hall after Mayor Andy Parsons lifted an 'unwritten policy' of blocking the comedian from performing at the venue. Controversial comedian Roy 'Chubby' Brown has been allowed to return to his hometown venue after the Middlesbrough's mayor lifted an unofficial ban. Mayor Andy Parsons said Middlesbrough Town Hall had an 'unwritten' policy of preventing the local comedian, whose real name is Royston Vasey, from playing the venue. The year-old comedian, whose act is known for its vile language and casual racism was recently prevented from playing in Swansea after he was deemed too offensive. However, Mr Preston said if people consider his act offensive they should not go to the event.
Outrage as mayor lifts ban on Roy 'Chubby' Brown playing hometown gigs
By Danyal Hussain For Mailonline. Roy Chubby Brown's gig in Swansea next year has been cancelled by the council. The entertainer, 74, was due to appear in the Welsh city next April to perform at its Grand Theatre.