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Paul O’Grady

Paul O'Grady moved into the world of entertainment via his alter ego Lily Savage - notorious for her shop-lifting and acid tongue. Well-known for hosting 'The Lily Savage Show' (BBC); 'Lily Live' (ITV); and 'Lily Savage’s Blankety Blank', Paul has been increasingly appearing on television in his own right with several TV presenting roles under his belt. 

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Paul O’Grady Biography

Paul O’Grady moved into the world of entertainment via his alter ego Lily Savage. Born in Birkenhead he moved to London to work as a social worker and began his comedy career on the pub and club circuit developing the ‘blonde bombsite’ character of Lily – a single mother of two – notorious for her shop lifting and acid tongue.

Lily’s television career is well-known including hosting “The Lily Savage Show” (BBC); “Lily Live” (ITV); and “Lily Savage’s Blankety Blank”. Her theatre career has seen her touring nationally with her  own live show; a twelve-week run in the West End and national tour in “Prisoner Cell Block H – The Musical”; playing Miss Hannigan in “Annie” at the Victoria Palace Theatre and on national tour. Lily also enjoys appearing as  the Wicked...

Paul O’Grady moved into the world of entertainment via his alter ego Lily Savage. Born in Birkenhead he moved to London to work as a social worker and began his comedy career on the pub and club circuit developing the ‘blonde bombsite’ character of Lily – a single mother of two – notorious for her shop lifting and acid tongue.

Lily’s television career is well-known including hosting “The Lily Savage Show” (BBC); “Lily Live” (ITV); and “Lily Savage’s Blankety Blank”. Her theatre career has seen her touring nationally with her  own live show; a twelve-week run in the West End and national tour in “Prisoner Cell Block H – The Musical”; playing Miss Hannigan in “Annie” at the Victoria Palace Theatre and on national tour. Lily also enjoys appearing as  the Wicked Queen in “Snow White and the Seven Dwarfs” which she is due to do for the third time this Christmas at the Manchester Opera House.

Whilst Lily’s career has been soaring, Paul has been increasingly appearing on television in his own right.  He  has two travel shows under his belt – the first recorded in the Far East in the spring of 2000 “Paul O’Grady’s Orient” and the second recorded in the US in the spring of 2001 “Paul O’Grady’s America”

He  presented “Screen Tests of the Stars” which was shown on ITV in April 2002  and he also recorded “Live Forever” which focuses on the career of Bette Davis and is yet to be shown.

Earlier in 2002 Paul  recorded a pilot for a reality gameshow “Madworld” .Towards the end of 2002 he  appeared in  the role of Child Catcher in “Chitty Chitty Bang Bang” at the London Palladium for three months and went straight from there back into the character of Lily appearing as The Wicked Queen in the pantomine of  “Snow White and the Seven Dwarfs “ in Manchester.

He is the host of “Outtake TV”  for the BBC and  has recently completed the recording of a new sitcom for the BBC called “Eyes Down” which he plays the manager of a Bingo hall.  He will be appearing again in the character of Lily as the Wicked Queen in Panto in Bristol.

For further information or to book Paul O'Grady, call us on +44 (0)20 7607 7070 or email info@speakerscorner.co.uk

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