Open the Cage, Murphy!
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He mentions Cilla briefly in the introduction to his new book, but only to explain why she isn’t in it. Paul O'Grady first came to fame in the guise of Lily Savage, and was nominated for a Perrier Award at the Edinburgh Festival in 1991. He lives in Kent now, mostly, with his long-term partner, on a farm they share with five dogs (“two epileptics, one’s getting over cancer, one’s got arthritis and an eye ulcer, and one thinks he’s Napoleon”).
Open the Cage, Murphy!: Hilarious tales of the rise of Lily Open the Cage, Murphy!: Hilarious tales of the rise of Lily
Lily later became a regular on This Morning, took over the bed on The Big Breakfast and presented Blankety Blank. In May, O’Grady said he would leave Britain and move to Venice if the Conservatives won the general election.
A must read for any Paul O'Grady fan, Open the Cage, Murphy follows his brilliant comic creation Lily Savage as she embraces success and world domination beckons.
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Discover the joy of reading with us, your trusted source for affordable books that do not compromise on quality. He was best known for presenting the daytime chat television series, The Paul O'Grady Show and, more recently, Paul O'Grady Live, as well as his drag queen comedic alter ego, Lily Savage, as whom he performed in various television series including Blankety Blank (1997–1999) and Lily Live!Daily MirrorFrom Britain's most beloved TV star, Open the Cage, Murphy is an action-packed roller-coaster ride through a decade of Paul O'Grady's life, stuffed full to the gunwales with hilarious stories, extreme situations and outrageous one-liners. When I had the first heart attack, Murphy walked down Old Compton Street and he said every nightclub bouncer, every hooker, every homeless person, said, ‘How’s Savage? It was whilst living in London in 1978 that he first turned his hand to drag, developing the character of Lily Savage based upon various female relatives of his.