Middlesbrough venue boss resigns over Roy Chubby Brown homecoming
The head of Middlesbrough Town Hall resigned in protest at the town's mayor lifting a ban on controversial comedian Roy Chubby Brown, it has emerged.
Mayor Andy Preston made the decision in August, and Lorna Fulton, who had run the council venue since May 2018, stood down in September as a result.
On Tuesday, Mr Preston said the comic, from Middlesbrough, could "come home".
The veteran comedian has thousands of fans, but many others think his humour is racist, sexist and highly offensive.
He has been at the centre of rows about his gigs in a number of towns - most recently in... read more
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