Sunday, 31 March 2013

Kevin Kennedy autobiography to be published

(This post was originally posted by Sunny Jim on the Coronation Street Blog in February 2013.)

Legendary Coronation Street actor Kevin Kennedy, best known for his role as Curly Watts, is to publish his autobiography with Paperbooks on 31st October 2013.

In this tell-all biography Kevin will return to his days on the Street, his battle with addiction and recovery, as well as his future plans in the entertainment world.

The book will cover stories from working on Coronation Street, including many high profile celebrities from this golden age of soap.

The book entitled was announced on ITV Daybreak this morning. Full details of the book are currently embargoed.

Kevin Kennedy has been in recovery from addiction for over a decade and is the director of Addiction Management UK. He is currently starring in We Will Rock You in the West End.

Paperbooks Managing Director Tom Chalmers comments: ‘We are delighted to have signed up Kevin’s autobiography. Kevin is one of television’s national treasures and his story of recovery from addiction is truly inspirational.’

Kevin played Curly Watts on TV for over 20 years and appeared in 2 spin-offs: The Cruise in 1995 and A Knight's Tale in 2010.

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