Too Much: the hilarious, heartfelt memoir
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Matt was left in hysterics at Tom's reaction to his question: "Are there lots of tickets left for the tour?
The woman looked out at the rest of the room with her arms folded, then she turned around to face me, looking furious (and said), ‘My son is worth 10 of you’. And this Thursday, October 20 on ITV1 at 9pm he can be seen on DNA Journey with Joel Dommett, where among other sensational revelations he discovers that he is related to none other than television legend Gloria Hunniford.Throughout a series of moments in Tom's life, you can feel the presence of his father even when he isn't present at all and how that presence left such a massive hole in both his life and his family's. Come down the travelators, exit Sainsbury's, turn right and follow the pedestrianised walkway to Crown Walk and turn right - and Coles will be right in front of you. I like to think my faux-meanness is a way of taking all the angry voices on social media or in the tabloids, and laughing at their negativity.
Privacy Notice: Newsletters may contain info about charities, online ads, and content funded by outside parties. But when his father died suddenly in late 2021, his newfound independence was rocked by a fresh set of challenges, and he began to find solace in the past (and his new vegetable patch).Biography: Tom Allen's unique style of sharp, acerbic wit and camp, riotous storytelling has seen him become a household name in the UK. Later, Matt tried to get Tom back onto the topic being discussed, saying: "We're getting off message, can I carry on? He reflects that no longer having his father around has made him grow up, accepting who he is and what he wants in life.
His mother’s delight that the refurbished funeral parlour they visited looked like a show home is one example; his caustic comparison between his father’s funeral and another they attended soon afterwards is another. A self-confessed "reluctant adult", Tom has spoken often in his comedy routines about navigating the dating scene and living with his parents until the age of 37.Tom Allen's unique style of sharp, acerbic wit and camp, riotous storytelling has seen him become a household name in the UK. There’s always somewhere to go, something to do, someone to compare yourself to on social media,” he reflects.