Tom Allen is a comedian, writer and actor. He started as a stand up at the age of 22 and went on to win both So You Think You’re Funny in Edinburgh and the BBC New Comedy Awards in the same year. Since then he has honed his unique style of sharp, acerbic wit and camp, riotous storytelling by performing to audiences all over the UK and around the world.
Tom's memoir No Shame is now published in hardback, paperback and audiobook.
No Shame is an hilarious, candid, emotional ride of a memoir where the UK’s best and brightest stand-up comedian and presenter Tom Allen writes with humour and insight about his life, his loves and the shame of being ‘an outsider’ growing up in 90s suburbia.
Tom has always looked and behaved like a Victorian dandy even when he was 10 years old. Growing up in suburban Bromley, he stuck out even more. In these comic and heart breaking stories, Tom recalls observations on childhood, his adolescence, his family dynamic and living with his parents into his thirties, all through the candid lens of his experience as a closeted/out/not active/still trying gay man.
You can buy from Amazon, Waterstones, or from your local independent bookshop here.