Booker Prize-winning novelist Kazuo Ishiguro gives us a splendid portrait of Wayne Brush, the disreputable younger brother of that famous and debonair glove puppet Basil. He has been sacked from a series of jobs and has started a number of unsuccessful businesses. Now he has decided to cash in on the family name and become a standup comedian. A few gigs on open-mic nights at the lower end of the comedy club circuit have not gone well. At the moment he is filling in as MC at the Foxy Doxy nightspot. Hen parties are his speciality.
About Slightly Famous People’s Foxes
In 2014 we wanted to celebrate our tenth anniversary in a way which might help a good cause. The result was a little book, Slightly Famous People’s Foxes, an original gallery of vulpine characters you’d be astonished to find poking around your dustbins, all kindly donated by friends of Slightly Foxed and brought to order by Oliver Pritchett, well known for his witty columns in the Sunday Telegraph.
All profits from the sale of the book (approximately £5,000) were donated to the Children’s Hospital School at Great Ormond Street which allows children to continue their education while they are there. To raise more money for the school the original fox drawings were auctioned in April 2015.