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Alan Amsby

Alan Amsby (aka Mr Pussy) was born in London and performed a popular drag act before moving to Ireland in the late 1960s. The subject of a Gavin Friday song and a regular feature on television in the 1980s and ’90s, Mr Pussy remains one of the most outrageous characters in Irish entertainment.

Alan Amsby

Alan Amsby

Alan Amsby (aka Mr Pussy) was born in London and performed a popular drag act before moving to Ireland in the late 1960s. The subject of a Gavin Friday song and a regular feature on television in the 1980s and ’90s, Mr Pussy remains one of the most outrageous characters in Irish entertainment.

In 2016, he published his memoir Mr Pussy: Before I Forget to Remember.