Video - Slimmer who won theatre roles since losing more than nine stone has been named Mr Sleek 2016

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A dad-of-four who has won theatre roles and been mistaken for actor and singer John Barrowman since losing 9st 2lbs.

And now he’s taking on another leading role after being named Slimming World’s Mr Sleek 2016. At his heaviest he weighed more than 24st and suffered a string of health problems including diabetes, high blood pressure, asthma, sciatica and severe back pain, which left him fearing he wouldn’t be around to see his children grow up.


Leeds Industrial Museum in Armley will be brimming with excitement on August 1 when, for the first time ever, the historic site plays host to none other than the Yorkshire Open Hat Throwing Championships, the brainchild of Yorkshire-based poet Glyn Watkins. picture Tony Johnson.

Hold on to your hats - hat throwing champs comes to Leeds