Flanagan was born in Whitechapel, East London and grew up on a council estate in Bethnal Green. He left school at the age of 15 with no qualifications. Since then Micky has performed at the Edinburgh Fringe and toured Britain with stand-up shows.
He presented Micky Flanagan: What Chance Change? for Radio 4 and has appeared on various TV shows including Mock the Week, A League of Their Own, 8 Out of 10 Cats and Michael McIntyre's Comedy Roadshow. The British gem proves anything is possible!