The Adrian Mole actor, Stephen Mangan, has described the moments in his audition, when Sue Townsend said he was 'ugly enough to play the role'.
He played the role in a TV series based on the books, in 2001, and was speaking at Sue Townsend's funeral today in Leicester.
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