Drink, self-delusion, one-night stands and how the West End"s new darling James Corden was saved by his Salvation Army father

Drink, self-delusion, one-night stands and how the West End”s new darling James Corden was saved by his Salvation Army father

Smash hit: James Corden with Suzie Toase in the West End show One Man, Two Guvnors at the Adelphi Theatre

Smash hit: James Corden with Suzie Toase in the West End show One Man, Two Guvnors at the Adelphi Theatre

Happy: Corden with fiance Julia Carey, who is the mother of his eight-month-old son, Max

Happy: Corden with fiance Julia Carey, who is the mother of his eight-month-old son, Max

Rise to fame: Corden, right, with his co-stars on the hit sit-com Gavin And Stacey

Rise to fame: Corden, right, with his co-stars on the hit sit-com Gavin And Stacey

Mat Horne and Corden in a publicity shot for their BBC sketch show Horne and Corden, which was universally panned

Mat Horne and Corden in a publicity shot for their BBC sketch show Horne and Corden, which was universally panned

Family values: Corden with girlfriend Julia Carey and their baby son Max on Primrose Hill

Family values: Corden with girlfriend Julia Carey and their baby son Max on Primrose Hill