I was so obese I"d lie in bed trying to tear bits off my body: Comedian Marcus Brigstocke once weighed 24 stone and was suicidal but lives to…

I was so obese I"d lie in bed trying to tear bits off my body: Comedian Marcus Brigstocke once weighed 24 stone and was suicidal but lives to…

I was so obese I”d lie in bed trying to tear bits off my body: Comedian Marcus Brigstocke once weighed 24 stone and was suicidal but lives to tell the tale…

10:31 PM on 24th June 2011

Transformation: Comedian Marcus Brigstocke who now lives with his wife and two children at their house in Wimbledon, London was once obese and suicidal

Transformation: Comedian Marcus Brigstocke who now lives with his wife and two children at their house in Wimbledon, London was once obese and suicidal

All aboard: Marcus will be playing Albert Perks, the station porter in a theatre production of The Railway Children until September

All aboard: Marcus will be playing Albert Perks, the station porter in a theatre production of The Railway Children until September

Destined for success: Marcus has become a star despite his troubled past

Destined for success: Marcus has become a star despite his troubled past