‘Adopted’ M People drummer reveals family secret – and mum who was closer to home than he thought

M PEOPLE drummer Shovell has revealed the family secret over his supposed adoption which kept him in the dark until the age of 33.

From childhood Shovell – real name Andrew Lovell – believed he had been adopted by his white, working-class parents Joyce and Arthur Lovell.

Shovell – real name Andrew Lovell found fame with M...