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Wednesday 8th September 2021
Peter Kay has recorded an audiobook of his bestselling first autobiography, The Sound Of Laughter, for the very first time. Including two new chapters, it will be published later this month. The comic has also revealed he has begun work on a third volume, charting his TV career.
Monday 16th August 2021
Leicester Comedy Festival is publishing a celebratory book of puns. All Puns Blazing: The Best British Knockout Jokes will be published in November.
Tuesday 10th August 2021
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An often moving memoir examines the comedian's unlikely journey from Big Nights Out to riverbank ruminations with Paul Whitehouse.Stephanie Merritt, The Observer, 26th September 2021
When Covid stalled his film work, the writer took revenge on the virus in the form of a poem about Britain, Brexit and the pandemic - exclusively extracted here.Armando Iannucci, The Guardian, 25th September 2021
You have probably heard all about the stellar British comedian Rosie Jones, who rose to the top of her field despite all the barriers facing disabled people, and women, in comedy. But you might not know that she's also a brilliant writer, and that her first book, The Amazing Edie Eckhart, was published by Hachette on 5th August.Lucia Osborne-Crowley, The Bookseller, 24th September 2021
Let's get the obvious out of the way. Bob Mortimer is pretty much established as a national treasure. Maybe not in the Judi Dench league just yet, but for a generation of comedy fans - maybe a couple of generations - he is up there with the showbiz legends. So it's great to hear his story of how he got there first-hand.Bruce Dessau, Beyond The Joke, 22nd September 2021
Trashing a £100k Tesla on a test drive, a future partner whose first impression was positively criminal and some very raw life lessons.Jimmy Carr, Daily Mail, 20th September 2021
Horrific public shaming that put the joke on me: His acid wit has made him one of Britain's top comedians. Now in Jimmy Carr's self-help memoir, he lays bare his secret neuroses - none more profound than his greatest humiliation of all.Jimmy Carr, Daily Mail, 18th September 2021