'He is the American Alan Bennett - or would be, if Bennett had a history of serious substance abuse and a higher tolerance for sick humour' Times Literary Supplement 'He makes me laugh so much. In an era when US satire is outpacing our own he's a sharp, humane and hilarious voice that never fails to make you smile - and sometimes weep.'
Rob Beckett never seems to fit in. At work, in the middle-class world of television and comedy, he's the laddy, cockney geezer but to his mates down the pub in south-east London, he's the theatrical one, a media luvvy. Even his wife and kids are posher than him. In this hilarious exploration of class, Rob tries to understand the life he lived growing up as a working-class kid in comparison to the life he lives now.
A new collection of greatest hits from one of the greatest comedians of our time, featuring a foreword by Lewis Black, an essay by Carlin's longtime manager and best friend, and never-before-seen material
A sparkling celebration of our much-loved Queen Elizabeth II for her Platinum Jubilee including special writings and illuminating insights around key moments in her 70-year reign, introduced and edited by her biggest fan Joanna Lumley.
The co-founder and CEO of Delivering Happiness shares her Happiness Blueprint, the Delivering Happiness Framework, for building happier, more engaged, and highly profitable workplaces, starting with yourself.
A deeply personal and inspiring memoir from one of the most celebrated and influential names in British sport. With his unforgettable medal-winning performance in the 2012 London Olympics, double world champion Tom Daley captured the heart of the nation. This year's Games in Tokyo will be his fourth, and Tom is embarking on them with a renewed sense of perspective about what matters in life.
Guy famously often said, 'I love racing because it can kill you'. But he's a dad now, and he wants to see his daughter grow up to become a welder. The racing had to stop. But the thrill of an extreme, speed-based challenge still drives him, and his new mission is to hit a world-record-breaking 300mph on a motorbike he has built himself.