Bonkers : My Life in Laughs

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As the steady march of time takes its toll on my memory and the vultures circle, I thought I should have a stab at recollecting how it all happened ...' Jennifer Saunders' brilliant comic creations have brought joy to millions for three decades. From Comic Strip to Comic Relief, from Bolly-swilling Edina in Absolutely Fabulous to Meryl Streep in Mamma Mia, her characters are household names. But it's Jennifer herself who has a place in all our hearts. This is her funny, touching and disarmingly honest memoir, filled with stories of friends, laughter and occasional heartache - but never misery. From her childhood on RAF bases, where her father was a pilot, to her life-changing encounter with a young Dawn French, on to success and family, the book charts her extraordinary story, including the slip ups and battles along the way. Prepare to chuckle, cry, and whoop with more

Product details

  • Paperback | 256 pages
  • 152 x 230 x 26mm | 459.99g
  • Penguin Books Ltd
  • London, United Kingdom
  • English
  • 0241001595
  • 9780241001592
  • 80,632

About Jennifer Saunders

Jennifer Saunders is a comedian, writer and actress. She has won three BAFTAs (including the Bafta Fellowship), an International Emmy, a British Comedy Award, a Rose d'Or, two Writers' Guild Awards and a People's Choice Award. She also has a certificate for coming third in the discus at the Northwich Area Sports championships, and numerous rosettes for clear round jumping and gymkhana on her pony. She lives in Devon and London with her husband Adrian Edmondson. She has three daughters who are all grown up and have left home. They have been replaced with a whippet called Olive. She has recently been forced to become a grandmother despite only being 55. Bonkers is her first book. @ferrifrumpshow more