Bananas Can't Fly!
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Bananas Can't Fly!

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Des OConnor rose to stardom following his first television series in 1963. Now, as one of the worlds most popular and best-loved entertainers, he recalls revealing moments - both on and off screen - meeting and working with all the major personalities of the day, from Frank Sinatra and the Beatles to Barbra Streisand, Tony Blair and the Spice Girls. From his childhood struggle against ill-health in Londons impoverished East End to his current position as international showbiz icon, Des OConnor talks with humour and affection about his friends and family; about his relationships with fellow celebrities; and about what really happens behind the scenes of his enormously successful talk show. The unique style, personality and charm that have endeared him to audiences everywhere shine through the pages of his hugely entertaining autobiography.show more

Product details

  • Paperback | 448 pages
  • 111 x 175 x 29mm | 270g
  • Headline Publishing Group
  • Headline Book Publishing
  • London, United Kingdom
  • 2x8pp colour + 8pp b/w photos
  • 0747232075
  • 9780747232070
  • 1,397,858

Review quote

Classy, funny, stylish brilliant autobiography by classy, funny, stylish brilliant star - Britain's best ever TV host. * Sunday People *show more

About Des O'Connor

Des O'Connor was born in Stepney, in the East End of London. He was evacuated to Northampton during the war, worked as a Redcoat at Butlin's and made his stage debut in 1953 at the Palace Theatre in Newcastle. The Des O'Connor Show has been going strong for 39 years and is the third most watched TV show of all time.show more

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