Going to Sea in a Sieve

Going to Sea in a Sieve : The Autobiography

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Comedy writer, journalist, radio DJ and screenwriter Danny Baker charts his 30 years in showbiz

Danny Baker was born in Deptford, South East London in June 1957, and from an early age was involved in magazine journalism, with the founding of fanzine 'Sniffin' Glue', alongside friend Mark Perry. From there he moved to documentary series for LWT and over the years worked on a variety of quiz shows (Win, Lose or Draw, Pets Win Prizes, TV Heroes), as well two television commercials which made him a household name - Daz and Mars Bars.

This book charts Danny's showbiz career, the highs and lows, and everything in between, including the accusation that he killed Bob Marley...
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Product details

  • Paperback | 272 pages
  • 130 x 196 x 24mm | 280g
  • London, United Kingdom
  • English
  • UK ed.
  • 0753828936
  • 9780753828939
  • 98,836

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A lively, memorable autobiography. * THE SUNDAY BUSINESS POST * Danny Baker's passion runs deeper still as he attempts to squeeze the maximum amount of amusement from everything in his path in this hilarious first chronicle of his wonderful life. * THE OLDIE * Full of warmth and laughter -- Ian Hyland * Daily Mirror *
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About Danny Baker

Danny Baker is an English comedy writer, journalist, radio DJ and screenwriter. He currently presents daily on BBC London 94.9 and a weekly show on BBC Radio 5 Live.

For more, visit Danny Baker's website at www.internettreehouse.co.uk and follow him on Twitter at https://twitter.com/prodnose.
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