Ricky

Ricky

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I know that I'm going to get stick over this book, but there you go - it can't be helped. And some readers might think I'm a terrible liar when they read what follows, but everything in this book is true. Enough lies have been told about me, without me adding to them.' Famous as the lovable couch potato Jim Royle of The Royle Family, Ricky Tomlinson has entertained millions without ever leaving his armchair. Now, in his long-awaited autobiography, he surprises yet again with a remarkable story of love, hardship, humour, injustice and triumph. His mother used to tell him that he had lived three lives, but even she miscounted. He has been a plasterer, banjo player, stand-up comic, union agitator, political activist, film extra, award-winning actor and unwilling guest of Her Majesty's prison service. Renowned and respected for his honesty, wit and integrity, Ricky brings all of these qualities to his extraordinary, moving and inspiring story.
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Product details

  • Electronic book text
  • Little, Brown Book Group
  • Virago Press Ltd
  • United Kingdom
  • Digital original
  • 0748109145
  • 9780748109142

About Ricky Tomlinson

Ricky Tomlinson was born in 1939 and grew up in Liverpool. He has starred in many TV series including The Royle Family; Brookside; and Cracker and in films such as Raining Stones; Mike Bassett, England Manager and The 51st State. He lives in Liverpool with his wife, Rita.
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216 ratings
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4 44% (95)
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2 6% (13)
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