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Ricky Tomlinson's autobiography, read by Ricky (Jim Royle in "Royle Family" 2 tapes)

£3.99

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(also well remembered for playing Bobby Grant in Brookside, before his couch potato role as Jim Royle)

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 autobiography, he surprises yet again with a remarkable story of love, hardship, humour, injustice and triumph. Ricky has been a plasterer, banjo player, stand-up comic, union agitator, political activist, film extra, award-winning actor and unwitting guest of Her Majesty's prison service.

He grew up in Liverpool, married young and raised a family. But his world came crashing down after the national building strike in 1971, and he was jailed on conspiracy charges. On his release from jail he was unable to get work and so became a stand-up comic, until at the unlikely age of forty, he was chosen to star in the controversial TV drama "United Kingdom". It was the beginning of a remarkable acting career.

A born storyteller who is renowned and respected for his honesty, wit and integrity, Ricky brings all of these qualities to his extraordinary life story.

(Includes the single, " Are You Lookin' At Me ? ")

Item details

Author(s):
Tomlinson , Ricky
Condition:
Fine
Format:
Cassette tape
Publisher:
Harper Collins
Title:
Ricky

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(also well remembered for playing Bobby Grant in Brookside, before his couch potato role as Jim Royle)

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 autobiography, he surprises yet again with a remarkable story of love, hardship, humour, injustice and triumph. Ricky has been a plasterer, banjo player, stand-up comic, union agitator, political activist, film extra, award-winning actor and unwitting guest of Her Majesty's prison service.

He grew up in Liverpool, married young and raised a family. But his world came crashing down after the national building strike in 1971, and he was jailed on conspiracy charges. On his release from jail he was unable to get work and so became a stand-up comic, until at the unlikely age of forty, he was chosen to star in the controversial TV drama "United Kingdom". It was the beginning of a remarkable acting career.

A born storyteller who is renowned and respected for his honesty, wit and integrity, Ricky brings all of these qualities to his extraordinary life story.

(Includes the single, " Are You Lookin' At Me ? ")

Author(s):
Tomlinson , Ricky
Condition:
Fine
Format:
Cassette tape
Publisher:
Harper Collins
Title:
Ricky

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