Ricky Tomlinson Ricky

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Ricky

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The astonishing and inspiring autobiography of Ricky Tomlinson, one of Britain's best-loved actors and entertainers. Famous as the loveable 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 se 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. '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.'

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Ricky Tomlinson was born in September 1939 and grew up in Liverpool. He has starred in many TV series including The Royle Family; Brookside; Cracker; Clocking Off and Nice Guy Eddie and in films such as Riff Raff; Raining Stone; Mike Bassett, England Manager; Once Upon a Time in the Midlands and The 51st State. He lives in Liverpool with his wife, Rita.

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A rollicking autobiograpy―Paul Foot, OLDIE

Ricky comes up trumps ... the book thrums with energy―SUNDAY TIMES

His life has been as messy as any reader could hope―EVENING STANDARD

Deliciously indiscreet―SUNDAY EXPRESS

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Published by HarperCollins (2004)
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