May I Have Your Attention, Please?: The Autobiography

3.85 avg rating
( 2,453 ratings by Goodreads )
 
9780099560234: May I Have Your Attention, Please?: The Autobiography

The warm, cheeky, and hilarious story of one of Britain's most popular comedy stars.
 
As far back as he can remember James Corden has only ever wanted to be in one place: in front of you, doing something to make you cry, shout, scream or giggle uncontrollably; whether it's entertaining the congregation at his baby sister's christening at the age of four, clowning around in class, or snogging Sue Barker in front of thousands of people at Sports Relief.
 
But it wasn't that easy getting there. Growing up, his dad would drive him up and down to London for auditions, sometimes three or four times a week, only to be met with constant knockbacks. Even the teenage distractions of girls, forming his own pop group, attempted (and failed) shoplifting, or the endless detentions he'd get from exasperated teachers didn't put him off. He knew where he wanted to be and he'd keep on trying until he got there.
 
May I Have Your Attention Please? Is the story of how it all happened. From his time as one of the founding players of his school's first ever rugby team to nationwide fame as the loveably loud Smithy in the award-winning Gavin and Stacey, this is a tenderly -- and very funnily -- told story of what it's like to try, try and try again and get there in the end.

"synopsis" may belong to another edition of this title.

About the Author:

Born in Buckinghamshire in 1978, JAMES CORDEN is a British actor, television writer, producer and presenter. He is co-creator and star of the multi-award winning BBC comedy Gavin & Stacey. James lives in London with his girlfriend and newborn son.

Review:

"Several rungs above most showbiz autobiographies... [I] have been won over by his candour and charm" * Daily Mail * "Shocking and hilarious" * The Sun * "A propulsive read" * The Times * "Chatty, funny, hugely engaging ... an endearingly honest account of his life so far..." * Heat * "Witty with bursts of Smithy-style sincerity - it is distinctively Corden." * Independent *

"About this title" may belong to another edition of this title.

Top Search Results from the AbeBooks Marketplace

1.

James Corden
Published by Cornerstone, United Kingdom (2012)
ISBN 10: 0099560232 ISBN 13: 9780099560234
New Paperback Quantity Available: 1
Seller:
The Book Depository
(London, United Kingdom)
Rating
[?]

Book Description Cornerstone, United Kingdom, 2012. Paperback. Book Condition: New. Language: English . Brand New Book. So. the story of my life. I ve often thought about this moment, about what it would be like to write my memoirs. I always thought it would make me feel important. It doesn t. If anything it makes me feel a little strange. The truth is, I should never have been this famous guy. I wasn t the cool, clever, good-looking boy at school. But I always dreamt of it, hoped for it, longed for it: throughout school when I was disruptive, in my teens when I tried to form my own boy band and through hundreds of auditions for parts which were met with constant rejection. Until finally I co-wrote Gavin and Stacey. And my whole life changed. This is that story. The story of how I found myself here, talking to you. Bookseller Inventory # AAZ9780099560234

More Information About This Seller | Ask Bookseller a Question

Buy New
7.65
Convert Currency

Add to Basket

Shipping: FREE
From United Kingdom to U.S.A.
Destination, Rates & Speeds

2.

James Corden
Published by Arrow 2012-07-05 (2012)
ISBN 10: 0099560232 ISBN 13: 9780099560234
New Quantity Available: 5
Seller:
Chiron Media
(Wallingford, United Kingdom)
Rating
[?]

Book Description Arrow 2012-07-05, 2012. Book Condition: New. Brand new book, sourced directly from publisher. Dispatch time is 24-48 hours from our warehouse. Book will be sent in robust, secure packaging to ensure it reaches you securely. Bookseller Inventory # NU-GRD-04874041

More Information About This Seller | Ask Bookseller a Question

Buy New
6.23
Convert Currency

Add to Basket

Shipping: 2.99
From United Kingdom to U.S.A.
Destination, Rates & Speeds

3.

James Corden
Published by Cornerstone, United Kingdom (2012)
ISBN 10: 0099560232 ISBN 13: 9780099560234
New Paperback Quantity Available: 10
Seller:
The Book Depository US
(London, United Kingdom)
Rating
[?]

Book Description Cornerstone, United Kingdom, 2012. Paperback. Book Condition: New. Language: English . Brand New Book. So. the story of my life. I ve often thought about this moment, about what it would be like to write my memoirs. I always thought it would make me feel important. It doesn t. If anything it makes me feel a little strange. The truth is, I should never have been this famous guy. I wasn t the cool, clever, good-looking boy at school. But I always dreamt of it, hoped for it, longed for it: throughout school when I was disruptive, in my teens when I tried to form my own boy band and through hundreds of auditions for parts which were met with constant rejection. Until finally I co-wrote Gavin and Stacey. And my whole life changed. This is that story. The story of how I found myself here, talking to you. Bookseller Inventory # AAZ9780099560234

More Information About This Seller | Ask Bookseller a Question

Buy New
9.75
Convert Currency

Add to Basket

Shipping: FREE
From United Kingdom to U.S.A.
Destination, Rates & Speeds

4.

Corden, James
ISBN 10: 0099560232 ISBN 13: 9780099560234
New Quantity Available: > 20
Seller:
Paperbackshop-US
(Wood Dale, IL, U.S.A.)
Rating
[?]

Book Description 2012. PAP. Book Condition: New. New Book. Shipped from US within 10 to 14 business days. Established seller since 2000. Bookseller Inventory # TT-9780099560234

More Information About This Seller | Ask Bookseller a Question

Buy New
7.20
Convert Currency

Add to Basket

Shipping: 3.02
Within U.S.A.
Destination, Rates & Speeds

5.

CORDEN, JAMES
ISBN 10: 0099560232 ISBN 13: 9780099560234
New Quantity Available: > 20
Seller:
INDOO
(Avenel, NJ, U.S.A.)
Rating
[?]

Book Description Book Condition: New. Brand New. Bookseller Inventory # 0099560232

More Information About This Seller | Ask Bookseller a Question

Buy New
7.69
Convert Currency

Add to Basket

Shipping: 2.65
Within U.S.A.
Destination, Rates & Speeds

6.

James Corden
Published by Random House UK (2012)
ISBN 10: 0099560232 ISBN 13: 9780099560234
New Softcover Quantity Available: 5
Rating
[?]

Book Description Random House UK, 2012. Book Condition: New. 2012. Paperback. The author often thought about this moment, about what it would be like to write his memoirs. He always thought it would make him feel important. It doesn't. If anything it makes him feel a little strange. The truth is, he should never have been this famous guy. This book tells his story. Num Pages: 352 pages, 3 x 8 page colour plates. BIC Classification: APB; APT; BGFA. Category: (G) General (US: Trade). Dimension: 145 x 197 x 24. Weight in Grams: 298. . . . . . . Bookseller Inventory # V9780099560234

More Information About This Seller | Ask Bookseller a Question

Buy New
10.57
Convert Currency

Add to Basket

Shipping: FREE
From Ireland to U.S.A.
Destination, Rates & Speeds

7.

James Corden
Published by Arrow (2012)
ISBN 10: 0099560232 ISBN 13: 9780099560234
New Softcover Quantity Available: 1
Seller:
Rating
[?]

Book Description Arrow, 2012. Book Condition: New. Bookseller Inventory # EH9780099560234

More Information About This Seller | Ask Bookseller a Question

Buy New
8.13
Convert Currency

Add to Basket

Shipping: 2.67
From Germany to U.S.A.
Destination, Rates & Speeds

8.

James Corden
Published by Random House UK
ISBN 10: 0099560232 ISBN 13: 9780099560234
New Softcover Quantity Available: 5
Seller:
Kennys Bookstore
(Olney, MD, U.S.A.)
Rating
[?]

Book Description Random House UK. Book Condition: New. 2012. Paperback. The author often thought about this moment, about what it would be like to write his memoirs. He always thought it would make him feel important. It doesn't. If anything it makes him feel a little strange. The truth is, he should never have been this famous guy. This book tells his story. Num Pages: 352 pages, 3 x 8 page colour plates. BIC Classification: APB; APT; BGFA. Category: (G) General (US: Trade). Dimension: 145 x 197 x 24. Weight in Grams: 298. . . . . . Books ship from the US and Ireland. Bookseller Inventory # V9780099560234

More Information About This Seller | Ask Bookseller a Question

Buy New
10.87
Convert Currency

Add to Basket

Shipping: FREE
Within U.S.A.
Destination, Rates & Speeds

9.

James Corden
Published by Cornerstone, United Kingdom (2012)
ISBN 10: 0099560232 ISBN 13: 9780099560234
New Paperback Quantity Available: 10
Seller:
Book Depository hard to find
(London, United Kingdom)
Rating
[?]

Book Description Cornerstone, United Kingdom, 2012. Paperback. Book Condition: New. Language: English . This book usually ship within 10-15 business days and we will endeavor to dispatch orders quicker than this where possible. Brand New Book. So. the story of my life. I ve often thought about this moment, about what it would be like to write my memoirs. I always thought it would make me feel important. It doesn t. If anything it makes me feel a little strange. The truth is, I should never have been this famous guy. I wasn t the cool, clever, good-looking boy at school. But I always dreamt of it, hoped for it, longed for it: throughout school when I was disruptive, in my teens when I tried to form my own boy band and through hundreds of auditions for parts which were met with constant rejection. Until finally I co-wrote Gavin and Stacey. And my whole life changed. This is that story. The story of how I found myself here, talking to you. Bookseller Inventory # BTE9780099560234

More Information About This Seller | Ask Bookseller a Question

Buy New
11.13
Convert Currency

Add to Basket

Shipping: FREE
From United Kingdom to U.S.A.
Destination, Rates & Speeds

10.

James Corden
Published by Arrow
ISBN 10: 0099560232 ISBN 13: 9780099560234
New Paperback Quantity Available: 2
Seller:
THE SAINT BOOKSTORE
(Southport, United Kingdom)
Rating
[?]

Book Description Arrow. Paperback. Book Condition: New. New copy - Usually dispatched within 2 working days. Bookseller Inventory # B9780099560234

More Information About This Seller | Ask Bookseller a Question

Buy New
4.51
Convert Currency

Add to Basket

Shipping: 6.94
From United Kingdom to U.S.A.
Destination, Rates & Speeds

There are more copies of this book

View all search results for this book