Following on from the success of his best selling book Doing the Doors, doorman, bodyguard, ex-mercenary and martial arts expert Robin Barratt recalls more hard-hitting stories from his frequently violent life on nightclub doors around the UK. Barratt also records a few incredible and often hilarious takes from his time as a bodyguard in France, Russia and the Ukraine.
After being sent to clean up one of the most famous nightclubs in Paris, Barratt found himself 'hanging out' with a top Hollywood actor. In the Ukraine he came up against corrupt officials, and in Russia he worked alongside ex-Russian Special Forces. Confessions of a Doorman starts by chronicling his steroid related heart attack at the age of just 43.
Describing a lifetime of violence, turmoil and confusion, as well as his controversial opinions on the Security Industry Authority and his thoughts on what makes a first-rate doorman, Confessions is frequently comical, often shocking, occasionally heart-warming and written with Robin's usual style of pace, humour and honest.
More true stories of the tough life working the doors from expert doorman Robin Barratt. Following the success of his first book "Doing the Doors", author Robin Barratt recalls more tales from his life working the doors of clubs and pubs around the UK. Barratt describes the harsh reality of gangsters and gangs, the girls, the drugs and the beatings as well as the new rules and regulations affecting the industry. Written in his usual style of both humour and unflinching honesty, "Confessions of a Doorman" also chronicles Barratt's steroid-related heart attack at the age of 43.