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Sarah Millican: The Biography of the Funniest Woman in Britain [Audiobook] [Audio CD]

Tina Campanella
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Book Description

10 Sep 2013
Arguably one of the funniest comedians in the country, and certainly the most successful female comic, Sarah Millican's story is a fascinating one. Award winning Journalist Tina Campanella has written the first biography of this cat loving, cake making, brilliant comedian. From her early days in South Shields, against the background of the miner's strike, through to her marriage, her early days at writing workshops where her creative talent emerged, to today's top performer, it's a heartwarming and inspiring story. Now available as a 2 x CD set. Enjoy it at home, the gym ( maybe), or whilst driving!

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  • Audio CD
  • Publisher: Redbush Entertainment Ltd (10 Sep 2013)
  • ISBN-10: 1908571748
  • ISBN-13: 978-1908571748
  • Product Dimensions: 14.2 x 12.4 x 1 cm
  • Average Customer Review: 3.3 out of 5 stars  See all reviews (97 customer reviews)
  • Amazon Bestsellers Rank: 101,788 in Books (See Top 100 in Books)

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About the Author

Tina Campanella is a former tabloid and magazine journalist. --This text refers to the Paperback edition.

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42 of 44 people found the following review helpful
3.0 out of 5 stars Poorly written 27 Aug 2013
By Han
Format:Paperback|Verified Purchase
This book was an OK holiday read, although very poorly written. There are quite a few quotes, anecdotes and bits of information repeated throughout the book, and several typos. Does no-one proof-read any more? It gave me the impression that the book had been hurriedly cobbled together and rushed to print whilst Sarah Millican is very popular. There are also several sections that don't refer to the woman herself at all, and describe the ins and outs of the comedy industry. If you have read other boigraphies/autobiographies of comedians, then these sections will be boring and patronising.
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5 of 5 people found the following review helpful
3.0 out of 5 stars It was full of cliches 25 Sep 2013
Format:Kindle Edition
It was full of cliches, I wasn't thrilled with it. The writer kept going over the same ground. Five out of ten.
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4 of 4 people found the following review helpful
4.0 out of 5 stars Sarah Millican 23 Sep 2013
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A fascinating and very interesting life of someone who worked hard to get to the top of her profession.I found it hard to put down.
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1 of 1 people found the following review helpful
5.0 out of 5 stars Great Read 8 Jan 2014
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Go get it, this is a great story of Sarah as she goes through life from where her husband left to where she stands now. It is so funny and so sad but a wonderful read and one not to be missed.
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5.0 out of 5 stars Excellent 31 Oct 2013
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Very interesting and funny. Would recommend it too everyone. It shows the hard work it takes to "make it" in the comedy world.
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4.0 out of 5 stars Brings you right up to date 18 Oct 2013
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Must admit to looking forward to reading this book. A little disappointed though as it also had a lot of stories about other comedians at times almost whole chapters. If your going to write about someone surely you should stick to that person. Yes mention others but to much about other comedians careers. Best to make up your own mind if you want to read it.
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1 of 1 people found the following review helpful
5.0 out of 5 stars book full of humour 4 Oct 2013
Format:Kindle Edition
.This was an enjoyable and easy read. It was good to find out about how she climbed the ladder from the start of her career to the present time.
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1.0 out of 5 stars Boring list of tv appearances 26 Sep 2013
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I really like Sarah Millican's humour but if she has sanctioned this book, she's maybe a bit of a money grabber rather than the warm woman I've previously thought her to be. The book give endless lists of shows where Sarah made a guest appearance and who appeared alongside her, usually ending in "Sarah held her own/stole the show". The book is also padded out by extensive quotations from reviews. Endlessly repeating what was said in a newspaper does not make a biography. It does make a very easy way for a journalist sitting in front of a computer screen to cut and paste to fill a book. Sarah, if you have any conscience, distance yourself from this lazy piece. Only for fans who feel they must collect everything.
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Most Recent Customer Reviews
4.0 out of 5 stars bought as a download for holidays so not read it ...
bought as a download for holidays so not read it yet although very tempted to start now although feel I will have finished before I go away??
Published 2 days ago by blinkey
1.0 out of 5 stars plagerism by the bucketful
Firstly, for those who think Sarah wrote this, she didn't. Secondly, for the reviewer who complained it was ghost written. It wasn't. Read more
Published 11 days ago by Mrs CME
4.0 out of 5 stars Four Stars
Very funny lady
Published 16 days ago by Arthur Nichols
5.0 out of 5 stars Five Stars
Good reading. Great service
Published 16 days ago by Eleanor Craig
1.0 out of 5 stars One Star
poor
Published 17 days ago by P.M.Davison
2.0 out of 5 stars Don't bother
Probably depends how interested you are in Sarah Millican- I'm not that interested. Found it all to be about her terrible bullied childhood etc etc
Published 18 days ago by Mrs L Hassack
3.0 out of 5 stars Three Stars
Not enough of Millicans personality came through
Published 21 days ago by Mrs.Diane Balaguero
5.0 out of 5 stars Great cd's of Sarah Millican early life and how she ...
Great cd's of Sarah Millican early life and how she became famous its very funny,enjoyable and down to earth. well worth buying I would recommend it to everyone .
Published 27 days ago by Jacko
2.0 out of 5 stars Don't know about funniest woman
omg.Sara Milligan is middle of the road.she is rent a face who believe s that everything she says is hilarious.this book is easy reading but the author is a sycophant.... Read more
Published 27 days ago by john patrick tracey
3.0 out of 5 stars An easy read.
On the plus side, this book is very readable, and offers a reasonable insight into the background of the popular and affable comedian. Read more
Published 1 month ago by GHam001
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