A satirical, tragicomic story about a man on the edge.

Miles Jupp is known to many of us as host of Radio 4’s The News Quiz and as a performer across a wide range of genres – from stand-up comedy and theatre to major television series and Hollywood films.

Join him in conversation with Simon Pryde from BBC Newcastle to hear about his new novel and how he sat still long enough to write it. 

Chaired by Simon Pryde BBC Newcastle

'The funniest man in Britain has written a wonderful novel. Rejoice!’ Richard Osman 

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