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  • How to be Champion

  • An Autobiography
  • By: Sarah Millican
  • Narrated by: Sarah Millican
  • Length: 6 hrs and 57 mins
  • Unabridged
  • Overall
    4.5 out of 5 stars 2,274
  • Performance
    5 out of 5 stars 2,058
  • Story
    4.5 out of 5 stars 2,050

Part autobiography, part self-help, part confession, part celebration of being a common-or-garden woman, part collection of synonyms for nunny, Sarah Millican's debut audiobook delves into her super normal life with daft stories, funny tales and proper advice on how to get past life's blips - like being good at school but not good at friends, the excitement of IBS and how to blossom postdivorce.

  • 5 out of 5 stars
  • Was never going to disappoint!!!

  • By MR M P GOULDER on 06-10-17

Champion... a giggle a minute

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5 out of 5 stars

Reviewed: 09-10-18

You will giggle at least once a minute during listening to this audio book which is read so well by Sarah.

  • How Did All This Happen?

  • By: John Bishop
  • Narrated by: John Bishop
  • Length: 9 hrs and 20 mins
  • Unabridged
  • Overall
    4.5 out of 5 stars 722
  • Performance
    4.5 out of 5 stars 660
  • Story
    4.5 out of 5 stars 663

If you're a man of a certain age you'll know there comes a point in life when getting a sports car and over-analysing your contribution to society sounds like a really good idea. With a good job in sales and marketing and a nice house in Manchester that he shared with his wife and kids, John Bishop was no different when he turned the dreaded 4-0. But instead of spanking a load of cash on a car that would have made him look like a senior stylist at Vidal Sassoon, he stumbled onto a pathway that ultimately lead him to become one of the nation's best loved comedians.

  • 5 out of 5 stars
  • You really need to know what happened

  • By Laura on 12-10-13

Best autobiography I have ever listened to by far

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5 out of 5 stars
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5 out of 5 stars
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5 out of 5 stars

Reviewed: 17-09-18

This is the best autobiography I have ever listened to. It will make you laugh but also make you cry. Do not miss it.

  • Like Farmer, Like Son

  • By: Adam Henson
  • Narrated by: Adam Henson, Nicky Henson
  • Length: 6 hrs and 53 mins
  • Unabridged
  • Overall
    4.5 out of 5 stars 28
  • Performance
    4.5 out of 5 stars 24
  • Story
    4.5 out of 5 stars 24

People say 'like father, like son', and the story of my life has mirrored my father's to a quite uncanny degree. Right from when I was a little boy, he was my rock, my mentor, my hero. It is no exaggeration to say that he taught me virtually everything I know about both country life and television. Without him I certainly would not be doing what I am today.

  • 5 out of 5 stars
  • Narrator

  • By Mrs. Elizabeth Way on 27-03-17

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Reviewed: 10-05-18

A wonderful listen. Do not miss it. I can't wait to visit the Cotswold farm park.

  • Shooting History: A Personal Journey

  • By: Jon Snow
  • Narrated by: Jon Snow
  • Length: 5 hrs and 41 mins
  • Abridged
  • Overall
    5 out of 5 stars 12
  • Performance
    5 out of 5 stars 12
  • Story
    5 out of 5 stars 12

The compelling autobiography of one of the great and most committed newsmen of our time: full, frank, and occasionally very funny, Jon Snow's memoirs are as revealing about the great and the not-so-good as about his own passionate involvement in the reporting of world affairs.

  • 5 out of 5 stars
  • Could not put down

  • By ChrisR on 08-02-18

Could not put down

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5 out of 5 stars
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5 out of 5 stars

Reviewed: 08-02-18

Once I started to listen to this I could not stop. a brilliant book full of facts behind the stories.

  • But Seriously

  • An Autobiography
  • By: John McEnroe
  • Narrated by: John McEnroe, Patty Smyth
  • Length: 8 hrs and 24 mins
  • Unabridged
  • Overall
    4.5 out of 5 stars 107
  • Performance
    4.5 out of 5 stars 99
  • Story
    4 out of 5 stars 100

He is one of the most controversial sportsmen in history and a legend of Open Era tennis. But after reaching the top of his game - what came next? A decade after his international number-one best seller Serious, John McEnroe is back and ready to talk. Now the undisputed elder statesman of tennis, McEnroe has won over his critics as a matchless commentator and analyst at Wimbledon and other Grand Slam tournaments - with outspoken views on the modern game and its top players.

  • 5 out of 5 stars
  • A good listen

  • By Paul on 29-11-18

Unmissable. A great listen. Do not miss it.

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5 out of 5 stars
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5 out of 5 stars

Reviewed: 24-01-18

Unmissable. A great listen. Very enjoyable even if you are not a tennis fan. Read very well by John.

  • Believe Me

  • A Memoir of Love, Death and Jazz Chickens
  • By: Eddie Izzard
  • Narrated by: Eddie Izzard
  • Length: 14 hrs and 37 mins
  • Unabridged
  • Overall
    4.5 out of 5 stars 1,688
  • Performance
    4.5 out of 5 stars 1,560
  • Story
    4.5 out of 5 stars 1,546

The stand-up comedian of his generation. Star of stage and screen. Tireless supporter of charity. Runner. Political campaigner. Fashion icon. Human. There is no one quite like Eddie Izzard. This is the story of how a boy who wanted to become a professional footballer and win the lead in Joseph and His Amazing Technicolour Dreamcoat found comedy.

  • 5 out of 5 stars
  • Wonderfully funny, tragic, hopeful and inspiring

  • By MR on 17-06-17

do not miss this. it's a a great listen

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5 out of 5 stars
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5 out of 5 stars
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5 out of 5 stars

Reviewed: 04-08-17

A very entertaining book. Read brilliantly by Eddie. I enjoyed every minute. I would recommend it to everyone. Watch out for the footnotes 😀

  • A Woman's Work

  • By: Harriet Harman
  • Narrated by: Harriet Harman
  • Length: 15 hrs and 52 mins
  • Unabridged
  • Overall
    4.5 out of 5 stars 69
  • Performance
    4.5 out of 5 stars 61
  • Story
    4.5 out of 5 stars 61

Why does the political representation of women matter? And which hurdles - personal, political and societal - have been faced, fought and sometimes overcome in the past 30 years? From campaigning with small children to increasing the number of women in Parliament, bringing women's issues to the heart of the Labour Party and tackling a parliamentary culture with no consideration for family life, this frank, inspiring and politically charged audiobook is a crucial account of the progress (and occasional setbacks) made.

  • 2 out of 5 stars
  • Became irritating - couldn’t finish!

  • By S. B. Hall on 27-11-18

A great insite into our political system

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5 out of 5 stars
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5 out of 5 stars
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5 out of 5 stars

Reviewed: 07-06-17

includes a great insite with a lot of detail and examples of our political system