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Summary

A hilarious and honest collection of stories, thoughts, and tales of a life in comedy from the award-winning comic Adam Hills. 

Adam Hills is one the UK's best loved comedians. For 30 years he has been performing stand-up, hosting TV shows and winning the hearts of a nation. 

Taking us from the early days of the Sydney Stand Up scene to hosting his own radio show, touring the world and eventually landing on British TV, Best Foot Forward is a story of a life in comedy. Along the way Adam shares some childhood tales and a few backstage blunders and encounters some fairly famous faces - the likes of Whoopi Goldberg, Billy Connolly, and that guy who sang The Macarena. Yes, him. 

This is an utterly hilarious and honest collection of stories about Adam's ups and downs in the world of comedy. It's a lesson in following your heart, being positive and discovering that what makes you different also makes you unique.

©2018 Adam Hills (P)2018 Hodder & Stoughton Limited

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Just great

Funny and uplifting and positive. Just hit download. Adam does a pretty good Billy Connolly accent !

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So joyful

Had me smiling and laughing along the whole way through, a fantastic listen and a warming tale

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A funny, interesting and feel good book

A witty and interesting take of a funny and heartwarming man.

There were one or two moments where I think the editing could have been better for the recording but this was very minor and was made up for with some extra bits that won't be in the written book!

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Cracking read

I came across Adam Hills on the last leg at the 2012 Paralympics and have tuned in ever since. As a storyteller he is superb. This book will have you laughing uproariously, crying uncontrollably and all points in between. If you listen to one biography make it this one! And Adam if you read this please regale is with more of your adventures. Just start with what you left out😃

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Loved this!

Just finished listening to this and I really enjoyed it! Found myself smiling/laughing to myself while walking along listening and I would highly recommend it!

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This book made me ...

laugh, it made me cry, and it made me happy. I really wish I knew Adam Hills, what a top bloke! Thank you.

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out-standing! (pun intended)

I listened to this book with the hugest grin on my face, even when it brought tears to my eyes. Emotional, hilarious, uplifting, inspiring. Adam is an unintentional motivational speaker and has left me craving more of his stories. Podcast?

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Fantastic!

Wow Adam, what an incredible life story!
We’ve been watching the last leg for only a year or so, but we love it and I just had to download this book.
It’s so incredible to learn about you and I feel like your our mate on the telly!
Love the audiobook, the voices and little extras you wouldn’t get from reading it! So entertaining, can’t wait for the next one!

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Jump in to this great book

I really enjoyed this audiobook read by the man himself Adam Hills there is something wonderful about how he tells this book in the way he is talking to an old friend it’s an naturally Funny moving and inspiring biography of his life with an disability and his family friends and his career btw I’m an person with cerbal palsy and I loved this I highly recommend this book to anyone who wants to follow their dreams

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Brilliant

A real story of Adams life with a positive view of people with a disability who just want to them.