2006 Books

Reviews of books about comedy, including biographies of comedians old and new, and (occasionally) books by comedians. To have a book considered for review, send a copy to Chortle, 112 Norman Road, London, E11 4RL.

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Fri 22 September 2006

 | by Dave Gorman

by Dave Gorman

22/09/2006 … After a successful string of live gigs and a six-part BBC2 series, what can a book tell us that we don't already know about Dave Gorman's obsessive quest to track…

 | The Complete Peter Cook

The Complete Peter Cook

22/09/2006 … For one of the most influential and inspirational figures in British comedy, it comes as some surprise to find that so little of Peter Cook's material has been published…

 | by Mark Watson

by Mark Watson

22/09/2006 … It would be very easy to be envious of Mark Watson's success.

Thu 14 September 2006

 | Book review: Vic Reeves - Me Moir

Book review: Vic Reeves - Me Moir

14/09/2006 … Back in the day, comedians had colourful pasts to mine for their memoirs – if not the extreme emotions of war,  there would at least be triumph-against-adversity…

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