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

 | Stewart Lee's debut novel reviewed

Stewart Lee's debut novel reviewed

22/09/2006 … For a while, it seemed that every comedian who ever appeared on TV would make a leap onto the publishing bandwagon, using whatever fame they had as a springboard…

 | by Dominic Holland

by Dominic Holland

22/09/2006 … Dominic Holland's first attempt at swapping the gladiatorial arena of the stand-up circuit for the tranquil dignity of a novelist's career is a breezy 21st century…

 | by Gary Morecambe

by Gary Morecambe

22/09/2006 … What can you say about Eric Morecambe that hasn't already been said? The answer, it seems, is very little - even from the mouth of his own son.

 | by Martin Kelner

by Martin Kelner

22/09/2006 … As anyone who's ever glanced through the small ads that fill the back pages of actors' newspaper The Stage will be aware, there is a vast showbusiness netherworld…

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