Bob Mortimer and Paul Whitehouse write a fishing book | Tie-in to BBC Two series

Bob Mortimer and Paul Whitehouse write a fishing book

Tie-in to BBC Two series

Bob Mortimer and Paul Whitehouse are to publish a book based on their fishing escapades.

Mortimer and Whitehouse Gone Fishing is a tie-in to their BBC Two show, where the pair – both recovering from heart operations – chewed the fat on relaxing angling trips.

A second series is in the pipeline and expected this summer, while the book is due to be released by Blink Publishing on May 30.

The publishers say: ‘This wonderful book by two lifelong friends is a love letter to the joys of angling, the thrill of the catch and the virtue of having a right daft laff with your mates. 

‘Gone Fishing is the perfect book for fans of Bob Mortimer, Paul Whitehouse and for anyone who wants to read a brilliantly written and endlessly funny joint memoir on life, friendship and joys of fishing.’

Mortimer – who appeared on Desert Island Discs yesterday – broke the news on Twitter, posting: ‘Me and Paul are writing a book about fishing, friendship and fannying about on riverbanks. It's coming out in May.’

Click here to order the book.

Published: 4 Feb 2019

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