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Bob Mortimer’s life was trundling along happily until suddenly in 2015 he was diagnosed with a heart condition that required immediate surgery and forced him to cancel an upcoming tour. The episode unnerved him, but forced him to reflect on his life so far. This is the framework for his hilarious and moving memoir, And Away… Although his childhood in Middlesbrough was normal on the surface, it was tinged by the loss of his dad, and his own various misadventures, from burning down the family home to starting a short-lived punk band called Dog Dirt. As an adult, he trained as a solicitor and moved to London. A chance encounter in a pub in the 1980s with a young comedian going by the name Vic Reeves set his life on a different track. And now, six years on, the heart condition that once threatened his career has instead led to new success on BBC2’s Gone Fishing. Warm, profound, and irrepressibly funny, And Away… is Bob’s full life story (with a few lies thrown in for good measure.) Product Information: • ISBN: 9781398505292 • Author: Bob Mortimer • Publisher: Gallery UK • Format: Hardback • Pages: 336 • Dimensions: 23.4 x 15.3 x 2.9 cm

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Private Eye: The 60 Yearbook is a history of the last 60 years, as seen by Britain’s first, most successful and indeed only fortnightly satirical magazine.  From the Beatles to Brexit, JFK to Trump, the Moon landings to the Mars landings, it tells the story of the past six decades as they were recorded in the Eye’s pages. The news stories you remember – and plenty you may have forgotten – are retold in cartoons, covers and the magazine’s legendary spoofs as well as extensive extracts from some of its best-loved features like Mrs Wilson’s Diary, Dear Bill and The Secret Diary of John Major. It is also the story of the headlines Private Eye made itself, from the earliest stirrings of investigative journalism exposing the Poulson Scandal and Ronan Point, through major miscarriages of justice like the Stephen Lawrence case and the Lockerbie cover-up and national scandals that have cost the country billions in dodgy PFI contracts, government mess-ups and secret sweetheart tax deals. Inside are the stories that led to the fall of two cabinet ministers, countless corrupt business figures and even the official in charge of making sure everyone else in Whitehall’s behaviour was above board. It includes writing by such satirical giants as Peter Cook, Richard Ingrams, Craig Brown, Auberon Waugh and Ian Hislop, and pictures by some of the world’s best cartoonists including Michael Heath, Gerald Scarfe, Nick Newman, Willie Rushton, Robert Thompson and Ken Pyne. Product Information: • ISBN: 9781901784695 • Author: Adam Macqueen  • Publisher: Private Eye • Format: Hardback • Pages: 312 • Dimensions: 26 x 21 x 3 cm

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Get ready for a whole lot of laughter with this unofficial Harry Potter Joke Book – sure to provide endless fun! With plenty of hilarious jokes from the magical world of Harry Potter, this weasingly witty joke book is perfect for every muggle and wizard alike. The ideal gift for any avid fan of the Harry Potter series. Product Information: • ISBN: 9781913004354 • Author: Susanna Geoghegan Gift Publishing • Publisher: Susanna Geoghegan Gift Publishing • Format: Paperback

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Would you rather... Look ten years older from the neck up, or from the neck down? Would you rather... Have everyone always be able to read what you're thinking, or always be able to see what you're doing? Would you rather... Lose the ability to lie, or have to believe everything you hear? Get stuck in with friends and family to think your way through over 200 mind-bending, side-splitting hypothetical dilemmas. Guaranteed to split opinions and get everyone talking - and laughing - at your next party, gathering or festive get-together! Product Information: ISBN: 9781789463880 Author: Joe Shooman Publisher: John Blake  Format: Hardback Pages: 192 Dimensions: 18.6 x 12 x 2cm

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From Bob Geldof to Winston Churchill, Jeremy Clarkson to Victor Meldrew, the world has always produced its share of grumpy, moody, pessimistic and world-weary types. We all know one! They like to groan and grumble, offering their own commentary on the shortcomings of modern life. Whether it is queues at the supermarket, the state of the health system, the price of a pint these days, the hairstyles of teenagers, or the number of Maltesers you actually get in a bag...There is always something that will get their goat. The Grumpy Old Git's Guide to Life is a hilarious celebration of all these grumps, how to identify one, what exactly they find so irritating and why we find their rants quite so amusing. Product Information:• ISBN: 9781789290400• Author: Geoff Tibballs• Publisher: Michael O'Mara Books• Format: Paperback• Pages: 192• Dimensions: 20 x 13 x 1.5cm

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Enjoy Tom Whyatt's classically funny cartoon collection of all of the OAP mayhem to be had! From the creator of the award-winning 'Traces of Nuts' greeting card range, laugh-out-loud at the troubles that come with ageing - from squeezing into lycra to being rather technologically challenged! A funny and ideal gift for your grandparents this Christmas. Product Information: ISBN: 9781787415799 Author: Tim Whyatt Publisher: Studio Press Format: Hardback Pages: 56 Dimensions: 18 x 13 x 1cm

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One part Lonely Planet, one part tell-all family memoir, this is the definitive and hilarious guide on how to survive your family holiday, by Jack Whitehall, with a little bit of help from Michael and Hilary Whitehall. No one family has more experience of travelling together than the Whitehalls. Indeed they've been allowing us a window to their escapades for the past five years in the hit Netflix show 'Travels with my Father' and in this hilarious book they have now decided to pool their advice for fellow travellers. To lay out the pitfalls of family holidays. The dos and don'ts, the highs and lows. In doing so they are sharing some of their best anecdotes. Their most extreme experiences and their most valuable advice. Whatever your version of holiday preparation the truth is always this: if it is with one's own family, no amount of sunshine, wine or holiday spirit will stop your worst character traits coming to the surface. Things are always going to end in tears, you can only hope they're of laughter. Product Information: • ISBN: 9780751583892 • Author: Jack Whitehall, Michael Whitehall, Hilary Whitehall • Publisher: Sphere • Format: Hardback • Pages: 272 • Dimensions: 23.6 x 15.6 x 3.4 cm

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First published in The Sunday Post in 1936, The Broons are Scotland’s happy family that makes every family happy.  For eight decades, Scotland’s first family have entertained readers young and old, with a sense of humour delivered in true Scots style.  Collecting almost 100 comic strips from the last two years, this annual features The Broons celebrating family life and laughs at 10 Glebe Street, around Auchentogle, and on occasional trips to the But an Ben. Product Information: • ISBN: 9781845358655 • Author: D.C. Thomson & Co Ltd • Publisher: D.C. Thomson & Co Ltd • Format: Paperback • Pages: 96 • Dimensions: 26.5 x 19 x 1 cm

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I TOLD MY WIFE SHE SHOULD EMBRACE HER MISTAKES. SHE GAVE ME A HUG. The most followed dad jokes page on Instagram, @DadSaysJokes, returns with another collection of hilariously cringe-inducing gags for you to share with friends and family. @DadSaysJokes is a community-run Dad jokes network on Instagram, Facebook and Twitter, with over 3 million followers, inspired by the daily jokes of author Kit Chilvers' dad, Andrew. Every day, followers submit their jokes and the team picks their favourites - or Dad just drops in his own zinger! Kit, a young social networking influencer, started his career at the tender age of 14 when he created his original platform, Football.Newz. He has since added another nine platforms, including @PubityPets and monster meme page @Pubity with its 25 million followers. This is his third book. Product Information: • ISBN: 9781788402460 • Author: Dad Says Jokes • Publisher: Cassell • Format: Hardback • Pages: 272 • Dimensions: 18.73 x 12.07 x 2.22 cm

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Do you remember when you had that feeling of butterflies, that instant sexual chemistry and the joy of falling in love? Now do you remember getting married and forgetting what any of that feels like? Senior Moments: Love and Marriage is the hilarious book by renowned comedy illustrator Tim Whyatt depicting both the early stages of love and attraction, and the laugh out loud realities of being married. Not all bad, but certainly all funny this book will put a little light back into your eye, a laugh in your belly and who knows it may even inspire a little bit of romance. Product Information: ISBN: 9781787410923 Author: Tim Whyatt Publisher: Studio Press Format: Hardback Dimensions: 18 x 13 x 1cm

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The Broons & Oor Wullie Gift Book is back for 2022! Rounding up a riot of animal antics from more than 80 years of The Broons & Oor Wullie, this collection of mirth also features some of the very best of Wee Harry, Scotland's favourite son's wily Westie. Proving popular with readers, Oor Wullie's wee dug has his very own weekly ministrip in The Sunday Post fun section.  This Annual is a must-have for fans of Oor Wullie and The Broons! Product Information: • ISBN: 9781845358570 • Author: D.C.Thomson & Co • Publisher: D.C.Thomson & Co • Format: Hardback • Pages: 144 • Dimensions: 30 x 22.5 x 1.5 cm

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In December 2018, after fifty years of belly-laughs, energy and outrage, Billy Connolly announced his retirement from live stand-up comedy. It had been an extraordinary career. When he first started out in the late sixties, Billy played the banjo in the folk clubs of Scotland. Between songs, he would improvise a bit, telling anecdotes from the Clyde shipyard where he'd worked. In the process, he made all kinds of discoveries about what audiences found funny, from his own brilliant mimes to the power of speaking irreverently about politics or explicitly about sex. He began to understand the craft of great storytelling. Soon the songs became shorter and the monologues longer, and Billy quickly became recognised as one of the most exciting comedians of his generation. Tall Tales and Wee Stories brings together the very best of Billy's storytelling for the first time. With an introduction and original illustrations by Billy throughout, it is an inspirational, energetic and riotously funny read, and a fitting celebration of our greatest ever comedian. Product Information: • ISBN: 9781529361360 • Author: Billy Connolly • Publisher: Two Roads • Format: Paperback • Pages: 336 • Dimensions: 19.69 x 12.7 x 2.22 cm

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RuPaul's Drag Race UK returns to our screens for Series 3 with an all-new cast ready to slay the runway. Discover the secrets of the Werk Room and get all the gossip backstage in exclusive interviews with the Queens of Series 3. Take on mini challenges, learn the secret to a killer Snatch Game performance, and re-live the most iconic moments of RuPaul's Drag Race UK so far with stories from the Queens of Series 1 and 2. With special features, play-along games, secrets and trivia, this is your perfect companion to the Drag Race extravaganza! Remember kids, reading is fundamental! Product Information: • ISBN: 9781785946417 • Author: Christian Guiltenane • Publisher: BBC Books • Format: Hardback • Pages: 128 • Dimensions: 22.6 x 16.3 x 1 cm

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There's nothing like a good laugh to chase away the winter blues or cheer yourself up and, let's face it, some people need it more than others! Make sure the grumpy bloke in your life is well entertained (even when he really doesn't want to be) by the gags and jokes in this whopping compendium of Christmas funnies from a veritable master of the art, Nick Harris. From Christmas jumpers to sad-sack Santas and from broken tree lights to shocking Christmas dinners, there are jokes a plenty to raise a smile in even the grumpiest bloke... OK then, a snigger... the merest hint of an upturned lip...? Oh, come on, it's FUNNY! Product Information: ISBN: 9781789292794 Author: Nick Harris Publisher: Michael O'Mara Format: Paperback Pages: 320 Dimensions: 19.8 x 12.9 x 1.9cm

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In his first memoir, Josh Widdicombe tells the story of a strange rural childhood, the kind of childhood he only realised was weird when he left home and started telling people about it. From only having four people in his year at school, to living in a family home where they didn't just not bother to lock the front door, they didn't even have a key. Using a different television show of the time as its starting point for each chapter Watching Neighbours Twice a Day... is part-childhood memoir, part-comic history of '90s television and culture. It will discuss everything from the BBC convincing him that Michael Parkinson had been possessed by a ghost, to Josh's belief that Mr Blobby is one of the great comic characters, to what it's like being the only vegetarian child west of Bristol. It tells the story of the end of an era, the last time when watching television was a shared experience for the family and the nation, before the internet meant everyone watched different things at different times on different devices, headphones on to make absolutely sure no one else could watch it with them. Product Information: • ISBN: 9781788704359 • Author: Josh Widdicombe • Publisher: Blink Publishing • Format: Hardback • Pages: 304 • Dimensions: 24 x 16.2 x 3.2 cm

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A tipsy twist on the nation's favourite festive poem, this is the perfect gift for harassed parents everywhere. Dad suggests a sherry 'To keep us both going', in the cosy front room with the firelight glowing ... Then out comes the Baileys. And mum hits the rum. Hours of merriment and a stocking-clad tango later, they drift off to sleep - the living room in disarray, the presents unwrapped and their careful Christmas preparations in ruins. But come morning it seems a mysterious visitor has saved the day. Product Information: • ISBN: 9780571336852 • Author: Katie Blackburn, Sholto Walker • Publisher: Faber & Faber • Format: Hardback • Pages: 32 • Dimensions: 21.5 x 19.5 x 0.9 cm

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The Book of Senior Moments introduces the reader to a wonderful collection of humorous anecdotes, confessions, tips, retorts and excuses to help you avoid those all too familiar senior moments. Have you ever referred to your oldest and closest friend as 'Thingy'? Reached the top of the landing, only to realize that you have no idea why you came upstairs in the first place? Congratulations - or commiserations - you've had your first senior moment! Fear not, for help is at hand. The Book of Senior Moments introduces the reader to a wonderful collection of these rites of passage. It includes exit strategies for when you've been ambushed by your memory, as well as tips on how to avoid getting ambushed in the first place. Product Information: • ISBN: 9781789292268 • Author: Shelley Klein • Publisher: Michael O'Mara • Format: Paperback • Pages: 160 • Dimensions: 19.8 x 12.9 x 1.15 cm

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Do you think you know all about history? Can you tell your Tudors from your Habsburgs, and the Ming dynasty from the Mughals? Could you put the US presidents in order? Or maybe you think you know all about the great battles of the world? Whatever your area of interest or depth of knowledge, this quiz will have some testing questions for you. From the Stone Age up to the Second World War and covering all corners of the earth as well as all areas of human endeavour, Think You Know It All: History will challenge your knowledge of what happened, who did it, where and when. Along with the straightforward quizzes, there are maps questions, silhouettes to identify, mazes to follow - a great variety of activities to test your knowledge, whether highbrow or low culture. Proving you know it all about history has never been such fun - or so tricky. Product Information: • ISBN: 9781789292329 • Author: Meredith MacArdle • Publisher: Michael O'Mara • Format: Paperback • Pages: 224 • Dimensions: 23.4 x 15.3 x 1.65 cm

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A memoir and self-help manual by one of the country's most treasured comedians - for anyone who feels stuck in a rut but doesn't have the tools or self-belief to shake things up. Written to take advantage of the brief window between the end of lockdown and Jimmy getting cancelled for saying something unforgivable to Lorraine Kelly, this book is as timely as it is unnecessary. Because you might be interested in Jimmy's life but he's sure you're a lot more interested in your own, Before & Laughter is about both of you. But mainly him. It tells the story of Jimmy's life - the transformation from white-collar corporate drone to fake-toothed donkey-laugh plastic-haired comedy mannequin - while also explaining how to turn your own life around and become the you you've always dreamt of being. At just £20, it's cheaper than Scientology, quicker than therapy, and significantly less boring than church. Because it's Jimmy Carr - recently scientifically proved to be the funniest comedian in the UK - there are jokes, jokes and more jokes throughout. If laughter really was the best medicine, the NHS would be handing out this book in Nightingale Hospitals. Product Information: • ISBN: 9781529413076 • Author: Jimmy Carr • Publisher: Quercus • Format: Hardback • Pages: 368 • Dimensions: 23.8 x 16 x 3.6 cm

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When you're feeling disappointed or just a little blue, there's nothing like good a laugh at some groanworthy jokes to raise the spirits...And that's what you'll get with this whopping compendium! With all-time classic subjects such as bankers, the battle of the sexes and Doctor, Doctor, as well as cheeky wordplay and one-liners! Nick Harris has collected together a bumper crop of mirth to turn that frown upside down! Ideal for some festive fun or as a quirky Christmas gift. Product Information: ISBN: 9781782438816 Author: Nick Harris Publisher: Michael O'Mara Format: Paperback Pages: 384 Dimensions: 18 x 13 x 2.5cm

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