The hilarious, moving, heart-warming and tear-jerking memoir from one of the world's best-loved comedians and actors, Matt Lucas.
'Matt is not only hilarious and kind, he's probably the most generous person I know. All of which is wonderfully evident in this book.' - Rebel Wilson
'To be truly unique in this world is almost impossible to achieve; this book is about someone who achieved it. Raw, honest, funny and moving.' - James Corden
Little Me is the first memoir from comedian, screenwriter and actor Matt Lucas. He is best known for his work with David Walliams in the television show Little Britain, as well as for his portrayals of the scorekeeping baby George Dawes in the comedy panel game Shooting Stars and both Tweedledum and Tweedledee in Tim Burton's Alice in Wonderland. He is also starring alongside Peter Capaldi in the current series of Doctor Who, screening since April 2017.
Matt is a gifted, funny, serious and original writer with a truly unique and moving story, which he will tell for the first time in Little Me: The A to Z of Matt Lucas.
Lucas says: 'From my youth to Shooting Stars, Little Britain, Doctor Who and beyond, I've decided it's time to tell my story.'
'Hello there. Welcome to my autobiography. I see they've made my teeth whiter in the photo, so that's good. Throughout this book I talk about my life and work, including Little Britain, Come Fly With Me, Bridesmaids, Les Miserables, Alice In Wonderland and, of course, Shooting Stars. The thing is, this is a bit different to most memoirs you may have read, because it comes in the form of an A-Z. For instance, B is for Baldy! - which is what people used to shout at me in the playground (not much fun), G is for Gay (because I'm an actual real life gay) and T is for the TARDIS (because I'm a companion in Doctor Who now). You get the sort of thing. Anyway I hope you buy it at least twice. Thank you.'
Matthew Lucas is a comedian, screenwriter, actor and singer, best known for his work with David Walliams in the television show Little Britain, as well as for his portrayals of George Dawes in the comedy panel game Shooting Stars and both Tweedle Dum and Tweedle Dee in Alice in Wonderland and his sequel, Alice Through the Looking Glass. He has appeared in numerous films and TV series including Bridesmaids, Portlandia, Paddington and Gavin & Stacey. He lent his voice to Benny in the animated film Gnomeo and Juliet, and wrote the comedy television series Pompidou for BBC Two.
In 2007 he was placed seventh in the list of the UK's 100 most influential gay men and women by The Independent. In 2010 Matt fulfilled a lifetime ambition by appearing in Les Miserables, at the O2 Arena in London and the following year in the West End.
He lives in London.
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