Matt Lucas

Season 6, Episode 17

Writer and performer Matt Lucas joins Josie and Robin this week ahead of the launch of his alphabetical autobiography Little Me. They chat about the process of writing memories plus stories of Little Britain, touring, comedy annuals and the work of favourite authors such as Douglas Adams, Edmund White and Michael Carson.

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Reading List

Matt recommends:

Loads Money and Stavros Present a Harry Enfield Production of Wad and Peeps by Harry Enfield

The Smith and Jones World Atlas by Mel Smith and Griff Rhys-Jones

Bachelor Boys: The Young Ones Book by Rik Mayall and Ben Elton

Vic Reeves Big Night In by Vic Reeves and Bob Mortimer

The Spitting Image books

Inside Little Britain by Matt Lucas, David Walliams and Boyd Hilton

The Beautiful Room is Empty by Edmund White

The Benson Trilogy by Michael Carson

Beautiful Thing by Jonathon Harvey

Help by Simon Amstell

The Meaning of Liff by Douglas Adams and John Lloyd

Robin recommends:

Little Me by Matt Lucas

Infinite Monkey Cage: How to Build a Universe by Robin Ince and Brian Cox

Not!: The Original Not the Nine O’Clock News Book by Sean Hardie and John Lloyd

The Goodies File by Tim Brooke-Taylor

Monty Python’s Big Red Book by Monty Python

Little Britain: The Complete Scripts and Stuff by Matt Lucas and David Walliams

A Boy’s Own Story by Edmund White

Yesterday’s Hero by Jackie Collins

Something Like Fire: Peter Cook Remembered edited by Lin Cook

The Henry Root Letters by Henry Root

You Cannot Live as I Have Lived and Not End Up Like This: The Thoroughly Disgraceful Life and Times of Willie Donaldson by Terence Blacker

Josie recommends:

The Neapolitan Novels by Elana Ferrante

The Timewaster Letters by Robin Cooper

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