Michael Spicer

Book Shambles

Recorded live online as part of the More Than Words Literary Festival, Robin and Josie are joined by comedian and writer Michael Spicer who you probably best know as the ‘Room Next Door’ guy. They chat about his recently released first book, The Secret Political Advisor, creating comedy during the pandemic, the state of satire and a whole lot more.

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Reading List

Books recommended this week include:

The Secret Political Adviser by Michael Spicer

Alone in Berlin by Hans Fallada

Heroic Failure: Brexit and the Politics of Pain by Fintan O’Toole

The B’stard File: The New Statesman Exposé by Rik Mayall

The Timewaster Letters by Robert Popper

The Thick of It: The Missing DoSAC Files by Armando Iannucci, Jesse Armstrong and Simon Blackwell 

The Big Red Book by Monty Python

The Henry Root Letters by William Donaldson

The Utterly Utterly Merry Comic Relief Christmas Book by Douglas Adams

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