Robert Webb

Season 6, Episode 12

Actor, writer (and broadcaster) Robert Webb (Peep Show, That Mitchell and Webb Look) joined Robin and Josie in Edinburgh to chat about his first book, How Not To Be a Boy, out next week. They chat about imaginary friends and getting picked last for PE as well as work by John Updike, Clive James, Roald Dahl, Rupert Everett and more.

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Reading List

Robert recommends:

How Not To Be a Boy by Robert Webb

This Mitchell and Webb Book by David Mitchell and Robert Webb

The work of George Orwell

The work of Douglas Adams

The work of Roald Dahl

Charlie and the Chocolate Factory by Roald Dahl

If by Rudyard Kipling

The work of Clive James

How To Be A Woman by Caitlin Moran

Vanished Years by Rupert Everett

The work of Ian McEwan

How to Stop Time by Matt Haig

Reasons to Stay Alive by Matt Haig

The Rabbit series by John Updike

Josie recommends:

Unreliable Memoirs by Clive James

Hello Darling Are You Working by Rupert Everett

Arbitrary Stupid Goal by Tamara Shopsin

Robin recommends:

Sometimes I Laugh Like My Sister by Rebecca Peyton

Godless Morality by Richard Holloway

Between the Monster and the Saint by Richard Holloway

Morality by Christopher Hitchens

Stepping Stones: Interviews with Seamus Heany by Dennis O’Driscoll

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