Don't Laugh, It'll Only Encourage Her-9780241503584

Don't Laugh, It'll Only Encourage Her

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Author: Cooper, Daisy May, Binding: Hardback, Imprint: Michael Joseph Ltd, Series: N/A, Publisher: Penguin Books Ltd, Published: 28/10/2021, Pagination: 432 pages, Classification: Biography & True Stories, Country of Publication: United Kingdom

24 cm H | 16.2 cm W | 3.9 cm T | 704 g Wt

Discover the funniest memoir of 2021, written by the most relatable woman in the world - Daisy May Cooper, creator and star of BBC's award-winning comedy This Country'Brilliant.

A joy and a delight - I laughed out loud! An absolute cracker' ZOE BALL'Thank goodness for gloriously silly Daisy May Cooper.

Joyful, irreverent and totally uplifting' THE TIMES'The funniest woman on TV' GUARDIAN_______'When I'm up on stage, I don't want to be anywhere else in the world'Since I was little, I've had a cast of characters living inside my head, an over-active imagination and the urge to be a massive f**king show-off.

Not only was my family completely insane, but we grew up battling rural poverty, and together with my brother Charlie, I staggered my way through adolescence like a p**sed-up butterfly. In Don't Laugh, It'll Only Encourage Her, I'll take you on a rollercoaster ride so extreme it'll make you laugh, then cry, then barf your guts up. From my misspent childhood skulking around car boot sales to reimagining WWE Smackdowns for a Cirencester audience; from my one-armed internet boyfriend to a lover who doubled as a coat-stand; from snogging a pole at a lap-dancing audition to imitating a warthog at RADA to finally having This Country commissioned by the BBC. And, I answer all of life's great mysteries . . . Can wall plaster be part of your five-a-day?Can the afterlife be found in the back of a sh**ty pub?How do you give your tits added drama?Who dropped the monster turd at the fake audition?How much of a humiliating, ridiculous, screw-up of a sh**-storm life do you need to have led before you finally achieve your dream . . . ?