Hilarious, witty but most of all heart-warming, it’s not hard to see why this book was a number one Sunday Times bestseller. The Geordie comedian has you relating to all sorts of scenarios as she delves into her average life, including reflecting on wearing leggings two days in a row and being dumped in a Frankie & Benny’s.
Taking you on a journey from her flat-sharing with Jennifer Saunders and her views on sizeism to her marriage to Lenny Henry, Dawn French’s autobiography is bound to put a smile on your face as you explore her hilarious and complex life story.
You can’t have French without Saunders, can you? Saunders’ characters, including the iconic Edina Monsoon, are household names and just like them, her story will have you in stitches. From shooting Lulu (literally) to fights and heartache, this book, like her life, really is ‘bonkers.’
Ever been called bossy? Well, it worked in Tina Fey’s favour. Her candid story takes you through her nerdy start to life and reveals how she made it to 30 Rock and Mean Girls. It’s a must-read for all comedy lovers.
£10 Little, Brown
Another Sunday Times bestseller, stand-up comedian James Acaster falls in love with the music of 2016 and sets himself a task to only listen to songs made in that year. All 500 albums play a part in helping get his life back on track and his witty memoir will have you giggling along the way.
Growing up in a pub, Lee cracked jokes for attention, and now he does it for a living. This book bundles his stand-up comedy and TV personality together to show how he made it to be such a huge success.
If you ever watched her hit TV show, you’ll know Miranda Hart has had plenty of awkward experiences. In her autobiography, she reflects on these mishaps in her own charming way, and creates a manual for life for the rest of us.
£9.99 Hodder and Stoughton
Don’t look back in anger, look back in hunger, and have a laugh with Jo Brand. After 10 years as a psychiatric nurse, what really made Jo move to comedy? As always, she tells her story with wit in her much-loved and sarcastic tone.
The Scottish comedian and TV presenter tells the honest truth about mental health in her own funny way. From hosting the podcast, Mrs Brightside, and gaining love from across the UK appearing on Strictly Come Dancing, Susan has tried her hand at plenty, and now she offers amazing advice while telling hilarious stories.
£9.99 John Murray Press
James always dreamt of being the cool kid in school and even tried to form his own boy band. After dealing with rejection throughout his funny life, he finally co-wrote Gavin and Stacey, and we all know what happened next. This light-hearted book will take you on that journey, and it’s perfect to cheer you up.