by Peter Kay
Category: Biographies / General
Publication date: 8 July 2010
Number of pages: 368
Edinburgh, Blackpool, Bolton - the glamour of it all! Picking up from where Peter's bestselling autobiography The Sound of Laughter left off, Saturday Night Peter charts the hilarious journey his career took as he left the beautiful bosom of Bolton and headed for the highway, to hone his act on the greatest stage of all - the British comedy circuit! Every Saturday night, Peter would turn up at a new venue, with a new audience to win over, and a new bunch of odd characters to share the stage with: chainsaw-juggling lizards, suicidal magicians, and some of the worst tribute acts to have ever cleared a club. As his reputation grows, Peter starts to take on gigs that he could only have dreamed of when he started out: corporate shindigs in Hong Kong and Geneva, becoming the warm-up man on Parky, taking part in the Royal Variety Performance and finally onto his legendary Live at the Top of the Tower show in Blackpool, and the garlic bread that made his name. Hilariously and heart-warmingly told, this is a must-read book for all of Peter's legions of fans and another chance to peak behind the scenes of Britain's finest comedian.
What the papers say:
"More hilarity from the author of The Sound of Laughter" Woman & Home
Peter Kay was born in Bolton in 1973. After leaving school with a GCSE in art, he held a series of jobs including working as a cinema usher, mobile disc jockey, in a factory packing toilet rolls, garage attendant and in a bingo hall. Since winning the prestigious North West Comedian of the Year in 1996 , Peter has firmly established himself as one of Britain's best loved comedians. Winning numerous awards for his work, including four British comedy awards and three awards from the Royal Television Society. Amongst other work, Peter wrote, directed and starred in That Peter Kay Thing, Max & Paddy's Road to Nowhere, the BAFTA-award winning Phoenix Nights and, most recently, Britain's Got the Pop Factor... and Geraldine - The Winner's Story.
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