Nearly Famous: Adventures of an After-Dinner Speaker

Nearly Famous: Adventures of an After-Dinner Speaker

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Firmly established in the world of entertainment, The Cat's route to fame has been through corporate and sporting dinners. He grew up loving sport and perservered despite having only one eye and an almost total absence of natural ability. His reputation as a figure of fun and his readiness to laugh at his own failures have reaped rich rewards. How many of us have played football with Bobby Moore and George Best at Wembley, or played at Lord's, or written a poem teasing the Duke of Edinburgh for never recognising us? In Nearly Famous, The Cat writes hilariously of the many famous people he has worked with - everyone from Colin Cowdrey, Bobby Robson and Terry Venables to Eric Clapton, Rod Stewart, Billy Connolly, Eric Morcambe and Brian Johnston - and the highs and lows of that most serious of businesses: making people laugh.He produces endless material in the form of books and articles, and appears to commentate almost daily for twelve months in a year. He lives ... At a Glenn Hoddle golf testimonial dinner he was just yards away from me, but he didna#39;t crack once, even though everyone else was falling about. Afterwards ... It was to prove almost as life changing as the Footballer of the Year dinner two years earlier. I insertanbsp;...


Title:Nearly Famous: Adventures of an After-Dinner Speaker
Author: Bob Bevan
Publisher:Random House - 2011-10-31
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