SEPTEMBER WEIDENFELD NON-FICTION
Ann Widdecombe The Autobiography
Forthright memoirs of a singular personality – former MP and Strictly Come Dancing star. In her quirky, politically up-to-the-minute and provocative autobiography, Ann carries the reader on a voyage through family life, growing up in the Empire and student ambitions at Oxford, a political career on the frontline of the Cabinet and Shadow Cabinet, to popular journalism and the showbiz that is Strictly Come Dancing. Engaging, frank and fearless, with a glittering wit to match her gown, this is Strictly Ann. Born in 1947, Ann Widdecombe was brought up in Singapore. She entered Parliament as MP for Maidstone in 1987. Her four novels are published by Orion. She lives in London.
Biography & Autobiography Cased September £20.00 288pp 234 x 156mm 16 illustrations 978 0 297 86643 5 Markets: World USA, Translation & Serial: W&N
Danny Baker Going to Sea in a Sieve The Autobiography
Comedy writer, journalist and radio DJ Danny Baker charts his 30 years in showbiz. Danny Baker was born in Deptford in 1957, and from an early age was involved in magazine journalism. From there he moved to documentary series and a variety of quiz shows, as well as two television commercials which made him a household name – Daz and Mars Bars. Danny has presented on BBC Radio since 1989. This book charts Danny’s showbiz career, the highs and lows, and everything in between, including the accusation that he killed Bob Marley... Danny Baker currently presents on BBC London 94.9 and BBC Radio 5 Live. He lives in London.
Biography & Autobiography: Film, Television, Music, Theatre Cased September £18.99 256pp 234 x 156mm 978 0 297 86340 3 Markets: World USA, Translation & Serial: W&N