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Bob Mortimer was born in Middlesbrough in 1959, the youngest of four sons. He trained as a solicitor before a chance encounter with Vic Reeves in the 1980s led to a successful career in comedy as half of duo Reeves and Mortimer. His screen credits include Shooting Stars, Big Night Out, Catterick and most recently BBC2’s Gone Fishing. He’s on Twitter and Instagram as @RealBobMortimer.

  • Publisher: Gallery UK (August 1, 2022)
  • Length: 352 pages
  • ISBN13: 9781398505322

‘It’s probably fairer to say that since his brush with morality, Mortimer has come into his own. There is this book, which is a triumph… And Away is as good a celebrity autobiography as you could hope to read, and enthusiastically recommend.’

– Daily Mail

‘…(a) fascinating and often poignant memoir.’

– Daily Express & Daily Mirror