A frank and funny memoir by Sir Tony Robinson; much-loved actor, presenter and author with a stellar career lasting over fifty years. Tony will discuss his long-awaited Autobiography, revealing how the boy from South Woodford went from childhood stardom as a pint-sized pickpocket in the first stage production of Oliver! to comedy icon Baldrick, the loyal servant and turnip aficionado in Blackadder.

It wasn’t all plain sailing though. Along the way he was bullied by Steve Marriott, failed to impress Liza Minnelli and was pushed into a stinking London dock by John Wayne. He also entertained us with Maid Marion and Her Merry Men (which he wrote and starred in) and coped manfully when locked naked outside a theatre in Lincoln during the live tour of comedy series Who Dares Wins. He presented Time Team for twenty years, watching countless gardens ruthlessly dug up in the name of archaeology, and risked life and limb filming The Worst Jobs in History.

Packed full of incident and insight, No Cunning Plan is a funny, self-deprecating and always entertaining read.

 

 

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