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Sue Perkins - Author

About the Author

Sue Perkins is perhaps best known for being one quarter of double act Mel and Sue, where she plays the part of Mel. Together, the pair have bounced, shouted and gurned their way through countless hours of television, most memorably Light Lunch and its later counterpart, the imaginatively titled Late Lunch. Over the years, Sue has worked on a wide range of solo projects, including documentaries on art, popular fiction and history. In 2008 she appeared on the BBC show Maestro, culminating in her conducting at the Last Night of the Proms. She has also collaborated with food-critic Giles Coren on the Supersizers series, where the duo power-ate their way through five centuries of lungs, livers and testicles whilst half-cut on sherry. In the last couple of years, Sue has travelled extensively throughout Asia, driving the Ho Chi Minh trail, exploring the length of the Mekong River and getting felt up by a Cambodian hermit. She is a regular contributor to Have I Got News For You, Just a Minute, QI and The News Quiz and has been crowned, officially, The World's Greatest Liar in a hard fought contest in Cumbria. Oh, and apparently she does some cake show on BBC1.

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East of Croydon Blunderings through India and South East Asia

East of Croydon Blunderings through India and South East Asia

Author: Sue Perkins Format: Hardback Release Date: 18/10/2018

**SHORTLISTED FOR AUTOBIOGRAPHY OF THE YEAR AT THE 2018 NATIONAL BOOK AWARDS** Sue Perkins' hilarious travelling tale is bound to make someone smile when they unwrap it on Christmas Day. ________ A few years ago I was asked if I'd like to make a documentary on the Mekong River, travelling from the vast delta in Vietnam to the remote and snowy peaks of Tibet. Up until that point, the farthest East I'd been was Torremolinos, in the Costa Del Sol. Here's the thing: I am scared of flying. I have zero practical skills. I can't survive if I am more than a three minute walk from a supermarket. For the last seven years I have suffered with crippling anxiety I bolt when panicked. I cannot bear to witness humans or animals in distress I have no ability to learn languages. I am a terrible hypochondriac Oh, and I am no good with boats. So I said yes. 'Vivid, laugh-out-loud, moving' Sunday Express 'An unvarnished, endearing and very funny account' Woman & Home _________ PRAISE FOR SUE PERKINS 'Drama, tears and laughs ... I ADORED it' Jessie Burton, bestselling author of The Miniaturist 'Very funny ... reading her memoir is very like meeting her' Sunday Times 'Charming and funny .... Like going for a long, slightly drunken lunch with your naughtiest friend' Red 'Brilliantly written... fearlessly honest and full of heart, it will also make you laugh like a gibbon' Heat I absolutely loved it . . . whip smart and very funny' Woman & Home 'Warm, crisp and beautifully layered ... a complete delight' Independent on Sunday 'Deftly written and belly-laugh funny' Express 'Honest, warm and downright hilarious' OK 'Utterly wonderful. It's very, very funny and poignant and it's very Sue Perkins and that's the bliss of it' Nina Stibbe, bestselling author of Love, Nina

East of Croydon Blunderings through India and South East Asia

East of Croydon Blunderings through India and South East Asia

Author: Sue Perkins Format: Paperback / softback Release Date: 15/10/2018

Join Sunday Times bestselling author of Spectacles, Sue Perkins as she travels around Southeast Asia and beyond. Share in her hilarious and heartfelt adventure as she journeys from India to Indonesia: driving the historic Ho Chi Minh Trail, exploring the tranquil Mekong River, and being felt-up by a charismatic Cambodian hermit! Inspired by her popular BBC travel shows and documentaries: The Mekong River with Sue Perkins, Kolkata with Sue Perkins, The Ganges with Sue Perkins and World's Most Dangerous Roads: Ho Chi Minh Trail this book is ideal for existing Sue fans as well as travel enthusiasts who are looking for an Asian adventure full of wit and warmth.

Schwinn Black Phantom What Happened in 1949; We Kept to Ourselves

Schwinn Black Phantom What Happened in 1949; We Kept to Ourselves

Author: Sue Perkins Format: Paperback / softback Release Date: 26/03/2012

Allen's Mother is Waiting

Allen's Mother is Waiting

Author: Sue Perkins Format: Paperback Release Date: 23/06/2006

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