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TV tie-in humour

See below for a selection of the latest books from TV tie-in humour category. Presented with a red border are the TV tie-in humour books that have been lovingly read and reviewed by the experts at Lovereading. With expert reading recommendations made by people with a passion for books and some unique features Lovereading will help you find great TV tie-in humour books and those from many more genres to read that will keep you inspired and entertained. And it's all free!

Doctor Who: Dalek Combat Training Manual

Doctor Who: Dalek Combat Training Manual

Author: Mike Tucker, Gavin Rymill, Richard Atkinson Format: Hardback Release Date: 18/02/2021

Know your enemy. The Daleks are the most evil creatures ever created - genetically engineered mutants encased in a machine that is optimised to kill. They hate all other life forms and will stop at nothing to destroy those who stand in their way - their single-minded imperative? To become the dominant species in the universe. The Dalek Combat Training Manual collates intelligence gathered by Time Lords over centuries of raging wars through time and space, and is invaluable to anyone engaging the Daleks in battle. It furnishes the user with an in-depth guide to their construction, their strategies and how they are to be ultimately defeated. Discover full schematics of Dalek spacecraft, insights into the Dalek factions, a history of the Time War, detailed analysis of their creator Davros, and much more. This manual is the definitive guide to one of the most feared races in the Whoniverse.

The 100 Most Pointless Arguments in the World

The 100 Most Pointless Arguments in the World

Author: Alexander Armstrong, Richard Osman Format: Paperback / softback Release Date: 04/12/2020

We've all had them, those pointless arguments that are seemingly impossible to solve. We've been round in circles trying to work out what came first, the chicken or the egg? Don't get us started on the debate of what we are all here for? And you're bound to have had sleepless nights pondering which ingredient you simply can't do without in a full English Breakfast - sausage or bacon. Well worry no more, here to help you solve some of life's biggest - and most pointless - conundrums are Alexander Armstrong and Richard Osman. So, does God exist? and what is the most pointless sport - ballet or darts? With a witty and intelligent collection of stand-up pieces, quizzes, cryptic brainteasers and pointless facts, Alexander Armstrong and his pointless friend Richard Osman will put the world to rights and finally answer the 100 Most Pointless Arguments in the World....Ever.

Erin's Diary: An Official Derry Girls Book

Erin's Diary: An Official Derry Girls Book

Author: Lisa McGee Format: Hardback Release Date: 12/11/2020

Set in Derry, Northern Ireland in the 1990s, Derry Girls is a candid, one-of-a-kind comedy about what it's like to be a teenage girl living amongst conflict. It's a time of armed police in armoured Land Rovers and British Army check points. But it's also the time of Murder She Wrote, The Cranberries, Salt-N-Pepa, Doc Martens and The X Files. And while The Troubles may hang over her hometown, Erin has troubles of her own, like the fact that the boy she's in love with (actually in LOVE with) doesn't know she exists. Or that her Ma and Aunt Sarah make her include her weirdo cousin Orla in everything she does. Or that head teacher Sister Michael refuses to acknowledge Erin as a literary genius. Not to mention the fact that her second best friend has ALMOST had sex, whereas Erin's never even kissed anyone yet. These are Erin's Troubles. Described by the Guardian as 'daft, profane and absolutely brilliant', by the New Statesman as 'pitch-perfect' and by i-D as 'the greatest show on British (and Irish) TV', Derry Girls has dazzled audiences for two series, with Channel 4's biggest UK comedy launch since 2004 and the biggest television series in Northern Ireland since modern records began. Now, this autumn, comes the first official tie-in. In the manner of the very best TV comedy books, Erin's Diary is a hilarious 'in world' publication that extends the laugh-out-loud humour of Derry Girls onto the page. With Erin's inner take on everything that has happened so far, this book will both dive deeper into the events we have seen unfold on the screen and unveil brand new stories and never-before-revealed details about characters. Complete with newspaper clippings, doodles, poetry, school reports, handwritten notes from her friends, and much much more, Erin's Diary is as warm, funny and brilliantly observed as the TV; a must-have for fans this Christmas. 'Erin is sixteen and wishes she had a boyfriend and a life. Nothing else really happens... It's boring.' Orla McCool

Yada Yada Yada: The Little Guide to Seinfeld

Yada Yada Yada: The Little Guide to Seinfeld

Author: Orange Hippo! Format: Hardback Release Date: 02/11/2020

The show that made the ordinary extraordinary. 22 years on from the show's divisive final episode, Seinfeld remains Master of its Domain thanks to its sharp dialogue, unforgettable characters and dedication to unpacking society's smallest details. Not since William Shakespeare has popular culture had such an impact on the English language, and collected here is the show's best advice, quotes, facts and yada, yada, yada. It's the complete guide to the world as told by Jerry Seinfeld and Larry David. 'You know you could let the house go. You could let yourself go. A good-looking blind woman doesn't even know you're not good enough for her.' George on why he'd prefer to date a blind woman over a deaf woman. From QuoteCatalog.com - Seinfeld, Season 7, 'The Wink'. 'Lawrence Tierney scared the living crap out of all of us.' Jason Alexander (George) on why Elaine's father only appears in one episode. From ranker.com - Dramatic Stories From Behind The Scenes Of 'Seinfeld'. 'People don't turn down money! It's what separates us from the animals.' One of the few times when on-screen Jerry differed from his off-screen counterpart - Jerry Seinfeld turned down $10 million per episode to bring Seinfeld back for a tenth season.

My Madder Fatter Diary

My Madder Fatter Diary

Author: Rae Earl Format: Paperback / softback Release Date: 30/10/2020

RAE'S BACK! But now it's 1990. The Berlin wall is down and the Happy Mondays are up, really up, but the new decade's brought new mortifications for Rae Earl and she's MADDER and FATTER than ever. About to enter the most important year of her life - her actual bloody A Level year - everyone expects her to concentrate on schoolwork but how can she when Haddock's backside is still a national treasure and revision at home is just NOT HAPPENING! It's hell outside the house too, if hell was in Stamford, Lincolnshire, and punishment for sins was a fiery eternity of awkwardness. In My Madder Fatter Diary, Rae reveals her real-life teenage diary once again, transporting us to a Britain instantly recognisable to those who remember Bryan Adams at the top of the charts and anybody who's been eighteen and agonisingly embarrassed by EVERYTHING. It's wet-your-knickers hilarious. It's blub-your-eyes-out sad. It's the touching, romantic, MAD, FAT story of what happened next.

Winging It

Winging It

Author: Tommy Tiernan Format: Hardback Release Date: 29/10/2020

In nearly three decades as a performer, Tommy Tiernan has never wanted to play it safe. So, when it came to doing a chat show, he threw out the rule book: going in blind, not knowing who would turn up. It could be a global star, like Adam Clayton, or a statesman like Michael D Higgins, or someone unknown to Tommy (and most of his audience), like autism awareness activist, Ciara-Beth Ni Ghriofa or geneticist Aoife McLysaght. It's high-wire stuff and makes for electrifying viewing. Winging It brings together twenty-one extraordinary interviews from The Tommy Tiernan Show on RTE One - a mix of the profound, the profane, the funny and the moving. Tommy's belief in honest conversation is at the heart of Winging It. Whether getting to grips with the finer points of boxing with World Champion Kellie Harrington or preserving history with archivist Catriona Crowe. Or talking God with old friend Michael Harding or mental health with Blindboy Boatclub. Or sitting with moments of pain in conversations about grief (Bob Geldof), FGM (Ifrah Ahmed) or drinking (Paul McGrath). It's all about curiosity, bravery and a willingness to listen. Winging It includes material that did not make the TV screen and the interviews are as gripping to read as they were to watch.

The Only Fools & Horses Quiz Book

The Only Fools & Horses Quiz Book

Author: John White Format: Hardback Release Date: 29/10/2020

Who wrote Only Fools and Horses? What is Rodney Trotter's middle name? What is the name of the actor who played Uncle Albert? When the first episode of Only Fools and Horses hit our screens in September 1981, the show became an instant classic. Over the years it has gone from strength to strength and is now widely regarded as one of the greatest British comedies of all time. Whether you are looking to spice up your pub quiz or really test your in-depth knowledge of the Trotters, The Only Fools and Horses Quiz Book is a welcome, quirky addition to the bookshelf of any fan that will keep you quizzing - and laughing - for hours on end.

Friends for Life

Friends for Life

Author: Jo Usmar Format: Hardback Release Date: 22/10/2020

The perfect gift for your Friends-obsessed pals. We might not be able to meet at their favourite coffee spot, but Rachel, Ross, Joey, Chandler, Monica and Phoebe are (unofficially) here to help you to be the best friend you can be. A nostalgic and heart-warming homage to the world's most popular sitcom, Friends for Life distils the wisdom of the TV series, providing readers with advice and practical tips for pivoting - sorry, perfecting - the art of friendship. Having a group of ride-or-die mates has never been more important, because when life kicks you in the teeth (especially if they're luminous like Ross's), you know they'll help you come out stronger on the other side. This book takes lessons from the show on how to (and how not to) deal with issues such as living together, borrowing money, dating, arguments and knowing when to step-up or step away. With everything from actionable strategies, magazine-style quizzes, listicles and countdowns of the best cameos to the best insults, all beautifully emphasised with bespoke line illustrations, Friends for Life is the perfect book for new and returning fans alike.

Richard Osman's House of Games

Richard Osman's House of Games

Author: Richard Osman, Alan Connor Format: Paperback / softback Release Date: 08/10/2020

Do you know how many post boxes there are in the UK? Could you guess how many times the word 'goat' appear in the King James Version of the bible? Fancy playing a game of charades where all of the books, films and plays are entirely made up? Now, look around the room. Is anyone there the kind of person who'll say 'I just don't understand this', when faced with something that's not just perfectly easy to understand, but is ... well, fun? Ask them to leave. Have they gone? Good. Now welcome inside the House of Games ... Featuring questions based on some of the most loved rounds from the hit BBC2 show, including Roonerspisims, Venn Will I Be Famous?, Dim Sums and Answer Smash, Richard Osman's House of Games Quiz Book is the ultimate test of wit, wisdom and imagination. Curated by Richard Osman and Alan Connor and featuring over 50 new and exclusive games to try out, this is your chance to step inside the House of Games and pitch your trivia skills against your family and friends. Quirky, unique and exactly the right amount of silly, House of Games contains hours of guaranteed fun!

The One About Their Best One-Liners: The Little Guide to Friends

The One About Their Best One-Liners: The Little Guide to Friends

Author: Orange Hippo! Format: Hardback Release Date: 01/10/2020

The One We All Love to Remember. Friends may have stopped filming in 2004 but Ross, Rachel, Monica, Chandler, Phoebe and Joey have never left our screens or our hearts. Now let their words comfort and cajole you through the tricky, sticky and downright funny times in life. The One About Their Best One-Liners: The Little Guide to Friends contains 170 quotes straight from the mouths of Manhattan's most famous sextet. They'll be there for you as you tackle some of the biggest topics in our existences: life, work, dating, relationships, self-knowledge, sarcasm and... food. Could it BE any easier to get life advice from your favourite Friends characters? 'I'm gonna go get one of those job things.' Rachel faces reality after cutting financial ties with her dad. As seen on BuzzFeed.com, 16 December 2015, by Krystie Lee Yandoli. 'I'm Chandler and I make jokes when I'm uncomfortable.' Chandler fumbles introducing himself to Monica's ex, Richard. As seen on BuzzFeed.com, 22 September 2014, by Ariana Lange. 'You hung up on the pizza place? I don't hang up on your friends.' Joey almost rumbles Rachel trying to hook up with the cute delivery guy. As seen on USAToday.com, 18 September 2019, by USA Today staff.

The Little Book of Badass Business

The Little Book of Badass Business

Author: Orange Hippo! Format: Hardback Release Date: 11/06/2020

Criminally good advice from the sharpest minds in business. The Little Book of Badass Business features more than 170 quotes from a variety of moguls, millionaires and titans of industry - both legitimate and less so... From advice on building your empire from self-made men like Breaking Bad's Walter White, to tips on the art of negotiation from seasoned dealmakers like The Godfather's Don Vito Corleone, this collection of bite-sized quips is essential reading for anyone looking to make their mark in the corporate, cut-throat world of business. 'Greed, for lack of a better word, is good. Greed is right, greed works. Greed clarifies, cuts through, and captures the essence of the evolutionary spirit.' Gordon Gekko outlines the virtues of avarice when it comes to cold, hard cash. Wall Street (1987) 20th Century Fox. 'You're born, you take shit. You get out in the world, you take shit. You climb a little higher, you take less shit. Til one day you're up in the rarefied atmosphere and you've forgotten what shit even looks like.' Eddie Temple explains the path to success for up-and-coming entrepreneurs. Layer Cake (2004) Sony Pictures. 'Come at the king, you best not miss.' Omar Little offers some words of warning in the face of a hostile takeover. The Wire, Season 1 Episode 8: 'Lessons'.

Great Britons' Days Out

Great Britons' Days Out

Author: David Mitchell, Robert Webb Format: CD-Audio Release Date: 31/12/2019