David Jason: The Autobiography by David JasonDavid Jason: The Autobiography by David Jason

David Jason: The Autobiography

byDavid Jason

Paperback | August 5, 2014

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The long-awaited autobiography of one of Britain's most-loved actors.
Born the son of a Billingsgate market porter at the height of the Second World War, David Jason's early life was spent dodging bombs and bullies, both with impish good timing. Giving up on an unloved career as an electrician, he turned his attention to acting and soon, through a natural talent for making people laugh, found himself working with the leading lights of British comedy in the 60s and 70s: Eric Idle, Michael Palin, Bob Monkhouse and Ronnie Barker. 

A Touch of Frost ran from 1992 until 2010, winning nine major television awards. The final episode drew in over 8 million viewers.

David's is a touching, funny and warm-hearted story, which charts the course of his incredible six decades at the top of the entertainment business. From shopkeeper to detective inspector, crime-fighter to market trader, who knows where he'll be this time next year.
SIR DAVID JASON was born in 1940 in North London. His acting career has been long and varied: from his theatre work in the West End to providing voices for Mr Toad from The Wind in the Willows, Danger Mouse and The BFG; and from Open All Hours and The Darling Buds of May to his starring roles as Detective Inspector Frost in A Touch of ...
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Title:David Jason: The AutobiographyFormat:PaperbackDimensions:400 pages, 7.78 × 5.11 × 1.1 inPublished:August 5, 2014Publisher:Random House UKLanguage:English

The following ISBNs are associated with this title:

ISBN - 10:0099581167

ISBN - 13:9780099581161

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• "It's a romp of a chronicle, a life according to Del Boy, the ultimate cheeky chappy." --Daily Telegraph