Autobiographical stories from Rebecca Front, the award-winning actor of such shows as THE THICK OF IT and NIGHTY NIGHT.
Sometimes things are more ordinary than you think. And sometimes they're a whole lot odder than you can possibly imagine . . .
By turns poignant, comic and uplifting, CURIOUS is a book of stories from Rebecca Front's life, all of them true, though sometimes perhaps a little bent out of shape in the telling. It is a beguiling celebration of the curiosities of everyday life, and of what it is to be curious - in every sense of the word.
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This book is like its author: funny, wise, thoughtful, surprising and a delight to spend an evening with
She's equally at ease collaborating with Steve Coogan and Armando Iannucci as she is in cosy crime such as MIDSOMER MURDER and LEWIS. The one constant is an eyebrow arched high. This winning delivery comes across in CURIOUS, in which she mixes autobiography with baffled rant. And like her screen persona, her writing is funny and touching - DAILY TELEGRAPH
A brilliant storyteller, it's the curious in the quotidian that attracts her gaze as she spins her funny and poignant tales - SCOTSMAN
Rebecca Front is a BAFTA-winning actress and the author of CURIOUS and IMPOSSIBLE THINGS BEFORE BREAKFAST. She is best known for her work on television, both in comedies such as THE THICK OF IT, KNOWING ME, KNOWING YOU WITH ALAN PARTRIDGE, NIGHTY NIGHT and THE DAY TODAY, and in such dramas as LEWIS, WAR AND PEACE, QUEERS and POLDARK. With her brother Jeremy she stars in BBC Radio 4's INCREDIBLE WOMEN, and she is a frequent panellist on THE NEWS QUIZ. Her columns have appeared in the GUARDIAN, SUNDAY TIMES and many other publications. Born and raised in East London, she read English at Oxford and was the first female president of the Oxford Revue.