Written together with friend and journalist Boyd Hilton, "Inside Little Britain" follows a year in the lives of Matt Lucas and David Walliams - the good, the bad, the mundane and the monumental - a year that includes at its core a mammoth nine-month Spinal Tap-esque tour where Little Britain goes in search of Great Britain. This is a milestone book that offers an unrivalled close-up of a classic British comedy act, as it happens, at the height of its powers. But it is also a journey back into their pasts, reflecting on just how they got from there to here. It covers their childhoods, family life and early comedy performances as they found their feet; their complex friendship and working relationship; and the increasingly insane world they now inhabit. Mixing memoir and travelogue to paint an engrossing portrait of fame and comic genius, "Inside Little Britain" is an unmissable, candid window on life inside the celebrity bubble in all its glamour and awfulness.
Matt Lucas began his career as a stand-up at the tender age of 18 and went on to find fame as George Dawes on Shooting Stars. He met comedy writing partner David Walliams at the National Youth Theatre, and together they went on to create the cult TV series, Rock Profile, and latterly the phenomenally successful Little Britain.