This Is Your Life
It's a big night at the London Palladium. As Jimmy Conway steps out blinking into the spotlights live on national television, he can't help wondering ... Show synopsis It's a big night at the London Palladium. As Jimmy Conway steps out blinking into the spotlights live on national television, he can't help wondering whether he should have perhaps shared his little secret with someone by now. Jimmy has never done any performing of any sort ever before...Just as 'bogus doctors' are occasionally discovered working in hospitals, Jimmy Conway has become a 'bogus celebrity'; winning an award for something he never did, being photographed in Hello! in someone else's house, and ultimately making a fool of the entire mad and shallow celebrity merry-go-round. D A compelling and very funny novel about how we define 'success' JOHN O'FARRELL is an award-winning comedy writer whose credits include Spitting Image, Have I Got News for You, and The Peter Principle. He has written for the Guardian, Independent, Evening Standard and the New Statesman. He is the author of two bestselling books: Things Can Only Get Better and The Best a Man can get.