"Grumpy Old Men"
The Secret Diary
By (author) Stuart Prebble
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Grumpy Old Men by Stuart Prebble
Book DescriptionTo everything there is a season. A time to be born, a time to die ...and a time to have a bloody good moan. Following the huge success of "Grumpy Old Men", Stuart Prebble, writer of the highly acclaimed TV series, gives us a more in-depth look at what it's really like to be a pissed-off man of a certain age. In painstaking detail, he takes us through a year in the constantly irritated life of a Grumpy Old Man, recounting the manifold vexations and absurdities he has to put up with in the perpetual torment that we call modern living. Drinks parties, holidays, hospital visits, his children's misdemeanours, buying presents for the wife, watching television, attempts to visit the gym, trips to the shops, the trials and tribulations of everyday life - each event has something to tip him over the edge. Stuart's diary proves that grumpiness is not just an occasional mood or a temporary feeling, but a way of looking at the world, and will strike a chord with all those who are proud to call themselves Grumpy Old Men.
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Book DetailsISBN: 9780563539230
(198mm x 126mm x 18mm)
Imprint: BBC Books
Publisher: Ebury Publishing
Publish Date: 3-May-2007
Country of Publication: United Kingdom
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Secrets of the Conqueror, Paperback (May 2013)
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Grumpy Old Drivers, Paperback (September 2009)
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'I owe, I owe, so off to work we go.' A Grumpy perspective on the daily grind.
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Author Biography - Stuart Prebble
Stuart Prebble started his career as a TV news reporter with BBC Newcastle. He went on to become a producer in Manchester and an editor on the World In Action series, before returning to London as Controller of ITV's Factual Programmes. He then put on a suit and was eventually promoted to CEO of ITV. He resigned in 2002 to return to programme-making and is now Managing Director of Liberty Bell Productions.Stuart is executive producer and writer of the Grumpy Old Men series for BBC2. He is a very Grumpy Old Man.
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