What's Mack The Life about?
From cracking his first joke, to his lead role in BBC's Not Going Out, stand-up comedian Lee Mack (birth name Lee McKillop) always found comedy as a way of getting attention, and attention was what he loved the most. Growing up in his parents' pub, Lee learnt that he had a knack for making people chuckle. After a handful of pointless jobs here, there and everywhere, he finally decided to focus on his one passion in life - comedy. He first appeared on stage at a Great Yarmouth holiday camp as an entertainer and began to work his way up from there. He got a few laughs and the sack along the way, but it was all worthwhile when he finally got his big break.
goodtoknow says: This one-of-a-kind book definitely breaks the typical comedian's autobiography mould. Bringing us on a journey through his life, Lee Mack does himself justice as a typical bloke born in Lancashire. It was a real page-turner and the highlight for us was the psychological analysis Lee gave in each chapter as he was always discussing his life with a psychiatrist who he calls ‘Bryan' throughout the book, so we got to explore the deeper meanings behind the stages in his life which was rather interesting. It's a great book for men, especially husbands who are already fans of Lee Mack and love his sense of humour in Not Going Out. If you're not a fan, you won't enjoy this book - as simple as that. We'd recommend it as a Christmas or birthday present with definite thumbs up.
Publisher: Bantam Press
Publish Date: Out now
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