- Title: Going Out Live, Or, Are They The Same At Home?: A Novel
- Author: Mark Lawson
- ISBN: 9780330488600
- Page: 368
- Format: None
Mark Lawson s second novel is narrated by Richard Fleming, host of Fleming Faces a popular TV talk show Intercut with Fleming s story are interviews from the present day with his friends and colleagues, who are taking part in a documentary about some terrible event which took place on his television show and ended his career.
Recent Comments "Going Out Live, Or, Are They The Same At Home?: A Novel"
Sharp wit, unsurprising insights into the broadcasting industry, quick read.
Although written nearly fifteen years ago, Mark Lawson’s novel about the perils and insecurities of life as a television and radio presenter retains a vivid currency. Richard Fleming presents a weekday radio talk show during the prestigious ‘drive time’ slot, as well as a weekly arts-based television chat show. Drawing from his own experience in both media Lawson gives a hilarious insight into the tribulations of the presenter, required to cope with guests who are either overly garrulous o [...]
Not a bad novel about modern TV and the price of fame for a popular chat show host. An easy read over christmas break but nothing to wholeheartedly recommend it other than a break from too much serious reads recently.
5/10. Positive quotes from the Daily Mail and Tony Parsons on the cover should have warned me. Not much to recommend this book.
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