The book by one of Bolton’s favourite comedians has been  named as a Sunday Times Bestseller.

Peter Kay released his new memoir, T.V. Big Adventures on the Small Screen on September 28.

T.V. Big Adventures on The Small Screen was released in hardback, audiobook and eBook and is the comedian and bestselling author’s memoir about his time in 'the wonderful world of television' and a journey through his many adventures, in front of and behind the camera.

The book is described as a nostalgic love letter to a childhood spent idolising 'the wooden box in the corner of the front room' that went on to inspire a lifetime’s work, publisher Harper Collins UK said.

The publisher said it would include his time making tea at Granada, to behind the scenes on Phoenix Nights, Max and Paddy and his Bafta-winning turn as John Redmond in Car Share. 

The memoir marks 49-year-old Kay’s long-awaited return to the page following the record-breaking release of his autobiography The Sound of Laughter in 2006, Saturday Night Peter in 2009 and The Book That’s More Than Just a Book in 2011.

On the day of the release, Peter said he was “absolutely over the moon, quite literally, ALL over it”.

Speaking about the book when it was first revealed he was writing it, Kay said: “I’d wanted for years to write about my obsession for TV and working in it.

“It’s been such a massive pleasure recalling the adventures I’ve had over the last 25 years both in front (of) and behind the camera, and I hope people will enjoy reading about the journey as much as I’ve enjoyed writing it.”

The book is priced at £25 and can be bought in Waterstones, WHSmith, and other retailers.

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