John O’Farrell’s most recent novel is Things Can Only Get Worse?; 20 confusing years in the life of a Labour supporter. It is the long-awaited sequel to his iconic first book Things Can Only Get Better? which was a number one best-seller and remains one of the most popular political memoirs ever written . In the decades in between, he has published five novels: The Man Who Forgot His Wife, May Contain Nuts, This Is Your Life, The Best a Man Can Get and most recently There’s Only Two David Beckhams.
One of a small number of British writers to have achieved best-seller status with both fiction and non-fiction, his books have been translated into over twenty-five languages and been adapted for radio and television. A former comedy scriptwriter for such productions as Spitting Image, Have I Got News For You, Smith & Jones and Chicken Run, he was the founder of Britain’s first daily news satire website NewsBiscuit and more recently, he co-wrote the musical Something Rotten! which opened on Broadway in April 2015, and for which he received a Tony nomination.
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