"The Funniest Book in the World" & How We adapted it for the Stage - with Tim Shaw & Andy Smith


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"The Diary of a Nobody" has long been a favourite book of both Tim Shaw and Andy Smith. They've seen it on stage, listened to it on the radio and, of course, read it.
So one rainy August day in Edinburgh after seeing Rodney Bewes in his on man version of 3 Men in a Boat and over a small sherry or two they hit upon the idea of adapting Charles Pooter's diary into a one man play. Andy reprised his role as Pooter for the specially recorded version of the play for this podcast, And here he and Tim, a genuine Grossmith enthusiast talk about the process of adapting the book and their shared love of the piece.
Lots of additional information about George Grossmith can be found on our podcast episode 15.
Guests: Andy Smith & Tim Shaw
Host: Lottie Walker
Edited by: Jacob Taylor
Music: James Hall
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