A Likely Story

  • by Rodney Bewes
  • Narrated by Rodney Bewes
  • 2 hrs and 52 mins
  • Abridged Audiobook

Publisher's Summary

By turns funny, charming, and sad, this is the story of a sensitive and sickly lad's northern working-class childhood; of a loving mother who kept him off school because of his asthma; of how he washed up in hotels by night to fund studying at RADA by day and would often be found asleep in class. Rodney also tells of laddish behaviour in swinging London, how he climbed Big Ben to hang a pair of knickers on the hand of the clock, his troubled relationship with Likely Lads co-star James Bolam and many celebrity stories, featuring Ralph Richardson, John Gielgud, Rod Steiger, Jimmy Nail, and Mel Smith.

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Great read we need more

Where does A Likely Story rank among all the audiobooks you’ve listened to so far?

Rodney bewes reads very well I love this when the actual subject reads his own story


Who was your favorite character and why?

The likely lads


Which character – as performed by Rodney Bewes – was your favourite?

Billy liar


Was this a book you wanted to listen to all in one sitting?

Yes as I love people who read their own life stories


Any additional comments?

Please add more of these if possible

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- keith

Book Details

  • Release Date: 18-01-2006
  • Publisher: Random House AudioBooks