'Quite simply the funniest book you'll read all year ...easily as funny, as self-deprecating and as wordly-wise as The Moon's a Balloon by David Niven ...it's like Tom and Jerry written by a Cockney Roddy Doyle on Prozac. But funnier' GQ Online on Going Off Alarming 'Rattles along at the same delightful and dizzying pace as its predecessor ...Baker loves a tale told at his own expense and they come thick and fast. He writes like he speaks, with hyperactive garrulity and a rhetorical flourish ...there is something about Baker in full flow that is affirming' Daily Telegraph on Going Off Alarming Danny Baker is a national treasure with a well-documented - thanks to the recent eight-part BBC TV adaptation - and colourful life. For over a quarter of a century he has amused and entertained audiences on both radio and television. Beginning his career at the age of 15 in a small record shop in the London's West End, Danny went on to become an acclaimed music journalist, and started his radio career on BBC GLR in 1989. With a unique take on life and a lot to say, Danny's latest book is full of his trademark warmth, wit and insight.
Danny Baker is a comedy writer, journalist, radio DJ and screenwriter. He won the Gold Award in the Speech Radio Personality of the Year awards in 2011, 2012 and 2014, and the Gold Award for the Entertainment Show of the Year in 2013.