Miles Jupp: Telling it Like it Might be (4 stars)

This article is from 2009

Miles Jupp: Telling it Like it Might be

Mr Nice Guy is generous with the laughs

Playing on his persona as a harmlessly posh good egg, the sort you’d happily leave your kids with, Jupp crafts tales of his failings and faux pas, mishaps visited on him and his own ineptitudes into a rolling onslaught of rib-tickling yarns. Designed to subvert our preconceptions of a middle class ninny, even his swearing can’t convince that he is anything other than a lovely, albeit very funny, gent.

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Miles Jupp: Telling It Like It Might Be

  • 4 stars

Stories, jokes, ramblings and rants about some of the following: half-marathons, night buses to Amsterdam, fatherhood, waitresses and the problem of democracy. 'A class act as always' - **** (Scotsman). **** (Metro).