Danny Wallace





Danny Wallace

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Daniel Frederick Wallace is a British filmmaker, comedian, writer, actor, and presenter of radio and television. His notable works include the books Join Me, Yes Man, and the TV series How to Start Your Own Country. As an author, Wallace's bestselling books have been translated into more than a dozen languages.

He began writing reviews for video game magazines at the age of 13 for school work experience: a reviewer had become ill and so Wallace was given the opportunity to review a game. At 18 he started writing comedy, mainly through the magazine Comedy Review. He specialised in radio production at the University of Westminster.

At 22, he became a BBC producer. He was part of the production team behind British Comedy Award-winning Dead Ringe
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Hamish 3D

I’m very, very, very proud to introduce you to HAMISH AND THE WORLDSTOPPERS!


It’s my first kids’ book, and it’s out in March…


Do you know a kid who’s 7? Or 8? Or 9 or 10?


Then please introduce them to Hamish…


He’s a kid who lives in Britain’s fourth-most boring town – Starkley. But Starkley gets very exciting one day, when Hamish notices that the whole world has completely and utterly stopped.


The p...

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Yes Man
4.08 of 5 stars 4.08 avg rating — 5,972 ratings — published 2005 — 24 editions
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Join Me!
4.03 of 5 stars 4.03 avg rating — 3,316 ratings — published 2003 — 7 editions
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Charlotte Street
3.57 of 5 stars 3.57 avg rating — 2,523 ratings — published 2012 — 22 editions
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Friends Like These
3.81 of 5 stars 3.81 avg rating — 2,064 ratings — published 2007 — 17 editions
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Awkward Situations for Men
3.6 of 5 stars 3.60 avg rating — 1,083 ratings — published 2010 — 5 editions
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Random Acts of Kindness
3.68 of 5 stars 3.68 avg rating — 543 ratings — published 2004 — 3 editions
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Danny Wallace and the Centr...
3.39 of 5 stars 3.39 avg rating — 495 ratings — published 2006 — 4 editions
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More Awkward Situations for...
3.71 of 5 stars 3.71 avg rating — 450 ratings — published 2011 — 7 editions
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Who is Tom Ditto?
3.74 of 5 stars 3.74 avg rating — 471 ratings — published 2014 — 12 editions
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Hamish and the Worldstoppers
4.21 of 5 stars 4.21 avg rating — 28 ratings — published 2015 — 4 editions
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“Probably some of the best things that have ever happened to you in life, happened because you said yes to something. Otherwise things just sort of stay the same.”
Danny Wallace, Yes Man

“Take the stupidest thing you've ever done. At least it's done. It's over. It's gone. We can all learn from our mistakes and heal and move on. But it's harder to learn or heal or move on from something that hasn't happened; something we don't know and is therefore indefinable; something which could very easily have been the best thing in our lives, if only we'd taken the plunge, if only we'd held our breath and stood up and done it, if only we'd said yes.”
Danny Wallace, Yes Man

“...maybe sometimes it's riskier not to take a risk. Sometimes all you're guaranteeing is that things will stay the same.”
Danny Wallace, Yes Man

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