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Since I'm a huge fan of Midsomer Murders, I had to read this book by the lovely Inspector Barnaby. Of course this was written before MM was on the air and I hadn't seen a second of Bergerac, but that didn't matter. Nettles has a real dry wit and doesn't take himself seriously. This was fun to read just as a tongue-in-cheek memoir of the pitfalls of being an actor and a minor celebrity.
Apr 18, 2012 Barbara Irene Carter rated it really liked it
John Nettles describes what it is like to become famous after success as a stage actor and later the star of Bergerac, a British dective series. Since I am a huge fan of Midsomer Murders I had to track down this book. I wasnt disappointed in this hilarious recounting of his early experiences prior to MM. I classified this book as a memoir giving Mr. Nettles the benefit of the doubt that all the experiences he relates are true. I found this book in a hardcover edition through an online bookstore ...more