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  • Published: 3 November 2020
  • ISBN: 9781529125122
  • Imprint: Century
  • Format: Trade Paperback
  • Pages: 336
  • RRP: $38.00
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A Del of a Life




A third volume of memoirs from the national treasure and Number 1 Bestseller David Jason, following on from the success of his previous much-loved books My Life and Only Fools and Stories, which have sold over 600k HBS combined.

PRE-ORDER NOW: the hilarious and heartfelt new autobiography from the national treasure Sir David Jason
In celebration of Sir David Jason’s 80th year, A Del of a Life: Lessons I've Learned relives Jason’s extraordinary life and career from over 50 years in entertainment. From a trainee electrician to one of Britain’s most revered and loved actors, Jason shares heartfelt and hilarious wisdom with readers on subjects ranging from family to work, resilience to ebullience. Told with his characteristic warmth and wit, Jason shines a wonderful new light on the characters and shows that fans have come to love him for, from Del Boy to Granville, Larkin to Frost.


‘In my first two books, I enjoyed sharing my life with the great British public, and I was overwhelmed by their support and kindness. In my new book, A Del of a Life, I am delighted to share with readers some of the hard-won lessons I’ve learned along the way – how to dream big, how to work hard, and how not to fall through the gap in the pub bar…

  • Pub date: 3 November 2020
  • ISBN: 9781529125122
  • Imprint: Century
  • Format: Trade Paperback
  • Pages: 336
  • RRP: $38.00

About the Author

David Jason

Sir David Jason was born in 1945 in North London. His acting career spans decades with him being the voices of Mr Toad from The Wind in the Willows, Dangermouse and The BFG. From Open All Hours to The Darling Buds of May to his starring roles as Detective Inspector Frost in A Touch of Frost and, of course, Derek ‘Del Boy’ Trotter in Only Fools and Horses, he is a true national treasure.

He lives with his wife Gill, and their daughter Sophie Mae, in Aylesbury, Buckinghamshire.

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