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How to be Champion

An Autobiography
Narrated by: Sarah Millican
Length: 6 hrs and 57 mins
4.5 out of 5 stars (138 ratings)
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Publisher's Summary

Part autobiography, part self-help, part confession, part celebration of being a common-or-garden woman, part collection of synonyms for nunny, Sarah Millican's debut audiobook delves into her super normal life with daft stories, funny tales and proper advice on how to get past life's blips - like being good at school but not good at friends, the excitement of IBS and how to blossom postdivorce.

If you've ever worn glasses at the age of six, worn an off-the-shoulder gown with no confidence, been contacted by an old school bully, lived in your childhood bedroom in your 30s, been gloriously dumped in a Frankie and Benny's, cried so much you felt great, been for a romantic walk with a dog or worn leggings two days in a row even though they smelt of wee from a distance, then this is your audiobook. If you haven't done those things but wish you had, this is your audiobook. If you just want to laugh on a train/sofa/toilet or under your desk at work, this is your audiobook.

©2017 Sarah Millican (P)2017 Orion Publishing Group

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Charming, funny and open

I loved this uplifting memoir by Sarah Millican. She peppers her narrative with “fuck” but shares some really valuable insights about how to be more kind to yourself and others. Her accent is soft and relaxing and she is really enjoyable to listen to. #funnymemoir #british #tagsgiving #sweepstakes

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Hilarious

Sarah Millican is fantastic and hilarous as always. Parts of this book had me laughing out loud at work! Parts were extremely spot on and made me think. Great book and great narration.

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Disappointing but probably my fault

I'd seen her on TV on programs like Would I Lie To You? ...I live in Australia...and she was funny and likeable, and the site recommended the title to me, however I found it overly crude and without the subtlety of the greats of English comedy over the years. They didn't need to be "in your face" like this. My mistake in not doing my homework, I guess.

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Brilliant!

This was the first time I heard Sara, she is real, fun, and an inspiration to all women.

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Fantastic!

Fantastic - thoroughly enjoyed this! This book is everything: happy, sad, informative and laugh out loud funny. Thanks for sharing your story with us Sarah.

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I LOVE Sarah Millican!

I first saw Sarah Millican on some of my favorite British quiz shows: QI, 8 out of 10 Cats does Countdown and the Big Fat Quizzes. She quickly became a favorite. She wickedly funny and beautiful.
This autobiography will make you laugh and cry. In a time when I thought all the clever comidians were in the past I find that there is hope for the quick wit and brilliant observations I thought had gone out of style. Thank you Sarah for bringing such a smile to my face!

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Exactly what you expect from Sarah

She also narrates it herself, so you get her humor unfiltered - not through the eyes and ears of another reader, but from the author herself. Pure Geordie humor as you like it.

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If you're considering this one, please get it

I can't recommend this book enough. Listened in two sittings. Hilarious and validating. Absolutely champion.

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A joy and delight! Sarah is just so loveable.

An absolutely wonderful autobiography that's made all the more better by Sarah personally narrating it!

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Excellent

I loved this book! Her down to earth autobiography was just the book I was looking for. I loved all of her stories and especially appreciated her advice on just being true to yourself and not caring what other people think. I loved listening to her describe how she became champion. I know I will listen to this book again and again when I need a bit of cheering up and solid life advice.

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  • MR M P GOULDER
  • 10-06-17

Was never going to disappoint!!!

A honest a humourous account of how Sarah came to be (Choice words included) one of the UK's best comedians. Funny throughout.

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  • Squally
  • 10-07-17

5 Champion Stars

One of the most enchanting women reads one of the sweetest autobiographies.

Sarah welcomes you into her life through food, jokes, honest storytelling, animals and a little self help advice.

We often see Comedians put out interesting and funny books. This is the one that you need to actually pick up and take home.

The audio narration, editing and production was top notch. Highly recommend.

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  • Mark McCormack
  • 12-01-17

Im a 20 year old man.

Given my age and sex, I doubt I'm Sarah's target audience but this book is fantastic! Every chapter had me laughing. She has a great talent for mixing together funny anecdotes with great advice and serious solutions to serious problems. Couldn't stop listening!

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  • Leanne
  • 02-12-18

Funny and thought provoking

A brilliant listen .
Sarah’s unique views on life made for an excellent book. She is funny and down to earth, risqué in places and totally honest in her observations.
I really enjoyed listening to this audible book

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  • Zohrah
  • 12-11-17

only read if you consider yourself a human.

this is probably the most relatable, realistic and hilarious book ive heard! and even though ive listened to it, ill go out and buy a copy! its funny in all the right ways and you feel like you’re in a prolonged conversation with a good friend!

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  • Mr. J. R. Trinder
  • 06-24-18

Really fun, great treat for fans of Sarah

I’ve been a fan of Sarah for years and it’s so wonderful to hear stories of her life. Because a lot of her act is discussing her life, a lot of jokes are used in her stand up but it doesn’t really matter. She seems to wear her heart on her sleeve and doesn’t care if people don’t like it or not. She comes across as such a nice woman who we all want to be friends with. This is such a genuine celebrity autobiography. Nothing is off limits and you feel you know her a little bit better.

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  • Anonymous User
  • 06-18-18

Hilarious

A great listen when I was driving. Had to pull over a few times because I was laughing that much!!

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  • Ceylan Jensen
  • 06-15-18

Honest & Funny

Not for the faint hearted but incredibly funny and very honest. I felt as If I’d been through a few hours of counselling !!! Despite it being Sarah’s bio, a lot resonated with me. Thoroughly enjoyable listen.

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  • bonniescotsgirl
  • 11-09-17

Brilliant

Loved every minute of this book. Listened to it on a long drive. Very interesting, very honest and very funny. Sarah is champion!

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  • Áine
  • 02-17-19

A lovely listen

I love Sarah Millican's comedy and really enjoyed this book. It was really nice learning more about her life and getting some insight into why she is where she is today. Really enjoyable and funny listen. would highly recommend!

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  • Harriet
  • 10-09-17

Brilliantly Millican

This couldnt be more Millican, trying to smother the giggles as I worked was a real challenge listening to this book.
If you like Sarah Millican you’ll like her book, I guarantee it

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  • Anonymous User
  • 02-18-19

Read if u need to love yourself more.

I got this book after seeing Sarah Millican live in Melbourne. I find her hilariously funny as she talks about situations and thoughts that most women have experienced. I find her funnier live and had heard a lot of the jokes in the book already at her standup shows and tv appearances. Would recommend for anyone going through a rough patch and needing to love themselves more.

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  • Anonymous User
  • 01-04-19

I love Sarah Millican!

Was just introduced to Sarah by a friend so thought I’d give her audiobook a try. So happy I did as she had me laughing so often, and now we’re going to see her live which I’m super excited for. Great listen and thank you Sarah for sharing and being so candid.

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  • Anonymous User
  • 09-30-18

I loved the book!

So good! I will listen to it again and again. It was funny, relatable and inspiring!

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  • Anonymous User
  • 09-02-18

Amazing

I loved this book so much i bought tickets for her tour. I've always loved Sarah Millican but this book made me love her even more

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  • Sarah Mccleary
  • 07-20-18

How to be Champion: nailed it

Such a delightful and earnest treat. Perhaps should not have listened to it while painting sister’s apartment- unexpected giggles made for a wobbly job.

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  • Anonymous User
  • 06-22-18

loved this book to bits.

thank you sarah millican. about to listen to this book again, straight away. loved it to bots.

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  • Anonymous User
  • 06-17-18

CHAMPION

Sarah is amazing and this book is really good
It is entertaining yet heart felt looking forward to her next book

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  • Chris Hardwicke
  • 06-04-18

A joy to listen to.......

An amazingly talented comedian, who shares elements of her life in an engaging, totally entertaining manner. Found myself laughing out loud at every turn! A gem and a right champion!

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  • Amazon Customer
  • 05-31-18

A Jolly Good Listen

NOT for the faint hearted or easily ruffled. I laugh-snorted too many times to count