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A memoir of growing up amidst a group of the most brilliant intellectuals of a generation - now in paperback

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William Miller is a television producer and media executive. His long career in television has included time as head of talent at BBC Worldwide, and he has worked with Nigella Lawson, Brian Cox, The Hairy Bikers, Kirstie Allsopp, Phil Spencer and many more, to help build their brands, businesses and develop their TV shows. In 2009 William returned to Gloucester Crescent where he now lives with his wife and two teenage daughters, three doors from his parents.


Stuffed with hilarious literary gossip and anecdote * Observer *
I was charmed by this evocative and tender portrait of an extraordinary street and its extraordinary inhabitants -- Deborah Moggach
William Miller is not just writing about a street. This is about family, love, art and the whole of life, and it's wonderful -- Jeremy Vine, BBC2
A wonderful insight into life surrounded by the culturati of the late 20th century - funny, wise and finely observed through glasses that are far from rose-tinted. -- Shaun Bythell, author of A Diary of a Bookseller
A love letter to a unique and special time, place and family -- Dermot O'Leary
It's a brilliant book, a touching, funny view of life for the family of a remarkable person who, like many remarkable people, could be hard to live with. -- Kirstie Allsopp
has a charm of its own. His portrait of his father, exasperated yet tinged with affection, is beautifully drawn, and he's particularly good at putting himself in his own childhood shoes. -- John Preston * Mail on Sunday *

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