Comedian Bob Mortimer, who now stars in BBC’s Gone Fishing with his friend Paul Whitehouse, talks to another great pal, Charlie Higson. His memoir, And Away! details a childhood in Middlesbrough which was tinged by sadness following the loss of his dad, and his various misadventures as a solicitor, before a chance encounter with Vic Reeves led to a career in comedy. Six years on from the diagnosis of a heart condition, Bob reflects on a life lived, and what is yet to come.

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