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David Walliams, Damp Pants Confessions, Origins Of Gothic

Author and comedian David Walliams discusses his latest children's book 'Bad Dad', about a boy named Frank whose dad is thrown into prison for driving a robbery getaway car.

Author and comedian David Walliams is with Simon to discuss his latest children's book 'Bad Dad', about a boy named Frank whose dad is thrown into prison for driving the getaway car in a bank robbery. Frank hatches a daring plan to break his father out of prison for the night so they can put the stolen money back. But will the evil crime boss Mr Big stop them?

David boasts global sales exceeding 20 million copies and his books have been translated into 53 languages. To date he has the top five biggest selling children's books of the year and in July David became the first children's writer ever to celebrate 100 weeks at the number-one position in the children's book charts, beating his nearest rivals by over 20 weeks.

1 hour, 55 minutes

Music Played

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  • The Killers

    When You Were Young

    • (CD Single).
    • Mercury.
  • Noel Gallagher's High Flying Birds

    Holy Mountain

    • Who Built The Moon?.
    • Sour Mash Records.
  • The Clash

    Bankrobber

    • (Single).
    • CBS.
  • The La’s

    There She Goes

    • Love - 38 All Time Love Classics.
    • Polygram Tv.
  • The Temptations

    Papa Was A Rollin' Stone

    • Motown Hits Of Gold Vol.6 (Various).
    • Motown.
  • Rita Ora

    Anywhere

    • (CD Single).
    • Atlantic.
  • The Pretenders

    Stop Your Sobbing

    • The Pretenders - The Singles.
    • WEA.
  • James Brown

    Papa's Got a Brand New Bag

    • Originals 2 (Various Artists).
    • Columbia.
  • Status Quo

    Down Down

    • Whatever You Want - V.Best Of Status.
    • Polygram Tv.
  • Charlie Puth

    How Long

    • (CD Single).
    • Atlantic.
  • Cat Stevens

    Father & Son

    • The Very Best Of Cat Stevens.
    • Island.
  • Tears for Fears

    I Love You But I'm Lost

    • Rule The World: The Greatest Hits.
    • Virgin EMI Records.
  • Jim Gilstrap

    Swing Your Daddy

    • Million Sellers Vol.18 - The Seventie.
    • Disky.
  • Jackie Wilson

    (Your Love Keeps Lifting Me) Higher and Higher

    • Midnight Soul (Various Artists).
    • Music Club.
  • Stormzy

    Blinded By Your Grace, Pt. 2 (feat. MNEK)

    • Gang Sings & Prayer.
    • Merky Records.
  • Louis Armstrong

    Jeepers Creepers (Original Version)

    • And The Angels Sing Over The Rainbow1.
    • Phontastic.

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