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  • Published: 15 October 2020
  • ISBN: 9781405949200
  • Imprint: Penguin Audio
  • Format: Audio Download
  • RRP: $24.99

Life's What You Make It

The Sunday Times Bestseller 2020

  • Phillip Schofield

The moving, intimate memoir from the nation's favourite presenter

For a long time, I felt that I couldn't write this book. More recently, there was a very painful consideration - I knew where it would eventually have to go. I've decided only the truth can set me free; it has taken a long time to become clear, but now is the right time to share it.

I look back with nostalgic delight on my life, introduce you to my remarkable family, take you behind the scenes of my television homes over the years, and hopefully show that life, it seems, is what you make it.

  • Published: 15 October 2020
  • ISBN: 9781405949200
  • Imprint: Penguin Audio
  • Format: Audio Download
  • RRP: $24.99

Praise for Life's What You Make It

What a fascinating memoir

Tim Peake



A really smashing book

Michael Ball

[A] fantastic read on such an interesting life

Lorraine Kelly

It's fascinating, it's funny and it's beautifully written . . . brilliant

Chris Moyles, Radio X

A beautiful book. There are amazing stories in there about meeting Princess Diana, the Red Arrows and all of our favourite telly shows. It's a delight

Zoe Ball, BBC Radio 2

The book we've all been waiting for . . . we haven't been able to put it down


One of our favourite things is the many hilarious anecdotes he has to share about his good friend Holly Willoughby


A bona fide national treasure . . . He tells his story in his way, with great honesty


Phillip Schofield has spoken candidly about his coming out process and his current mental health struggles in his autobiography

Pink News

Takes readers on the journey Phillip has taken to get to where he is today. Fans will delight at a nostalgic look back at Phillip's life, relish the behind the scenes stories, and feel touched by the emotional honesty in his writing

Northern Life Magazine


Evening Standard

Full of anecdotes about onscreen mishaps and meeting the famous

Daily Mail

We have loved your book - you've been so honest, open, everything that anyone knows you so well will have hoped to get from this book . . . you get it. A stroll through your incredible career and you also tackle, head on, in a really beautiful way what happened earlier this year

Andrea McLean, Loose Women

A fantastic read!

Steve Wright, BBC Radio 2

The silver-haired overlord of daytime TV . . . Schofe's candour is admirable

Evening Standard

In this soul-bearing autobiography, Phillip looks back on his broadcasting career . . . A frank and highly readable life story

Sunday Express

Candid, brave and readable . . . This Morning fans will love stories of his 18 years on the show

Sunday Express

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