Ant and Dec’s new autobiography is a nostalgic look back at TV history

Ant and Dec have released an autobiography, Once Upon a Tyne to celebrate them working together on the telly for 30 years. It’s the perfect nostalgic look back at a career that has been responsible for some of the best moments in modern TV history.

Ant: As the old C hinese proverb says, ‘Good things come in pairs’.

Dec: And as another Chinese proverb says, ‘If you’ve been in a double act with your best mate for thirty years, why not write a book about all your most memorable moments in three decades of showbusiness?’

Ant: Less catchy that one, isn’t it?

Dec: But no less true. And after three decades together, we’re writing that book. Covering everything from a pirate radio storyline in Byker Grove through to the biggest shows on telly, this is our story.

Ant: Thirty years, eh? Amazing.

Dec: Absolutely. Especially when you consider we are both still 27 years old.

From Ant and Dec’s modest beginnings in Byker Grove through to their “unique” time as pop stars ( who can forget Let’s Get Ready to Rhumble?) and a award-laden TV career, those three decades have flown by in the blink of an eye and this new autobiography charts every moment, including spending the night having a sleepover at His Royal Highness Prince Charles home at Highgrove.

Ant and Dec also featured an incredible cast of supporting characters, including their first scriptwriter – (an unknown comedian called David Walliams), Saturday night fun and games with countless Hollywood A-listers, and celebrities they torture – sorry, work with – every year in the jungle.

With an SMTV Live happening with Cat Deeley later this year, it’s the perfect time to read all about the show and many others from the guys in front of the camera, in true Ant and Dec style, and see just how passionate they are about the shows they produce. And their utter love and respect they have for each other.

You can order the autobiography  here, it’s out now.

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You can pick up a copy of the must read autobiography here.