My Tutu Went AWOL…the Number One Amazon Best-Seller, now available from Audible

Here I am, starting a new campaign for marketing, visibility, traction —

In my day, traction was weights and pulleys attached to a plaster cast. Or three.

Be that as it may, as the title of this blog suggests: I have an audiobook for you. Self-narrated: with songs, adlibs and bloopers.

‘Achingly funny!’ Daily Mail

‘A book unlike any other, of a story unlike any other. Totally mad, very funny and highly recommended.’ ***** Dr Adam Kay, author of This is Going to Hurt: the Nation’s Favourite Book Guardian

‘One wanted more of his rather lovely singing!’ Her Majesty

Here’s the story: I sang in private formally for Her Maj, and then accidentally, I auditioned to take my drag ballerina act out to entertain troops in Iraq and Afghanistan. In the tutu…

After my slip-up was revealed to me, I thought I’d go to the warzones anyway.

Cut to: with tutu and tiara in a Primark bag, me arriving bedraggled in Basra. As Stacks, the Royal Marines Commando, commented: ‘Being flown out to one of the big two — Iraq and Ghanners — is like you’ve been beamed down off the Starship Enterprise, and this time Scotty’s got the coordinates well and truly buggered!’

I went from this:


Listen on for more: Click here to buy My Tutu Went AWOL!



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Iestyn Edwards

Iestyn Edwards

Author of war memoir My Tutu Went AWOL, Vaudeville turn.