How to Lose Friends and Alienate People (2003)
Soho Theatre, London
as Toby Young

Written by: Toby Young
Director: Tim Fountain
Cast: Toby Young (Jack Davenport)

How to Lose Friends and Alienate People is based on Toby Young's hilarious bestseller about his disastrous stint as a Vanity Fair editor in New York - a rapid descent down the New York food chain, from glossy magazine editor to unemployed alcoholic. Jack Davenport, star of This Life, Coupling and The Talented Mr Ripley, plays Toby Young in this one-man show. The book has been adapted for the stage by Tim Fountain, writer of Julie Burchill is Away and Resident Alien.


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