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Kitty Flanagan Kitty Flanagan i(12581232 works by)
Born: Established: 1970 ;
Gender: Female
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Actor, writer, and stand-up comedian.

Educated at Monte Sant' Angelo Mercy College in North Sydney, Flanagan later settled in Western Australia, where she worked a series of short-term jobs. After a stint as a physical-education teacher, she began working in advertising; it was after leaving advertising that she began stand-up comedy. A short time later, she began working for Full Frontal as both a writer and performer.

Flanagan lived and worked in the UK from 2001 to 2009, where she wrote for the BBC, Channel 4, and Sky Television, and became known as one of the performers for the Sketch Show. After her return to Australia, she has become known for her work on such shows as The Project, The Weekly with Charlie Pickering, Have You Been Paying Attention?, and Utopia.

She released her memoirs in 2018. In 2019, she released Kitty Flanagan's 488 Rules for Life: An Antidote to Stupidity.

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y separately published work icon 488 Rules for Life : The Thankless Art of Being Correct Crows Nest : Allen and Unwin , 2019 15401882 2019 single work prose humour

''Rules are great. I love rules. Rules are what differentiate us from the chimps'—Kitty Flanagan.

'As we travel through life, we discover that many, many people are very annoying—and that is why we need rules. 488 rules for life is Kitty Flanagan's way of making the world a more pleasant place to live.

'In this book, Kitty Flanagan combines ancient wisdom with decades of experience and lots of time spent at home with her cat to provide four hundred and eighty-eight profound and challenging principles for how to live a meaningful life, from making sure you do a final check before exiting the toilet to not chewing with your mouth open. Gripping, thought-provoking and deeply rewarding, 488 Rules for Life offers an antidote to the idiot in your life: eternal truths applied to our modern problems.'

Source: Publisher's blurb.

2020 longlisted Australian Book Industry Awards (ABIA) Australian General Non-Fiction Book of the Year
2020 shortlisted Indie Awards Nonfiction
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