The Secret Political Adviser

The Unredacted Files of the Man in the Room Next Door

Michael Spicer

The Secret Political Adviser by Michael Spicer (Hardback ISBN 9781838853143) book cover

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This hilarious journal contains satirical advice to politicians ranging from Boris Johnson to Kim Jong-un, from The Man in the Room Next Door

This hilarious journal contains satirical advice to politicians ranging from Boris Johnson to Kim Jong-un, from The Man in the Room Next Door

Just who is the secret political adviser calling himself The Man in the Room Next Door? No one knows. We don’t even know his name.

But now the lid is about to be blown clean off, because the secret files of the world’s most influential* political media adviser are published in this book. Packed with letters, memos, texts, tweets, emails, journal entries, leaked documents and crude doodles, these pages will reveal who The Man in the Room Next Door is and, more importantly, his thoughts on those who employ his services, including Donald ‘dangerous puffin’ Trump, Boris ‘posh motorboat’ Johnson and some of their least competent colleagues.

This book is the evidence that anyone can be a world leader. Just as long as they’re wearing the right earpiece.

*fictional


“This is the sort of book you might read on public transport and then spend the entire journey trying to stifle laughter. Spicer is a FUNNY MAN. This is going to be under a lot of Christmas trees this year and rightly so. It is a Treat”
Diane ‘philomena Cunk’ Morgan

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“Michael Spicer’s hilarious trove of emails, texts and diary entries reveal more of the man in “the Room Next Door” and the perils and pratfalls of being a political adviser. I grinned throughout like a loon. The book that governments wouldn’t want you to see. So see it!”
Sanjeev Bhaskar

“One of the stars of lockdown … A very funny read”
Dermot O’leary, Bbc Radio 2

“Lovely writing … just brilliant. [Spicer] brings so much to so many people”
Shaun Keaveny, Bbc Radio 6

”Praise for Michael Spicer: Hilarious … turn[s] bumbling speeches into comedy gold”
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Michael Spicer

Michael Spicer is a comedy writer, actor, director and the creator of the internet sensation The Room Next Door. His work on YouTube and Twitter has resulted in international media attention, with his secret political adviser making appearances on The Mash Report in the UK and The Late Late Show in the US. The story of Spicer’s rise to fame is now a BBC Radio 4 series, entitled Before Next Door. Despite being labelled an overnight success, Michael Spicer has been producing and submitting comedy sketches and short films since before the internet was invented. He has a garage full of rejected VHS tapes to prove this.

@MrMichaelSpicer | michaelspicer.co.uk