• "Pure Peel...This magnificent book is the real thing...Essential reading"

    Sunday Times
  • "As with the man himself ... there's the surprising, the cosy ... and the fascinating."

  • "A rich and technicolor life... The joy of this book comes from something more than spiky anecdotage, delicious though it is... the evocation of an age is so sharp"

    The Times
  • "... Tender and acute ... underlines the one truth that Peel understood better than anyone ... [what] really mattered was the music."

    Independent on Sunday
  • "Sparkling with the warmth and dry wit that made Peel nothing short of a national treasure, it's a timely reminder of a man who crossed the radio divides"

    Daily Mail