Ready For Absolutely Nothing

Ready For Absolutely Nothing

‘If you like Lady in Waiting by Anne Glenconner, you’ll like this’ The Times


'A rollicking ride . . . What a life' SUNDAY TIMES

Essential reading for anyone who secretly just wants the naughty bits . . .

Susannah Constantine is famous as the noughties style guru on What Not To Wear, but this is the least interesting thing about her.

Hers is a life filled to the brim with 70s glitz, 80s glamour and above all else an enlightening 50 years of f**k-ups, crisis and chaos.

There's dating cricket royalty not to mention real life royalty, as well as lavatory dramas with Princess Margaret. Add in weekends at Balmoral witnessing Thatcher and the Queen battle for power, plus time for falling in love, Strictly dancing debuts and a spot of wild swimming. Juicy, hilarious, sometimes heart-breaking, and crammed with moments where life goes completely wrong, Ready for Absolutely Nothing is full of absolutely everything.

'Wonderfully written, very funny, but more than anything completely genuine' LADY ANNE GLENCONNER, author of Lady in Waiting

'A trooper with a filthy sense of humour' THE TIMES

'A treasure trove of untold stories . . . riveting' GOOD HOUSEKEEPING

'Sparkling' DAILY MAIL


  • A romp . . . Constantine comes across as a trooper with a filthy sense of humour
    The Times

About the author

Susannah Constantine

Susannah Constantine is a novelist, journalist broadcaster and podcaster with over 25 years experience in the media and 50 years of f**k ups under her belt.

She lives in chaos on the edge of a wood in Sussex and works full time as a housewife, PA and taxi driver to her husband and three (sort of) grown up children.
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