Order my brand new book ‘I’m Only In It For The Parking’

What’s the worst thing about being disabled? Is it the shameless staring? Is it that people assume you’re a bit thick because you can’t speak? Or is it the fact that your friends always take you to theme parks just so they can jump the queues?

In fact, it’s the stupid questions that really rile Lee Ridley, aka Lost Voice Guy. And over the years he’s been inundated with them, from people who have failed to engage their brains before opening their mouths. Which is where I’m Only In It for the Parking comes in - think of it as a disabled FAQ, with funny (sometimes painfully funny) stories from Lee’s less-ordinary life.

If you think you know what it’s like to be disabled, prepare to have your perceptions skewered by the much-loved Britain’s Got Talent winner, the brilliant stand-up who struggles to stand up, the Geordie without the accent. And before you ask … no, he really can’t speak at all. But he definitely has something to say.

Think of it as a disabled FAQ. I've been asked countless stupid questions about my disability over the years, from 'What’s it like to be disabled?' to 'Can you really not speak?' In this book, I will use the best of these questions as a jumping off point to tell funny stories about my less than ordinary life.

Order your copy of I'm Only In It For The Parking now on Amazon. 

You can also order a special signed copy of my book directly from this website.

Whey aye, I’m gannin’ to be propa Geordie

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2019 tour show ‘I’m Only In It For The Parking’ available on DVD

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Wanted: Geordie accent

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Lost Voice Guy’s 2022 UK tour is now on sale

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Series 3 of Ability coming in February 2021

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Read an extract from Lost Voice Guy’s new book in The Sun

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Proud to be patron of The Sequal Trust in it’s 50th year

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Lost Voice Guy writes about diversity in the media for Broadcast

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Lost Voice Guy speaks to the Radio Times about winning Britain’s Got Talent

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Behind the scenes of recording an audiobook with Lost Voice Guy

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Becoming a Scope Ambassador

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Lost Voice Guy to headline charity gig for Smile For Life

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Lost Voice Guy talks about meeting the Royals

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Lost Voice Guy nominated for a Writers’ Guild Award

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Lost Voice Guy performs for the Royal Family

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A date with Live At The Apollo

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Lost Voice Guy blogs for the HuffPost about dating without a voice

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Watch my Britain’s Got Talent journey all over again

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Dating without a voice: “I can’t ‘chat up’ women

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Lost Voice Guy appears on the A History Of Comedy In Several Objects podcast

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14 hours ago

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You so deserve this lee. I’m thrilled for you. Can’t wait to see your show ❤️. Well done xxx❤️❤️❤️

Brilliant! Definitely looking forward to that 👏👏👏🥳

Great news! Something new on the telly this year! Seen you a few times in Edinburgh.

Cant wait for this. Keep us updated with date and time please

Fantastic seen you in Edinburgh

Fantastic👏👏 well done to you

Wow Lee this is amazing news! Congrats! 🙂

Congratulations!!! Huge well done xxx

Nice I can't wait for this

Good lad, looking forward to seeing this.

Fab 👏👏👏

At last… something new and funny to watch at Christmas instead of the same repeats! Can’t wait Lee and can’t wait to see you next spring

Fantastic news!

Nice work 😁

Well deserved Lee

Excellent news!

Will look forward to this!!

Congratulations

Excellent!!!! 👏🌟🌟

Can't wait

I cant wait!

Brilliant!

Awesome ‼️ x

Siobhan Vorny O'Neal this should be good

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Lost Voice Guy

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The @standnewcastle always know how to make me feel special! 😂😂😂

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Is that the Wish version of you?

Really Quiet Dude

Did it leave you…speechless? 🤭

That's love. The Stand team don't make the effort to take the piss out of folk they don't like.

….what you order Lost Voice Guy from Wish 🤣

Maybe they thought it was temporary ?! 🤪

I have been thinking about this, perhaps you could sell franchises to tribute acts under the "No Voice Man" brand? You'd make a blinking fortune!! "I'm only in it for the parking and the franchise fees"

It's ok, they were expecting a tribute act

Way silent bro

Jack Raine I noticed this when we were waiting for show to start 😂😂

You know you’ve made it when you get your own tribute act!

It could be your superhero name 😉

I thought of...

Wondering what your costume would look like

You are simply amazing!

7/10 for effort but must do better 😉

lol no voice man sponsored by a microphone company - .... lol

They got one word correct. Credit where credit is due.

I saw you there around 2011

Have you got a shortcut for 'for f*** sake' on your keyboard? 😁 😎

Only one star? You should have at least five.

Are you stealing some copycat's dressing room? :-p

the buggers lol gotta laugh though int ya

Four letter words can be tricky lol

Only one star?!!! Shocking!

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I know everyone has a different sense of humour. But for me, this is not funny.

If people make you sick, you should cook them longer.

Love you! You always make me laugh!

With fava beans and a nice Chianti?

Did you bring the Chianti?

ftftftftftftftftftftftftftft

Hilarious 😂 😂 😂

Lee, you are off your rocker, bonkers!

Really good

Suits you, sir

Don't forget the wine lol 😆 😉

Not sure I want to know more😳

With Fava Beans?

Dark lol!

Is it Jonny Awsum? 🤣🤣

O M G So perfect!!!!!

Lmao brilliant

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🤣😏💖

😂😂

🤣🤣🤣🤣🤣

Jenima Lyon !

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2 weeks ago

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My daughter has cerebral palsy so she is dressing as a disabled person today and always 😂😂

I'm going to send my kid to school as Helen Keller, she don't listen to me anyway

If I were still at school I'd bunk off and just say I went as an invisible disability

Don't know what's funnier. The joke or those that don't get it, or obviously have never seen you perform 🤣

My son has Down syndrome and dresses as a disabled person everyday 😂

Love this 😂 Needed a little laugh this morning after battling with trying to find a school suitable for our son who has CP. I know my son would find this hilarious.

Done!! This is my amazing son in his awesome chair! ❤️ his sister made no effort at all!

Lost Voice Guy , would it be going too far to send my child as Oscar Pistorius dressed in striped jumpsuit 🤔

My son is sooo committed to World Cerebral Palsy Day he goes to school as a disabled person EVERY day 😂🙈 😂🙈 (laughter is definitely among the best medicines)

I don’t think a disability can be dressed especially if you have learning difficulties To see me I look normal as they say hidden disabilities are not to be made fun of in fact any disabilities are sick to be made fun of

My son is undiagnosed but he's so into this that he goes to school every weekday as a disabled person! I'm super proud to be his mum and he is super embarrassed by me. But I made him in my tummy and I remind him of this all the time! He's in a wheelchair so he can't escape the mummy kisses!!!

Better for children to learn about disabilities. Wheelchairs they can see and not disabilities are obvious. Just teaching children to be considerate to others is enough. Just getting adults to be the same as adults learn from children sometimes

I’m dyslexic and have ADD. As a kid, I guess I could have worn a tee shirt that had Moinca written on it, along with a headband with a squirrel dangling from it? 🤷🏼‍♀️🤣

My daughter has cerebral palsy. She inspires me every day. You inspire everyone with your humour and positive attitude. 💗👏

My boy has CP so sent him as a disabled boy too xx

My beautiful daughter, sadly no longer with us. Remembered everyday, not just today.

My boys autistic nonverbal SPD gdd genetic microduplication you can't tell by looking at him just when he stims jumps about ect whow,d you dress this ????

Absolutely brilliant. My girls have gone to school wearing green.

Always Lee, always… 😉

OMG do some of you not know Lee? This is him a comedian he takes the water out of himself not others! It's a joke! 😂

What a shame, this is the first mention I have seen of this. Have a great day.xx

The way my kids dress themselves, you'd think they were 🤣🤣🤣

😂 luv u Lee just spat my coffee out reading that 💙

Done!!

They have no problem doing that all by themselves ❤️

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My daughter and i saw you in glasgow never laughed so much in my life wee both thought you were so funny x

You're one of the funniest comedians I've seen in a long time, hope you come to Glasgow soon 🙂

Nice to get back to seeing people enjoying a gig. Very funny evening thank you.

❤️❤️❤️❤️ best guy . Love him . Brilliant xx

I seen u in Wetherby services on Sunday, i let u in the disabled toilet 🙂

You legend

Hope you smash it 👍

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