Paperback edition of ‘I’m Only In It For The Parking’ out now

LVG paperback bookI'm delighted to announce that the paperback edition of my first book, 'I'm Only In It For The Parking' is available to buy in all good bookshops now. It's also available on Amazon.

You can buy personalised signed copies of the hardback edition of 'I'm Only In It For The Parking' on my website too.

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.

I hope you enjoy reading it!

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Lost Voice Guy

Lost Voice Guy

Comedian. Disabled before it was popular. The Geordie without an accent.

Sir Bobby would be proud ❤️ #nufc

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3 days ago

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👏👏 welldone... its amazing what players can do when they know they are all playing for their futures!

Congratulations Lee, what I like about the Toon is you may be the richest club in the world but at least so far the club has kept it's faith in the players. Who would have thought Big Dan Burn in the Champions League ?🙂

As a utd fan, I say well done Newcastle. Great season, and Eddie Howe should definitely get manager of the year. 👏👏👏

💯 indeed

Chris Broderick will get as fas as the first round 🤣🤣🤣🤣🤣

Well said no pun intended xxxxx

Howay Toon!

congrats to the geordies. well deserved. eddie howe for manager of the year?

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We all have dreams!

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4 days ago

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I laughed way too hard at this

So funny and an inspiration to alot of people x

The way you throw your voice is unheard of.

Keep strong Lee. You're one of the funniest guys I know (apart from me of course 😂)

bluetooth speakers.. Lost Voice Guy goes Dolby Atmos 😀

You're an absolute star 🌟😁

That's a beaut of a gag. Hope you have this one in your routine.


O well, back to the day job....

You are amazing.. 🙏🏼🙏🏼🙏🏼

That’s gold!

You're a funny man Lost Voice Guy 🤣

Haha love that

😂your legend buddy 😀

Good one 💜

Ipad.. Shaped like a boomerang... What a missed opportunity!

Problem solved. Even has a throwing handle



Sarah Weirich





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Throwback to when Facebook was taking the absolute piss…

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2 weeks ago

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Didn't know you wore glasses 😅

You are you! You are nothing like Steven Hawkins, believe me! 😳 You are more unique hun! X

Do something with your hair in the middle one? 😂😜

Wait, who’s that on the right?

Wait a second, are you saying that you sound way more clever than you actually are? 😉 😃

Hello mate..message lax_unban on Instagram..he’s very good when it’s comes to account recovery.

I can almost hear them saying "I'm sure he's very intelligent!"



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I’m really not sure about the reboot of the Crystal Maze…

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1 month ago

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I'm all in

Bigger on the inside probably 🤔🤣

Sounds a slippery subject!!!

I’m still creased at this! X

Easy to slip in and out

On after the watershed I presume? 🤣

That's a bit of a slippery slope right there!

Aww come on Lee it’ll be fun ! 😉

Sounds like a Japanese game show. 🤣

Martyn Reid

Chauni Loraine 🤔🤔

Ya hooo

Could get messy

Followed by the Fake Taxi. 🤔🤔🤔

Their letter O is creeping me out. Like a fist with the index finger ready to go.

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Sir Bobby would be proud ❤️ #nufc
We all have dreams!
Throwback to when Facebook was taking the absolute piss…
I’m really not sure about the reboot of the Crystal Maze…
Finally we know the truth!
While the @GoCivTheatre is getting a refurb, we're going on our summer holidays! Join us for the next @LostVoiceGuy Comedy Showcase on Sat 1 July at @northernstage, featuring @BrennanReece, Simon Lomas and Zoe! Tickets via the link in the bio!
We all need a side hustle! #lostvoiceguy #ukcomedy #bgt #standup #standupcomedy #ukstandup #ukcomedian #ukfunny #ukhumour #ukjokes #jokes #funny
Bad news for Jay-Z…
Starting a petition for every green room to have one dog at the very least. Who’s in?
used to have a proper job! #lostvoiceguy #ukcomedy #bgt #standup #standupcomedy #ukstandup #ukcomedian #ukfunny #ukhumour #ukjokes #jokes #funny
Got sick of people without blue badges parking in disabled spaces (it happens a LOT in hotels), so I’m getting all passive aggressive on their arses…

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Just found my Dad! 😲😍
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My @bbcradio4 sitcom ‘Ability’ was Pick of the Week in this weekend’s Observer. Series 4 is back on the radio from this Friday at 11.30am. Also on @bbcsounds
It’s a no from Lulu for my Eurovision audition for Comic Relief! #lostvoiceguy #ukcomedy #bgt #standup #standupcomedy #ukstandup #ukcomedian #ukfunny #ukhumour #ukjokes #jokes #funny #comicrelief #eurovision
Just how did I become disabled?!
Happy Mother’s Day to my amazing Mam! And to all the other wonderful mams out there too! ❤️