Corrie actor to pen memoir for S&S

<p>Simon &amp; Schuster has bought the memoir of actor Bill Tarmey, best known for his role as Jack Duckworth in &ldquo;Coronation Street&rdquo;, for a &ldquo;healthy six figure sum&rdquo;. </p><p>The publisher will release <em>Being Jack&mdash;My Life on the Street and Other Adventures</em> in hardback in October. </p><p>Kerri Sharp, senior commissioning editor for non-fiction, bought UK and Commonwealth rights from Jonathan Groves at the Billy Marsh Agency. </p><p>She said: &ldquo;The book is a must for fans of both &lsquo;Coronation Street&rsquo; and of classic British TV.&rdquo; </p><p><em>Picture courtesy of Granada TV </em></p>