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Justin Heazlewood on New Memoir ‘Get Up Mum’

Friday 27th July / presented by Caitlin Nienaber

Award-winning writer, musician and comedian Justin Heazlewood, better known as The Bedroom Philosopher, has emerged with his most personal and poignant piece of work - new book Get Up Mum.

Written from the perspective of Justin’s 12-year-old self, Get Up Mum is his memoir of growing up in small-town Tasmania in the shadow of his single-parent mum’s schizophrenia.

Caitlin Nienaber caught up with Justin on Breakfast to talk about childhood, mental illness and Yahtzee.

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