Following on from Susan Calman’s debut book Cheer Up Love, focusing on understanding depression, the comedian and Dancing with the Stars… star’s second book, Dancing for Joy, is focused on kindness. The book’s blurb outlines her mission “In these difficult and confusing times, Susan is becoming more and more frustrated with the tone of debate and the state of the Nation. More than anything people like her, people who don’t hate other people, are apologising for the way that they think. Susan wants to make sure that they don’t. That it’s ok to love people, that kindness is something wonderful and brilliant.”
Susan’s publisher New Roads say “Susan is a one-woman army of hope, and she’s ready to lead the nation in a different direction.” The book is set for publication in September 2018.
In the meantime, Susan has been commissioned to make a BBC podcast called Mrs Brightside: A Cheerful Look At Depression, in which Susan will talk to guests about mental health.
Susan tweeted: “Delighted to be hosting a new podcast for the BBC. I’ll be chatting to a load of comedians about depression. Because the more we talk the better it gets. And it’ll be funny as well. I promise. 8 episodes will be available for download from May.”
We can’t wait!