Who's Gonna Drive You Home? 50 days driving Uber in London

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Adapted from the 2015 book Bad Uber, an unintentional antiwork novel. A true account of leaving a worthy career to join the gig economy.

As the Uber phenomenon takes over London with its minicab booking app, destroying the trade of the world-famous black cab, trampling history under wheel and smashing prices, Charles Brickfield brings us the life of an Uber driver.

This audiobook tracks his first fifty days - from complete novice, to the Christmas party season and New Year's Eve, through to the so called 'Kipper Season'. Brim full of anecdotes delivered with pathos and humour in equal measure, Brickfield offers an authentic voice, not a cynic, just one of the thousands who needed a job and chose to work the night shift, to tickle London’s underbelly as time is called at the bar. Brickfield may be an inept driver, but he is an extremely adept author.

As we speak, the map of London is live and the giant game of cat and mouse is in play.

Five stars, old boy! Thanks for the ride.


  • Day 38: Catch Me If You Can

    Duration: 13min
  • Day 39: It Rained

    Duration: 03min
  • Day 40: Giving up the Day Job

    Duration: 03min
  • Day 41: The Lightning Bolt

    Duration: 02min
  • Day 42: Animal Instincts

    Duration: 12min
  • Day 43: Luck be a Lady Tonight

    Duration: 07min
  • Day 44, Part A: Let's Go Fly a Kite!

    Duration: 03min
  • Day 44, Part B: A Brave New World

    Duration: 07min
  • Day 45: Hypotheque

    Duration: 07min
  • Day 46: Isn't there a British Rapper Guy?

    Duration: 03min
  • Day 47: I Wish

    Duration: 09min
  • Day 48: Fish Supper

    Duration: 11min
  • Day 49: Working the 10%; A Night Backwards

    Duration: 16min
  • Day 50: Once More Unto the Breach; The Last Day

    Duration: 08min
  • Ending Credits - Who's Gonna Drive You Home?

    Duration: 44s
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