John Woodhouse

Agent: James Wills

Winner of the Sunday Times Sports Book of the Year 2023 for Unforgettable, detailing the early onset dementia plight of England Rugby World Cup winning hooker Steve Thompson, John is one of the leading ghostwriters in the UK.

He has worked with major figures in sport, celebrity, acting, and business. His books include I Love the Bones of You with Christopher Eccleston, Phil Tufnell’s How Not To Be A Cricketer and The Tourist), Gareth Thomas’s Stronger, Tales From Jimmy’s Farm with Jimmy Doherty, Fight For Your Life with Amir Khan, and Paul Mullin: My Wrexham Story.

A journalist and writer, John has a vast amount of experience working to tight deadlines and is always on the lookout for books which tell deep personal stories.

‘I trust my ghostwriter John Woodhouse implicitly. We’ve spent a huge amount of time together and I’ve bared my soul. I’ve seen John try to become me in the same way I would when playing a character.’ Christopher Eccleston (The Bookseller)