Entertainment/Showbiz

Entertainment/Showbiz

Entertainment/Showbiz

Entertainment/Showbiz

Entertainment and Showbiz biographies of stars, musicals, theatre and theatrical managers and actors and actresses on stage and off. Fascinating lives!

 

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ROCKY HORROR PICTURE SHOW DVD
DIRECTED BY JIM SHARMAN    Book Number: 86616
Bibliophile price: £6.00
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Tim Curry, Susan Sarandon, Barry Bostwick and Richard O'Brien star in this classic gender-bending time-warping experience. It is an 'erotic nightmare beyond any measure.' Do the Time Warp and sin...
ALWAYS LOOK ON THE BRIGHT SIDE OF LIFE: A SORTABIOGRAPHY
ERIC IDLE    Book Number: 86647
Published price: £20
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And now for something completely different... or maybe not as Eric Idle writes a touching yet brilliantly witty memoir taking you from his time at austere boarding school, to a rip-roaring career i...
BRING IT ON HOME: Peter Grant, Led Zeppelin and Beyond:
MARK BLAKE    Book Number: 86654
Published price: £14.99
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Working as a bouncer in London's theatreland, the mountainous and moustachioed Peter Grant was a doorman at the club where Christine Keeler worked as a showgirl, and for a time he strong-armed for ...
MAKING A NOISE: Getting It Right, Getting It Wrong in Life,
JOHN TUSA    Book Number: 86664
Published price: £25
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Always outspoken, John Tusa is a Renaissance man who has had a huge influence on broadcasting, the arts, politics and even academic life in Britain. Tusa was only a single generation away from pro...
SAM PHILLIPS: The Man Who Invented Rock 'n' Roll
PETER GURALNICK    Book Number: 86632
Published price: $19.99
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Sam Phillips was the owner of the tiny record label Sun Records of Memphis who discovered Howlin' Wolf, Ike Turner, Jerry Lee Lewis, Johnny Cash and Elvis Presley among others, and revolutionised t...
SPIDER FROM MARS: My Life with Bowie
WOODY WOODMANSEY    Book Number: 86635
Published price: $27.99
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Michael 'Woody' Woodmansey was the drummer for David Bowie's The Spiders from Mars from 1969 to 1973 on the hit albums The Man Who Sold the World, Hunky Dory, The Rise and Fall of Ziggy Stardust an...
GLOBE: Life In Shakespeare's London
CATHARINE ARNOLD    Book Number: 86758
Published price: £16.99
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From Hamlet Act 1, "Remember thee? Ay, thou poor ghost, while memory holds a seat in this distracted Globe." William Shakespeare's life was inextricably linked with the history of London. Togethe...
A BIENTOT
ROGER MOORE    Book Number: 86816
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The late great actor Sir Roger Moore was still writing his book A Bientôt in the days before he passed away. He looks back on his life and gives it his trademark arched-eyebrow glance in a nostalg...
CHRONICLE OF OPERA: Revised Edition
MICHAEL RAEBURN    Book Number: 87027
Published price: $34.95
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A lavish Thames & Hudson chronology, year-by-year, which encompasses the whole history of opera. With fascinating anecdotes and quotations covering legendary performers and performances, the book ...
DEL BOY HE WHO DARES: My Genuine Autobiography
DEREK TROTTER    Book Number: 87140
Published price: £20
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When he isn't dreaming up ground-breaking, industry-revolutionising ideas, Del Boy can often be found propping up the bar at his local, the Nag's Head, Peckham. This is his first book, and about b...
WISH YOU WERE HERE
LYNN RUSSELL    Book Number: 87162
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Sub-titled 'The Lives, Loves and Friendships of the Butlin's Girls', here are the stories of seven girls who worked as Redcoats from the 1950s to the 1970s. From pranks and feuds to falling in lov...
HOMEWARD BOUND: Life of Paul Simon
PETER CARLIN    Book Number: 87175
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One half of the incredibly popular duo Simon and Garfunkel, here we take a bridge over troubled waters and learn all the backstage detail in a biography about one of these musicians. To sing 'Brid...
DEATH RAYS, JET PACKS, STUNTS AND SUPERCARS:
BARRY PARKER    Book Number: 86962
Published price: £22
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The most enjoyable aspect of the six decades of Bond films is not the one-liners, the pulchritudinous females, the suave opulence or the baddies - it's the gadgets! James Bond would have died a tho...
DRACULA FAQ: All That's Left to Know About the Count
BRUCE SCIVALLY    Book Number: 86963
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He goes by many names: Dracula, Nosferatu, and Vlad the Impaler. Now, with Dracula FAQ, any reader can unravel the mysteries behind this vampire, from the real historical figure, to the title chara...
MARILYN MONROE: The Private Life of a Public Icon
CHARLES CASILLO    Book Number: 86973
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Neglected and abused as a child, the troubled Norma Jeane Baker was an unlikely candidate to become Marilyn Monroe, one of the great icons of the 20th century. Her death by overdose in 1962 did no...
VANESSA: The Life of Vanessa Redgrave
DAN CALLAHAN    Book Number: 86987
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The Redgrave family is often referred to as an acting dynasty, and Vanessa is the tallest, grandest tree in that particular forest. Exceptionally gifted as an actor, she is led by instinct which h...
GIULIANO PLORUTTI: Circus
GIULIANO PLORUTTI    Book Number: 87225
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'La vita ...è gioco' - Life... is a game (Osho). This is the essence of Giuliano Plorutti's photographic collection depicting the itinerant people behind the circus, ranging from clowns, musicians...
SPIDER-MAN INTO THE SPIDER-VERSE ACTIVITY TIN
MARVEL    Book Number: 87276
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Whoosh your spiderweb and join Spidey Miles Morales the all-new Spider-Man and his friends for some fun and adventures. Swing inside and find five web-tastic books - Top Secret Stuff, Meet the Spi...
BUMPER POPMASTER QUIZ BOOK
PHIL SWERN & NEIL MYNERS    Book Number: 87135
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As played on the Ken Bruce BBC Radio 2 show, here are two books in one with over 200 new questions. Popmaster has thrilled listeners for almost 20 years and now you can enjoy the pop quiz in your ...
POKE IN THE EYE (WITH A SHARP STICK)
EDITED BY GRAHAM MCCANN    Book Number: 87349
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The Secret Policeman's Ball needs no introduction: in 1976 John Cleese assembled some of his friends to put on a show for Amnesty International, and a new comic event was born. The friends include...
ART OF THE JUNGLE BOOK
ELLEN WOLFF    Book Number: 87397
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Based on Rudyard Kipling's The Jungle Book, director John Favreau's innovative, visually stunning Disney adaptation put a new spin on the classic tale. They used state-of-the-art CGI and motion-ca...
OBSESSED WITH STAR TREK: Test Your Knowledge
CHIP CARTER    Book Number: 87415
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William Shatner, Leonard Nimoy and Co grace the front cover of this mission of 2,700 questions beginning with Star Trek the original series in this expanded and updated new edition. If you think y...
ROGER DALTRY: THANKS A LOT MR KIBBLEWHITE: My Story
ROGER DALTREY    Book Number: 87423
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My Generation! Roger Daltrey was THE voice, the front man of The Who and this is his story of My Generation, Tommy and Quadrophenia, of smashed guitars, exploding drums, cars in swimming pools, fi...
COURTROOM ART: In the Dock with the Rich and Famous
DANIEL SCOTT    Book Number: 87645
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Charles Manson, Yoko Ono, Mick Jagger, O. J. Simpson, Woody Allen v. Mia Farrow, Neil and Christine Hamilton, Jeffrey Archer, Princess Anne, Michael Jackson, Mohamed Al-Fayed, Amy Winehouse, Joss S...
DREAMING OF THE BEATLES:
ROB SHEFFIELD    Book Number: 87570
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As last summer's big film "Yesterday" demonstrated, it is impossible to imagine a world without The Beatles. Half a century after they split up, the band remains the biggest and most iconic of all ...
SLOWHAND: The Life and Music of Eric Clapton
PHILIP NORMAN    Book Number: 87595
Published price: £25
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Philip Norman has penned bestselling biographies of the greatest in the history of rock music, so when he turns his hand to Eric Clapton, the unrivalled master of rock's most essential tool - the s...
SOPHIA LOREN: Movie Star Italian Style
CINDY DE LA HOZ    Book Number: 87493
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Turning heads in enduring classics like Houseboat, The Millionairess, Arabesque, Marriage Italian Style, Two Women, and Heller In Pink Tights, the international movie star Sophia Loren grew up in a...
ONLY GIRL
ROBIN GREEN    Book Number: 87685
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Voted Observer Book of the Year, this raucous and vividly dishy memoir is written by the only woman on the masthead of Rolling Stone Magazine in the 60s, a female Almost Famous, during the sex and ...
ROCK AND ROLL IS LIFE: A Novel
D. J. TAYLOR    Book Number: 87686
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"The Stones are in narcotic tax exile somewhere. Hendrix is dead, along with Brian Jones, Janis Joplin and countless lesser lights whose names have already been forgotten. Also dead, according to R...
LET ME PLAY THE LION TOO: How to be an Actor
MICHAEL PENNINGTON    Book Number: 87715
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Recently a triumphant King Lear in New York, Michael Pennington has been a leading actor for 50 years in the RSC and English Shakespeare Company and played leading roles plus solo shows on Shakespe...
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