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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NOT THE WHOLE STORY: A Memoir
ANGELA HUTH    Book Number: 89371
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In 1943, at the age of five, Angela Huth decided that she wanted to be a writer. She and her mother Bridget had decamped to California just before the outbreak of war but her film director father H...
DEAD STRAIGHT GUIDE TO LED ZEPPELIN
NIGEL WILLIAMSON    Book Number: 89026
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In 1968 Robert Plant made his way down to Jimmy Page's houseboat with a view to becoming the lead singer of the New Yardbirds, soon to be rebranded as Led Zeppelin. They bonded over favourite recor...
JE T'AIME: The Legendary Love Story
VERONIQUE MORTAIGNE    Book Number: 89028
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When the young Jane Birkin met film star Serge Gainsbourg in 1968, he had recently divorced from Brigitte Bardot and was contemptuous of the debutante who was presented to him as his co-star. Jane...
THE WHO: I Was There
RICHARD HOUGHTON    Book Number: 89036
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More than any other band that emerged in the 1960s, The Who is associated with live performance, and these accounts of over 300 gigs by people who were there is an unusual take on the band's colour...
AT THE BIRTH OF BOWIE
PHIL LANCASTER    Book Number: 89387
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How did Davie Jones, the nattily-dressed lead singer with The Lower Third, become David Bowie aka Ziggy Stardust, the high-grossing shapeshifting superstar of the 1970s? Phil Lancaster was the band...
BRUCE LEE: The Celebrated Life of the Golden Dragon
EDITED BY JOHN LITTLE    Book Number: 89388
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Lee Jun Fan was born 27 November 1940 in San Francisco in "the hour of the dragon" in the Year of the Dragon. The name of Bruce was bestowed upon him by one of the nurses at the hospital, "because ...
DEAR DUDLEY: Life and Laughter
BARBRA PASKIN    Book Number: 89392
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When Dudley Moore was ill with the neurological disease PSP, his friend and biographer Barbra Paskin asked hundreds of friends and admirers to contact him with a cheerful message. This memoir is he...
30 SECOND CINEMA: The 50 Most Important Ideas
PAMELA HUTCHINSON    Book Number: 89502
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Using just 300 words and one image to tell the story of the genres, techniques, directors and stars who have shaped cinema history, from gritty documentaries to global cinema, glossy musicals to So...
ROCK COVERS: 40th Anniversary Edition
ROBBIE BUSCH, JONATHAN KIRBY    Book Number: 89738
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The most important record covers in rock history. Album art is indelibly linked to our collective musical memories; when you think of your favourite albums, you picture the covers. Many photograph...
WAGING HEAVY PEACE
NEIL YOUNG    Book Number: 89632
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Southern Man has a fantastic music and song writing career spanning 40 years and 34 studio albums of rock and roll, folk and country. From his early days with Buffalo Springfield and his solo care...
PEAKY BLINDERS: The Legacy
CARL CHINN    Book Number: 89633
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The real story of Britain's most notorious 1920s gang made famous thanks to the hit TV series. Infused with drama and dread, fashionably dressed, the charismatic but deeply flawed Shelby family ha...
MONTY PYTHON'S FLYING CIRCUS HIDDEN TREASURES
ADRIAN BESLEY    Book Number: 89695
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Slipcased first edition containing envelopes packed with hidden treasures, 16 items in facsimile documents of original sketches together with all crossings out and amendments in handwriting reprodu...
MARVEL YEAR BY YEAR: A Visual History Updated and Expanded
EDITED BY CEFN RIDOUT    Book Number: 89832
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Super heavyweight and slipcased and with shimmering luminescence like a gateway to another world (to coin a phrase by Dr Strange), here is a century-spanning voyage through eight tumultuous decades...
KEN DODD: The Biography
STEPHEN GRIFFIN    Book Number: 89019
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On the eve of his 80th birthday, Ken Dodd was still touring the country, performing to packed venues with an average of two nights a week doing his legendary four hour sets. His career has spanned...
STEVE MCQUEEN FULL-THROTTLE COOL
DWIGHT JON ZIMMERMAN    Book Number: 89885
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An actor, motorcycle and automobile racer, and all-round petrol head, Hollywood's sexiest leading actor Steve McQueen rose from hardscrabble circumstances to become one of the most famous movie sta...
TWO RIDERS WERE APPROACHING:
MICK WALL    Book Number: 89979
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The UK's best known rock writer draws upon his own interviews and extensive research to produce an inimitable, novelistic portrait of the Guitar God. Jimmy was a down-at-heel guitarist in New York...
LONG DRAWN OUT TRIP: A Memoir
GERALD SCARFE    Book Number: 89749
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'A fascinating and surprisingly gentle read, from a man famed for his venomous nib.' - Nick Newman. This very personal, wickedly funny and caustically insightful account of the artist's life at th...
WALT DISNEY FILM ARCHIVES: The Animated Movies 1921-1968
DANIEL KOTHENSCHULTE    Book Number: 88651
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A backstage bible into the Disney universe through rare archive footage and inside the studio, this is a bible for older children. From Alice and Mickey, Snow White and the Seven Dwarfs, Pinocchio...
50 YEARS: THE STORY OF WOODSTOCK LIVE: Relive the Magic
JULIEN BITOUN    Book Number: 89407
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Three days of Peace and Music at Woodstock in August 1969 became one of the defining experiences of the decade. This beautifully produced book goes through the programme artist by artist, listing a...
THE ARCHERS: Year of Food and Farming
KERI DAVIES    Book Number: 89784
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'What's for tea, Clarrie love?' From the fabled kitchens of Ambridge come the recipes and gossip that fuel the nation's favourite village from BBC Radio 4. Whether it's Susan's spicy chilli con c...
BEING DAVID ARCHER
TIMOTHY BENTINCK    Book Number: 89786
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A self-deprecating dual biography of character and actor, juxtaposing the simple life of farmer David Archer with the rollercoaster ups and downs of being an actor. When Tim Bentinck landed the pa...
ALISON JACKSON: STERN FOTOGRAFIE
EDITED BY JOHANNES ERLER    Book Number: 89711
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A Princess Diana lookalike stares straight out of the picture and gives us the finger, Prince Charles sits at an easel measuring up a fig-leafed Camilla for his watercolour, while with impeccable d...
TWO MILLION MILES
ANDREW MACPHERSON    Book Number: 89729
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Photographer to the stars, it must have been a hard day for Macpherson to be driven on the speed boat by model Heidi Klum, her perfect figure squeezed into a tiny bikini! The summer before he had ...
DAVID BOWIE A LIFE
DYLAN JONES    Book Number: 89774
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Musicians, groupies, music producers like Tony Visconti, Mick Rock, Angie Bowie, photographer Brian Duffy, the mime artist Lindsay Kemp, musician Nile Rodgers, journalists, actresses and models, To...
BEST OF THE BEATLES: The Sacking of Pete Best
SPENCER LEIGH    Book Number: 90090
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The journalist and author Spencer Leigh was born in Liverpool and has been broadcasting his weekly show 'On the Beat' on BBC Radio Merseyside for more than 25 years and conducted more interviews ab...
CAVERN CLUB: Rise of the Beatles and Merseybeat
SPENCER LEIGH    Book Number: 90095
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A companion to Best of the Beatles and by the respected music journalist and BBC Radio Merseyside broadcaster Spencer Leigh, with a little help from Sir Paul McCartney who provides the Foreword, th...
DC COMICS COVERGIRLS
LOUISE SIMONSON    Book Number: 90101
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'She craved the cold camaraderie of intrigue and raced the night to lure a killer? But the one thing she couldn't outrun was the warm whisper of love in her own back seat!' 'Desire Drives the Blac...
FLESH AND BLOOD: A History of My Family in Seven Maladies
STEPHEN MCGANN    Book Number: 90108
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The McGann brothers - Joe, Mark, Paul and Stephen - are well-known British actors who have appeared in many of our best-loved TV dramas and comedies and on stage for almost four decades. Flesh and ...
JOY OF BIG KNICKERS:
KATE GARRAWAY    Book Number: 90114
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Why do we not talk about how important big knickers are? Will the menopause be a nightmare? How do we make love last? Kate Garraway, TV and radio presenter, turned 50 and questioned everything: 'F...
MARVEL EXPANDING UNIVERSE WALL CHART
UNIVERSE PUBLISHING    Book Number: 90130
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This pictorial panorama of more than 300 Marvel Comics characters extends to a full, mind-boggling 12 feet, featuring the work of the finest comic artists of the 20th and 21st centuries. The revers...
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