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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LAST SUPPERS: A Collection of Final Meals Through the Years
CAROLINE WEST & MARK LATTER    Book Number: 80870
Published price: £9.99
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The authors state, 'We all have our favourite foods, both good and bad, but have you ever thought what you would ask for if you only had one final meal before shuffling off this mortal coil?' They...
BLUE TOUCH PAPER: A Memoir
DAVID HARE    Book Number: 84199
Published price: $27.95
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Playwright David Hare wanted to reform society from the very beginning. Applying to Cambridge in the hope of being taught by the socialist thinker Raymond Williams, he found that Williams never tur...
WEST OF SUNSET
STEWART O'NAN    Book Number: 84529
Published price: £8.99
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A dazzling, intimate novel of F. Scott Fitzgerald's Hollywood years. In 1937, Fitzgerald was a troubled, uncertain man whose literary success was long behind him. In poor health, with his wife con...
INGMAR BERGMAN ARCHIVES
BENGT WANSELIUS, PAUL DUNCAN    Book Number: 84650
Bibliophile price: £36.00
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Since his release of The Seventh Seal and Wild Strawberries in 1957, Ingmar Bergman has been one of the leading figures in international cinema. In a career that spanned 60 years, he wrote, produc...
ONCE A SAINT: An Actor's Memoir
IAN OGILVY    Book Number: 84750
Published price: £20
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A veteran actor who has starred with Helen Mirren, Penelope Keith, James Mason and Trevor Howard, Ian Ogilvy was educated at Eton and RADA and developed his acting talents early. Forced to enter a ...
MICHAEL JACKSON: Life, Death, Legacy DVD
FIREFLY ENTERTAINMENT    Book Number: 85132
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The King of Pop was due to play in London shortly before his untimely death in 2009. He is still much missed, but his music and legacy lives on. This special 75 minute colour DVD is a profile of ...
IT'S A WONDERFUL LIFE DVD: Box Set and Two Artcards
FRANK CAPRA    Book Number: 85145
Bibliophile price: £7.00
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The most loved Christmas film of all time we are absolutely thrilled to have in a very special box set which includes two large double-sided sepia and hand coloured Artcards of four stills from the...
VANITY FAIR DIARIES 1983-1992
TINA BROWN    Book Number: 85241
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Vanity Fair represented the last word in literary prestige, social glamour and visual ravishment. It was published by Condé Montrose Nast (1872-1942), the dashing Casanova and publishing entrepren...
STAR WARS - A NEW HOPE
ALEXANDRA BRACKEN    Book Number: 84985
Published price: $17.99
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Princess Leia has spent her time on the Senate fighting the Emperor, and when she realises how little she has achieved she finally joins the Rebellion, eager to outwit the forces of darkness. But ...
STAR WARS ALIENS: Tales from a Galaxy Far, Far Away Volume I
LANDRY D. WALKER    Book Number: 84986
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'Star Wars VII - The Force Awakens' was one of the biggest and most eagerly anticipated films ever, premiering in 2015, ten years after the previous instalment ('Revenge of the Sith') and the first...
STAR WARS - RETURN OF THE JEDI
TOM ANGLEBERGER    Book Number: 84987
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A roller-coaster retelling of the blockbuster film, this speed-of-light story starts in Jabba's Palace with Luke Skywalker's return to Tatouine to rescue Han Solo from the clutches of the Dark Side...
STAR WARS THE FORCE AWAKENS: Book and Magnetic Play Set
DISNEY & LUCASFILM    Book Number: 84988
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A sturdy black plastic shiny carry case with handle measuring 8" x 10", the pack invites us to create our own epic from Star Wars: The Force Awakens. Will you choose the light side of the Force or...
BEING ELVIS: A Lonely Life
RAY CONNOLLY    Book Number: 85017
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This insight into the life of the most iconic rock figure of them all shows that sadly Elvis's use of amphetamines can be traced right back to the mid-fifties. Well-known journalist and screenwrite...
DEATH OF A PIRATE: British Radio
ADRIAN JOHNS    Book Number: 85025
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The story starts in 1966 with a confrontation that ended in manslaughter between two pirate radio station owners, the weapon being a twelve-bore shotgun. Pirate radio was a signature phenomenon of...
RED MAN'S BONES: George Catlin, Artist and Showman
BENITA EISLER    Book Number: 85042
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George Catlin (1796-1872) has been described as 'the first artist of the West' as no white man before him lived among and painted the Native American tribes of the Northern Plains. An unsuccessful ...
TIME & A WORD: The Yes Story
MARTIN POPOFF    Book Number: 85050
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Yes have sold over 30 million albums. True fans of the progressive rock band Yes will delight in the info that 1956 saw Rick Wakeman taking his first piano lessons while at Christmas 1959 Steve Ho...
LIFE OF P. T. BARNUM
P. T. BARNUM    Book Number: 85364
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'I am 'a showman' by profession, and all the gildings shall make nothing else of me.' Meet the greatest entertainer of the 19th century. In 1934, desperate to create a better life for his family,...
50 GREATEST WESTERNS
BARRY STONE    Book Number: 84499
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Saddle up and ride alongside The Outlaw Josey Wales (1976), Westworld (1973), The Great Train Robbery (1903), Wagon Master (1950), Rio Bravo (1959), Pat Garrett & Billy the Kid (1973), A Fistful of...
WHITE WALKER: 3D Mask & Wall Mount - Game of Thrones
STEVE WINTERCROFT    Book Number: 85279
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Inspired by the terrifying creatures from the TV series Game of Thrones. They attacked with ferocity, forcing the Children of the Forest and the First Men into the South and the Land of Always Win...
GERED MANKOWITZ ROCK AND ROLL PHOTOGRAPHY
GERED MANKOWITZ    Book Number: 85280
Published price: £20
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Reputations were made quickly in the frenetic pop world of the sixties, and the 18-year-old Gered Mankowitz became an iconic photographer when he spent two years documenting the Rolling Stones in 1...
DOCTOR WHO - A History of The Universe In 100 Objects
JAMES GOSS & STEVE TRIBE    Book Number: 85058
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There is no greater voyage than across the universe. From a Time Lord's sonic screwdriver and Excalibur, to the Moon and a DVD, a 100 objects from the Who-niverse are rounded up in this brilliant c...
STAR WARS VILE VILLAINS: DK Ultimate Sticker Collection
DK     Book Number: 85520
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An official Star Wars Disney huge colourful softback packed with lightsabre action and Darth Vader defeating the emperor. Vader passes away and joins Obi-Wan and Yoda by becoming a Force ghost. T...
A LIFE IN THE DAY: Memories of Sixties London
HUNTER DAVIES    Book Number: 85540
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Hunter Davies was a leading chronicler of the Sixties from his vantage point as a Sunday Times journalist, and in this second memoir he takes the reader on an exciting and emotional ride, from the ...
LIVES OF JOHN LENNON
ALBERT GOLDMAN    Book Number: 85557
Published price: £19.99
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Look beyond the legends of Lennon to the man behind the music. After six years of research and some 1,200 interviews, this collation of the many faces of John Lennon looks extraordinarily deeply in...
KEITH MOON STOLE MY LIPSTICK
Judith Wills    Book Number: 85741
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Sub-titled 'The Swinging '60s, The Glam '70s and Me', Judith Wills sang with Freddie Mercury, got high with Jim Morrison, had a strange encounter with David Bowie, babysat Kate Beckinsale, accompan...
BEING WAGNER: The Triumph of the Will
SIMON CALLOW    Book Number: 85652
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Described in The Times as 'not simply a terrific actor who happens to write - you could as well call him a terrific writer who happens to act", Simon Callow plunges the reader headlong into Richard...
GENIUS OF JANE AUSTEN
PAULA BYRNE    Book Number: 85660
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A marvellous re-issue of Dr Byrne's 2002 book with a new foreword and extra chapter looking at a distinctive look at Jane Austen in Hollywood and a number of film adaptations from A.A. Milne to Whi...
PICTURING PRINCE: An Intimate Portrait
STEVE PARK    Book Number: 85677
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"I walked into the studio - it was dark, with just a few candles burning. He gestured for me to sit next to him and played me a song over the speakers. He had just recorded it. It was an intimate a...
ROLLING STONES
GLEN CROUCH    Book Number: 85679
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Let's spend the night together! Featuring beautiful photography and rare rock ephemera, including back stage passes, tickets and posters, here is a book that gives you the essence of the Rolling S...
SPRINGSTEEN: Album by Album
RYAN WHITE    Book Number: 85682
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The Boss, Born in the USA, by the late 1960s Bruce Springsteen was gigging around the Jersey Shore, building a reputation as an electrifying performer. He eventually secured a recording contract a...
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