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- The History Press 2013; US$ 11.65
Spike Milligan was one of the most gifted and creative individuals of our time, and is remembered as a true comic genius. However, many people are unaware that he battled throughout his adult life against anxiety and depression, neither of which he was able to conquer. He allowed his biographer and close friend, Pauline Scudamore, complete and unfettered... more...
- Nick Hern Books 2013; US$ 18.94
The theatre rehearsal room is a sacred place. What goes on there is mysterious, alchemical and closely guarded. So how are aspiring theatre directors supposed to learn their craft? In Getting Directions , Russ Hope gives us the benefit of unprecedented, fly-on-the-wall access to eight rehearsal rooms. He has shadowed some of the UK's most exciting... more...
- Nick Hern Books 2013; US$ 3.65
In each volume of the Shakespeare on Stage series, a leading actor takes us behind the scenes, recreating in detail a memorable performance in one of Shakespeare?s major roles. They discuss their character, working through the play scene by scene, with refreshing candour and in forensic detail. The result is a masterclass on playing the role, invaluable... more...
- Taylor Trade Publishing 2013; US$ 9.99
This is the story of the actress who became a Hollywood legend by winning the coveted role of Scarlett O'Hara in Gone With the Wind . But behind the dazzling exterior lay the sinister shadow of another Vivien Leigh?a shadow which pursued her throughout her aristocratic upbringing, her frustrating first marriage, her tempestuous romance with Laurence... more...
- Ashgate Publishing Ltd 2013; US$ 109.95
In the first full-length study devoted to John Lowin, Wooding provides a comprehensive overview of the life and times of one of the greatest actors of seventeenth-century England. She examines his involvement in the Jacobean/Caroline world as citizen, performer, and manager of King's Men's Company, and contextualizes his life and career within... more...
- Scarecrow Press 2001; US$ 49.99
Introduces Benigni's performances in film, stage, and television, little known outside of Italy, with an emphasis on the cultural and intellectual backdrops that characterize his films, including his origins among the Tuscan rhyming poets and his experiences in the Roman avant-garde theater. Benigni's statements about his experiences and apprenticeships... more...
- John Blake 2013; US$ 9.99
Her face is simply unmistakable as the council house brothel madam, Lillian, in the long-running UK cult drama Shameless . By her own admission not exactly the Brigitte Bardot of the North West, Alice Barry is fiercely and unapologetically proud of her working-class roots and the many obstacles she has overcome in life and in her acting career. In... more...
- John Blake 2013; US$ 9.99
When Emily Lloyd burst onto the movie scene at 17 she was hailed as the next Marilyn Monroe. Her stunning performance as precocious Lynda Mansell in David Leland?s coming of age drama Wish You Were Here thrust her into the spotlight and cemented the film?s reputation as a British classic. Hollywood beckoned and Emily landed high profile roles alongside... more...
- John Blake 2006; US$ 8.99
In these fascinating memoirs, Helene Thornton gives the definitive account of who her daughter Paula Yates really was. From frail, lonely schoolgirl to voluptuous star of the stage and screen, wife, mother, lover, author, and artist, Helene?s dramatic story finally discloses the truth behind two fascinating, intense lives. She sets the record straight... more...
- Taylor and Francis 2013; US$ 320.00
This volume forms part of the 5 volume set Early English Stages 1300-1660 . This set examines the history of the development of dramatic spectacle and stage convention in England from the beginning of the fourteenth century to 1660. more...