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- Ebury Publishing 2012; US$ 15.98
From her BAFTA-winning television work, such as My Beautiful Son, to her big screen debut alongside Michael Caine in Educating Rita, her starring in Billy Elliot (both of which earned her Oscar nominations) and her portrayal of Mrs Weasley in the Harry Potter films, Julie Walters has worked with some of the greatest and most diverse actors and directors... more...
- Palgrave Macmillan 2014; US$ 90.00
Examining theatre economics, rhetorical acting, cross-dressing, the staging of 'self', and the alignment of motherhood and work, this book reveals how actresses drew on changing models of gender to achieve phenomenal levels of success over the eighteenth-century. By doing so it sheds new light on the cultural significance of female performance. more...
- Taylor and Francis 2013; US$ 54.95
Cecil Davies' The Adelphi Players: The Theatre of Persons represents a uniquely interesting contribution to our understanding of touring British theatre in the mid-twentieth-century, post-war period. This book will interest everyone - whether student, academic or general reader - who wants to know more about issues concerning the recent history of... more...
- The History Press 2011; US$ 14.57
<div>Alastair sim was an energetic character both on and off the screen. His idiosyncratic style of acting in films such as 'The Belles of St Trinian's' endeared him to a cinema-going audience desperate to escape the day-to-day dreariness of an invasive, bureaucratic post-war Britain. In private, he was a curiously contradictory character,... more...
- John Blake Publishing 2011; US$ 10.19
Amanda Holden always knew her destiny was to become a star. At the age of three she was singing, acting and directing plays for family and friends. 'I want to be a household name, like Fairy Liquid,' she told them. Ever the joker, for once Amanda wasn't kidding.From a bit-part in EastEnders she went on to star in hit TV series Cutting It and Wild At... more...
- Plexus Publishing Ltd. 2014; US$ 14.57
His fans regularly discuss whether he looks more like 'an otter' or 'a hammerhead shark', but that hasn't stopped Benedict Cumberbatch becoming an international sex symbol who's on the cusp of Hollywood superstardom. He's made 'geektelligence' hot in the insanely popular BBC series Sherlock, and explored his dark side in blockbusters like Star Trek:... more...
- Taylor and Francis 2012; US$ 34.95
Di Trevis is a world-renowned director, whose work with Britain?s National Theatre, Royal Shakespeare Company, and directing productions worldwide, has deeply informed her knowledge of the director?s craft. In Being a Director, she draws on a wealth of first-hand experience to present an immersive, engaging and vital insight into the role of a... more...
- Andrews UK 2014; US$ 9.99
Star Trek: Into Darkness, The Fifth Estate, 12 Years a Slave, August: Osage County, The Hobbit: The Desolation of Smaugthese would be milestones in most actors entire career. For Benedict Cumberbatch, roles in these films are merely a years additions to his already-vast resume. 2013 proved to be the final step in Cumberbatchs... more...
- Pavilion Books 2014; US$ 11.65
Benny Hill is the best known and best loved British comedian on world television - from the USA to the Pacific Rim. Feted for his unique brand of coy awareness, innuendo and saucy songs - but seemingly out of favour in his homeland before his death - Benny Hill can now be rated as having had one of the foremost careers in comedy. Robert Ross tracks... more...
- John Blake Publishing 2010; US$ 13.11
Born into a working-class family in Caterham, Surrey, in 1949, Bill attended the Guildford School of Dance and Drama before embarking on a two-year theatre stint in Liverpool. His London stage debut came in 1977 at the National Theatre, and many more theatre, radio and television appearances followed, including radio performances of Yes Minister for... more...