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BOOK REVIEW: Instructive acting account

... Instructive acting account COMPILED By PETER HEPPLE It is human nature, I suppose, to speculate more about the private lives of actors than about how they entered the profession and go about preparing ...

Published: Thursday 06 April 2000
Newspaper: The Stage
County: London, England
Type: Article | Words: 654 | Page: Page 31 | Tags: book review 

BOOK REVIEW: Never forget Novello

... Never forget Novello Although they were friends, Ivor Novello has in recent years been overshadowed by Noel Coward, at one time thought to be his great rival. Yet apart from the fact that they were bo ...

Published: Thursday 02 March 2000
Newspaper: The Stage
County: London, England
Type: Article | Words: 389 | Page: Page 27 | Tags: book review 

BOOK REVIEW: Calling all rock

... Calling all rock Years ago a band would take the name of its leader. Then along came the rock revolution and the collective name of the band became as important as its music. Nowadays, we take names f ...

Published: Thursday 01 October 1998
Newspaper: The Stage
County: London, England
Type: Article | Words: 182 | Page: Page 27 | Tags: book review 

BOOK REVIEW: GONG WITH THE WIND

... GONG WITH THE WIND There is nobody in this country more adept at picking out sub jects for film reference books than Roy Pickard. This time he has come up with Oscar Stars from A to Z (Headline, £12.9 ...

Published: Thursday 01 October 1998
Newspaper: The Stage
County: London, England
Type: Article | Words: 136 | Page: Page 27 | Tags: book review 

BOOK REVIEW: HEAVY READING

... HEAVY READING I here seems to be a little conflict between the author and publisher of Theatre At War, 1914/18 (Macmillan, £42.50). The author, U Collins, obviously regards it as an interesting chroni ...

Published: Thursday 01 October 1998
Newspaper: The Stage
County: London, England
Type: Article | Words: 223 | Page: Page 27 | Tags: book review 

BOOK REVIEW: HARD GRAFT

... HARD GRAFT io reao bieven berKorr s Gran: Tales of an Actor (Oberon Books, £12) is to come to some under standing of the actor whose opin ions about his profession have been well aired recently. Thoug ...

Published: Thursday 01 October 1998
Newspaper: The Stage
County: London, England
Type: Article | Words: 164 | Page: Page 27 | Tags: book review 

BOOK REVIEW: CLEAR SIGNALS

... CLEAR SIGNALS The Best of Jazz (Robson Books, £11.99) bears the same title as the Radio 2 programme Humphrey Lyttelton has preserv ted for many years, and is distin guished by the same urbanity and ea ...

Published: Thursday 01 October 1998
Newspaper: The Stage
County: London, England
Type: Article | Words: 205 | Page: Page 27 | Tags: book review 

BOOK REVIEW: DOWN TO EARTH

... DOWN TO EARTH The Young Person's Guide to Ballet is a little big to be a Christmas stocking filler, and at £14 may be considered a little expensive. Published by Pavilion Books, it is the kind of book ...

Published: Thursday 01 October 1998
Newspaper: The Stage
County: London, England
Type: Article | Words: 173 | Page: Page 27 | Tags: book review 

BOOK REVIEW: EARLY DAYS

... EARLY DAYS Barbra Streisand suddenly appeared to the British public as a fully developed artist in the sixties, heralded as a great star, even though we had never previously heard of her. Barry Dennen ...

Published: Thursday 01 October 1998
Newspaper: The Stage
County: London, England
Type: Article | Words: 346 | Page: Page 27 | Tags: book review 

BOOK REVIEW: Insightful look at Marie's love

... Insightful look at Marie's love It is easy to nave misconceptions about Marie Lloyd. One of them is that she was a large lady with an immoral lifestyle and an act that caused continual outcry from the ...

Published: Thursday 04 November 1999
Newspaper: The Stage
County: London, England
Type: Article | Words: 917 | Page: Page 30 | Tags: book review 

BOOK REVIEW: Movie mad composer who broke convention

... Movie mad composer who broke convention Compiled By PETER HEPPLE John Barry was the first of a new breed of British film composers--coming from the pop field rather than the classics. Back in the fort ...

Published: Thursday 11 March 1999
Newspaper: The Stage
County: London, England
Type: Article | Words: 1634 | Page: Page 35 | Tags: book review