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Michael Whitehall contrasts the glamorous image of theatrical life with the mundane realities of the business, while passing on some startling trade secrets along the way.

A laconic raconteur of refreshingly unstar-struck theatrical anecdotes, Whitehall deftly sketches the social comedy of his eccentric background: growing up in suburban London in the 1950s, his schooldays
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Published 2012 by Apostrophe Books
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Mar 30, 2014 Christine rated it did not like it  ·  review of another edition
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I read this book on the back of "Him and Me" and it was a mistake, whirl the former had a good structure and lots of energy, holding my attention throughout (it even made me lough out loud. An achievement indeed, as I'm not noted for my sense of humour!), I found this laconic and boring in the extreme.
Sadly it was lazily written, with too much name dropping, even for an agent, and many bitchy and unnecessary anecdotes which, for me, makes the writer the lesser person
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