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eBook John Gielgud: Centenary Edition: An Actor's Life ePub

by Gyles Brandreth

  • ISBN: 0750938242
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  • Author: Gyles Brandreth
  • Language: English
  • Publisher: Non Basic Stock Line; First Edition edition (2004)
  • Pages: 304
  • ePub book: 1200 kb
  • Fb2 book: 1773 kb
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  • Rating: 4.8
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by Gyles Brandreth (Author).

This celebration of John Gielgud tells the extraodinary story of a unique actor, film star and director who, at 78, won Oscar for his role . ISBN13: 9780750927529.

This celebration of John Gielgud tells the extraodinary story of a unique actor, film star and director who, at 78, won Oscar for his role in Arthur. Release Date: March 2001. Publisher: Sutton Publishing Ltd.

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Gyles Daubeney Brandreth (born 8 March 1948) is an English writer, broadcaster, actor, and former Conservative Member of Parliament. Brandreth was born in Wuppertal, Germany, where his father, Charles Brandreth, was serving as a legal officer with the Allied Control Commission

John Gielgud: An Actor's Life, written and read by Gyles Brandreth.

John Gielgud: An Actor's Life, written and read by Gyles Brandreth. Isis, £1. 9, 300 mn). Peter Kingston. Brandreth does a passable imitation of the famous woodwind voice, although his own distinctive treacle tones lack the dry harmonics beefed by Gielgud's lifelong 20 Turkish ciggies a day. Unlike his polymath biographer - MP, TV-AM sweater man, journalist - Gielgud was a self-confessed mono-interest man. He said he was nothing outside the theatre. And the long list of flops is telling.

A former Oxford scholar and President of the Oxford Union, Gyles Brandreth worked in theatre, television and publishing before becoming MP for the City of Chester in 1992

ISBN 13: 9780750938242. A former Oxford scholar and President of the Oxford Union, Gyles Brandreth worked in theatre, television and publishing before becoming MP for the City of Chester in 1992. He returned to writing and broadcasting in 1997 and is the author of a series of acclaimed profiles of actors and directors - including Vanessa Redgrave, Michael Gambon and Sir Peter Hall.

John Gielgud: An Actor's Life (Paperback). Gyles Brandreth (author). Sir John Gielgud made his first appearance at the Old Vic in London in 1921. Please provide me with your latest book news, views and details of Waterstones’ special offers. Through eight decades he dominated his profession, initially as a classical actor, later in plays by Harold Pinter and Alan Bennett. Towards the end of his career, he emerged as a Hollywood star, winning his first Oscar (for Arthur) at the age of 78. When Gielgud died in May 2000 he was honoured as 'the giant of twentieth century theatre'.

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Brandreth combines neat reportage, deft evocation and lovely tales about a man he knew and relished' - Benedict Nightingale, The Times. A delightful memoir which tells you all you need to know and collects all the anecdotes' - Michael Coveney, Daily Mail. A testimony to Gyles Brandreth's talent.

He is the author of acclaimed profiles of actors and directors, including Michael and Vanessa Redgrave, Kenneth Williams and Peter Hall, as well as the bestselling Breaking the Code.