By Turns Hilarious, Revelatory And Desperately Sad, Here Is The Autobiography Of The Man Whose TV And Stage Appearances Such As Hello Dolly , Some Mothers Do Ave Em And The Phantom Of The Opera Have Made Him A National Institution The Story Of The True Identity Of His Father, Which Is Behind This Book S Title, Leads Into An Evocative Depiction Of His Tender Childhood Years Whilst All The Men Were Away At War, Crawford Was Surrounded By Loving Women For Him This Was An Idyllic Wartime Childhood, But The Return Of The Men In Peacetime Signalled Darker Times To Come Crawford S Infectious Enjoyment Of Stage Work Illumines His Account Of His Early Struggles To Make A Name For Himself In The Theatre Business, And His Early Failures With Girls Are Lifted By His Abiding Sense Of The Absurd Both In His Private Life And His Work As A Successful Actor And TV Comedian, He Begins A Lifetime S Habit Of Pratfalls That He Would Later Turn To Good Use In The Character Of Frank Spencer In Smash Hit S TV Comedy Show Some Mothers Do Ave Em His Talent For Mimicry Makes The Great Personalities In His Life Come Alive On The Page People He Has Worked With, Including Benjamin Britten Who Taught Him To Sing, John Lennon With Whom He Shared A Villa And Oliver Reed, Michael Winner, Barbra Steisand, Gene Kelly And Frank Sinatra I love Michael Crawford and have long been a fan of his immeasurable talent I was intrigued to read his life story and his anecdotes are very funny. Do you love Some Mothers Do have them well this the book for you here he goes into great detail on the history of how Norman Wisdom was the original choose after the show came out you can see why But also takes you step mad step through the stunts which no actor today would be able to do because of insurance but then it was so different that s why we have brilliant TV show that will never again be related.We have his Phantom of the Opera his other musicals but over all this very much Oh Bettie the cats done a woopsy I have long been a fan of Michael Crawford, and I enjoyed reading about his up and down life He didn t seem to glorify himself, as some might do, but seemed to give an honest portrayal of himself and his hardships Recommended.
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- 448 pages
- Parcel Arrived Safely, Tied with String
- Michael Crawford
- 10 March 2019 Michael Crawford