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Our Betty By Liz Smith

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THE TOP 5 SUNDAY TIMES BESTSELLER: The warm and funny memoir of one of Britain's favourite character actresses `Charming, funny and unique - just like Liz herself' Paul O'Grady

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Our Betty by Liz Smith

Liz Smith, once called the nation's favourite fictional grandmother, is a familiar face to all TV and cinema viewers. She is most often recognised for her role of Nana in The Royle Family. OUR BETTY is Liz's life story - from her cosseted yet lonely childhood with her beloved grandparents (her mother died giving birth to Liz's stillborn sibling), through the war with the WRENS, marriage and children, divorce and poverty, long years working in dead-end jobs such as in a plastic bag factory, until her heavenly escape of evening acting classes provided the chance for a career. While working at Hamley's one Christmas ('I was one of those tiresome people who stop you and beg you to try samples of this and that'), she received a phone call from a young director who wanted to make an improvised film. His name was Mike Leigh and the film Bleak Moments. From that point, when Liz was 50, her career took off and she has worked with some of the most famous names in the entertainment business. OUR BETTY is, like its author, original, amusing and fascinating on the struggles, hopes and successes endemic of a life in front of the camera.

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About Liz Smith


Liz Smith is one of Britain's favourite character actresses. She is best known for playing Nana in the Royle Family and has had a long career in film and on the stage, working with such directors as Tim Burton, Mike Leigh, Peter Greenaway and Neil Jordan. She lives in north London.

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GOR000947100
Our Betty by Liz Smith
Liz Smith
Used - Very Good
Paperback
Simon & Schuster
2007-03-05
240
141651161X
9781416511618
N/A
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