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Asking for Trouble By Sheridan Morley

Asking for Trouble
by Sheridan Morley

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Marking his 60th birthday, this is the autobiography of Sheridan Morley, the British theatre biographer and critic. It recounts tales of well-known faces in the media and theatre worlds, during a life of two marriages, one major nervous crack-up and 30 years of BBC radio arts programmes.
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Asking for Trouble by Sheridan Morley

Marking his 60th birthday, this is the autobiography of Sheridan Morley, the British theatre biographer and critic. Born the weekend of Pearl Harbour in 1941, Sheridan Morley grew up in California in the closing days of the Hollywood Raj, where he knew, albeit fleetingly, Garbo and Dietrich and the colony of English actors "out in the midday sun". He went to school in England, and then Oxford University, followed by the start of his life in news and arts journalism and as a drama critic and biographer. He recounts tales of so many well-known faces in the media and theatre worlds, during a life of two marriages, three children, two grandchildren, one major nervous crack-up and 30 years of BBC radio arts programmes.

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Asking for Trouble Reviews


Praise for Sheridan's last biography, JOHN G: 'Masterly and moving - The Sunday Times

His chatty style and the clarity of his writing bring a whole era to life - Independent

Insights into his character and many good stories, some of them very funny....floats delightfully on warm gusts of anecdotes - Mail on Sunday

About Sheridan Morley


Sheridan Morley is one of Britain s foremost award-winning theatre critics, broadcasters and biographers. He has written the first biographies of Noel Coward, David Niven and James Mason as well as lives of many other actors including his father, Robert Morley, and his grandmother, Dame Gladys Cooper.

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GOR004671865
Asking for Trouble by Sheridan Morley
Sheridan Morley
Used - Very Good
Hardback
Hodder & Stoughton
2002-11-07
352
0340820578
9780340820575
N/A
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