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First Houses On Becoming an Actor

By: Barkworth, Peter

Price: $30.00

Publisher: London, Secker & Warburg: 1983

Seller ID: 009501

review-contents British actor Barkworth recalls his early years in the theater--starting as a teenage reciter of dialects and funny poems at fundraising concerts during WW II. Seeing Gielgud's Hamlet in 1944, however, made him want to be a ""serious and great actor"": he won a scholarship to RADA (supplemented by family sacrifice); provincial repertory followed--with one compelling little anecdote about breaking a contract in order to take a more attr... View more info

VICTORIA REGINA A Dramatic Biography

By: Housman Laurence

Price: $25.00

Publisher: Jonathan Cape: 1961

Edition: Impression

Seller ID: 002777

Clean, cream pages and tight binding. No inscription. Clean, unmarked blue boards. Two very small tears in dustjacket. "Thirty plays of Queen Victoria...Mr Houseman has recaptured in this most vivid way the chamrs, as well as the stupidities, of those years" View more info

One Life Two Journeys I'm Not a Dentist

By: Szeps, Henri

Price: $15.00

Publisher: Aust, Currency Press, Sydney: 2003

Inscription: Signed by Author

Seller ID: 010809

Two amusing and moving autobiographical one man shows from Henri Szeps ... I’m Not a Dentist covers his tumultuous early childhood. Born in a refugee camp in Switzerland during World War II, Henri was bounced between his real mother, a foster family and orphanages, before coming to Australia and becoming one of this country’s eminent actors. Why Kids? focuses on Henri’s other great love - his children. Brimming with humanity, humour and hope, it culminates in a br... View more info