I an Actor
Nicholas Craig, Christopher Douglas, Nigel Planer, Steve Coogan
The new revised edition of the uncensored ‘Acto-biography’ of the most controversial thespian of his generation. The memoirs of Nicholas Craig – theatrical eminence best known for his Trueplate in The Cuckolde of Leicester and more popularly as Gob in Oh No! It’s the Neighbours! – are re-released for a grateful audience, updated with a wealth of new and controversial material. Startlingly truthful, unflinchingly illustrated, I, An Actor’ is a piton up the slope of creativity for theatre fans and aspiring actors alike, revealing everything that most theatrical autobiographies cravenly avoid.
"'A brilliantly funny and astute look at the world of theatre' Harriett Gilbert, A Good Read, Radio 4 October 2017 * 'Just wonderful' Sally Lindsay, A Good Read, Radio 4 October 2017 * 'So cleverly observed' Jonathan Harvey, A Good Read, Radio 4 October 2017 * 'One of the most outspoken compendia of theatrical-lore ever written' Sunday Telegraph * 'Disloyal, vindictive, bitter, scandalous and insulting' * Sheridan Morley, The Times 'One of my five all-time favourite books' Lynn Barber, Observer * 'Had me laughing out loud and becoming an embarrassment on public transport. Anyone who has ever had the mildest interest in the theatre should receive a mandatory copy of this book' Simon Brett, Punch * 'He could almost be doing a send-up of a theatrical biography' Yorkshire Post * 'Ha bloody ha' The Stage"
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