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Maggie Smith : a biography

Author: Michael Coveney; Sian Thomas
Publisher: New York, NY : Macmillan Audio, [2015] ℗2015
Edition/Format:   Audiobook on CD : CD audio : Biography : English : UnabridgedView all editions and formats
Summary:
Michael Coveney shines a light on the life and career of a truly remarkable performer, one whose stage and screen career spans six decades. This biography, written with Maggie Smith's blessing and drawing on personal archives as well as interviews with immediate family and close friends, is a portrait of one of the greatest actors of our time.
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Genre/Form: Biographies
Audiobooks
Biography
Books on CD
Named Person: Maggie Smith; Maggie Smith
Material Type: Biography, Audio book, etc., Internet resource
Document Type: Sound Recording, Internet Resource
All Authors / Contributors: Michael Coveney; Sian Thomas
ISBN: 9781427271525 1427271526
OCLC Number: 911068854
Notes: Compact discs.
Performer(s): Read by Sian Thomas.
Description: 11 audio discs (14 hr.) : digital, CD audio ; 4 3/4 in.
Contents: Preview: In the company of a secret star --
The flight from Ilford --
Schooling in Oxford accents --
Clown of town and gown --
New Revue and Old Vic --
West End calling, screen testing --
Surprises with Olivier at the National --
Romance with the new Lunts --
The prime of Miss Maggie Smith --
Prickly pain in Private lives --
Canada home and dry --
Salvation in Stratford, Stoppard and Virginia Woolf --
Best of British pork and Palin --
Millamant, Poliakoff and Poppy Cocteau --
A toast to the Bard with Levin and Lettice --
Alone without God --
Tales of ageing, innocence and experience --
Secrets and lies in Yorkshire and Italy --
Onstage with Albee, Bennett and Hare --
TV specials for the lady from Dubuque --
Goodbye Hollywood, hello British comedy --
Harry Potter and Downton Abbey --
Late flowering of marigolds around the van --
Overview: In old glory and new celebrity.
Responsibility: Michael Coveney.

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Michael Coveney shines a light on the life and career of a truly remarkable performer, one whose stage and screen career spans six decades. This biography, written with Maggie Smith's blessing and drawing on personal archives as well as interviews with immediate family and close friends, is a portrait of one of the greatest actors of our time.

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