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By Perry, Gillian, author
Hardback. English.
Published Ann Arbor: The University of Michigan Press, [2011?]
Women first appeared on the legitimate stage in England following the Restoration in 1660, heralding a major change in British theater.The First Actresses...

By Walter, Harriet
Paperback. English.
Published London: Nick Hern, 2003
Updated ed
In 'Other People's Shoes', Harriet Walter describes how she learned her craft and explores some of the connections between her life and work. She looks...

By Williams, Melanie, 1974- author
Paperback. English.
Published Edinburgh: Edinburgh University Press, 2017
'Female Stars of British Cinema' uses case studies of seven female stars whose careers span the 1940s to the present day - Jean Kent, Diana Dors, Rita...

Paperback. English.
Published Manchester: Manchester University Press, 2001
This work looks both at stars who attained worldwide fame through the Hollywood cinema, and those whose contribution is primarily to the national cinema...

By Lewis, Roger, 1960- author
eBook. English.
Published [London]: Bloomsbury Publishing, 2002
This biography examines Hawtrey's origins as a child star and as a performer in revue and the Will Hay films. It looks at his career on radio and television...

By Macnab, Geoffrey, 1965-
Paperback. English.
Published London: Cassell, 2000
This title explores the reasons behind British cinema's perennial failure to create its own stars. It compares the British contract system with that of...

By Bray, Christopher, 1962-
eBook. English.
Published London [England]: Faber and Faber Limited, 2005
First edition
"Michael Caine's brilliant career has spanned five decades and over a hundred films. This son of a London fish-market porter made his name as an iconic...

By Mann, William J., author
eBook. English.
Published [London]: Bloomsbury Publishing, 2011
'How to be a Movie Star' is a different kind of book about Elizabeth Taylor. It is an intimate, up-close look at a girl who grew up with fame, who learned...

By Tomalin, Claire, 1933-
Paperback. English.
Published London: Penguin, 1995
[New ed.]
Recounting the story of Dora Jordan, whose fame was almost extinguished by its own brilliance, Claire Tomalin looks at the life of this great comic actress...

By Duncan, Sophie, 1987- author
eBook. English.
Published Oxford: Oxford University Press, 2017
First edition
Sophie Duncan illuminates iconoclastic performances of Shakespeare's heroines in late Victorian theatre, through the celebrity, commentary, and careers...
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