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Description - So You Want to be an Actor? by Timothy West

A handbook for aspiring actors by two of the best known names in British theatre and television.

So You Want To Be An Actor by Timothy West and Prunella Scales offers practical advice and do's and don'ts to anyone thinking of taking up acting. The authors are passionate about actor training, know the profession inside out and have more than a hundred years' experience between them...

Writing alternately throughout the book and sometimes offering radically different opinions they cover over sixty topics including:

* Drama school

* Auditions and interviews

* Agents

* Financial Security

* Learning the lines

* Working in television/radio

* Touring

* Media attention

Charmingly informal but full of sound advice, So You Want To Be An Actor is essential reading for anyone with their eye on a career in acting.

'One of the most valuable books for young and aspiring actors that I have read in recent years... a book to keep with you from debut to death'
- Rogues and Vagabonds Theatre Website

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Book Details

ISBN: 9781854598790
ISBN-10: 1854598791
Format: Paperback / softback
(214mm x 12mm x 109mm)
Pages: 160
Imprint: Nick Hern Books
Publisher: Nick Hern Books
Publish Date: 8-Sep-2005
Country of Publication: United Kingdom

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Author Biography - Timothy West

Timothy West is best-known on TV for Brass and for playing real people such as Edward VII, Churchill and Beecham, and on stage for classic roles such as Lear, Prospero, Falstaff and the Master Builder. Prunella Scales is world-famous as Mrs Basil Fawlty and well-known on stage and screen for countless other roles often in modern comedy. She has played both Queen Victoria and Queen Elizabeth II.

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