My Old Man: A Personal History of Music Hall

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Shortlisted for the Theatre Book Prize; former prime minister John Major takes a remarkable journey into his own unconventional family past to tell the richly colourful story of the British music hall.Music hall was one of the glories of Victorian England. Sentimental, vulgar, but patriotic and champion of the underdog, it held a mirror to the audiences' hopes, fears and the general absurdity of life.Vast, smoke-filled auditoriums were packed every night throughout Britain. Popular performers, such as Marie Lloyd and Vesta ...

My Old Man: A Personal History of Music Hall 2013, William Collins, London

ISBN-13: 9780007450145

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My Old Man: A Personal History of Music Hall 2012, HarperPress, London

ISBN-13: 9780007450138

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My Old Man: A Personal History of Music Hall 2012, William Collins, London

ISBN-13: 9780007511198

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