160 pages. Softcover. Very good condition. ACTORS. In the 1960s Freddie's was the usual name for the Temple Stage School, which supplied the West End theatres with children for roles in everything from Shakespeare to pantomime. Freddie, the proprietress, is a formidable woman, of unknown age and provenance. But everybody who is anybody claims to know her. By sheer force of character and single-minded thrust she has turned herself into a national institution. This story of what happened at Freddie's is not only for theatre-lovers, but for people who care about children, or hate them, or were-once upon a time-children themselves. In particular, it is for those of us who sometimes pretend to be what we are not-that is to say, act a little. "A jewel of a book."-Daily Mail (Key Words: Temple Stage School, Freddie's, Child Actors, London, Penelope Fitzgerald, Acting Schools).
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Very Good. From the Booker Prize-winner of `Offshore' comes this entertaining tale of a chaotic stage school and its singular headmistress. With a new introduction by Simon Callow. Trade paperback (US). Flamingo S.
Good. From the Booker Prize-winner of `Offshore' comes this entertaining tale of a chaotic stage school and its singular headmistress. With a new introduction by Simon Callow. Trade paperback (US). Flamingo S.
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