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Smasher Robert Ross

Smasher By Robert Ross

Smasher by Robert Ross


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Summary

This fascinating biography lays bare the life of British entertainment's most lovable rogue.

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Smasher: The Life of Sid James by Robert Ross

Everyone thinks they know Sid James - the Carry On star and womaniser, who drank himself to death after the end of his affair with Barbara Windsor - but despite hundreds of scandalous newspaper exposes the real story of this complex actor has never been told. Now, this fascinating biography lays bare the life of British entertainment's most lovable rogue. Featuring never-before-published correspondence with Sid's friends, family and colleagues, and exclusive tales from his inner circle, Robert Ross shows how a Jewish boy from South Africa grew up to become the archetypal wise-cracking cockney, and explores the many facets of a man who was variously a war hero, serial seducer, inveterate gambler and comic icon.

About Robert Ross

Robert Ross has been writing about and researching British entertainment history for more than a decade. He is the author of 15 books on British comedy, ranging from Monty Python to Benny Hill and the Carry On films. He regularly appears on TV and Radio and has hosted sell-out events at the National Film Theatre, interviewing The Goodies and the League of Gentlemen on stage, as well as attending the Edinburgh Festival and interviewing classic comedy stars like Terry Jones and Melvyn Hayes. He lives in Aylesbury, Buckinghamshire.

Additional information

GOR004556896
9781907532160
1907532161
Smasher: The Life of Sid James by Robert Ross
Used - Very Good
Paperback
JR Books Ltd
20120501
288
N/A
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