Entertainment Books:

Prunella

Format

Paperback

Customer rating

Click to share your rating 0 ratings (0.0/5.0 average) Thanks for your vote!

Share this product

Prunella by Teresa Ransom
Unavailable
Sorry, this product is not currently available to order

Description

Prunella Scales is of one of Britain's favourite and most secretive actresses. To some she is Sybil Fawlty, the terror of Torquay, while to others she is a reincarnation of Queen Victoria or Dottie, the cantankerous Tesco supergranny. Teresa Ransom has put together a thoroughly absorbing portrait of a private and professional woman who has won the hearts of millions. Her TV debut came in 1952 as Lydia Bennett in Pride and Prejudice and Marriage Lines, Fawlty Towers and Mapp and Lucia established her as a household name for each decade that followed. Her list of theatre credits is long and eclectic and she is also a successful director and an inspirational teacher. Prunella rarely speaks in her own right, yet here she has been utterly candid. Featuring many of the actress's own letters and diaries, and drawing on extensive interviews, this captivating biography reveals a life lived to the full both on and off the stage.

Author Biography

Teresa Ransom is a noted biographer, born and brought up in the UK. After marrying an Australianshe moved to Sydney, where she trained and worked as an actor. She first met Prunella Scales when Prunella recorded an audio version of her biography of Fanny Trollope.
Release date NZ
June 5th, 2006
Author
Country of Publication
United Kingdom
Illustrations
Illustrations, ports.
Imprint
John Murray Publishers Ltd
Pages
272
Dimensions
128x197x17
ISBN-13
9780719556982
Product ID
1647229

Customer reviews

Nobody has reviewed this product yet. You could be the first!

Write a Review

Marketplace listings

There are no Marketplace listings available for this product currently.
Already own it? Create a free listing and pay just 9% commission when it sells!

Sell Yours Here

Help & options

  • If you think we've made a mistake or omitted details, please send us your feedback. Send Feedback
  • If you have a question or problem with this product, visit our Help section. Get Help
Filed under...

Buy this and earn 135 Banana Points