Robert Lindsay - Letting Go

Robert Lindsay

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ISBN (10): 1854186884; (13): 978 185418688 1

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New release: Paperback including a free audiobook version on CD!

The inside story of one of Britain’s best-loved, best-known actors

The inside story of one of Britain’s best-loved, best-known actors, which reveals in his own words, for the first time, exactly what makes him tick.

Robert Lindsay describes not only the lasting influences of his childhood, schooling and family, but also how his acting started and then took off with Citizen Smith. He reflects on the highs of a runaway West End and Broadway success, the lows of a brief flirtation with Hollywood and what keeps his feet on the ground.

Beyond the stories of Robert Lindsay the star – and intriguing showbiz encounters, for example with Katharine Hepburn, Michael Jackson and others – Letting Go sheds honest light on Robert Lindsay the man, on his relationships and his family, and provides insights into his approach to being an actor.

Letting Go is illustrated with photographs, many previously unseen, from Robert’s life and career.

Reviews

Choice Magazine August 2011

Letting Go was chosen by the Daily Mail to appear in their 2011 summer supplement.
Click to see: 17th June 2011

Bertram Books Summer Magazine 16th June 2011

Bertram Books Summer Magazine 15th June 2011

LOWDHAM BOOK FESTIVAL: Thank you so much for the wonderful evening at Caythorpe, you where terrific. I tagged along with my wife Carolyn – she asked the question, “Do you think that your devilishly good looks are an advantage.” I left a real fan and have just finished reading `Letting Go’. Robert, what can I say, you have had an incredible career and amazingly the best is yet to come! Remember: “Enjoy yourself, it’s later than you think.” Give us yet more to enjoy and `use the force’ we need your talent.
Steve Guy June 2010

Plays International Winter 2010

DailyExpress.co.uk Monday 2nd November 2009

Derbyshire.co.uk Friday 30th October 2009

Telegraph.co.uk Friday 30th October 2009

Bookbrunch.co.uk Thursday 29th October 2009

BBC News Tuesday 27th October 2009

Whats On Stage Monday 26th October 2009

The author

Robert Lindsay first found fame as sitcom star Wolfie Smith, and went on to win Tony, Olivier and Fred Astaire awards in the theatre for Me and My Girl, before finding further success on TV, earning a Best Actor BAFTA for GBH. More recently Robert has appeared on stage in The Entertainer and Aristo and on television in the popular BBC sitcom My Family, but this book could be said to be dedicated to ‘my family – the real one’.

TV & Radio

TV and Radio appearances for LETTING GO by Robert Lindsay

May 2011

BBC Radio Derby Andy Potter Tuesday 31st May 2011

BBC Radio Nottingham Mark Dennison Tuesday 31st May 2011

October 2009

23rd Oct: The One Show

26th October:This Morning, Radio 5 Simon Mayo show, CBBC Sportsround

27th Oct: BBC Breakfast, Talk Sport (1.40-2pm)

 
November 2009

2nd Nov: The Alan Titchmarsh Show

21st Nov: BBC Radio 4, Saturday Live

23rd Nov: The Paul O’Grady Show

25th Nov: BBC Radio Nottingham (12.00-12.30pm), Radio Derby (3.00-3.30pm)

Book Signings

Book signings for the hardback

2009

24th October (12.00-1.00pm)
The Gerrards Cross Bookshop
12a Packhorse Road
Gerrards Cross

24th November (6.30-8.00pm)
Waterstone’s Trafford Centre
42 Regent Crescent
Trafford Centre
Barton Dock Road
Manchester

25th November
Waterstone’s Nottingham
1/5 Bridlesgate
Nottingham

25th November
Waterstone’s Derby
78-80 St Peter’s Street
Derby

Pictures

Letting Go Book Launch at the Haymarket Hotel Wednesday 28th October 2009

 

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