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Travelling to Work: Diaries 1988--1998 (Michael Palin Diaries)

Author: Palin, Michael

Publisher: St. Martin's Press

Format:Hardcover

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Travelling to Work: Diaries 1988--1998 (Michael Palin Diaries) : <p>As in <i>Halfway to Hollywood</i> and <i>The Python Years, Travelling to Work</i> contains a decade's worth of unedited, unabridged diary entries from multi-talented funnyman Michael Palin. In this volume, the last Palin has agreed to publish, the former Python documents his experience hosting a series of BBC travel documentaries even as he continues to develop new dimensions as a writer and actor.</p> <p>Python faithful will love Palin's candid comments and wry wit even as they are awed by his dogged work ethic and myriad accomplishments. From his work for the BBC to his dramatic portrayal of the headmaster on Alan Bleasdale's award-winning drama <i>GBH</i>, to his success as screenwriter, playwright and novelist, these pages display a true modern-day Renaissance Man. Included as well are behind the scenes stories from the making of <i>Fierce Creatures,</i> the tumultuous follow-up to <i>A Fish Called Wanda,</i> along with Palin's reflections on dealings with his manager, editors and publishers--enough insider information to please any show business enthusiast.</p> <p>In short, <i>Travelling to Work</i> is a roller-coaster ride driven by the Palin hallmarks curiosity, a sense of adventure and unflappable cool demonstrating he is truly, in his own words, 'someone grounded and safe who can be tempted into almost anything.'</p>


Category   Subject
Biography & Autobiography   Entertainment & Performing Arts
Biography & Autobiography   General
Performing Arts   Television

ISBN 13:9781250077073
ISBN 10:1250077079
Format:Hardcover
Language:English
Pages:592
Size:9.55" l x 6.38" w x 1.99" h
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