Tales of an Actors' Agent (eBook): Shark-Infested Waters

by Michael Whitehall, Jack Whitehall

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Michael Whitehall contrasts the glamorous image of theatrical life with the mundane realities of the business, while passing on some startling trade secrets along the way.

A laconic raconteur of refreshingly unstar-struck theatrical anecdotes, Whitehall deftly sketches the social comedy of his eccentric background: growing up in suburban London in the 1950s, his schooldays at Ampleforth and his subsequent adventures as a prep schoolmaster – worthy of Evelyn Waugh himself – before becoming an actors' agent.

Shark-Infested Waters is a charming, funny and piquant view of a world that continues to fascinate.

Praise for Shark Infested Waters:

"The funniest show-business memoir I've read since David Niven's The Moon's a Balloon." - Nigel Havers

"One of the year's funniest memoirs." – Daily Express

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