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Halfway to Hollywood: Volume Two: Diaries 1980 to 1988 (Paperback)
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Halfway to Hollywood: Volume Two: Diaries 1980 to 1988 (Paperback)

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After a live performance at the Hollywood Bowl, The Pythons made their last performance together in 1983 in the hugely successful MONTY PYTHON'S MEANING OF LIFE. Writing and acting in films and television then took over much of Michael's life, culminating in the smash hit A FISH CALLED WANDA (for which he won a BAFTA for Best Supporting Actor), and the first of his seven celebrated television journeys for the BBC. He co-produced, wrote and played the lead in THE MISSIONARY opposite Maggie Smith, who also appeared with him in A PRIVATE FUNCTION, written by Alan Bennett. Such was his fame in the US, he was enticed into once again hosting the enormously popular show Saturday Night Live, in one edition of which his mother makes a highly successful surprise guest appearance. He filmed several journeys for television and became chairman of the pressure group, Transport 2000. His family remains a constant as his and Helen's children enter their teens.

Publisher: Orion Publishing Co
ISBN: 9780753827482
Weight: 552 g
Dimensions: 197 x 129 x 41 mm

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“Entertaining, but probably mostly for fans”

A morning spent with Jamie Lee Curtis' tongue in your mouth and getting paid for it? Only a small incident in the eventful years described in Palin's diaries, along with the mundane, family trials and... More

Paperback edition
6th May 2010
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“A Quirky and Entertaining Read”

In the age of social networking, facebook and twitter, the idea of keeping a diary seems like something from another age. In Halfway to Hollywood Micheal Palin takes us through the the 1980s from the the break up of... More

Paperback edition
12th May 2010
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“Blessed are the cheesemakers”

I will admit up front that celebrity diaries are not my favourite reading material. before this I have only read two others, Michael Palin's first diary and Kenneth Williams wonderful diaries.
Being a huge Monty... More

Paperback edition
31st October 2013
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