Barrymore: A Man Possessed

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John Blake Publishing, Limited, 2002 - Biography & Autobiography - 336 pages
Michael Barrymore's life has included some of the most headline-filled, sensational, and terrible years any celebrity has endured. For this book he has given a series of uncensored interviews, laying bare his troubled childhood, his rise to fame, his feud with his family, and his battles with alcohol and drugs. The book details the truth behind his terrible relationship with his father, the heartwarming story of the mother who stood by him through thick and thin, the day he came to the realization he was gay, the amazing behind-the-scenes scandals that led to his TV success, and how he is rebuilding his life once more to put himself back on the path to TV superstardom.

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3 He was thrashing like an electrocuted eeV
5 They call him the Pill Tester
J Well look stupid if we topple in the

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Philip Taylor is Director of the Educational Theatre Program at New York University. An acclaimed author, his previous book for Trentham (with Christine D.Warner) is "Structure and Spontaneity: The Process Drama of Cecily O'Neill".

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