Bruce: The Autobiography

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Pan Macmillan, Sep 6, 2012 - Biography & Autobiography - 448 pages
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Bruce Forsyth is known across four generations as the face of family entertainment classics such as The Generation Game, Play Your Cards Right and The Price is Right. His is an amazing story that spans more than two thirds of the twentieth century.

In the late 1950s, over half of Britain would tune in to Sunday Night at the London Palladium, making Bruce a star in a few weeks. But it had been a long slog since his debut as a fourteen-year-old 'Boy Bruce the Mighty Atom' in 1942, then wartime work for the Red Cross and National Service, and playing every theatre, concert party, summer season, double act and review known to man. He's been at the top ever since.

Bruce's first-ever account of his whole life is chock full of anecdotes, honest appraisals of tough times, failed marriages and affairs, comments on entertainment today and what it takes to be a comedian at the height of his powers.

'In the gameshow of life, Brucie hasn't just won the TV, the golf clubs and the hostess trolley. He's won the cuddly toy as well' Mirror

 

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Contents

Acknowledgements
Quick Changes
Good Game Good Game and Crumpet Night?
What Do You Do For a Living?
Just When Youre Not Expecting
Epilogue
Index
Copyright

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About the author (2012)

Bruce Forsyth is a successful TV entertainer and host. He lives in Surrey.