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Leading actor Peter Bowles invites us backstage in the West End and on tour to witness the job of acting as it really is. Behind The Curtain is based on his own career as a stage and TV actor for over 55 years. Full of wit, anecdotes, tales and life advice for the budding actor.
Peter Bowles, one of the UK's favorite actors, offers an in-depth look behind the scenes of his 55-year career.
About the Author
Peter Bowles has trod some of the most famous boards in the business, from Shakespeare on Broadway in 1956, to Sheridans The Rivals
at London's Haymarket in 2011. Among his many varied roles, Peter has been critically acclaimed for his masterful performances; including his deeply moving portrayal of Crocker Harris in Peter Halls recent production of Terence Rattigans The Browning Version
, his West End success in Molieres The School for Wives
, and his terrifying portrayal of an East End gangster in Gangster No. 1
. Peter also became nationally famous for his part as businessman Richard DeVere in the TV series To the Manor Born