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Behind the Sofa Celebrity Memories of Doctor Who

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A unique way to raise money for the Alzheimer’s charity – or perhaps not – as its memory that has to be consulted to cudgel up remembrances of the Good Doctor over the past 50 years. People such as Neil Gaiman, Jonathan Ross and Al Murray have done their bit for charity and revealed their earliest – and favourite memory of cowering Behind the Sofa.

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Synopsis

Behind the Sofa Celebrity Memories of Doctor Who by

Steve Berry decided to do something a little bit different to raise funds for Alzheimer's Research UK. A life-long DOCTOR WHO fan, he began to interview celebrities, writers, actors and people who had worked on DOCTOR WHO, asking for their earliest memories of the show that sent us cowering behind the sofa. Now he presents the fruits of his four years of labour - a beautiful, touching book containing short articles and touching memories of one of the most successful TV shows ever. 2013 marks the 50th anniversary of DOCTOR WHO - this is the perfect way to enjoy those 50 years! This revised and expanded edition includes over 30 new entries from people such as Sophia Myles, Ben Aaronovitch, John Leeson and many more Contributors include comedians Al Murray, Stephen Merchant, and Bill Oddie; actors Lynda Bellingham, Nicholas Parsons, and Rhys Thomas; writers Neil Gaiman, Jenny Colgan, Jonathan Ross and Charlie Brooker and politicians Louise Mensch and Tom Harris. In addition, there is input from a number of the writers, actors and production staff who were involved in creating DOCTOR WHO stories new and old.

About the Author

Steve Berry is an author and freelance writer who has contributed to a number of magazines, including MAXIM and SCARLET, and has been a guest reviewer for TalkSport's HAWKSBEE AND JACOBS radio show and Panini's DOCTOR WHO magazine. He has also written comedy for TV, newspapers and the internet. He has appeared on countless radio and TV shows talking about his specialist retro subjects: TV, toys, sweets and snacks, including Channel Five's Greatest Moments series, UK Gold's PORRIDGE and DOCTOR WHO weekends, BBC Four's THE HARD SELL and C4's TOP TEN TV and 100 GREATEST TOYS.

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Publication date

31st October 2013

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Publisher

Gollancz an imprint of Orion Publishing Co

Format

Hardback
240 pages

Categories

Biography / Autobiography
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Television

ISBN

9780575129450

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