This Much is True (HB)

Author(s): Miriam Margolyes

Biography & Memoir

'There is no one on earth quite so wonderful' STEPHEN FRY


BAFTA-winning actor, voice of everything from Monkey to the Cadbury's Caramel Rabbit, creator of a myriad of unforgettable characters from Lady Whiteadder to Professor Sprout, MIRIAM MARGOLYES, OBE, is Britain's  favourite (and naughtiest) treasure.


Now, at the age of 80, she has finally decided to tell her extraordinary life story - and it's well worth the wait. Find out how being conceived in an air-raid gave her curly hair; what pranks led to her being known as the naughtiest girl Oxford High School ever had; how she ended up posing nude for Augustus John as a teenager; why Bob Monkhouse was the best (male) kiss she's ever had; and what happened next after Warren Beatty asked 'Do you fuck?'


From declaring her love to Vanessa Redgrave to being told to be quiet by the Queen, this book is packed with brilliant, hilarious stories. With a cast list stretching from Scorsese to Streisand, a cross-dressing Leonardo di Caprio to Isaiah Berlin, This Much Is True is as warm and honest, as full of life and surprises, as its inimitable author.

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Product Information

General Fields

  • : 9781529379884
  • : John Murray Press
  • : John Murray Publishers Ltd
  • : 0.3
  • : March 2021
  • : {"length"=>["24"], "width"=>["15.6"], "units"=>["Centimeters"]}
  • : October 2021
  • : books

Special Fields

  • : Miriam Margolyes
  • : Hardback
  • : 1
  • : English
  • : 448