Gary Shail I Think I'm on the Guest List by Gary ShailGary Shail I Think I'm on the Guest List by Gary Shail

Gary Shail I Think I'm on the Guest List

byGary Shail

Paperback | September 22, 2015

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I was first introduced to this larger than life character back in 1979, albeit through a projector onto the silver screen, Quadrophenia, the film that launched a 1000 faces. 18 years later, I would finally meet this totally outrageous person who became one of my closest friends, lush, side kick, partner in crime and mentalist. A man who would have a huge impact on my life, from sharing a gay Ted Baker tent in Brighton and keeping the whole campsite awake, singing at the tops of our voices in west end bars, TV interviews, book launches, film premiers, marathon drinking sessions and crazy weekend parties that Keith Moon would have been proud of! A man who has worked with the cream of fine actors and rock royalty. A man that can instantly lift you out of your gloom and have you in fits of laughter with his life stories, a man with extra ordinary talent?actor, presenter, songwriter, composer, compere, musician, non-conformist, life contributor, annoying jingle creator and dog lover. Basically, a man that you want to be your friend. Inside the covers of this book lies the true stories from behind the scenes of the life of this man. Ladies and gentleman, I give you Mr Gary Shail.
Gary Shail began work in TV and film in 1977 and is best known for his roles as Spider in the 1979 cult classic filmQuadrophenia[1] and as Steve, the punky teenager in The Metal Mickey TV Show. Shail appeared in the 1980 series The Further Adventures of Oliver Twist[2] and also played Oscar Drill in Shock Treatment[3] the 1981 follow-...
Title:Gary Shail I Think I'm on the Guest ListFormat:PaperbackDimensions:290 pages, 10 × 7 × 0.61 inPublished:September 22, 2015Publisher:New Haven Publishing LtdLanguage:English

The following ISBNs are associated with this title:

ISBN - 10:1910705047

ISBN - 13:9781910705049


Editorial Reviews

"I'd laugh and cried a very good bio not like any others I have read""Excellent book a must read for anybody interested in Gary's extensive range of work!""Anyone who has met Gary Shail will testify to the man's extraordinary charisma and sparkling presence. From the true heart and soul of Quadrophenia's front-line to adventures across numerous dramatic mediums, Shail's broad talents has seen him play alongside some of the most iconic personalities in both acting and music for over four decades. Gary's memoirs make for extraordinary and compelling reading, an emotional roller-coaster of successes and excesses. But one thing that's abundantly clear through the pages of the book, is Gary's good humour, lust for life and humility - and it's this cocktail of emotions that ensures the book is a real page-turner. Gary Shail is a true seeker and a survivor of the highest order - and this book reflects his qualities admirably. Buy this book - you won't be disappointed."