Anything Goes (Paperback)

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From his Glaswegian childhood and American adolescence to his starring role in the Doctor Who spinoff Torchwood, this memoir traces the life and career of actor John Barrowman. John made a name for himself with remarkable West End achievements, including an Olivier Award nomination and success in the movies The Producers and De-Lovely. Television success was also assured when Torchwood won a Best Drama BAFTA. John also lays bare his personal life: his emigration as a child, coming out to his family, turning down a job at Disney, and his civil partnership with long-term partner Scott Gill. Revelatory and insightful, told with real heart and characteristic Barrowman charm, this is a wonderful tale of how one boy achieved his dreams.

About the Author


Carol Barrowman, John's sister, is a professor of English at Alverno College, Wisconsin, and a journalist.

Praise For…


"Gossipy, fun and endlessly entertaining."  The Daily Record

"We always thought Torchwood star and accomplished West End actor John Barrowman would make the perfect boyfriend . . . But after reading his autobiography . . . consider us smitten."  Modern Tonic

"A charmingly lurid memoir."  Daily Telegraph

"For the many fans of Barrowman, both straight and gay, it will provide an example of an openly and confidently gay actor who has been working steadily in the business for nearly twenty years."  AfterElton.com

"Frank and unvarnished."  Out

Product Details
ISBN: 9781843173335
ISBN-10: 1843173336
Publisher: Michael O'Mara Books
Publication Date: March 1st, 2009
Pages: 256
Language: English