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Despite being formatted like his previous releases, his self-titled album debuted just outside the Top Ten. Clyde AuditoriumGlasgow.

This book was one of the very first ones, if not the first one that I tried to read in english. Retrieved 2 July So, if you’re reading this while travelling on the Tube, standing at a bus stop, queuing at your local bookstore, or even sitting on the loo, don’t resist the urge.

Hardcoverpages. He doesn’t fail to mention them, understand; it’s simply that, as is the gentleman’s privilege, he goes very soft-focus and moves on quickly from the topic.

This book is cleverly written, amusing, heart tugging and wonderful. The Collected Radio Dramas. Barrowman learned an American accent after school children picked on his Scottish accent when he moved to the United States.

The House of the Dead – EP. Footnotes are a pain in the ass to look up in an ebook because I can’t just “flip” from my current page to the back of the book and then flip back. He has an amazing voice. Also – the ‘other’ line he made in place of ‘Let’s go home and make love tonight’ or something when he did that Shark movie.

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In other projects Wikimedia Commons Wikiquote. On stage he was a husky, virile, highly masculine stud. It was extraordinarily funny in many places.

And it does feel like that: The paperback edition includes fifteen previously unseen photographs from John’s private collection. It is tremendously rich and amazing at how many times I’ve felt a connection with shows, actors, songs, food, as I read this book.


Quite forgivable in a memoir; less so in an autobiography, which is more about the life-and-times, less about the lifestyle. Aug 19, Tony rated it really liked it. What, coming out as gay?!

Under an entry for “Love Life”, it says Barrowman “has been linked with Cher. Barrowman was born in in Glasgowthe youngest of three children.

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I would say everyone should read this book, it’s amazing. I loved learning the stories about his earlier life, his relationship with Scott, his wonderful bond with his nieces and nephews and his reaction when he first got the kohn on Torchwood. Jul 12, Aricia Gavriel rated it it was amazing Shelves: Retrieved from ” https: Good on him that he chose to do it.

Series 3 of Torchwood was broadcast in July as a miniseries of five episodes called Children of Earth.

Inhis father’s company relocated the family to the United States, where his father managed the Caterpillar tractor factory in Aurora, Illinois. Three stars are the maximum I award to anything that’s biographical in any way because truthfully I’m not that interested in reading constant facts – even when it is someone I’ve adored since I was around nine years old. My friend Tasha, by way of introducing me to Torchwood.

And what a life he’s had. Views Read View source View history. She really makes the autobiography come to life in what definitely sounds like John speaking. He appeared as a contestant on the first series of celebrity ice skating show Dancing on Ice while his theatrical background allowed him to become a judge on Andrew Lloyd Webber ‘s musical talent shows How Do You Solve a Problem like Maria?

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Commenting on the characterisation of Jack Harkness in the comic strip Barrowman states: I’m not a star biography person. There is a second memoir so I presume he saved those juicy nuggets for that book, which I may or may not read. Beige Magazine, April I’m also fond of the musical Anything Goesso the fact anythign John has been in it so many times is delightful. He isn’t one to mince words, and will call a person out on their shit, aanything yet he remains respectful while doing so.


I’m happy to give over my West End leading man’s shoes for a while, to allow him to fill them. This book reads like I imagine a long, somewhat tipsy conversation over a marathon evening with John would go.

While maintaining a busy theatrical and television acting career — inhe took on the role of Dr.

Goodreads helps you keep track of books you want to read. I don’t know what I was expecting when I picked up this book but it certainly wasn’t this. John’s bestselling autobiography details his remarkable johm and professional life, revealing his feelings on emigrating from Scotland to America, aged nine; coming out to his family; turning down a job anythhing Disney; his acting awards; travelling the world; and his civil partnership with long-term partner Scott Gill.

This book had me laughing out loud quite a few times; it was as entertaining as he is and very inspiring. She doesn’t like it when I drive too fast–but they, it’s TV. Theatre Royal HaymarketLondon. Neighbours and fans showed up for the occasion and Barrowman documented most of the day on jhon social media accounts via pictures and short videos.

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