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Send In the Clowns - The Yo Yo Life of Ian Hendry By Gabriel Hershman
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The first biography of TV and film star Ian Hendry tells the story of a great actor ultimately brought down by a combination of bad luck and his own demons.
Send in the Clowns - The Yo Yo Life of Ian Hendry By Gabriel Hershman
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The first ever biography of the late Ian Hendry tells the story of a great actor destroyed by his own demons. The original star of The Avengers, Ian went on to give iconic performances in films such... More > as Live Now Pay Later, The Hill and Get Carter and TV series such as The Lotus Eaters. Hailed by John Nettles as "a ruined genius" and by Brian Clemens as "Britain's greatest actor", this is a touching story of an outstandingly talented star dogged by tragedy.< Less
With Umbrella, Scotch and Cigarettes - An Unauthorised Guide to the Avengers Series 1 By Alan Hayes, Richard McGinlay
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EPUB EDITION - Before the Champagne, before the kinky boots, there was a star without a series. When ABC's Police Surgeon was cancelled, its producers were suddenly left with a star actor, Ian... More > Hendry, and no TV show for him to appear in. This book tells the behind-the-scenes story of the series that was devised for him – The Avengers – from its earliest days as an untitled project all the way through to the end of its first year, when outside influences brought it to an unexpected close. Richard McGinlay and Alan Hayes relate that story through comprehensive essays and chapters that detail the production, transmission and reception of each episode, while also discussing the talented personnel involved. The book also boasts a foreword by Neil Hendry, who runs his uncle Ian Hendry’s official website; lavish black-and-white illustrations by artist Shaqui Le Vesconte; and 60 pages of appendices that deal in depth with the unproduced episodes of Series 1, Keel and Steed’s further adventures, and more.< Less
Two Against the Underworld - The Collected Unauthorised Guide to the Avengers Series 1 By Alan Hayes, Richard McGinlay, Alys Hayes
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Two Against the Underworld brings together eight years of research to tell the story of The Avengers from both sides of the camera. It has now been further revised following the recovery of the... More > episode Tunnel of Fear. The authors lift the lid on all 26 Series 1 episodes. Comprehensive chapters detail the narratives in extended synopsis form, as well as the production, transmission and reception of each episode, and the talented personnel who made them. The creation of The Avengers, Ian Hendry's departure, the series’ destiny and the mystery of the missing episodes are explored in a series of essays, each of which has been revised. Avengers writer Roger Marshall and Neil Hendry both contribute forewords to this volume. The book also boasts 70 pages of appendices that deal in depth with the unproduced episodes of Series 1, Keel and Steed’s further adventures in the comic strip The Drug Pedlar and the novel Too Many Targets, and much more.< Less
Two Against the Underworld - The Collected Unauthorised Guide to The Avengers Series 1 By Alan Hayes, Richard McGinlay, Alys Hayes
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Two Against the Underworld brings together eight years of research to tell the story of The Avengers from both sides of the camera. It has now been further revised following the recovery of the... More > episode Tunnel of Fear. The authors lift the lid on all 26 Series 1 episodes. Comprehensive chapters detail the narratives in extended synopsis form, as well as the production, transmission and reception of each episode, and the talented personnel who made them. The creation of The Avengers, Ian Hendry's departure, the series’ destiny and the mystery of the missing episodes are explored in a series of essays, each of which has been revised. Avengers writer Roger Marshall and Neil Hendry both contribute forewords to this volume. The book also boasts black-and-white illustrations by Shaqui Le Vesconte and 70 pages of appendices that deal in depth with the unproduced episodes of Series 1, Keel and Steed’s further adventures in the comic strip The Drug Pedlar and the novel Too Many Targets, and much more.< Less
Two Against the Underworld - the Collected Unauthorised Guide to the Avengers Series 1 By Alan Hayes, Richard McGinlay, Alys Hayes
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Two Against the Underworld brings together eight years of research to tell the story of The Avengers from both sides of the camera. It has now been further revised following the recovery of the... More > episode Tunnel of Fear. The authors lift the lid on all 26 Series 1 episodes. Comprehensive chapters detail the narratives in extended synopsis form, as well as the production, transmission and reception of each episode, and the talented personnel who made them. The creation of The Avengers, Ian Hendry's departure, the series’ destiny and the mystery of the missing episodes are explored in a series of essays, each of which has been revised. Avengers writer Roger Marshall and Neil Hendry both contribute forewords to this volume. The book also boasts black-and-white illustrations by Shaqui Le Vesconte and 70 pages of appendices that deal in depth with the unproduced episodes of Series 1, Keel and Steed’s further adventures in the comic strip The Drug Pedlar and the novel Too Many Targets, and much more.< Less
The Strange Case of the Missing Episodes - The Lost Stories of the Avengers Series 1 By Alan Hayes, Richard McGinlay, Alys Hayes
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EPUB Version. In the mid-Sixties, The Avengers proved itself to be a cultural phenomenon. Despite its quintessential Englishness, it transcended international barriers, and established itself as... More > British television’s most successful export of the day. Today, it remains hugely popular, perhaps because of the schizophrenic nature of the show as it developed; it was a series of many colours, with something for everyone. But the earliest episodes of the show have, since their 1961 broadcast, disappeared from view, the vast majority of the recordings lost forever. The Strange Case of the Missing Episodes lifts the lid on that first year, and retells the stories in extended synopsis form, covering twenty-four episodes, often with script extracts, in greater depth than ever before. The book also boasts a detailed introduction, which explores how these much sought after programmes came to be lost, and a detailed retelling of an alternative, untransmitted version of the episode Double Danger.< Less
Dr Brent's Casebook - An Unauthorised Guide to Police Surgeon By Alan Hayes, Richard McGinlay
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The series that launched a career and inspired a television legend. The cases of POLICE SURGEON uncovered, described and explored! Dr Brent’s Casebook tells the story of Police Surgeon, a... More > short-lived 1960 television series that gave Ian Hendry (The Lotus Eaters, Get Carter) his first regular starring role. It made its mark in TV history not for what it was but for what it led to - the world beating show The Avengers. Unlike its illustrious successor, Police Surgeon has faded from public memory and has rarely been revisited for the purposes of research or retrospective celebration. Richard McGinlay and Alan Hayes now redress the balance, revealing information about the creation of the series, its production, transmission and narratives – including the mysterious 'Diplomatic Immunity', which never appeared in TV listings – and the circumstances that caused 'Police Surgeon' to be brought to a sudden end after just 13 weeks.< Less
Dr Brent's Casebook - An Unauthorised Guide to Police Surgeon By Alan Hayes, Richard McGinlay
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The series that launched a career and inspired a television legend. The cases of POLICE SURGEON uncovered, described and explored! 'Dr Brent’s Casebook' tells the story of 'Police Surgeon', a... More > short-lived 1960 television series that gave Ian Hendry ('The Lotus Eaters', 'Get Carter') his first regular starring role. It made its mark in TV history not for what it was but for what it led to - the world beating show 'The Avengers'. Unlike its illustrious successor, 'Police Surgeon' has faded from public memory and has rarely been revisited for the purposes of research or retrospective celebration. Richard McGinlay and Alan Hayes now redress the balance, revealing information about the creation of the series, its production, transmission and narratives – including the mysterious 'Diplomatic Immunity', which never appeared in TV listings – and the circumstances that caused 'Police Surgeon' to be brought to a sudden end after just 13 weeks.< Less
Dr Brent's Casebook - An Unauthorised Guide to Police Surgeon By Alan Hayes, Richard McGinlay
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The series that launched a career and inspired a television legend. The cases of POLICE SURGEON uncovered, described and explored! 'Dr Brent’s Casebook' tells the story of 'Police Surgeon', a... More > short-lived 1960 television series that gave Ian Hendry (The Lotus Eaters', 'Get Carter') his first regular starring role. It made its mark in TV history not for what it was but for what it led to - the world beating show 'The Avengers'. Unlike its illustrious successor, 'Police Surgeon' has faded from public memory and has rarely been revisited for the purposes of research or retrospective celebration. Richard McGinlay and Alan Hayes now redress the balance, revealing information about the creation of the series, its production, transmission and narratives – including the mysterious 'Diplomatic Immunity', which never appeared in TV listings – and the circumstances that caused 'Police Surgeon' to be brought to a sudden end after just 13 weeks.< Less