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Behind the Lens by David Suchet
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Hand Signed by David Suchet to the Title Page
Hardback 1st Edition
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Behind the Lens by David Suchet

Hand Signed by David Suchet to the Title Page
Hardback 1st Edition
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"In the early days of my career, I didn’t think I stood a hope in hell. Look at me: I’m short, stocky, slightly overweight, deep of voice, passionate, dark haired, olive skinned, hardly your typical Englishman. What chance did I have, going into the world of British theatre?"

David Suchet has been a stalwart of British stage and screen for fifty years. From Shakespeare to Oscar Wilde, Freud to Poirot, Edward Teller to Doctor Who, Harold Pinter to Terence Rattigan, Questions of Faith to Decline and Fall, right up to 2019’s The Price, David has done it all. Throughout this spectacular career, David has never been without a camera, enabling him to vividly document his life in photographs. Seamlessly combining photo and memoir, Behind the Lens is the story of David’s remarkable life, showcasing his wonderfully evocative photographs and accompanied by his insightful and engaging commentary.

In Behind the Lens, David discusses his London upbringing and love of the city, his Jewish roots and how they have influenced his career, the importance of his faith, how he really feels about fame, his love of photography and music, and his processes as an actor. He looks back on his fifty-year career, including reflections on how the industry has changed, his personal highs and lows, and how he wants to be remembered. And, of course, life after Poirot and why he’s still grieving for the eccentric Belgian detective. An autobiography with a difference, this is David Suchet as you’ve never seen him before – from behind the lens.

About the Author: Best known as Agatha Christie's suave Belgian super-sleuth Hercule Poirot in scores of late 1980s and '90s mini-movies, London-born actor David Suchet's early interest in the theater led to his membership with the National Youth Theatre of Great Britain in the 1960. The younger brother of ITN newscaster John Suchet, David has two children with Sheila Ferris: Robert Suchet and Katherine Suchet. He was awarded the OBE in the 2002 Queen Elizabeth II's Birthday Honors List for his services to drama.

Format: Hardback Edition
ISBN: 9781472130280

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