Books by Glenda Young

Friday, December 08, 2006

Amanda Barrie

Regular readers will know I'm a Coronation Street fan. But although I was given a copy of Amanda Barrie's autobiography when it was released a couple of years ago, I'd never bothered to read it. Anyway, prompted by a comment on Corrieblog, I got the book down from the shelves and read it, almost in one sitting. It was wonderful. A really lovely, cuddle-up and get cosy kind of book to read. I was in tears at the end. I recommend it highly.


KAZ said...

Nora - yet again we synchronise. Wasn't it marvellous?
I've started on Betty's now.
What a woman!

Old Cheeser said...

Like the picture - she looks very alluring in that hat. I loved her in Carry on Cabby - there's a great scene when she sits on top of one of the taxis and does her lipstick.

I heard rumours she was a dyke in real life. Is this true?

Flaming Nora said...

In her autobiography she does say she's swung both ways and goes more for the personality than gender. She's been married to a fella and had relationships with women. The Carry on Cleo shot is such a wonderful picture, isn't it?

Old Cheeser said...

Interesting! I like a versatile person. Thanks for the clarification, Nora.

Yes she looks very innocent and cheeky in that shot. And what a hat!

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