LARGE FORMAT PAPERBACK BOOK with photographs, signed by the author.
This is showbiz writer and broadcaster John Hannam’s fourth and final book in The John Hannam Interviews series. It follows on from his books on Pop Stars of the 50s and 60s, Stars of Stage and Screen – Past and Present and The Wight Connections. The new one is called More Wight Connections. This book has a foreword by Level 42 star Mark King, and includes chapters on many showbiz stars who have connections with the Isle of Wight. These include Geoffrey Hughes, Jet Harris, Craig Douglas, Jeremy Irons, Jennie Linden, cinematographer Gil Taylor, David Icke, Lawrence Holofcener, Marius Goring, Anthony Bate, Billy Reid Junior, Michele Magorian, who wrote Goodnight Mr Tom, showbiz agent Richard Stone, QVC’s popular presenter Charlie Brook and Dominic Minghella, the creator of Doc Martin. There are also over 60 photographs of former south coast groups and entertainers. The book is signed by the author.
John has interviewed Melvyn Hayes, Marty Wilde and Craig Douglas live on stage at past Renown Film Festivals. He has spent the last 40 years working as a freelance showbiz journalist/broadcaster, conducting over 4000 interviews.