Anything Goes Lyrics: In olden days a glimpse of stocking / Was looked on as something shocking / But now, God knows / Anything goes / Good authors too. Anything Goes [John Barrowman, Carole E. Barrowman] on *FREE * shipping on qualifying offers. From his Glaswegian childhood and American. Seb likes John Barrowman a lot. But he’s not so sure about his autobiography.

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When the series was revived inBarrowman came on board as recurring guest character Captain Jack Harknessa barrowmn time traveller from the 51st century. Archived from the original on joun January Just because Anything Goes is non-fic doesn’t mean you want somebody to tell you all the best bits before you read it! John Barrowman’s a hoot. Similar Artists See All. As he became a West End star, Barrowman also developed a presence on television.

Aspects of Andrew Lloyd Webber. He has an amazing voice. The Lost Files Radio Drama. Those chapters are endearing and amusing. The Doctor Who joh Torchwood years are obviously the last few chapters in a bio telling four decades of story. Sep 02, Sevia rated it really liked it. Drinkwater, Mark 11 December Goodreads helps you keep track of books you want to read. Retrieved 5 December Theatre Royal HaymarketLondon.

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I wonder what the others were. I Am What I Am.

And it does feel like that: Alongside his theatrical career, Barrowman has anyhing in various films including the musical biopic De-Lovely and musical comedy The Producers There are pictures, which is nice. He has a great sense of humor as well as a great anhthing to laugh at himself – I wager that most people, let alone famous people, would not tell some of the embarrassing stories that he had no problem sharing. To me though, Barrowman seemed a bit full of himself. Some were snarky and sarcastic and funny, others helpful explanations of theater terms and traditions.


John Barrowman is on a bit of a roll at the moment. That criticism aside, I would recommend the book to most all gay guys because here, gents, here is someone whose joie de vivre and whose enthusiasm for his work have led him down some fascinating garden paths, all the while declining to be stereotyped.

He played the title role in Aladdin at the Birmingham Hippodrome over Christmas —8 [19] and as a guest act for the Royal Variety Performance at the London Palladium in That’s the balance between autobiography and regular biography – one-perspective best-light autobiography, or dry, impersonal 3rd party bio.

During this time, he became known for his catchphrase, “it’s a dirty rat! Retrieved 10 December Retrieved 13 February I’m also fond of the musical Anything Goesso the fact that John has been in it so many times is delightful. At Old Compton’s, he was a screaming, nelly queen, but still gorgeous. Sep 16, Lalalala rated it liked it. Jack became so popular, he was given his own show — Torchwooda Doctor Who spin-off series featuring a team of alien hunters based in modern-day Cardiffwhich premiered in John’s path to success has been a long and interesting one Jul 12, Aricia Gavriel rated it it was amazing Shelves: From 29 April to 1 May, he presented This Morning.


November Author’s acknowledgements: Anything Goes is a refreshingly honest, funny and engaging read that hooks readers from the opening chapter. The book has loads of surprises which I’m not even going to get into here.

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John first finding out he is going to be Captain Jack. That he is also a talented actor, a fine musical-theatre singer, and a high-maintenance mess of a man makes it all the more fun that he didn’t wait to write the book with his sister, Carole.

View all 12 comments. Purchased this during a book signing at Boarders I miss that shop back in February according to google. Barrowman learned an American accent after school children picked on his Scottish accent when he moved to the United States.

United States International University. Between the snarky footnotes and the hilarious stories, you’ll soon find yourself getting strange glances from strangers who will soon be moving farther and farther away from you.

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Theatre Royal, Drury LaneLondon. Whitewash, excuses, justifications, and a little catty score-settling. I adore him and admire him for who he is and what he does. All Rights Reserved London Although this isn’t goew most grammatically written book, the way in which it is written is honest.

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