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The varnished untruth : my story / Pamela Stephenson.

By: Stephenson, Pamela.
Publisher: London : Simon & Schuster, 2012Description: 320 p., [8] p. of plates : col. ill., col. ports. ; 24 cm.ISBN: 9781849839211 (hbk); 1849839212 (hbk); 9781849839228 (pbk); 1849839220 (pbk).Subject(s): Stephenson, Pamela | Television actors and actresses -- New Zealand -- BiographyDDC classification: 791.45028092 Summary: This is the autobiography of Pamela Stephenson, the wife of Billy Connelly and renowned writer and actress in her own right. I am darn good at getting under other people's skin, but opening up about my own life is quite a different matter. So how shall I portray myself? There are choices, you know: Wife, mother, psychologist, writer, comedian, actor, dancer, diver, gypsy, dreamer, rich girl, poor girl, beggar girl, thief. I am all of those and more. Tell you what, you decide. You decide exactly what I am. A complicated childhood in Australia, a bold move to London, being a woman in a man's world on Not the Nine O'Clock News, becoming Mrs Billy Connolly, motherhood, career changes and then Strictly Come Dancing - told in her own inimitable style, The Varnished Untruth is Pamela Stephenson's own story.
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A complicated childhood in Australia, a bold move to London, being a woman in a man's world on 'Not the Nine O'Clock News', becoming Mrs Billy Connolly, motherhood, career changes and then 'Strictly Come Dancing' - told in her own inimitable style, 'The Varnished Untruth' is Pamela Stephenson's own story.

This is the autobiography of Pamela Stephenson, the wife of Billy Connelly and renowned writer and actress in her own right. I am darn good at getting under other people's skin, but opening up about my own life is quite a different matter. So how shall I portray myself? There are choices, you know: Wife, mother, psychologist, writer, comedian, actor, dancer, diver, gypsy, dreamer, rich girl, poor girl, beggar girl, thief. I am all of those and more. Tell you what, you decide. You decide exactly what I am. A complicated childhood in Australia, a bold move to London, being a woman in a man's world on Not the Nine O'Clock News, becoming Mrs Billy Connolly, motherhood, career changes and then Strictly Come Dancing - told in her own inimitable style, The Varnished Untruth is Pamela Stephenson's own story.

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28/09/2015

Funny, sad and slightly annoying.

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