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The Empire : 'Wonderful. A lifelong love letter to the theatre' Reverend Richard Coles, Paperback / softback Book

The Empire : 'Wonderful. A lifelong love letter to the theatre' Reverend Richard Coles Paperback / softback

Paperback / softback

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Welcome to The Empire theatre1922. When Jack Treadwell arrives at The Empire, in the middle of a rehearsal, he is instantly mesmerised.

But amid the glitz and glamour, he soon learns that the true magic of the theatre lies in its cast of characters - both on stage and behind the scenes. There's stunning starlet Stella Stanmore and Hollywood heartthrob Lancelot Drake; and Ruby Rowntree keeps the music playing, while Lady Lillian Lassiter, theatre owner and former showgirl, is determined to take on a bigger role. And then there's cool, competent Grace Hawkins, without whom the show would never go on . . . could she be the leading lady Jack is looking for?When long-held rivalries threaten The Empire's future, tensions rise along with the curtain.

There is treachery at the heart of the theatre and a shocking secret waiting in the wings.

Can Jack discover the truth before it's too late, and the theatre he loves goes dark?Musical theatre legend Michael Ball brings his trademark warmth, wit and glamour to this, his debut novel. Enjoy the show!The Empire was a Sunday Times No. 3 bestseller for w/c 24/10/2022'

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