The dazzling coming-of-age memoir of a young woman's apprenticeship to a maverick West End theatre producer.
'A sparkling memoir ... A delight from start to finish' NINA STIBBE
'Anyone who loves the theatre will love this book' ZOE WANAMAKER
In 1980s London, Sweetpea Slight is en route to drama school when she is snapped up to work as an assistant to the maverick theatre producer Thelma Holt. Full of wit, charm and backstage intrigue, her irresistible memoir of the resulting twenty years is at once the poignant story of a young woman coming of age, and an exhilarating journey down the rabbit hole into the enchanting world of theatre.
A sparkling memoir full of charm and wit, with moments of poignancy and lots of gossip. If you love theatre, you'll adore this book - it's a delight from start to finish
Superbly written and moving ... In the end, this is a story about learning who you are by pretending to be other people - DAILY MAIL