Strictly judge Len Goodman will be signing copies of his book Dancing Around Britain at Waterstones in Leadenhall Market on December
5. In the book, Len reminisces, through rare images and golden memories, about Britain’s old ballrooms, classic songs and iconic movie moments.
Glee’s Chris Colfer has signed a new five-book deal for his Land of Stories books.
Colfer launched the series in 2012 and has already released three sequels with another due out next year.
As part of his new deal he’ll write the fifth and final book in the franchise plus some spin-offs before turning his attention to a new Young Adult novel about a young television actor, who is joined by fans on a once-in-a-lifetime cross-country road trip.
Hollywood legend Burt Reynolds is writing his memoirs.
The book will be titled But Enough About Me and Reynolds is expected to share his memories of over 40 years of acting and directing.
It’s due to be published next autumn with the actor coming to the UK to promote it.
Eddie Izzard is writing his autobiography.
He’s signed a deal with an American publisher but it’s almost certain the book will be released in the UK too.
The untitled book is expected to cover his childhood and early life as well as his rise to fame in the UK and US.
The book is expected to be released in time for Christmas next year.
The classic story of Little Women is to be brought into the modern age in a new drama for US TV.
The miniseries, which will be made by ABC and is being produced by British actress Natascha McElhone.
She’s expected to also star in the series which will see the March girls coming of age against the backdrop of a military scandal leading their family to lose their its fortune and position.
I have to say I have serious reservations about this. I read Louisa May Alcott’s stories as a teenager and have loved them ever since. I hope they don’t change them too much.