After making his name as Doyle in "The Professionals" in the 1970s, Martin Shaw's career has gone from strength to strength. Now the star of the BBC hit drama, "Judge John Deed", Martin is also currently treading the boards on the London stage in "A Man for All Seasons". One of Britain's most popular and versatile actors, Martin has played over one hundred television roles as well as a host of distinguished and critically acclaimed lead theatrical parts. Based on a series of interviews and recollections from famous friends, relatives and co-stars of both stage and screen, this is a revealing and honest portrait of the notoriously reluctant but hugely popular star.
About the Author
Stafford Hildred is one of Britain's best-known television critics and show business writers with a long career in the media. He has previously written and co-written an array of bestselling biographies whose subjects include John Thaw, David Beckham, Roy Keane, Rod Stewart and Jamie Oliver. Tim Ewbank was a Fleet Street show business writer before working as a TV correspondent for several newspapers including the Daily Mail. He has also written for a wide range of magazines and worked in television and radio.