Accounts of Edward Petherbridge's childhood mark the highlight of this biography. The rest falls on the self-aggrandizing side.
In this monster of a biography, Jonathan Croall celebrates the mastery of John Gielgud's career and decodes as much as one can of the mystery behind the man.
In this eloquent memoir about his father, Michael Frayn takes us through moments of pain and gentle humor in a way that is both understated and touchingly open.
Judi Dench's book (as told to John Miller) is officially not a biography and meant instead to clear some things up; yet she manages only in telling us what we already know.