That's Another Story

  • by Julie Walters
  • Narrated by uncredited
  • 4 hrs and 18 mins
  • Abridged Audiobook

Publisher's Summary

Shortlisted for the British Book Awards, Biography of the Year, 2009. Julie Walters has been described as the nation's most popular actress and comedienne. She has been delighting us on screen and on stage for over 25 years and - thanks to her undoubted talent, infectious spirit and self-deprecating humour - we have taken her to our hearts.
Now she tells us her own story, in her own words. She was born in 50s Birmingham, daughter of an austere Irish Catholic mother. She was sent to school in a convent and from a young age always wanted to be an actress - but to appease her mother she first went into nursing. This didn't last for long, though, and she soon went to join The Everyman Theatre in Liverpool. West End success with Educating Rita followed, and she quickly replicated her success on film, playing opposite Michael Caine. Julie's collaborations with her close friend Victoria Wood have given us, among others, the unforgettable character 'Mrs Overall' in Acorn Antiques.
Julie has also starred in a range of films including Billy Elliot, Calendar Girls and Mamma Mia!, and she has recently charmed a new generation of fans playing "Mrs. Weasley" in the Harry Potter films.
This, her long-awaited autobiography, candidly reveals all the highs and lows in an extraordinary life. It is a remarkable piece of writing: funny, painfully felt, moving, warm, fiercely intelligent and - above all - wholly entertaining.


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That's another story by Julie Walters

This book is simply wonderful, it is well narrated.One of the things that puts this autobiography in a different league is that she is able to make this story not just funny but touching, I found myself laughing and crying at the same time.

She also shines with her ability animate those around her. Thus the Irish alcoholic father of one of her childhood friends has lips that are described as follows: 'They flopped around clumsily, an impediment to the words that came pouring through them in unintelligible strings.'

My only critism is that it ends in 1988, hopefully Vol:II follows shortly.

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- Emma

Julie Walters

This is a must read, made me laugh, made me cry, but most of all I could not wait to get back to it!! An amazing lady with lots to tell. Great to listen to as it was just as if she was in the room with you!
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- Carol

Book Details

  • Release Date: 20-11-2008
  • Publisher: Orion Publishing Group Limited