TV, Film & Music

  • JBMP
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    Fully updated and presented in a new paperback format, James Bond: 50 Years of Movie Posters is a lavish film-by-film guide that boasts the most impressive visual collection of James Bond movie posters to date.

    Including Skyfall and the very latest Bond film, Spectre, the book features a host of rare and sought-after posters as well as spectacular, unused concept artwork, unique teasers and lobby cards from virtually every country where Bond movies have screened.

    A celebration of cinema's most famous spy, this book will make the perfect gift for any 007 fan that you know.
  • SPEC
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    Bond fans of all ages have taken delight in the release of the new 007 film, Spectre, and now they can be taken on a visual journey through Ian Fleming's original Spectre stories in all their comic strip glory in James Bond: Spectre - The Complete Comic Strip Collection.

    Covering the Thunderball, On Her Majesty's Secret Service, You Only Live Twice and The Spy Who Loved Me storylines, the book is packed with vintage comic strips that have been fully remastered to celebrate the release of this year's blockbuster.

    Presented in a deluxe, oversized omnibus format, it's full of all the action, cars and gadgets that have made Bond so popular - and will make a great gift for anyone who loves the world-famous super spy!
  • DAAC
    Jessica Fellowes
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    A worldwide sensation, many TV viewers are going to miss their weekly visits to Downton Abbey. This book is a perfect keepsake of a fine show.

    It features in-depth interviews with the cast and crew who worked on the show throughout its six years and focuses on the changing styles and fashions of the series.

    There is plenty of photography to pore over and all the unforgettable moments are remembered. Quite simply, a must for anyone who has followed the show.
  • Official Strictly Come Dancing Annual 2016 - Hardback - 9781849909945 - Alison Maloney
    Alison Maloney
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    You can dust off your sequins and dance with delight - we have the Strictly Come Dancing Annual 2016 available at an unbelievable Book People price!

    The official companion to this year's series of the long-running BBC show, it offers a unique glimpse into Craig's dressing room as he discusses his Strictly Saturday and lets you know how you can eat like a dancer.

    There are also exclusive interviews and behind-the-scenes stories that will dazzle any Strictly fan. A great Christmas gift!
  • DARS
    Carnival Productions
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    Carrying out their duties around the stately home with pride, dignity and finesse, the Downtown Abbey staff know exactly how to lay a table and how to care for the furs of Lady Mary's - and Downtown Abbey Rules for Household Staff, this recently recovered staff book, tells all about working below stairs at this grand estate.

    Covering all of the main roles within the Downtown Abbey household - including footman, lady's maid, housekeeper, groundsman and more - and containing a charming introduction for new members of staff from Charles Carson, Downtown Abbey's exacting butler, the book answers any questions you may have about working at Downtown Abbey.

    A wonderful book for fans of the best-loved costume drama, the Downtown Abbey Rules for Household Staff offers a great insight into the characters' daily duties around the estate.
  • AG0941
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    Looking back over 50 years of the popular BBC programme, this book is a must for any Whovian!

    With a foreword by Steven Moffat that explains his love of Doctor Who and how it has become a national institution, this book takes a nostalgic and informative year-by-year look at the merchandise, annuals, spin-offs and other treats that have accompanied the TARDIS on its long and incredible journey through time and space.
  • QIFC
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    Did you know that bees can fly higher than Mount Everest? Or that penguins can't taste fish? How about the fact Martin Luther King Jr got a C+ in Public Speaking?

    All these facts and 1,231 more are featured in the latest QI tie-in book, 1,234 QI Facts to Leave You Speechless. Compiled by John Lloyd (of Liff and Afterliff fame) and John Mitchinson, the brains behind the BBC's ever-popular programme, this is a great gift for anyone who loves the kind of facts and trivia that Stephen Fry and the team discuss every week.
  • LITV
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    With a film adaptation starring Academy Award winner Maggie Smith and Alex Jennings due to hit our screens later this year, now is as good a time as any to reacquaint yourself with Alan Bennett's hilarious memoir The Lady in the Van.

    Instructed by the council that she must move on from the streets of Camden, an eccentric old lady, Miss Mary Shepherd, is invited to move her van into the garden of kind homeowner Alan Bennett - and there her and her van stay for the next 15 years.

    A fascinating story that was adapted into an award-winning stage show, The Lady in the Van is a funny, poignant and life-affirming book filled with beautiful illustrations from the talented David Gentleman, the new film's screenplay and stunning on-set photographs.
  • Movie Star Chronicles - Hardback - 9780857623447
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    From the stars of the silent era through to today's Hollywood headliners, Movie Star Chronicles is the definitive guide to 330 of our finest actors and actresses - from Christopher Lee to Jennifer Lawrence and James Stewart to Arnold Schwarzenegger.

    Presented in beautiful hardback, this is a must for any movie buff's bookshelf and provides overviews and opinions on all the actors listed. With a colourful infographic for each star showing the key films in each career, the book also has plenty of stills and photographs to pore over.

    Written by esteemed critic Ian Haydn Smith as an encyclopedia for the 21st century, the book also looks a the different genres of films and their role in the development of key character types in the cinematic cannon.
  • Would I Lie to You? - Hardback - 9780571325160 - Peter Holmes
    Peter Holmes
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    'The cheque's in the post.' 'I'm still at the office.' 'That looks great on you.'

    Based on the hit TV show Would I Lie to You?, this hilarious collection of the most common lies celebrates the fine art of the everyday fib.

    With contributions from WILTY? regulars Rob Brydon, Lee Mack and David Mitchell, this is a laugh-out-loud book for anyone who has ever told a porky.
  • TCQB
    ITV Ventures Limited
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    Can you beat the chaser?

    A tie-in to the hit ITV show, this book contains 2,000 questions that have baffled contestants over 600 episodes of The Chase. The perfect present for any fan of the Bradley Walsh-presented show, it gives them the chance to pit their wits against The Governess, The Beast, Sinnerman and The Barrister.

    Whether it's used as the basis of a family quiz night or simply to add some extra spice to a social gathering, The Chase will help you sort the geniuses from the ordinary.
  • GCRJ
    Rt Hon Michael Portillo
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    All aboard and get ready to explore some of Europe's finest journeys by train in Great Continental Railway Journeys, a beautiful tie-in book to the hit BBC series presented by Michael Portillo.

    Lavishly illustrated, the book captures the beauty and excitement of journeying across the continent by train and also looks at the engineering feats which made the journeys possible and so famous.

    From London to Paris, Copenhagen, Berlin, Rome, Budapest and all the way down to Jerusalem, this is a celebration of both trains and the vibrancy of Europe.
  • THTV
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    If you're the kind of person whose weekends consist of binge-watching DVD and Blu-ray box sets or catching up on Netflix, then 1001 TV Series You Must Watch Before You Die will become your TV bible.

    Featuring the greatest drama series from all over the world, the book also covers strange game shows, controversial reality TV and awe-inspiring nature documentaries from the likes of David Attenborough. Full of the thoughts of critics, authors, academics and journalists about why these shows have become so enamoured in popular culture and have left such a legacy, it's a must-have for any telly addict.

    Spanning over 20 countries, you'll be able to read about why the story of a family man turning drug lord was such a success in Breaking Bad, how Roots was a groundbreaking show and even what the ending of Lost was all about. Classic episodes are pulled out and there are also cast summaries and production details to pore over.
  • Great British Bake off: Celebrations - Hardback - 9781473615335 - Linda Collister
    Linda Collister
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    Now fully established as the TV event of the year (just what would we do without Mel and Sue's double-entendres?), this book from the Great British Bake Off team will ensure you have a show-stopping baked treat for every special occasion.

    With recipes that would even impress Bake Off judges Paul Hollywood and Mary Berry, the baking book has chapters divided into Cakes, Biscuits, Breads, Pies and Desserts and takes you right from January through to Christmas. Among our favourite recipes are the Raised Game Pie, Hazelnut and Orange Biscotti and the Whisky, Fruit and Nut Cake.

    Whether you have a family party, are attending a local festival or just want to mark the change of a season, there's sure to be something spectacular. With recipes from GBBO contestants, Signature Bakes and Technical Challenges also included, this book is so good you'll want to eat it (or the treats included, at least!)...
  • The A-Z of Pointless - Hardback - 9781444782769 - Alexander Armstrong
    Alexander Armstrong
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    Delve into the world of Pointless with this brilliant bumper book of over 120 new quiz questions, facts and musings from the lovable presenters Alexander Armstrong and Richard Osman.

    Sure to have the whole family wracking their brains, the book is interspersed with general knowledge trivia, witty facts and longer stand-up style pieces musing on everything from aardvarks to zeppelins...

    Witty and beautifully illustrated, this exciting new Pointless book is the perfect festive treat for fans of the BBC show.
  • WDYT
    Dan Waddell
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    Accompanying the popular BBC series of the same name, Who Do You Think You Are? The Genealogy Handbook is a concise guide to tracing your family tree.

    Since the show started in 2004, the ways of accessing sources and information about family trees have multiplied and changed almost beyond recognition. This pocket-sized handbook finds the WDYTYA? team sharing their experience and expertise when it comes to tracing a family's history.

    With nods to the celebrity stories that have featured in the programme and hints, tips and practical step-by-steps, this book is sure to help you bring your family history to life. Ideal for fans of the show and amateur sleuths who are looking to discover their family's startling secrets.
  • Musicals: The Definitive Illustrated Story - Hardback - 9780241214565
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    This glamorous hardback celebrates the best-loved musicals from the stage and the silver screen. Spanning almost a century and covering shows from all around the world, Musicals: The Definitive Illustrated Story is a star-studded journey through the history of the modern musical.

    Storylines and are explored song by song, with in-depth analysis of characters and production of the world's top 20 musicals; and stars and creators of some of the most famous musicals of all time are given there moment on centre stage ? from Fred Astaire to Ethel Merman and Andrew Lloyd Webber.

    Presented with astonishingly detailed photographs of the stars, productions, concept art and key innovations of musical theatre, this enormous encyclopedia is pitch perfect.
  • TMWS
    Christine Lee
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    We've all fallen in love with the memoirs of Jennifer Worth, the East End nurse whose time spent helping the poorer classes inspired her to write the bestselling Call the Midwife book. Here, Jennifer's sister, Christine Lee, opens readers eyes to the lesser-known periods of Jennifer's life.

    From their early idyllic years to the cruelty and neglect they suffered after their parents divorced, and from Jennifer being forced to leave home at fourteen to their training as nurses, The Midwife's Sister is a moving and evocative tale of two lives that always remained intertwined - through marriages, children, joy and heartbreak.

    For anyone who has been unable to put Jennifer Worth's wonderful books down, or fans of the television reimagining of the goings on at Nonnatus House, The Midwife's Sister is emotional and completely absorbing.
  • The Big Bang Theory Trivia Quiz Book - Hardback - 9781472232274 - Warner Bros.
    Warner Bros.
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    One of the biggest shows on TV, people all over the world have been laughing at the antics of scientists Leonard and Sheldon, next-door neighbour Penny and co since they first appeared on our TV screens in 2007.

    A worldwide phenomenon, this is the book to test just how much you know about the E4 favourite, The Big Bang Theory. It features over 1,500 questions, 100 images and some of the funniest quotes from the show ('Bazinga!').

    A complete episode guide, the book has questions that would test the IQ of even Sheldon!
  • The All-New University Challenge Quiz Book - Hardback - 9781849497015 - Steve Tribe
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    A bumper quiz book for fans of the popular BBC TV series, this baffling compendium of over 2,000 University Challenge questions will keep you on your toes as you pit your wits against the country's best and brightest.

    Including questions from all manner of subjects including literature, history, sport, politics, physics, chemistry, film and many more, this all-new collection of brainteasers will allow you to prove once and for all that you're a cut above the average undergraduate. And with its gold foil finish and hardback cover, it'll look great on any general knowledge whizz's bookshelf too.

    University Challenge has been a fixture of British television for 50 years - now it's time to put your 'fingers on buzzers'!
  • SGKT
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    Complete with a 64-page book and 48-minute accompanying DVD, the Simply Guitar Book & DVD Set provides expert tuition to guide would-be players through basic guitar-playing techniques, chords, tablature and chord progressions.

    Featuring clear, informative instructions, comprehensive multi-angle guidance from guitar guru Steve McKay and detailed music theory - from scales to building chords and more! - the book is perfect for both novice guitarists and those looking to brush up on their playing and fill gaps in their guitar knowledge.

    The ideal gift for those learning to play the world's most popular instrument, the Simply Guitar Book & DVD Set will take you through everything you need to know to play and master the art of guitar playing.
  • Marvel: Year by Year - A Visual Chronicle - Hardback - 9781409339502
    MYBY 8 years +
    8 years +
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    For the past decade, many of Marvel's comic book heroes have come to the big screen in massively successful films, culminating in the Avengers coming together.

    With the success of Ant-Man and the Avengers sequel, the brand shows no sign of slowing down and Marvel: Year by Year - a Visual Chronicle will reveal all you ever wanted to know about these superheroes and their colourful histories in the inspirational comic books.

    Covering the likes of Spider-Man, the X-Men and Daredevil, the book features original artwork and classic covers, as well as information from leading Marvel historians. A brilliant collector's piece that spans back to Marvel's origins as Timely Comics in the 1930s, the book even has a foreword from the legendary Stan Lee.

    With Book People's price, you'll be making a super saving too!
  • TSMF
    Matthew K. Manning
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    Is it a bird? Is it a plane? No, it's Superman! Perfect for new and old fans of the Man of Steel, this book finds Brainiac 5 looking back over the life and times of Clark Kent and his superhero alter ego.

    With plenty of original comic artwork to pore over, the book provides an easy-to-understand, complete history of Kal-El and his arrival on Earth as Clark Kent. It also covers the friends and foes - from Lois Lane to Lex Luthor - who made him use his powers for the good of mankind.

    The Superman Files is packed with information about one of the world's favourite superheroes. A super book for super fans of any age!
  • Ultimate Star Wars - Hardback - 9780241007907
    UTSW 12 years +
    12 years +
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    We don't have a bad feeling about this... We're sure this book will be top of every film fan's reading list as they eagerly await the release of Star Wars: The Force Awakens.

    Covering the creatures, critters and characters who have starred in the hit films (and the spin-offs the Clone Wars and Star Wars: Rebels) released so far, you'll be feeling the Force as you learn all about Tattooine, the Death Star, Luke Skywalker, Han Solo, Princess Leia, Chewbacca, Darth Vader, Darth Maul and the other inhabitants and settings of a galaxy far, far away.

    Presented in chronological order so you're able to relive all your favourite moments and the key battles from the saga in detail, this is a real visual feast for Star Wars fans of all ages. As an added bonus, the book also has concept art, wire frame images, props and behind-the-scenes shots from the much-anticipated Episode VII.