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The best entertainment books provide a behind-the-scenes look at all your favourite films, TV shows and celebrity's lives. Our books on entertainment include something for every taste, including a hand-picked selection for music lovers.

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The best entertainment books provide a behind-the-scenes look at all your favourite films, TV shows and celebrity's lives. Our books on entertainment include something for every taste, including a hand-picked selection for music lovers.

  • Black Friday

    Official Strictly Come Dancing Annual 2020

    Alison Maloney

    Product Code: SCDT
    Hardback
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    Put on your dancing shoes - the Strictly Come Dancing 2020 annual is here!

    This official companion gives you the chance to go behind the sequins and get the lowdown on all of the celebs and dancers competing in this year's competition of the BBC's biggest show.

    It's bursting with exclusive interviews and behind-the-scenes gossip, telling you everything you need to know about the divas, drama and dancers.
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    Seven Worlds One Planet

    Jonny Keeling & Alexander Scot

    Product Code: OPSW
    Hardback
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    Explore the natural wonders that define each continent and discover the incredible diversity of life on Earth.

    The world is a place 200 million years in the making and this book looks at how when the supercontinent ruptured, seven different worlds were born. It then examines how the animals that live on each of these continents have evolved to find their own way of life.

    A companion to the new BBC nature series, this stunning hardback features a foreword from the documentary's narrator David Attenborough and over 250 breathtaking images and stills that capture the animal residents and nature from each continent in all their glory - from the jungle of the Congo to the relative isolation of Australasia.
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    Giles: The Collection 2020

    Product Code: GLCT
    Hardback
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    Cartoons packed with dry wit and British eccentricity!

    A favourite with our customers for many years, Giles is an artist voted the best cartoonist of the 20th century on many different occasions.

    From the Express and Sunday Express archives, the 150 cartoons in this keepsake hardback (exclusive to The Book People) are witty, irreverent and still remain relevant today as they offer a light-hearted look at various social issues. Each cartoon is accompanied by a brief overview of the characters and the social issues Giles was providing wry observations on.
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    Wham! George & Me

    Andrew Ridgeley

    Product Code: WGAM
    Hardback
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    Discover how it felt to be Top of the Pops!

    For the first time ever, Andrew Ridgeley shares what it felt like to be one half of Wham! - one of the biggest bands of the 1980s. He reveals all about his first meeting with Georgios Kyriacos Panayiotou (better known as George Michael, of course) as a teen in 1970s Watford and how a shared love of records inspired them to write and record some of the most perfect pop songs of all time.

    Andrew talks about how he quickly became soul mates with George and offers a glimpse into the high-flying life of a 1980s superstar, revealing all about their glittering trumphs and successes. He fondly recalls their farewell show at Wembley Stadium in 1986 and reveals how their friendship lasted until George's dying day.

    Charting the years of 1974 to 1986 with humour, love and integrity, this is a special memoir that shows what happens when a band Do It Right.
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    By Order of the Peaky Blinders

    Matt Allen

    Product Code: PEAK
    Hardback
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    You need to buy this book... By order of the Peaky Blinders!

    The BBC drama starring Cillian Murphy as the gang's leader Tommy Shelby has evolved from cult classic to global phenomenon and this official companion hardback provides fans with a peek behind the scenes.

    It contains interviews with the cast and creators of the show and examines the true history that inspired many of the plots as well as social footnotes including what it was like living in post-war Britain, PTSD, drug addiction, gambling, poverty and gang culture. The actors also reveal how they really feel about the characters they play...

    This book includes playlists and profiles of the women of Peaky Blinders - including Helen McCrory's Polly Gray, the show's greatest character (sorry, Tommy!).
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    A Guinea Pig Nutcracker

    Product Code: GPNC
    Hardback
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    An unsqueakably cute take on Pyotr Ilyich Tchaikovsky's The Nutcracker!

    This retelling of the festive classic contains photographs of guinea pigs dressed as the famous characters from the world-famous ballet including Clara, the Mouse King and the Sugar Plum Fairy.

    It's a gorgeous gift book for any fan of the beautiful ballet or the adorable rodents.
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    Star Wars: Drawing Manual

    Product Code: SWDR
    Paperback
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    With its detailed, step-by-step illustration projects, this drawing manual gives Star Wars fans of all ages the chance to draw their favourite ships and other vehicles from the Star Wars universe.

    Ideal for budding engineers, all you have to do is follow each instruction and you'll soon see some amazing spaceships and vehicles appear. Each one is also accompanied by some very fun facts.
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    Last Christmas

    Greg Wise & Emma Thompson

    Product Code: LSTX
    Hardback
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    Give this book to someone special...

    Coinciding with the release of the Last Christmas (yes, it is inspired by the Wham! song of the same name) film starring Emma Thompson, Emilia Clarke and Henry Golding, this gift book celebrates everything about the most wonderful time of the year.

    Curated by Emma and her husband Greg Wise, it finds celebrities including Meryl Streep, Bill Bailey and Olivia Colman sharing personal essays about what Christmas really means to them while celebrating the importance of year-round kindness and generosity, acceptance and tolerance.
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    North Korea Journal

    Michael Palin

    Product Code: NKMP
    Hardback
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    Take a glimpse inside North Korea with Michael Palin...

    Accompanying the popular Channel 5 documentary, this book finds the globetrotting Monty Python star (and national treasure) exploring the most secretive country on the planet - the Democratic People's Republic of Korea. He finds a place that is full of gleaming skyscrapers and luxurious train stations while barely having any internet or phone signal.

    Michael recalls his daily escapades and recounts the conversations he had with both residents and officials. There are also beautiful photographs to pore over as you learn just what one of the world's most notorious countries is really like.
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    Behind The Lens

    David Suchet

    Product Code: BLDS
    Hardback
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    Now you can investigate the man behind Poirot with David Suchet's photographic memoir.

    A stalwart of stage and screen, David has wowed thousands of fans with his committed performances and is rarely seen without his camera. In Behind the Lens, he shares evocative photographs from his personal archives that capture the finest moments from his glittering 50-year career alongside musings on his life experiences.

    He talks about growing up in his beloved London and reveals how his Jewish roots have influenced his career. He also discusses the joys and perils of fame, his love of photography and music and reflects on the changing nature of the acting industry.
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    Downton Abbey: The Official Film Companion

    Emma Marriott

    Product Code: DAFC
    Hardback
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    Step inside the doors of Downton Abbey...

    This lavish hardback companion to the film brings Lord Grantham and the Crawley family to life as they prepare for a royal visit. It features a foreword from creator Julian Fellowes, interviews with cast members including Hugh Bonneville, Elizabeth McGovern and Michelle Dockery and behind-the-scenes photographs

    This book explores the new sets at Shepperton in great detail and also looks at destinations across the country that have become part of Downton Abbey's glorious history. It also celebrates the talented team who have brought the period drama to life.
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    Top Gear Supercars

    Jason Barlow

    Product Code: TGUS
    Hardback
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    Rev up for a celebration of supercars!

    The Top Gear Magazine team has hand-picked their favourite supercars in this perfect book for petrolheads everywhere. From the stylish curves and cutting-edge technology to the incredible power and obscene price-tags, this hardback covers every element of the supercar.

    It's packed with full-colour photographs and jaw-dropping facts that will delight anyone with an interest in fast cars.
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    Michael Rosen's Book of Play

    Michael Rosen

    Product Code: BOFP
    Hardback
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    Put down your devices and play!

    We're Going on a Bear Hunt author Michael Rosen shares ideas for screen-free fun for all ages in this brilliantly creative book. He explains why being silly and getting active is good for creativity, resilience and so much more and encourages you to let your worries drift away as you embrace the sheer joy of playing games and interacting with others.

    From doodling to word play and after-dinner games, Michael shares enticing ideas for indoor and outdoor fun.
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    Star Wars Millennium Falcon Book and Mega Model

    Product Code: SWMM
    Hardback
    (1)
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    Make a model of the Millennium Falcon and enjoy a book filled with fun facts and character profiles from a galaxy far, far away.

    This Star Wars book includes moments from the saga and even explains all about the schematics the spaceships featured in the film.

    You won't need any glue to put the pieces together and when fully built, the model measures 30 x 30cm. It even has moveable cannons and a radar dish. The removable panels also allow Star Wars fans to look inside and find out more about the famous freighter.
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    Bowie by O'Neill

    Terry O'Neill

    Product Code: BOWE
    Hardback
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    David Bowie fans will be Dancing in the Street when they flick through the pages of this selection of Terry O'Neill's photographs capturing the Changes the Thin White Duke went through during the course of his colourful life.

    From the last Ziggy Stardust performance to the recording of the seminal album Young Americans, this keepsake hardback contains candid shots of one of the world's most fascinating and influential musicians in his natural element. It includes gatefold spreads of some of his most famous moments - including the photograph that inspired the Diamond Dogs album cover and an impromptu meeting with Elizabeth Taylor!

    Among the 500 photographs are rare and never-before-seen shots of Bowie playing live shows, shooting films and mingling backstage. Celebrating the Golden Years of one of music's greatest Heroes, this hardback is a must for any music fan.
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    Today

    Edward Stourton

    Product Code: TDAY
    Hardback
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    Sixty world-changing stories from six decades of BBC Radio 4's Today programme.

    Edited by Edward Stourton and complete with forewords by Nick Robinson and Martha Kearney and in introduction from the Today programme editor Sarah Sands, this book examines the impact of major events including the fall of the Berlin Wall, 9/11 and space exploration.

    A keepsake for any armchair historian or people interested in current affairs, this hardback book reflects our history and how one of the BBC's flagship radio programmes has tried to make sense of it all.
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    The Marvel Book

    DK

    Product Code: TMVB
    Hardback
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    Marvel at the sheer scope of this comic book universe!

    The Marvel Cinematic Universe has changed everything. Now we've all recovered from the emotional roller-coaster that was Endgame, it's time to look at the history of the comic books that inspired these larger-than-life characters.

    The Marvel Book takes you on a thrilling journey through the Marvel Comics Universe, profiling heroes including Spider-Man, Black Panther and Iron Man and villains like Loki and Thanos along the way.

    It features original artwork, illuminating infographics and highly researched essays by Marvel comics connoisseurs that shed light on Stan Lee's incredible creations.
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    Star Wars: Where's the Wookiee 2

    Lucasfilm Ltd

    Product Code: SWWW
    Hardback 7 years +
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    This follow-up to the bestselling Where's the Wookiee? gives Star Wars fans of all ages the chance to play search-and-find games starring Chewbacca and his furry friends. It also has cameos from Han Solo, Luke Skywalker, Darth Vader and Kylo Ren.

    As well as scenes from the classic films from the saga, this book has activity pages inspired by both The Force Awakens and Rogue One. Chewie is on the loose all over the galaxy and all you'll have to do is spot him - or other aliens, droids and creatures.
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    Star Wars: Be More Vader

    Product Code: VADR
    Hardback
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    Embrace your destiny with the Dark Side and move from apprentice to master by following the assertive advice of Darth Vader, Emperor Palpatine and Supreme Leader Snoke.

    From negotiating workplace issues to gaining a promotion and managing difficult employees, you can find inspiration from the so-called baddies of the Star Wars universe. If you're in a difficult situation, simply ask 'What would Vader do?'

    The perfect gift for colleagues and friends alike, Star Wars: Be More Vader is a tongue-in-cheek guide on how to advance your career. It features photographs of favourite moments from the Star Wars series alongside hilarious - and useful - advice and quotes about being assertive.
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    Only Fools and Stories

    David Jason

    Product Code: OFAS
    Hardback
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    David Jason, the nation's favourite actor, talks about his life in acting and how he brought characters like Derek 'Del Boy' Trotter and Detective Jack Frost to life.

    He reveals behind-the-scenes gossip about each character (and show) and reveals how each one changed his life. David also explains why each one means so much to him.

    Told with characteristic charm and wit, this is a funny and poignant autobiography from a national treasure.
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    Star Wars: Complete Locations

    Product Code: SWLO
    Hardback
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    Updated so it includes the planets featured in The Force Awakens, Star Wars: Complete Locations is a visual guide to all of the places from a galaxy far, far away.

    Full of inside looks, it will show you the Star Wars universe in more detail than ever before and includes cross-sections, illustrations and photographs of the likes of Tattooine, Naboo and even Starkiller Base.

    A definitive reference work for any Jedi or fan who dreams of going on a Star Tour to far-flung destinations.
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    Disney Frozen Crochet

    Kati Galusz

    Product Code: DSFC
    Paperback
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    Learn how to crochet 12 cool characters from Arendelle - including Elsa, Anna, Kristoff and Olaf - with this cute craft set. It comes with all the materials you need to make Anna and Elsa.

    Each project has step-by-step photographic instructions and is so fun to make. This is a great gift for Disney fans and the finished projects are sure to melt your heart.

    Making these crocheted characters is the perfect way to prepare for Frozen 2 in November, 2019!
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    A Celebration of David Attenborough: The Activity Book

    Nathan Joyce

    Product Code: UDAV
    Paperback
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    David Attenborough is a national treasure, so what better way to while away the hours then by getting stuck into a whole host of fun and silly activities inspired by the world's favourite naturalist?

    You can enjoy guessing the animal from David's description, designing an Attenborough coat of arms and even partake in a drinking game inspired by his actions.

    As well as games and activities, this book includes fun facts about the man and even features a self-help guide titled 'What would Attenborough do?'
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    DC Comics Absolutely Everything You Need To Know

    Liz Marsham

    Product Code: DCEV
    Hardback 9 years +
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    From Aqua Man to Shazam and Harley Quinn to Batman, DC Comics have created some of the world's greatest superheroes.

    Packed with original artwork, this hardback comic book compendium is full of facts, info and trivia about the heroes and their foes. It covers 80 years and reveals everything from Aquaman's greatest secrets to Superman's strangest powers.

    This huge hardback also profiles some of the imaginative worlds, including Arkham Asylum, Atlantis and Krypton, that have been created by DC Comics writers and illustrators. It also reveals incredible facts... Did you know there are actually several hidden Batcaves around Gotham City or that he once donned a rainbow-coloured suit?
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Within our brilliant entertainment books we have something for everyone. We have a great range of film & TV books for those who love the big and small screen, exciting music books for musicians and music fans alike and theatre books for those that can't get enough of anything performed on a stage.

Amazing music books

In our range of books on entertainment, we have books some amazing books all about music, from classical to contemporary, from the basics of rhythm to the stories of music legends.

Exciting film & TV books

Whatever films or TV shows you like, whether popular new shows from the small screen or much-loved classics from the big screen, we have the best entertainment books for all film and TV fans, old and young.

Thrilling theatre books

If you love theatre, dance or the performing arts then you can discover all there is to know about these forms of entertainment in our theatre books.