Biographies & Memoirs

That's Another Story: The Autobiography

That's Another Story: The Autobiography

Julie Walters has been delighting audiences on screen and on stage for more than 25 years, and has been described as Britain's most popular actress and comedienne. Now she tells us her own story, in her own words. She was born in 1950s Birmingham, daughter of an austere Irish Catholic mother, and was sent to school in a convent. She wanted to be an actress from a young age, but to appease her mother she first went into nursing—that didn't last for long, and she soon joined Liverpool's Everyman Theatre. West End success followed, and she quickly replicated her success on film, earning an Academy Award nomination for her role in Educating Rita. Julie's collaborations with her close friend Victoria Wood have given audiences many unforgettable characters, and she's recently charmed a new generation of fans playing Mrs. Weasley in the Harry Potter films, alongside Meryl Streep in Mamma Mia!, co-starring with Helen Mirren in Calendar Girls, and co-starring in Billy Elliot. A natural writer with an instinctive sense of timing, Julie's memoirs are warm, moving, painfully felt, fiercely intelligent—and totally entertaining.

Chapter 1 - ‘Five Years Ago Today’ - The Beginning

Chapter 2 - ‘This Old House’ - 69 Bishopton Road

Chapter 3 - ‘Don’t Go Out Too Far’ - Holidays

Chapter 4 - ‘A Fine Figure of a Man’ - Dad

Chapter 5 - ‘At the Third Stroke She Will Be 78’ - Grandma

Chapter 6 - ‘Mixing with Doctors’ Daughters’ - Junior School

Chapter 7 - ‘I Thought You’d Failed’ - Senior School

Chapter 8 - The Little Nurse - Work

Chapter 9 - ‘So You Want To Be an Actress?’ - Manchester

Chapter 10 - Foreign Adventure

Chapter 11 - Learning to Teach

Chapter 12 - ‘Can We Still Go on the Honeymoon?’ - Breaking Up

Chapter 13 - Life at The Everyman - Liverpool

Chapter 14 - Funny Peculiar in London

Chapter 15 - ‘We’re Missin’ Brideshead for This!’ - Victoria Wood

Chapter 16 - Ecstasy with Mike Leigh

Chapter 17 - Rita on Stage and Screen

Chapter 18 - The Two Alans

Chapter 19 - ‘I Love to Boogie’ - Oscars and BAFTAs

Chapter 20 - ‘Something There to Offend the Whole Family’ - Personal Services

Chapter 21 - The Arrival

Epilogue - Another Beginning

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