The author, Roger Lobb, was a Box Office Manager for the Royal National Theatre in London, England for twenty-five years. The book is an autobiographical sketch of what really goes on behind the scenes. The author utilizes a witty and entertaining style to tell about the years he spent working in British theatre. The book is filled with many entertaining stories of legendary actors.
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Englishman, Roger Lobb's book 'Best Seat in the House, Eight Row Center' tells of show business, of superstars backstage of the Royal National Theatre, London, for which Mr. Lobb was box office manager for twenty-five years. He saw and heard plenty. He tells of preparations when Buckingham Palace telephones that the Queen wishes to see a performance. Incidents involving actors and individuals in the limelight are hilarious, and astonishing. Hence this essential guide to London's theatre is enjoyable and funny. The theatre buffs who go by the thousands each year to Britain for theatre will want this book, for I like many others enjoyed Roger Lobb's book. As a page turner it is a must!
--John D. Mitchell, President of Eaton Street Press and past President and Founder of The Institute for Advanced Studies in the Theatre Arts.About the Author:
The author, Roger Lobb, was Box Office Manager for the Royal National Theatre (RNT) london, England for twenty-five years.
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Book Description Eaton Street Press. Paperback. Book Condition: As New. Nearly brand new book that shows only slight signs of wear. Bookseller Inventory # G1884953085I2N00