9781910067901

Immediate release 19th OCTOBER 2021

SINGING AND MUSICAL THEATRE SENSATION KERRY ELLIS TO RELEASE HER AUTOBIOGRAPHY THIS SUMMER WITH A SPECIAL FOREWORD BY THE LEGENDARY BRIAN MAY.

KERRY ELLIS: BUMPKIN TO BROADWAY is a touching reflection into the career so far of a West End and Broadway star, who first amazed audiences as the first British lead in multi-award winning musical WICKED and has gone onto to perform around the world and partner with an icon in music history.

Fans of not only musical theatre will enjoy this thorough and humble insight into the life and career of one of the UK’s most established performers and recording artists, Kerry Ellis.

KERRY ELLIS: BUMPKIN TO BROADWAY is to be released in hardback in the UK 12th NOVEMBER 2021 and is published by Playdead Press. It will be available online and in bookshops.

BACKCOVER BLURB:

A fascinating insight into the journey behind the unique career of singer, actress and the West End’s favourite star.

BUMPKIN TO BROADWAY is a touching reflection into the career so far of a West End and Broadway star. Kerry Ellis first amazed audiences in WE WILL ROCK YOU before becoming the first British lead in multi-award winning musical WICKED. Since then, Kerry has gone onto to perform around the world and partner with an icon in music history.

Featuring top tips for budding performers plus anecdotes and notes from leading industry figures. This book is not just for fans of musical theatre; BUMPKIN TO BROADWAY will be enjoyed by fellow actors, music admirers and loved by anyone who enjoys live performance.

‘Britain’s most beautiful voice!’ Brian May

‘This generation’s Elaine Paige, with a similarly soaring, scorching voice’ Mark Shenton

ISBN: 978-1-910067-90-1

RELEASE DATE: 12th NOVEMBER 2021

RRP: £18.99

FORMAT: Hardback

PP: 252

PUBLISHER: Playdead Press

DISTRIBUTOR: Gazelle Books

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PLEASE SEE FOLLOWING PAGES FOR NOTES AND COVER IMAGE

Notes to Editors

Contacts:

For interviews or any other media enquiries, in the first instance contact Elliot Robinson via email: elliot@playdeadpress.com. Kerry’s management can be contacted by emailing Daniel via: Daniel@thesoundcheckgroup.com

Further information:

Further titles released by Playdead Press can be found on our website – playdeadpress.com – and more information about Kerry Ellis’ forthcoming autobiography and the launch of the title will be announced in due course.

About:

Playdead Press is an independent publisher based in the UK.

For any enquiries please contact Elliot Robinson on elliot@playdeadpress.com.

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