Rupert Everett shot to fame with the film Another Country in 1984 and has been a hugely successful actor and writer for many years. His films include The Madness of King George III; My Best Friend's Wedding; Shrek II and III; Shakespeare in Love and St Trinians. His first memoir, Red Carpets and Other Banana Skins, was a Sunday Times bestseller and its sequel, Vanished Years, won the Sheridan Morley Prize for Biography. His film of Oscar Wilde's last years, The Happy Prince, was released in 2018 to widespread acclaim.
A (novelistic) masterpiece * Daily Telegraph on Red Carpets and Other Banana Skins * A literary star...anyone who enjoys peeking behind the curtain of celebrity life will love it * Daily Telegraph on Vanished Years * A supremely gifted writer * Lynn Barber, The Times, on Vanished Years * Irresistible * Sunday Times Books of the Year, on Vanished Years * An amazing man. And such a good writer...This book is amazing * Chris Evans, The Chris Evans Breakfast Show * The joy of Everett as a writer has always been his pitilessly clear-eyed perspective, especially of himself...Everett has become one of the most delightful writers about modern fame...He has a writing style as seductive as his youthful beauty...every sentence Everett writes rings with his personality, and it's a personality that has always been irresistible * Hadley Freeman, Guardian Book of the Day *