Tuesday, April 6, 2010

Elisabeth Sladen: The Autobiography Cover

Last year it was announced that Doctor Who and The Sarah Jane Adventures star, Elisabeth Sladen, was writing her autobiography to be published by Aurum Press. The book will document her life from the begining, to her appearence as Sarah Jane Smith in Doctor Who in the 1970's, and up to her life now. The book's cover has now been revealed, and can be seen to the left, and it's official synopsis can be read below:

When Elisabeth Sladen first appeared as plucky journalist Sarah Jane Smith in 1973 "Doctor Who" story "The Time Warrior", little did she know the character would become one of the most enduring and fondly remembered in the series' history. The coming years would see her traverse time and space alongside classic Doctors Jon Pertwee and Tom Baker, whilst a generation of children crouched behind the sofa, terrified but transfixed as their tea time heroine found herself menaced by Daleks, dinosaurs, Cybermen, man-eating alien flora, Egyptian mummies, extras in bubble wrap and even the Loch Ness Monster. By the time she quit the TARDIS in 1976, making front page news, Elisabeth had become one of the most familiar faces of a TV golden age. But that wasn't the end of Sarah Jane. Since then Elisabeth has reprised the role many times appearing in anniversary specials; a 1981 spin-off with robotic sidekick K-9; radio plays; and for the BBC's "Children in Need". She's toured the weird, wide and wonderful world of "Doctor Who" fandom and regularly tops polls of fans' all time favourite companions. So when TV wunderkind Russell T. Davies approached her to come back again, this time to a Doctor Who backed by multi-million pound budgets and garlanded with critical plaudits, how could she possibly say no? Now Elisabeth Sladen tells the story of her remarkable career.

Elisabeth Sladen's autobiography will be released across the United Kingdom and Ireland on the twenty-fifth of October, being sold at a recommended retail price of £16.99. Will you be purchasing a copy of this book when it goes on sale?

1 comment:

Conor said...

I might buy this!