John Major speaking on Music Halls at the Victoria and Albert Museum, February 26th

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Former Prime Minister John Major recently published a book revealing his own unconventional family past and explores the richly colourful story of the British music hall. He will be speaking at the Victoria and Albert Museum about the world of British Music Halls from Elizabethan times through to Victorian times, a world that his father Tom entered at the age of twenty-one as a comedian and singer.

Product Details

My Old Man: A Personal History of Music Hall

Some reviews for the book

 ‘Affectionate, charming and unexpectedly lively … Major paints a vivid picture … to read this richly enjoyable book is to be given a glimpse into a lost world’ Mail on Sunday

‘His deep affection for his parents inspires his finest writing…fascinating … My Old Man is an entertaining and intriguing potted history, full of quirky details about this quintessentially English phenomenon’ Independent

Victoria and Albert Museum.

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