It's Not A Rehearsal - The Autobiography
Amanda Barrie has been on the stage since she was three, when she performed at the theatre her
She ran away to Soho at the age of 13 where she became a chorus girl before making her West End lead debut in
"Public Mischief" with George Cole.
Throughout the 60s and 70s Amanda worked in theatre, television and film - including her famous role as
Cleopatra in "Carry on Cleo" - before making her first appearance as Alma Sedgwick in Coronation Street in
In this honest account, Amanda not only recalls countless anecdotes from her professional life, she also
reflects, with chraracteristic humour, on her personal life, including her affair with Billy Fury and
unconventional marriage to actor Robin Hunter.