With over 25 years in showbiz – from cruise ships to the West End and over 900 TV shows in 26 countries – Colin Copperfield has lived life to the full. His autobiographical It Don’t Mean A Thing if it Ain’t Got that Zing sparkles with his anecdotes and more.
Colin Copperfield’s It Don’t Mean A Thing if it Ain’t Got that Zing is the funniest, most honest and self-deprecating retelling of a life in showbiz that you’re likely to encounter.
With its extraordinary insights into what those words ‘in showbiz’ really mean, this autobiography fizzes with stories and events that make the reader feel life would be so much more jolly if Colin Copperfield could jump from its pages.
It Don’t Mean A Thing If It Ain’t Got That Zing
A standout autobiography that deserves pride of place on every good bookshelf, here’s hoping the author has saved some of his hilarious tales for volume two.
A rollicking tour through the world of showbiz: downing illicit drinks on a film set with the stars, crooning ‘My Way’ for a mobster’s wife, and falling asleep mid-performance on stage in the West End. Col’s stories of his life as an actor and dancer and with the internationally acclaimed band, Wall Street Crash, cartwheel off the page – oozing energy and sheer delightful naughtiness.
Chris Roycroft-Davis – former executive editor, The Sun says: “Don’t buy this book unless you’re ready for hours of top-of-the-bill entertainment. Colin’s uncensored tsunami of showbiz shenanigans is outrageous, hilarious, and quite unmissable.”
About Colin Copperfield
“This is my Autobiography and tells the stories of my life in Showbiz. All the info about me is in Zing! But here is a synopsis. I am an actor, dancer, singer and songwriter, and started signing in bands aged fourteen – pop, swing and one heavy metal band.
“Having spent three years entertaining on cruise ships, (two years around the Mediterranean and one year out of Australia), I returned to the UK went straight into Jesus Christ Superstar at the Palace Theatre London, followed by four more West End shows including Tommy at the Queen’s Theatre. In total I spent six years in West End shows.
“Working as a professional dancer in many TV shows, I also acted in many TV commercials including the much shown Tunes Judo commercial.”
Other highlights include twenty five years with the internationally acclaimed band Wall Street Crash appearing in over nine hundred TV shows in twenty six countries (five albums and eleven singles). Then there were three Royal Command appearances.
“I’ve recently finished composing the musical Paradise Lane, fingers and eyes crossed coming to a theatre near you soon. I write songs for other artists and I’m a dance teacher specialising in tap, modern and ballet. I also work as personal fitness trainer.”
Amazon Reviews For It Don’t Mean A Thing If It Ain’t Got That Zing
“Just read the new book, ‘It Don’t Mean a Thing if it Ain’t got that Zing’ by Colin Copperfield. This is a superb read for a ‘real life’ view of how showbiz professionals go about their work in the many facets of the business. Whilst Wall Street Crash were undoubtedly a talented and eclectic group of individuals, Colin outlines what life was like on the group coming together, gigging on the road, working in TV and recording in their own particular style in the Studio. In addition, Colin recounts his early life, how he was drawn into the performing arts, the people he encountered along the way and many mischievous antics and capers behind the scenes in the course of his career. This is a ‘must read’ book for anyone interested in show business and working in the industry.” – Mr Glenn Nuttall
“Bought this for a friend for Christmas
Couldn’t resist reading it myself
Brilliant!! Very funny!!” – Cathy Boles
“What a great start to 2022, an upbeat, entertaining and snark free look at a very interesting life. Would love to meet this guy, he certainly knows how to have a good time!” – Ben Leffman
“Haven’t been able to put this book down!
Has me laughing out loud. Definitely a book to read to brighten up your day.
Highly recommend!” – Evy-Marie
Find The Book:
Independently published, It Don’t Mean A Thing if it Ain’t Got that Zing, is available in paperback (£14.99) and Kindle format (£3.99) on Amazon at https://amzn.to/3J8NuYR and https://amzn.to/3GsHB7e respectively.
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