Behind The Shoulder Pads – Tales I Tell My Friends

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Author: Joan Collins

Category: Biography & True Stories

Book Format: Paperback / softback

Publisher: Seven Dials

ISBN: 9781399609982

RRP: $26.99


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‘The stories, the gossip, the glamour! Discover it all and more’ Woman & Home

‘[A] hugely engaging and riveting memoir’ The Lady

‘Unstoppable, a veritable living legend’ Daily Mail

‘All you’d hope for from the stiletto-stamping diva’ The i paper


‘Some stories from my amazing adventures in life I’ve only ever shared with friends… Until now!’

Dame Joan Collins has always believed one should retain some mystery in life, and hide a knowing smile behind one’s shoulder pads. Returning in dazzling form, she shares her most memorable moments from a vibrant life in the limelight. From her early years as a young star in the golden era of Hollywood to stamping her stilettos in Dynasty

Filled with her most spectacular stories, including with the late Queen Elizabeth, Elizabeth Taylor, Michael Caine, Warren Beatty, Diana, Princess of Wales and many more, Behind the Shoulder Pads is a tour-de-force of shock and delight in equal measure.

Hilarious, intimate, and completely spellbinding, Joan invites you into her life like never before, sharing the stories she only tells her closest of friends.

‘Joan Collins at her best’ 5* reader review

‘Superb read’ 5* reader review

‘So much fun’ 5* reader review

A legend of the screen and stage, Joan Collins is perhaps best known for playing Alexis Carrington in the globally popular television series Dynasty. She has appeared in over seventy films, hundreds of TV shows and over a dozen plays. She is also a bestselling author of seventeen books and many articles and editorials, including those for the Spectator magazine. She was made a Dame in 2015 by Queen Elizabeth II for her charity work and services to drama. She and her husband, Percy Gibson, divide their time between London, Los Angeles and the south of France.

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