The Empire

Release Date: 13/10/2022

Publisher: Zaffre

Sunday Times Bestseller - #3

You can order your copy here!

Michael's first fictional book! The first in a series set in the world of theatre by the master of musical theatre.

Actually, it's Love (Re-release of The things we do for love)

Release Date: 16/07/2004

Blake Publishing - ISBN 1-85782-532-2

All royalties from this book will go to ROC

In 1992 Cathy's sister-in-law, Angela McGowan, died within three months after being diagnosed of Ovarian Cancer. An illness they had not heard of before, still the family had to find out it was one of the biggest killers of these days.

This book is a collection of things famous people did for love, including a piece done by Michael!

The Things we do for Love

Release Date: October 1993

Blake Publishing - ISBN 1-85782-047-9

All royalties from this book will go to ROC

Original release of "Actually, it's Love". Please note this book does NOT include an article done by MIchael!

Books on Musicals

The Complete Aspects of Love

Release Date: 01/04/1990

Viking ISBN 0670831921

Lavishly illustrated hard cover book about the development of getting Aspects of Love on stage. Includes many inside stories. Now unfortunately out of print and hard to get. The original book included a poster of the show. If you are lucky, you might be able to get your hands on one!

Les Misérables - History in the Making

Release Date: 1996

Arcade Publishing ISBN 1-55970-370-9

(first release under title The Complete Book of Les Misérables, ISBN 1-55970-156-0)

As the title points out, this book covers the story of Les Misérables, from the story of the famous novel to the very beginnings of creating the musical, getting it on stage and conquering the world!

Hey, Mr. Producer - The Musical World of Cameron Mackintosh

Release Date: 01/11/1998

Watson-Guptill Publications ISBN 0823088162

This book is mainly a lavishly illustrated biography about Sir Cameron Mackintosh, written by famous theater critic Sheridan Morley and Ruth Leon. Whilst not including tons of mentions of Michael, it's surely a must-have for all Musical Theater fans, as it covers all the musicals Mackintosh has ever produced!

Original Novels

Chitty Chitty Bang Bang

written by Ian Fleming

Release Date: 1964

Puffin Books ISBN 0141313579

Ever seen a car that can fly? Swim? Think for itself? Well, neither have the Pott family - until the magical Chitty Chitty Bang Bang comes into their lives. But dangerous times lie ahead. And when the Pott family comes up against Joe the Monster and his hideous henchmen they desparately need help. That's where Chitty comes in!

Chitty Chitty Bang Bang we love you


written by Igino U. Tarchetti

Release Date: 1996

Mercury Books ISBN 1-56279-064-1

Passion tells of a love triangle involving Giorgio, an offiver in the Italian army; Clara, a robust young married woman with a child; and the grotesque, vampire-like Fosca, who embodies the romantic macabre. The relationships, one involving adultery and the other flouting of social conventions, are treated with warped extremity, at once serious and ironic.

Aspects of Love

written by David Garnett

Release Date: 1955

Vintage Classics ISBN 0-099-28342-5

About David Garnett:

"... when Angelica was born, he admired her day-old beauty and idly wrote to Strachey: 'I think of marrying it. When she is 20, I shall be 46 - will it be scandalous?'"

The Phantom of the Opera

written by Gaston Leroux

Release Date: 1911

Harper Collins Publishers ISBN 0060809248

" ... And he sent every one away, except Raoul and the maid, who looked at Raoul with eyes of the most undisguised astonishment. She had never seen him before and yet dared not question him; and the doctor imagined that the young man was only acting as he did because he had the right to. The viscount, therefore, remained in the room watching Christine as she slowly returned to life... "

Les Misérables

written by Victor Hugo

Release Date: 1862

Penguin Books ISBN 0140622918

. Out of extreme poverty Jean Valjean steals a loaf of bread and then spends many years trying to escape his reputation as a criminal. In later years he rises socially and is a respectable member of society; but policeman Javert will not allow him to forget his past and is determined to expose him.

Vocal Scores

Chitty Chitty Bang Bang

Music and Lyrics by Richard and Robert Sherman

Release Date: 1991

Warner Bros Publications ISBN 076920242X

Words and music of Toot Sweets, Chitty Chitty Bang Bang, Hushabye Mountain, Lovely, lonely Man, The Roses of Success, You Two, Truly Scrumptious, Chu-Chi Face, Doll on a Music Box, Me Ol' Bamboo, Posh!

Passio Vocal Score

Music and Lyrics by Stephen Sondheim

Release Date: 01/09/1997

Warner Bros Publications ISBN 1559360887

Complete lyrics of the Broadway version of Passion!

Aspects of Love Vocal Score

Release Date: 01/11/1990

Hal Leonard Publishing Collaboration ISBN 0881888907

The Phantom of the Opera Vocal Score

Release Date:January 1988

Hal Leonard Publishing Collaboration ISBN 0881886157

Les Misérables Vocal Score

written by Claude Michel Schönberg and Alain Boublil

Release Date: April 1991

Hal Leonard Publishing Collaboration ISBN 0881885770

PIrates of Penzance Vocal Score

written by Arthur Sullivan and W. S. Gilbert

Release Date: 01/09/2001

Dover Publications ISBN 0486418936

Godspell Vocal Score

written by Arthur Sullivan and W. S. Gilbert

Release Date: 01/09/2001

Dover Publications ISBN 0486418936

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