Competition: Win ‘Film Stars Don’t Die in Liverpool’ Novel

Based on Peter Turner’s memoir of the same name, ‘Film Stars Don’t Die in Liverpool‘ is the heartbreaking true story of the relationship between Turner and the eccentric Academy Award®-winning actress Gloria Grahame, directed by Paul McGuigan and starring Jamie Bell and Annette Bening, alongside Julie Walters, Vanessa Redgrave, Kenneth Cranham, Stephen Graham, Frances Barber and Leanne Best.

To celebrate the release of the film, out now in cinemas nationwide, we have 5 x copies of the novel to give away to our readers!

Liverpool, 1978

What starts as a vibrant affair between a legendary femme fatale and her young lover quickly grows into a deeper relationship, with Turner being the person Gloria turns to for comfort.

Their passion and lust for life is tested to the limits by events beyond their control.

Gloria Grahame was a Hollywood leading lady at the heart of several hit films from the Golden Age of Hollywood.

Film Stars Don’t Die In Liverpool is out now in UK cinemas © 2017 Lions Gate Entertainment Inc.

To enter, answer the following question and fill out the form with ‘Turner’ in the subject line, including your full name, address and contact number.

***** QUESTION *****

Who plays Hollywood Star Gloria Grahame in Film Stars Don’t Die In Liverpool?

A. Annette Bening

B. Anne Hathaway

C. Gloria Stuart

Please Note: You must be following @TheArtsShelf on Twitter and @TheArtsShelf on Facebook to be eligible to win. Twitter username must be included in the entry form.

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Competition closes on Thursday 23rd November, 2017

Winners will be notified by phone/email

Best of luck!


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– The winner(s) will be drawn at random from all the correct entries, and only they will be contacted personally. Prize must be taken as stated and cannot be deferred. There will be no cash alternatives.
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3. The Prize

– Prize for 5 winner(s) is:

1 x Film Stars Don’t Die In Liverpool book

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