Mary Logan had superb showbiz credentials. Born in 1921, she was the great niece of Alec Hurley, a fine music hall singer in his own right who influenced Bud Flanagan s singing style and was the second husband of the legendary Marie Lloyd. During the Second World War duty called and Mary was conscripted to ENSA (Entertainments National Service Association) and with her partner Maggie entertained troops in camps from The Orkneys to Land s End and later in France, Belgium and Holland. They were one of the first acts to entertain behind front lines on D-Day. In 1998 Mary produced this autobiography it sold out its first hardcover edition and has not been available in paperback until now. It s packed with hilarious stories, populated with larger-than-life artistes, extraordinary characters bursting with the camaraderie of both theatre and war. The book is fascinating proof that, whatever the odds, the show must go on. An extraordinary life beautifully written. Mary dances and the reader becomes a willing partner from the first page to the last, thanks to the effortless quality of the writing . BILL MACILWRAITH (Writing credits include The Anniversary and Two's Company)"