The year is 1963 and Jim Maclaine, star of Thatíll Be the Day has grown his hair, grown up and become a singer with a rock and roll band called the Stray Cats.
Performing to bored audiences in seedy clubs, they live on dreams of becoming as famous as the Beatles or the Rolling Stones.
A combination of luck, ruthlessness and a lot of hard hustling on the part of Mike Mennery, Jimís old fair-ground friend, makes the Stray Cats rock and roll superstars.But just when they have achieved their dream, it starts to go sour...
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Born in 1941, Connolly was brought up in Lancashire and attended the London School of Economics, where he read social anthropology, and where Mick Jagger was a fellow student. He then interviewed sixties pop stars for the London Evening Standard. He has written numerous newspaper articles for the Daily Mail, The Sunday Times, The Times, The Daily Telegraph and The Observer.
Connolly has written several novels, including Sunday Morning and Shadows on a Wall, the movies Thatíll Be the Day and Stardust, the television series Lyttonís Diary and Perfect Scoundrels and a biography of John Lennon. He also worked with record producer Sir George Martin on the television series The Rhythm of Life, and has written TV plays, films and documentaries, radio plays, short stories and much journalism.
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