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Sunday, 28 February 2021

AUTOGRAPHS 26 OF 30 - DAME MAGGIE SMITH

Available for freelance writing commissions on a variety of subjects including family history, nostalgic Belfast and its famous people, shops, shoppers & shopping (40-year retail veteran), the golden age of Hollywood and humorous pieces on life's weird and wonderful. Op-eds, columns, non-fiction book reviews too. Belfast Telegraph, Ireland's Own, Irish News, Reality, Tribune, etc, and BBC Radio 4, BBC Radio Ulster, BBC Radio Sheffield. And much more.

 

 Some book efforts: 

Retail Confidential (2010); Stephen Boyd: From Belfast to Hollywood (2013)


Memoir, Has Anybody Here Seen Kelly?, looking for a publisher.

 


joecushnan@aol.com & @JoeCushnan

 


 

A Selection of Autographs from my Collection

26 of 30


I have no exact record of when/where I requested Maggie Smith's autograph. Best guess, 2002, when she was in The Breath of Life at The Haymarket Theatre, London.


Saturday, 27 February 2021

AUTOGRAPHS 25 OF 30 - BILL BAILEY

Available for freelance writing commissions on a variety of subjects including family history, nostalgic Belfast and its famous people, shops, shoppers & shopping (40-year retail veteran), the golden age of Hollywood and humorous pieces on life's weird and wonderful. Op-eds, columns, non-fiction book reviews too. Belfast Telegraph, Ireland's Own, Irish News, Reality, Tribune, etc, and BBC Radio 4, BBC Radio Ulster, BBC Radio Sheffield. And much more.

 

 Some book efforts: 

Retail Confidential (2010); Stephen Boyd: From Belfast to Hollywood (2013)


Memoir, Has Anybody Here Seen Kelly?, looking for a publisher.

 


joecushnan@aol.com & @JoeCushnan

 


 

A Selection of Autographs from my Collection

25 of 30


2003, following a request wherever Bill Bailey was performing at the Edinburgh Festival.



Friday, 26 February 2021

AUTOGRAPHS 24 OF 30 - SEAMUS HEANEY

Available for freelance writing commissions on a variety of subjects including family history, nostalgic Belfast and its famous people, shops, shoppers & shopping (40-year retail veteran), the golden age of Hollywood and humorous pieces on life's weird and wonderful. Op-eds, columns, non-fiction book reviews too. Belfast Telegraph, Ireland's Own, Irish News, Reality, Tribune, etc, and BBC Radio 4, BBC Radio Ulster, BBC Radio Sheffield. And much more.

 

 Some book efforts: 

Retail Confidential (2010); Stephen Boyd: From Belfast to Hollywood (2013)


Memoir, Has Anybody Here Seen Kelly?, looking for a publisher.

 


joecushnan@aol.com & @JoeCushnan

 


 

A Selection of Autographs from my Collection

24 of 30



In response to a fan letter I sent via Faber.

Thursday, 25 February 2021

AUTOGRAPHS 23 OF 30 - CHARLTON HESTON

 Available for freelance writing commissions on a variety of subjects including family history, nostalgic Belfast and its famous people, shops, shoppers & shopping (40-year retail veteran), the golden age of Hollywood and humorous pieces on life's weird and wonderful. Op-eds, columns, non-fiction book reviews too. Belfast Telegraph, Ireland's Own, Irish News, Reality, Tribune, etc, and BBC Radio 4, BBC Radio Ulster, BBC Radio Sheffield. And much more.

 

 Some book efforts: 

Retail Confidential (2010); Stephen Boyd: From Belfast to Hollywood (2013)


Memoir, Has Anybody Here Seen Kelly?, looking for a publisher.

 


joecushnan@aol.com & @JoeCushnan

 


 

A Selection of Autographs from my Collection

23 of 30


Sometime in the late 1980s, I wrote to Charlton Heston via his agent's office. It was in the early years of researching Stephen Boyd, his co-star in Ben-Hur.


Wednesday, 24 February 2021

AUTOGRAPHS 22 OF 30 - DICK VAN DYKE

Available for freelance writing commissions on a variety of subjects including family history, nostalgic Belfast and its famous people, shops, shoppers & shopping (40-year retail veteran), the golden age of Hollywood and humorous pieces on life's weird and wonderful. Op-eds, columns, non-fiction book reviews too. Belfast Telegraph, Ireland's Own, Irish News, Reality, Tribune, etc, and BBC Radio 4, BBC Radio Ulster, BBC Radio Sheffield. And much more.

 

 Some book efforts: 

Retail Confidential (2010); Stephen Boyd: From Belfast to Hollywood (2013)


Memoir, Has Anybody Here Seen Kelly?, looking for a publisher.

 


joecushnan@aol.com & @JoeCushnan

 


 

A Selection of Autographs from my Collection

22 of 30


Circa 2011, following a request to Dick Van Dyke's office.


Tuesday, 23 February 2021

AUTOGRAPHS 21 OF 30 - RICHARD WILSON

Available for freelance writing commissions on a variety of subjects including family history, nostalgic Belfast and its famous people, shops, shoppers & shopping (40-year retail veteran), the golden age of Hollywood and humorous pieces on life's weird and wonderful. Op-eds, columns, non-fiction book reviews too. Belfast Telegraph, Ireland's Own, Irish News, Reality, Tribune, etc, and BBC Radio 4, BBC Radio Ulster, BBC Radio Sheffield. And much more.

 

 Some book efforts: 

Retail Confidential (2010); Stephen Boyd: From Belfast to Hollywood (2013)


Memoir, Has Anybody Here Seen Kelly?, looking for a publisher.

 


joecushnan@aol.com & @JoeCushnan

 


 

A Selection of Autographs from my Collection

21 of 30


March 2007, Richard Wilson was appearing in Whipping It Up at the New Ambassadors Theatre, London



 

Monday, 22 February 2021

AUTOGRAPHS 20 OF 30 - ROGER MCGOUGH

Available for freelance writing commissions on a variety of subjects including family history, nostalgic Belfast and its famous people, shops, shoppers & shopping (40-year retail veteran), the golden age of Hollywood and humorous pieces on life's weird and wonderful. Op-eds, columns, non-fiction book reviews too. Belfast Telegraph, Ireland's Own, Irish News, Reality, Tribune, etc, and BBC Radio 4, BBC Radio Ulster, BBC Radio Sheffield. And much more.

 

 Some book efforts: 

Retail Confidential (2010); Stephen Boyd: From Belfast to Hollywood (2013)


Memoir, Has Anybody Here Seen Kelly?, looking for a publisher.

 


joecushnan@aol.com & @JoeCushnan

 


 

A Selection of Autographs from my Collection

20 of 30



Sometime in 1977/78, Roger McGough did a reading at Brentwood (Essex) Leisure Centre and he signed his book.


Sunday, 21 February 2021

AUTOGRAPHS 19 OF 30 - IAN MCKELLEN

Available for freelance writing commissions on a variety of subjects including family history, nostalgic Belfast and its famous people, shops, shoppers & shopping (40-year retail veteran), the golden age of Hollywood and humorous pieces on life's weird and wonderful. Op-eds, columns, non-fiction book reviews too. Belfast Telegraph, Ireland's Own, Irish News, Reality, Tribune, etc, and BBC Radio 4, BBC Radio Ulster, BBC Radio Sheffield. And much more.

 

 Some book efforts: 

Retail Confidential (2010); Stephen Boyd: From Belfast to Hollywood (2013)


Memoir, Has Anybody Here Seen Kelly?, looking for a publisher.

 


joecushnan@aol.com & @JoeCushnan

 


 

A Selection of Autographs from my Collection

19 of 30


Circa 2007, Sir Ian McKellen returned to the RSC for King Lear and The Seagull, at the New London Theatre, directed by Trevor Nunn.


Saturday, 20 February 2021

AUTOGRAPHS 18 OF 30 - JAY LENO

Available for freelance writing commissions on a variety of subjects including family history, nostalgic Belfast and its famous people, shops, shoppers & shopping (40-year retail veteran), the golden age of Hollywood and humorous pieces on life's weird and wonderful. Op-eds, columns, non-fiction book reviews too. Belfast Telegraph, Ireland's Own, Irish News, Reality, Tribune, etc, and BBC Radio 4, BBC Radio Ulster, BBC Radio Sheffield. And much more.

 

 Some book efforts: 

Retail Confidential (2010); Stephen Boyd: From Belfast to Hollywood (2013)


Memoir, Has Anybody Here Seen Kelly?, looking for a publisher.

 


joecushnan@aol.com & @JoeCushnan

 


 

A Selection of Autographs from my Collection

18 of 30


Jay Leno. May 2006, request via The Tonight Show.

Friday, 19 February 2021

AUTOGRAPHS 17 OF 30 - LAURENCE OLIVIER

 Available for freelance writing commissions on a variety of subjects including family history, nostalgic Belfast and its famous people, shops, shoppers & shopping (40-year retail veteran), the golden age of Hollywood and humorous pieces on life's weird and wonderful. Op-eds, columns, non-fiction book reviews too. Belfast Telegraph, Ireland's Own, Irish News, Reality, Tribune, etc, and BBC Radio 4, BBC Radio Ulster, BBC Radio Sheffield. And much more.

 

 Some book efforts: 

Retail Confidential (2010); Stephen Boyd: From Belfast to Hollywood (2013)


Memoir, Has Anybody Here Seen Kelly?, looking for a publisher.

 


joecushnan@aol.com & @JoeCushnan

 


 

A Selection of Autographs from my Collection

17 of 30

Requested via his agent's office, Laurence Olivier was making A Little Romance (directed by George Roy Hill) in 1978, to be released in 1979.


Thursday, 18 February 2021

AUTOGRAPHS 16 OF 30 - MICKEY ROONEY

Available for freelance writing commissions on a variety of subjects including family history, nostalgic Belfast and its famous people, shops, shoppers & shopping (40-year retail veteran), the golden age of Hollywood and humorous pieces on life's weird and wonderful. Op-eds, columns, non-fiction book reviews too. Belfast Telegraph, Ireland's Own, Irish News, Reality, Tribune, etc, and BBC Radio 4, BBC Radio Ulster, BBC Radio Sheffield. And much more.

 

 Some book efforts: 

Retail Confidential (2010); Stephen Boyd: From Belfast to Hollywood (2013)


Memoir, Has Anybody Here Seen Kelly?, looking for a publisher.

 


joecushnan@aol.com & @JoeCushnan

 


 

A Selection of Autographs from my Collection

16 of 30


MIckey Rooney appeared in Panto at The Bristol Hippodrome December 2008/January 2009.


Wednesday, 17 February 2021

AUTOGRAPHS 15 OF 30 - TOMMY STEELE

Available for freelance writing commissions on a variety of subjects including family history, nostalgic Belfast and its famous people, shops, shoppers & shopping (40-year retail veteran), the golden age of Hollywood and humorous pieces on life's weird and wonderful. Op-eds, columns, non-fiction book reviews too. Belfast Telegraph, Ireland's Own, Irish News, Reality, Tribune, etc, and BBC Radio 4, BBC Radio Ulster, BBC Radio Sheffield. And much more.

 

 Some book efforts: 

Retail Confidential (2010); Stephen Boyd: From Belfast to Hollywood (2013)


Memoir, Has Anybody Here Seen Kelly?, looking for a publisher.

 


joecushnan@aol.com & @JoeCushnan

 



 

A Selection of Autographs from my Collection

15 of 30



In January 2004, Tommy Steele appeared in Scrooge at the Liverpool Empire.




Tuesday, 16 February 2021

AUTOGRAPHS 14 OF 30 - RALPH FIENNES

 Available for freelance writing commissions on a variety of subjects including family history, nostalgic Belfast and its famous people, shops, shoppers & shopping (40-year retail veteran), the golden age of Hollywood and humorous pieces on life's weird and wonderful. Op-eds, columns, non-fiction book reviews too. Belfast Telegraph, Ireland's Own, Irish News, Reality, Tribune, etc, and BBC Radio 4, BBC Radio Ulster, BBC Radio Sheffield. And much more.

 

 Some book efforts: 

Retail Confidential (2010); Stephen Boyd: From Belfast to Hollywood (2013)


Memoir, Has Anybody Here Seen Kelly?, looking for a publisher.

 


joecushnan@aol.com & @JoeCushnan

 



 

A Selection of Autographs from my Collection

14 of 30


In the summer of 2003, Ralph Fiennes was in Brand at the Theatre Royal, London.



Monday, 15 February 2021

AUTOGRAPHS 13 OF 30 - RICHARD HARRIS

Available for freelance writing commissions on a variety of subjects including family history, nostalgic Belfast and its famous people, shops, shoppers & shopping (40-year retail veteran), the golden age of Hollywood and humorous pieces on life's weird and wonderful. Op-eds, columns, non-fiction book reviews too. Belfast Telegraph, Ireland's Own, Irish News, Reality, Tribune, etc, and BBC Radio 4, BBC Radio Ulster, BBC Radio Sheffield. And much more.

 

 Some book efforts: 

Retail Confidential (2010); Stephen Boyd: From Belfast to Hollywood (2013)


Memoir, Has Anybody Here Seen Kelly?, looking for a publisher.

 


joecushnan@aol.com & @JoeCushnan

 



 

A Selection of Autographs from my Collection

13 of 30


Sometime in the mid-1990s, Richard Harris could well have been flying over the Atlantic.