The Official Guide to the Hit Medical Drama
It Books, Paperback, 9780061876615, 321pp.
Publication Date: September 2010
The authorized guide to the television phenomenon House, M.D.
For the last six years House, M.D. has been one of the most popular and captivating shows on television. Following the stories of a misanthropic genius doctor named Gregory House and his team of specialists, each week the show confronts medical mysteries that have baffled the best minds in medicine. Centered around one of the most compelling characters on television--brilliantly portrayed by actor Hugh Laurie--the Emmy Award-winning TV drama has been keeping millions of viewers intrigued and enthralled since it began, always offering an entertaining mixture of drama and humor.
Based on unprecedented access to the show's cast members and creative staff, House, M.D. is the first fully authorized guide to the hit medical drama, offering a close-up view inside the world of House. From the show's genesis to today, this companion provides unique insight into the TV drama, as the actors, writers, and producers who've created these characters describe in their own words what the show means to them. This book also delves into fascinating discussions of the show's medical science and controversial ethical issues, as well as includes exclusive photographs from the set and an intimately detailed look at the making of an episode. Essential reading for any House fan, House, M.D. is the ultimate behind-the-scenes guide to TV's most captivating show.
Hugh Laurie has cowritten two comedy series for BBC television, "A Bit of Fry" and "Laurie." He has also acted in the television dramas "Blackadder" and "Jeeves and Wooster" as well as in the feature films "101 Dalmatians, Sense and Sensibility, " and "Peter's Friends." He lives in London.