A new hardback coffee table book, Pinewood - The Story of an Iconic Studio  celebrating how Pinewood has helped create movie magic for 80 years, is now available.

Billions of people across the globe, of all ages, from all walks of life have read six words on cinema or television screens: “Made at Pinewood Studios, London, England”.  From hosting super spies and superheroes, Pinewood has been home to a galaxy far, far away, helping create the movies that have made audiences laugh and cry in equal measure.   Some of the most glittering careers on both sides of the camera, have been launched behind the iconic gates of Pinewood Studios.


From James Bond to Star Wars, to the modern age of Marvel and the re-imagining of the Disney classics, Pinewood Studios and Shepperton Studios have played host to the greatest and most cherished movies of all time.  Complete with many exclusive behind-the-scenes images from those classic movies, this new book offers insight, anecdotes and interviews with some of the producers, directors and acting talent who have worked at the studios, including Ridley Scott, Barbara Broccoli, Tim Burton and Sir Roger Moore.

Published by Preface (Penguin Random House), Pinewood – The Story of an Iconic Studio by Bob McCabe. is available in hardback from 8th December from Waterstones, Amazon, Daunts, Foyles, selected WH Smith (central London) and many independent bookstores nationwide including Toppings.


About the author:

Bob McCabe is an award-winning screenwriter, broadcaster and is The New York Times best-selling author of Harry Potter:  Page to Screen – The Complete Filmmaking Journey.  His other books include the best-selling The Pythons Autobiography by the Pythons;  Dreams & Nightmares:  Terry Gilliam, The Brothers Grimm and Other Cautionary Tales of Hollywood, The Authorised Biography of Ronnie Barker and The Rough Guide to Comedy Movies.