Funny Girl - the latest novel from Nick Hornby, the million-copy bestselling author of About a BoyMake them laugh, and they're yours forever . . ., Barbara Parker is Miss Blackpool of 1964, but she doesn't want to be a beauty queen. She only wants to make people laugh. So she leaves her hometown behind, takes herself off to London, and lands a life-changing audition for a new BBC comedy series.
A double bill of films detailing the life of musical comedienne Fanny Brice. In 'Funny Girl', Fanny (Barbra Streisand) is an aspiring star living in New York in the early 1900s. She has the chance to realize her ambition when she meets playboy Nick Arnstein (Omar Sharif), who introduces her to Florenz Ziegfeld (Walter Pidgeon). When Ziegfeld puts Fanny in his Follies, she becomes an instant hit.