Backstairs Billy: The Life of William Tallon, the Queen Mother's Most Devoted Servant
Released! 09/15/2015
Backstairs Billy: The Life of William Tallon, the Queen Mother's Most Devoted Servant
by Tom Quinn
Hardcover

One of the nation's best kept secrets, life behind the gates of Buckingham Palace is subject to worldwide speculation. In this book Tom Quinn traces the fascinating relationship between the Queen Mother and her most devoted servant.

William Tallon, who died in 2007, was a shopkeeper's son from the Midlands who rose through the ranks to work for the Queen Mother for more than fifty years. Known as "Backstairs Billy," he was charming, amusing, occasionally bitchy—and extremely pro... read more