The Two of Us

by Sheila Hancock | Biographies & Memoirs |
ISBN: 1408806932 Global Overview for this book
Registered by wingJean-Solwing of Melbourne CBD, Victoria Australia on 10/25/2018
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Journal Entry 1 by wingJean-Solwing from Melbourne CBD, Victoria Australia on Thursday, October 25, 2018
When John Thaw, star of The Sweeney and Inspector Morse, died from cancer in 2002, a nation lost one of its finest actors and Sheila Hancock lost a beloved husband. In this unique double biography she chronicles their lives - personal and professional, together and apart. John Thaw was born in Manchester, the son of a lorry driver. When he arrived at RADA on a scholarship he felt an outsider. In fact his timing was perfect: it was the sixties and television was beginning to make its mark. With his roles in Z-Cars and The Sweeney, fame came quickly. But it was John's role as Morse that made him an icon. In 1974 he married Sheila Hancock, with whom he shared a working-class background and a RADA education. Sheila was already the star of the TV series The Rag Trade and went on to become the first woman artistic director at the RSC.

Journal Entry 2 by wingJean-Solwing at Henry and the Fox in Melbourne CBD, Victoria Australia on Saturday, October 27, 2018

Released 1 yr ago (10/28/2018 UTC) at Henry and the Fox in Melbourne CBD, Victoria Australia

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Really enjoyed reading this a few years ago. Hancock's writing is fluent and both Thaw and Hancock come across as passionate and interesting people. Maybe it will interest some of my fellow BC brunchers so I will release it at the monthly meetup tomorrow.

Journal Entry 3 by KKslibrary at Melbourne CBD, Victoria Australia on Thursday, November 08, 2018
Caught at recent Meetup, on TBR pile

Journal Entry 4 by KKslibrary at Melbourne CBD, Victoria Australia on Wednesday, February 27, 2019
Really enjoyed this book, it was quick and easy to read as the writing and the story was so engaging. Sheila Hancock did a wonderful job of describing bot( of their young lives as well as their life together. I saving for my husband to read.

Journal Entry 5 by KKslibrary at Sir Duke - Cafe in Moonee Ponds, Victoria Australia on Sunday, July 28, 2019

Released 5 mos ago (7/28/2019 UTC) at Sir Duke - Cafe in Moonee Ponds, Victoria Australia

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To be released at Meetup

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