The hardback is the second non fiction bestseller of 2004, after only Himalaya by Michael Palin Like Pamela Stephenson's Billy, this is a sought-after biography of one of the nation's best loved stars Serialised for Radio 4 'Book at Bedtime' read by Sheila Hancock, plus serialisation in a major newspaper and TV interviews ensures that this will be unmissable
Sheila Hancock was born in 1933 and attended RADA before embarking on a successful career in acting, both on stage and screen. She was awarded the OBE in 1974. Sheila Hancock lives in London.
'A book of exceptional emotional candour' Sunday Telegraph 'Wise, witty and at times unbearably moving' Glasgow Herald 'Startlingly good ... Hancock is remarkably good at evoking period and place' Sunday Times 'Her honest, graceful account leaves nothing out - Thaw's alcoholism, his depression, their separation, their love' Dublin Sunday Independent