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Sheila Hancock

Writer

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BOOKS
Production (role):
MISS CARTER'S WAR (2014)
Company:
Bloomsbury Publishing
Project details:
Debut Novel

Nominated in Political Fiction Awards

It's 1948 and Britain is struggling to recover from the Second World War. Marguerite Carter has lost her parents and survived a terrifying war, working for the SOE behind enemy lines. Leaving her partisan lover she returns to England to become one of the first women to receive a degree from the University of Cambridge. Becoming an English teacher in a girl's grammar school Marguerite has a mission - to fight social injustice, to prevent war and to educate her girls.
Production (role):
JUST ME (2008)
Company:
Bloomsbury Publishing
Project details:
Following the death of her husband, actor John Thaw, Sheila Hancock was unsure what to do next. "Live adventurously', a Quaker advice, was hovering around her brain. Putting her and John's much-loved house in France on the market she embarked on a series of journeys.
Production (role):
THE TWO OF US: MY LIFE WITH JOHN THAW (2004)
Company:
Bloomsbury Publishing
Project details:
2005 British Book Awards - Author of the Year

A double biography that focuses on the lives and 28-year marriage of both Sheila Hancock and her husband John Thaw.
Production (role):
RAMBLINGS OF AN ACTRESS (1987)
Company:
Hutchinson Ltd
Project details:
Autobiography

Credits

  • Publication (role)
    Company
    Project details
  • Production (role): MISS CARTER'S WAR (2014)
    Company: Bloomsbury Publishing
    Project details: Debut Novel

    Nominated in Political Fiction Awards

    It's 1948 and Britain is struggling to recover from the Second World War. Marguerite Carter has lost her parents and survived a terrifying war, working for the SOE behind enemy lines. Leaving her partisan lover she returns to England to become one of the first women to receive a degree from the University of Cambridge. Becoming an English teacher in a girl's grammar school Marguerite has a mission - to fight social injustice, to prevent war and to educate her girls.
  • Production (role): JUST ME (2008)
    Company: Bloomsbury Publishing
    Project details: Following the death of her husband, actor John Thaw, Sheila Hancock was unsure what to do next. "Live adventurously', a Quaker advice, was hovering around her brain. Putting her and John's much-loved house in France on the market she embarked on a series of journeys.
  • Production (role): THE TWO OF US: MY LIFE WITH JOHN THAW (2004)
    Company: Bloomsbury Publishing
    Project details: 2005 British Book Awards - Author of the Year

    A double biography that focuses on the lives and 28-year marriage of both Sheila Hancock and her husband John Thaw.
  • Production (role): RAMBLINGS OF AN ACTRESS (1987)
    Company: Hutchinson Ltd
    Project details: Autobiography