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  • The Two of Us

  • My Life with John Thaw
  • By: Sheila Hancock
  • Narrated by: Sheila Hancock
  • Length: 5 hrs and 13 mins
  • Abridged
  • Overall
    4.5 out of 5 stars 74
  • Performance
    4.5 out of 5 stars 30
  • Story
    4.5 out of 5 stars 29

Winner of the British Book Awards, Author of the Year, 2005.

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, growing up and growing older.

  • 5 out of 5 stars
  • Rewarding & Poignant

  • By Anonymous User on 03-07-05


5 out of 5 stars

Reviewed: 16-06-10

A privileged glimpse into the lives of two loved actors, John Thaw and Sheila Hancock. Sheila Hancock safeguards their ultimate privacy while granting us insights into how and why their lives developed as they did. Her attitude and approach in fighting overwhelming grief during her early widowhood sustained her sufficiently to allow her to develop a new and rich life, and will be an inspiration to those enduring the horrors of bereavement.