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Keeley Hawes Departs West End Show

29th December 2013

British actress Keeley Hawes has quit West End play Barking In Essex amid reports of a rivalry with stage veteran Sheila Hancock.The pair has been starring in the play, about a dysfunctional crime family from...

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Sheila Hancock Promotes Literacy Program

27th September 2013

Veteran actress Sheila Hancock has signed up as the public face of a scheme to boost literacy rates among British schoolchildren.The stage and screen star has been named as the official patron of DigiSmart, a...

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Sheila Hancock Relished Dancing Show Challenge

20th December 2012

Veteran British actress Sheila Hancock jumped at the chance to star in a festive episode of U.K. reality Tv show Strictly Come Dancing as it is "wonderful exercise for older people".The 79 year old will...

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Sheila Hancock Slapped With Speeding Ticket

7th November 2012

Sheila Hancock's love of fast cars got the veteran British actress into trouble when she was slapped with a speeding ticket.The stage and screen star admits she is a motoring fanatic and has even owned...

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Prince Charles Kicks Off Charles Dickens 200th Birthday Celebrations

7th February 2012

Prince Charles led the celebrations on what would've been the seminal English novelist CHARLES DICKENS' 200th birthday. Charles was at a service held at Westminster Abbey to mark the anniversary and laid a wreathe at...

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Hancock Lands Cbe Honour In London

25th March 2011

Veteran actress Sheila Hancock was honoured with a Commander of the Order of the British Empire (Cbe) medal at Buckingham Palace in London on Thursday (24Mar11).The 78 year old was the guest of honour at...

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Sheila Hancock 'Drawn To Volatile Men'

17th March 2011

Veteran British actress Sheila Hancock has opened up about her tumultuous relationship history, admitting she is drawn to volatile men who enjoy boozing.The stage and screen star has been married twice - to actors Alec...

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Passport Problems Led To Hancock's Bangkok Arrest

17th February 2011

Veteran British actress SHEILA HANCOCK was once arrested at an airport in Thailand - and was terrified officials had mistaken her for a "drug mule or a prostitute".The Buster star travelled to the Far East...

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Hancock Thankful For Industry Change

5th December 2010

Veteran British actress SHEILA HANCOCK marvelled at how the acting industry had "changed immeasurably" as she collected her lifetime achievement honour at the 20th Women in Film and TV Awards on Friday (03Nov10).The 77 year...

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Hancock Lands Lifetime Achievement Honour

26th November 2010

Veteran British actress SHEILA HANCOCK will be handed a lifetime achievement honour at the upcoming Women in Film and Television (WFTV) Awards.The 77 year old made her West End debut in 1958 and has since...

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Actress Redman Marries

5th September 2010

British actress AMANDA REDMAN has married her toyboy lover in front of celebrity guests including RAY WINSTONE and veteran star SHEILA HANCOCK.The Sexy Beast star, 53, wed Damian Schnabel, 38, in front of 200 family...

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Hancock Slams 'Snotty' Theatre Peers

16th March 2010

British stage veteran SHEILA HANCOCK has slammed her theatre contemporaries for their "snooty" attitude towards successful West End musicals.The 77 year old has a starring role in Sister Act - the London stage adaptation of...

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Sunday In The Park With George Sweeps Olivier Awards

19th February 2007

SUNDAY IN THE PARK WITH GEORGE was the big winner at Britain's prestigious Laurence Olivier Awards last night (18FEB07), taking home five trophies including Best Actor and Actress In A Musical for DANIEL EVANS and...

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The Da Vinci Code Crowned Best Book

21st April 2005

DAN BROWN's controversial novel THE DA VINCI CODE scooped the top prize at the BRITISH BOOK AWARDS in London last night (20APR05). The Vatican City-based thriller - which won the Book of the Year...

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Thaw Was Stalked By Obsessive Fan

4th October 2004

Late British actor JOHN THAW was stalked by an obsessive female fan who claimed he fathered her child, according to his widow SHEILA HANCOCK. The star of 1990s TV series INSPECTOR MORSE, who died...

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