Old Rage : ‘One of our best-loved actor’s powerful riposte to a world driving her mad’ – DAILY MAIL


by Hancock, Sheila | 20th century
Published 08/06/2023 by Bloomsbury Publishing PLC in the United Kingdom
Paperback | 304 pages

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THE SUNDAY TIMES TOP TEN BESTSELLER | WITH EXCLUSIVE NEW MATERIAL’I want to be Sheila Hancock when I grow up’ – Lorraine Kelly’Wise, witty, kind and true’ – Sunday Times’A sparkling memoir as funny and insightful as it’s moving’ – Daily Mail’A captivating memoir’ – Mail on SundayIn 2016, Sheila Hancock sat down to write a book about a serene and fulfilled old age. This is not that book.

In Old Rage, one of Britain’s best-loved actors opens up about her tenth decade. Funny, feisty, honest, she makes for brilliant company as she talks about her life and takes an uncompromising look at a world so different from the one of her wartime childhood. And yet – despite age, despite rage – she finds there are always reasons for joy.

‘The much-loved actor candidly shares the fear, joy and frustration she has found in her ninth decade’ Guardian, Books of the Year 2022’Sheila Hancock reflects upon her life and career with all the winning candour and warm-heartedness we have come to expect from the legendary actress’ Waterstones

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