WorldCat Identities

Hancock, Sheila 1933-

Overview
Works: 132 works in 318 publications in 3 languages and 10,546 library holdings
Genres: Drama  Fiction  War films  Television adaptations  Television series  Criticism, interpretation, etc  Biography  Juvenile works  Television programs  Comedy films 
Roles: Actor, Author, Performer, Narrator, Singer, wpr, Commentator, Other, Director
Classifications: PR4558, 822.33
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The Boy in the Striped Pajamas by Mark Herman( Visual )

3 editions published in 2009 in Spanish and English and held by 2,227 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Inquieto y aburrido en su nuevo hogar, Bruno, un inocente e ingenuo niño de ocho años, ignora a su madre y se interna en el bosque en busca de aventuras. Rápidamente conoce a un niño, con quien comienza una sorpresiva amistad. Ambientada en la Segunda Guerra Mundial y basada en la novela best-seller de John Boyne, esta inolvidable e inspiradora historia acerca del poder del espíritu humano, cautivará su corazón y mente
Bleak House by Charles Dickens( Visual )

6 editions published between 2006 and 2009 in English and Undetermined and held by 1,004 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Out of an interminable court case spin three young people each searching for their place in the world. Their story moves fast, swirling through an incredible array of characters from passionate young lovers to ruthless lawyers, from an ice-cold aristocratic beauty to a shrewd relentless detective, until the final thrilling climax
Miss Carter's war by Sheila Hancock( Book )

14 editions published between 2014 and 2015 in English and Spanish and held by 619 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

It is 1948 and Britain is struggling to recover from the Second World War. Half French, half English, Marguerite Carter, young and beautiful, 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 be one of the first women to receive a degree from the University of Cambridge...Now she pins back her unruly auburn curls, draws a pencil seam up her legs, ties the laces on her sensible black shoes, belts her grey gabardine mac and sets out towards her future as an English teacher in a girls' grammar school. For Miss Carter has a mission - to fight social injustice, to prevent war and to educate her girls...Through deep friendships and love lost and found, from the peace marches of the fifties and the flowering of the Swinging Sixties, to the rise of Thatcher and the battle for gay rights, to the spectre of a new war, Sheila Hancock has created a powerful, panoramic portrait of Britain through the life of one very singular woman
Playing Shakespeare by John Barton( Visual )

3 editions published in 2009 in English and held by 558 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

John Barton guides members of the Royal Shakespeare Company in nine intensive acting workshops, demonstrating how the Company makes Shakespeare's classic plays accessible to modern audiences without compromising the text's integrity
The tale of Pigling Bland and other stories by Beatrix Potter( Visual )

2 editions published between 2006 and 2008 in English and held by 496 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Pigling Bland's trip to market becomes an unexpected adventure when he meets Pig-wig, a lovely little pig who has been stolen, and offers to help her escape from the wicked farmer. The mischievous Tom Kitten falls into the grasp of a fat, greedy rat called Samuel Whiskers, who wants to enjoy Kitten Dumpling for his dinner. The enchanting story of a tailor working on a magnificent coat for the Mayor of Gloucester. When the tailor falls ill, the coat is mysteriously completed by secret helpers
This beautiful fantastic( Visual )

3 editions published between 2016 and 2017 in English and held by 473 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Set against the backdrop of a beautiful London garden, the story is a contemporary fairy tale. Facing eviction in a month if she can't resurrect the dying garden in her backyard, reclusive librarian Bella Brown meets her grumpy next-door neighbor, who happens to be a talented horticulturalist. As the two form an unlikely friendship, Bella begins to wonder if she can revive both the garden, and her dreams of becoming a children's book author
Yes by Sally Potter( Visual )

8 editions published between 2005 and 2006 in English and held by 411 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Feeling trapped in her marriage to a politician, an American scientist begins an affair with a Lebanese surgeon living in exile in London. As the affair goes on the couple finds it difficult to put aside their very different beliefs
Fortysomething( Visual )

2 editions published between 2007 and 2008 in English and held by 369 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Maybe it's when you can't remember exactly where your wife works--or whether she works at all. Or when your children have a more active sex life than you do. Or maybe it's when you start to hear the unspoken thoughts inside other people's heads. Paul Slippery is an anxiety-ridden British doctor suffering from all those symptoms and more. His wife has embarked on a new career and perhaps an extramarital affair or two. His three oversexed sons mock him without mercy. And at work he's tangled in red tape and tormented by a flaky colleague. Forthysomething turns the fears and foibles of middle age into high comedy of the kookiest kind
Romeo and Juliet by William Shakespeare( Recording )

2 editions published in 1993 in English and held by 243 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A stunning performance of Shakespeare's timeless tragedy of young love
The Brilliant Brontë Sisters( Visual )

3 editions published in 2015 in English and held by 199 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Writer and actress Sheila Hancock has long been fascinated by the life and works of the Brontë sisters. In this programme, she searches for an answer to a puzzling question: "How did three spinsters who spent most of their lives in a remote parsonage on the edge of the moors come to write books so shocking, erotic, profoundly moving and quite wonderful?" Hancock embarks on a journey that starts in the Yorkshire village of Haworth and the brutal moors that inspired Emily Brontë's Wuthering Heights. She moves on to Brussels, where Charlotte Brontë developed the writing style that made Jane Eyre an enduring masterpiece and examines the nature of Charlotte and Constantin Heger's seemingly romantic relationship. She ends in Scarborough, the last resting place of Anne Brontë whose Tenant of Wildfell Hall has feminist themes
David Copperfield by Charles Dickens( Recording )

5 editions published between 1994 and 2003 in English and held by 196 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Persecuted by his wrathful stepfather, Mr. Murdstone; deceived by his boyhood idol, the callous, charming Steerforth; driven into moral combat with the sniveling clerk Uriah Heep, and hurled, pell-mell, into a blizzard of infatuation with the adorably dim-witted Dora--He survives it all with inimitable style
Sister act : a divine musical comedy : original London cast recording by Alan Menken( Recording )

2 editions published in 2009 in English and held by 180 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Just Henry( Visual )

2 editions published in 2012 in English and held by 172 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A period drama set in England amid the turmoil and loss following World War II. Based on the bestselling, award winning novel by Michelle Magorian
Delicious( Visual )

1 edition published in 2017 in English and held by 146 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Professional chef Leo has everything he ever wanted: a prosperous hotel business, a beautiful family, and an amiable relationship with his ex-wife, Gina, to whom he owes much of his success. But when Leo₂s glamorous wife, Sam, starts to suspect that he is having an affair, she asks Gina for advice, since Gina was cheated on by Leo with Sam and would recognize the signs. But none of them could anticipate the disastrous chain of events that follows
Love and death on Long Island by Richard Kwietniowski( Visual )

5 editions published between 1997 and 2005 in English and German and held by 143 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Stuffy British author Giles De'Ath has been completely untouched by the modern world. One day, after an interviewer asks if he's ever considered adapting his best-sellers for the screen, he decides to investigate cinema costume drama. By accident, he views the teen movie Hotpants College II instead and becomes instantly enchanted by Hollywood hunk Ronnie Bostock. Soon after, the eccentric De'Ath travels to Ronnie's Long Island home where he ingratiates himself into the actor's private life. But how will Ronnie react when he finally learns what's really on his new mentor's mind
The anniversary by Bill MacIlwraith( Visual )

10 editions published between 1950 and 2006 in English and German and held by 98 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"The legendary Bette Davis stars as Mrs. Taggart, a venomous one-eyed matriarch who -- despite her husband being long dead -- demands her three grown sons gather for her 40th anniversary. Eldest Henry is a mild-mannered cross-dresser; middle child Terry is a henpecked weakling; and carefree youngest son Thomas arrives with his pregnant fiancée. But this bumpy night has only just begun, as family secrets will be revealed, cruel insults hurled, and frilly underwear stolen. Even if the siblings can survive the festivities unscathed, does the biggest mother of them all have a shocking final surprise for everyone?"--Container
Grimm's fairy tales by Jacob Grimm( Recording )

5 editions published between 1983 and 1986 in English and held by 98 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

This collection contains some of the most timeless and enchanting folk and fairy tales collected by the Brothers Grimm
The lion, the witch, & the wardrobe( Visual )

3 editions published in 2011 in English and held by 87 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

An adventure story of two brothers and two sisters who cross through an enchanted wardrobe closet into the magical world of Narnia, a land of talking animals and mythical creatures
Connections; ideas for writing by Sheila Hancock( Book )

3 editions published in 1974 in English and held by 71 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The sweet dove died by Barbara Pym( Recording )

6 editions published between 1993 and 2012 in English and held by 55 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A chance encounter over a Victorian flower book brings together Leonora, single, beautiful and approaching fifty, Humphrey, a widowed antique dealer and James, his young good-looking nephew. Determined to keep James under her spell Leonora must eliminate her rivals in this humorous story of relationships
 
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Alternative Names
Sheila Hancock

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Шейла Хэнкок

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شيلا هانكوك ممثلة بريطانية

شیلا هنکاک بازیگر بریتانیایی

쉴라 핸콕

シーラ・ハンコック

Languages
English (145)

German (4)

Spanish (3)

Covers
Romeo and JulietDavid CopperfieldJust meThe two of us : my life with John ThawJust me