Sheila Hancock


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Sheila Hancock was born February 22, 1933. on the Isle of Wight. She later moved to King's Cross in London, where her mother and father ran a pub. Sheila went to Dartford Grammar School, and then with a grant she went to RADA. She then went into nine years of weekly repertory around the country. While in repertory in Bath she met actor Alec Ross, ... See full bio »

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Carry On Cleo Senna Pod
(1964)
Take a Girl Like You Martha Thompson
(1970)
Bedtime Alice Oldfield
(2001-2003)

Filmography

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 2019/II From This Day Forward (Short)
Her
 2016-2019 Delicious (TV Series)
Mimi Vincent
- Do What Feels Right (2019) ... Mimi Vincent
- Not Intimidated (2019) ... Mimi Vincent
- Betrayed (2019) ... Mimi Vincent
- The Heart (2018) ... Mimi Vincent
- Episode #2.4 (2018) ... Mimi Vincent
 2018 The More You Ignore Me
Nan Wildgoose
 2018 Urban Myths (TV Series)
Gala Dali
- The Dali and the Cooper (2018) ... Gala Dali
 2017 Edie
Edie
 2017 The Dark Mile
Mary
 2017 Endeavour (TV Series)
Dowsable Chattox
- Harvest (2017) ... Dowsable Chattox
 2016 The Dumping Ground (TV Series)
Doris
- Doris (2016) ... Doris
 2016 Casualty (TV Series)
Hester Price
- A Life Less Ordinary (2016) ... Hester Price
 2015 Toast of London (TV Series)
Sheila Hancock
- Global Warming (2015) ... Sheila Hancock
 2014 Remember Me (TV Mini-Series)
Loveday Hutton
- Episode #1.3 (2014) ... Loveday Hutton
 2013 Delicious
Patti
 2012 Playhouse Presents (TV Series)
Melba
- Nellie and Melba (2012) ... Melba
 2012 Hustle (TV Series)
Dolly Hammond
- Picasso Finger Painting (2012) ... Dolly Hammond
 2011 Just Henry (TV Movie)
Gran
 2007-2011 New Tricks (TV Series)
Grace Pullman
- Setting Out Your Stall (2011) ... Grace Pullman
- Couldn't Organise One (2008) ... Grace Pullman
- Big Topped (2007) ... Grace Pullman
- God's Waiting Room (2007) ... Grace Pullman
 2010 Words of the Blitz
Various
 2009 Moving On (TV Series)
Liz
- The Rain Has Stopped (2009) ... Liz
 2007 Fallen Angel (TV Mini-Series)
Lady Youlgreave
- The Office of the Dead (2007) ... Lady Youlgreave
- The Judgement of Strangers (2007) ... Lady Youlgreave
 2006 After Thomas (TV Movie)
Granny Pat
 2006 The Catherine Tate Show (TV Series)
June
- Lauren Gets Hitched (2006) ... June
 2005 Bleak House (TV Series)
Mrs. Guppy
- Episode #1.15 (2005) ... Mrs. Guppy
- Episode #1.10 (2005) ... Mrs. Guppy
 2004/I Yes
Aunt
 2004 Feather Boy (TV Series)
Edith Sorrel
- Episode #1.6 (2004) ... Edith Sorrel
- Episode #1.5 (2004) ... Edith Sorrel
- Episode #1.4 (2004) ... Edith Sorrel
- Episode #1.3 (2004) ... Edith Sorrel
- Episode #1.2 (2004) ... Edith Sorrel
 2001-2003 Bedtime (TV Series)
Alice Oldfield
- Boxing Day (2003) ... Alice Oldfield
- Christmas Day (2003) ... Alice Oldfield
- Christmas Eve (2003) ... Alice Oldfield
- Episode #2.6 (2002) ... Alice Oldfield
- Episode #2.5 (2002) ... Alice Oldfield
 2003 Fortysomething (TV Mini-Series)
Gwendolen Hartley
- Episode #1.6 (2003) ... Gwendolen Hartley
- Episode #1.5 (2003) ... Gwendolen Hartley
- Episode #1.4 (2003) ... Gwendolen Hartley
- Episode #1.3 (2003) ... Gwendolen Hartley
- Episode #1.2 (2003) ... Gwendolen Hartley
 2002 Bait (TV Movie)
Pam Raeburn
 2002 The Practicality of Magnolia (TV Series)
Isobel
 2001 Love or Money (TV Movie)
Teresa
 2001 The Russian Bride (TV Movie)
Dora Blossom
 2000-2001 EastEnders (TV Series)
Barbara
- Episode dated 24 July 2001 (2001) ... Barbara
- Episode dated 1 March 2001 (2001) ... Barbara
- Episode dated 6 July 2000 (2000) ... Barbara
 2000 The Thing About Vince (TV Mini-Series)
Pat
- Episode #1.3 (2000) ... Pat
- Episode #1.2 (2000) ... Pat
- Episode #1.1 (2000) ... Pat
 1999 Hold Back the Night
Vera
 1999 Alice in Wonderland (TV Movie)
Cook
 1998 Close Relations (TV Mini-Series)
Dorothy Hammond
 1997 Love and Death on Long Island
Mrs. Barker
 1997 Kavanagh QC (TV Series)
Sarah Meadows
- Blood Money (1997) ... Sarah Meadows
 1995 Shooting Gallery (TV Series)
- Love Hurts (1995)
 1995 Dangerous Lady (TV Mini-Series)
Sarah Ryan
- Episode #1.4 (1995) ... Sarah Ryan
- Episode #1.3 (1995) ... Sarah Ryan
- Episode #1.2 (1995) ... Sarah Ryan
- Episode #1.1 (1995) ... Sarah Ryan
 1995 The Buccaneers (TV Mini-Series)
Dowager Duchess / Duchess of Trevenick
- Plunder (1995) ... Dowager Duchess
- Capture (1995) ... Dowager Duchess
- Ambush (1995) ... Dowager Duchess
- Conquest (1995) ... Duchess of Trevenick
 1993-1994 Brighton Belles (TV Series)
Frances
- Gilbert's Return (1994) ... Frances
- The Younger Man (1994) ... Frances
- The Break-In (1994) ... Frances
- That Was No Lady (1994) ... Frances
- The Transplant (1993) ... Frances
 1994 A Business Affair
Judith
 1993 The World of Peter Rabbit and Friends (TV Series)
Anna Maria
 1993 Comedy Playhouse (TV Series)
Frances
- Brighton Belles: Pilot (1993) ... Frances
 1992 No Head for Heights (TV Short)
Caroline
 1992 Gone to Seed (TV Series)
Mag
- Episode #1.6 (1992) ... Mag
- Episode #1.5 (1992) ... Mag
- Episode #1.4 (1992) ... Mag
- Episode #1.3 (1992) ... Mag
- Episode #1.2 (1992) ... Mag
 1992 Inspector Morse (TV Series)
- The Death of the Self (1992) ... (uncredited)
 1991 My Kingdom for a Horse (TV Series)
Steve's Mother
 1991 Gone to the Dogs (TV Mini-Series)
Jean
- Episode #1.6 (1991) ... Jean
- Episode #1.5 (1991) ... Jean
- Episode #1.4 (1991) ... Jean
- Episode #1.3 (1991) ... Jean
 1990 Single Voices (TV Series)
Doreen
- Royal Enclosure (1990) ... Doreen
 1989 Asterix and the Big Fight
Impedimenta (English version, voice)
 1989 Jumping the Queue (TV Series)
Matilda Poliport
- Episode #1.2 (1989) ... Matilda Poliport
- Episode #1.1 (1989) ... Matilda Poliport
 1989 Bradley (TV Series)
Monica Pobjoy
- Episode #1.2 (1989) ... Monica Pobjoy
 1988 The Universe of Dermot Finn (Short)
Mother of Pearl
 1988 Doctor Who (TV Series)
Helen A.
- The Happiness Patrol: Part Three (1988) ... Helen A.
- The Happiness Patrol: Part Two (1988) ... Helen A.
- The Happiness Patrol: Part One (1988) ... Helen A.
 1988 Buster
Mrs. Rothery
 1988 Hawks
Regina
 1988 Theatre Night (TV Series)
Mrs. Malaprop
- The Rivals (1988) ... Mrs. Malaprop
 1987 Making Waves (Short)
Doris
 1987 The Love Child
Edith
 1985 Bulman (TV Series)
Kate
- I Met a Man Who Wasn't There (1985) ... Kate
 1985 Home to Roost (TV Series)
Sue
- The Way We Were (1985) ... Sue
 1985 Dramarama (TV Series)
Rita Chartell
- The Audition (1985) ... Rita Chartell
 1982 Play for Today (TV Series)
Ellen
- The Remainder Man (1982) ... Ellen
 1980 Comedy Tonight (TV Movie)
 1980 The Wildcats of St. Trinian's
Olga Vandemeer
 1979 The Lion, the Witch & the Wardrobe (TV Movie)
Jadis - The White Witch (US version, voice)
 1976 Whodunnit? (TV Series)
Panellist
- Dead Grass (1976) ... Panellist
 1976 Couples (TV Series)
Joan Skinner
- Episode #1.54 (1976) ... Joan Skinner
- Episode #1.53 (1976) ... Joan Skinner
- Episode #1.52 (1976) ... Joan Skinner
- Episode #1.51 (1976) ... Joan Skinner
- Episode #1.50 (1976) ... Joan Skinner
 1970-1973 Menace (TV Series)
Rose / Toni Patra
- Comfortable Words (1973) ... Rose
 1972 Full House (TV Series)
Actress in Countdown
- Episode #1.8 (1972) ... Actress in Countdown
 1972 Scoop (TV Series)
Mrs. Stitch
- A Surfeit of Boots (1972) ... Mrs. Stitch
- The Complete Traveller (1972) ... Mrs. Stitch
- The Stitch Service (1972) ... Mrs. Stitch
 1971 Now, Take My Wife (TV Series)
Claire Love
- There's a Lot of It About (1971) ... Claire Love
- Housewives' Choice (1971) ... Claire Love
- Rembrandt's Mother (1971) ... Claire Love
- Keep the Home Fires Burning (1971) ... Claire Love
- Things That Go Bump (1971) ... Claire Love
 1971 Frankie Howerd's Hour (TV Mini-Series)
Special Guest Star
- Episode #1.2 (1971) ... Special Guest Star
 1970-1971 Comedy Playhouse (TV Series)
Claire Love / Wendy Hillbright
- Just Harry and Me (1971) ... Claire Love
- Better Than a Man (1970) ... Wendy Hillbright
 1969-1971 Mr. Digby Darling (TV Series)
Thelma Teesdale
- Contest (1971) ... Thelma Teesdale
- Love (1971) ... Thelma Teesdale
- Wives (1971) ... Thelma Teesdale
- Safe Breakers (1971) ... Thelma Teesdale
- Rats (1970) ... Thelma Teesdale
 1971 Shadows of Fear (TV Series)
Anne Brand
- Sugar and Spice (1971) ... Anne Brand
 1970 Take a Girl Like You
Martha Thompson
 1970 The Mating Machine (TV Series)
Freda
- Sealed with a Loving Kiss (1970) ... Freda
 1969 All Star Comedy Carnival (TV Movie)
Thelma Teesdale
 1968 ITV Playhouse (TV Series)
Kaff / Naomi Woodley
- Entertaining Mr. Sloane (1968) ... Kaff
- Horizontal Hold (1968) ... Naomi Woodley
 1968 Detective (TV Series)
Mrs. Markle
- Born Victim (1968) ... Mrs. Markle
 1968 Release (TV Series documentary)
Mrs. Caudle
 1968 Beryl Reid Says Good Evening (TV Series)
- Episode #1.3 (1968)
 1968 The Anniversary
Karen Taggart
 1967 How I Won the War
Mrs. Clapper's Friend
 1967 Armchair Theatre (TV Series)
Alice
- Compensation Alice (1967) ... Alice
 1967 Life with Cooper (TV Series)
Lady Stuck In Railings
- Episode #1.3 (1967) ... Lady Stuck In Railings
 1966 Thirty-Minute Theatre (TV Series)
Cynthia / Vi
- The Devil and All His Mischief (1966) ... Cynthia
- Not for Just an Hour (1966) ... Vi
 1966 Jackanory (TV Series)
Storyteller
- Ameliaranne and the Green Umbrella (1966) ... Storyteller
- Ameliaranne's Moving-Day (1966) ... Storyteller
- Ameliaranne Bridesmaid (1966) ... Storyteller
- Ameliaranne Camps Out (1966) ... Storyteller
- Ameliaranne Goes Digging (1966) ... Storyteller
 1965-1966 The Bed-Sit Girl (TV Series)
Sheila Ross
- Episode #2.6 (1966) ... Sheila Ross
- Episode #2.5 (1966) ... Sheila Ross
- Episode #2.4 (1966) ... Sheila Ross
- Episode #2.3 (1966) ... Sheila Ross
- Episode #2.2 (1966) ... Sheila Ross
 1965 The Wednesday Thriller (TV Series)
Joyce Lambert
- The Regulator (1965) ... Joyce Lambert
 1965 ITV Play of the Week (TV Series)
Hetty
- A Fearful Thing (1965) ... Hetty
 1964 Carry On Cleo
Senna Pod
 1964 Thursday Theatre (TV Series)
Olive Leech
- Summer of the Seventeenth Doll (1964) ... Olive Leech
 1964 The Moon-Spinners
Cynthia Gamble
 1964 Night Must Fall
Dora Parkoe
 1964 Festival (TV Series)
Winifred
- Say Nothing (1964) ... Winifred
 1960-1963 BBC Sunday-Night Play (TV Series)
Jackie Lambert / Janet
- June Fall (1963) ... Jackie Lambert
 1962 The Girl on the Boat
Jane Hubbard
 1961-1962 The Rag Trade (TV Series)
Carole Taylor / Carol Taylor
- The Bank Manager (1962) ... Carole Taylor
- Barber's Shop (1962) ... Carole Taylor
- Doctor (1962) ... Carole Taylor
- Stainproofer (1962) ... Carole Taylor
- Safety Precaution (1962) ... Carole Taylor
 1960 The Bulldog Breed
Doris (uncredited)
 1960 Bootsie and Snudge (TV Series)
Greta
- Bootsie's Punctured Romance (1960) ... Greta
 1960 Doctor in Love
Librarian (uncredited)
 1960 Skywatch
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Personal Details

Other Works:

Stage: Appeared in William Shakespeare's play, "The Winter's Tale," in a Royal Shakespeare Company production at the Barbican Theatre in London, England, with Patrick Stewart and Gemma Jones in the cast. Ronald Eyre was director. See more »

Publicity Listings:

2 Print Biographies | 8 Interviews | 2 Magazine Cover Photos | See more »

Height:

5' 7½" (1.71 m)
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Did You Know?

Personal Quote:

The public have always been nice to me and don't pester me. You do get a bit fed up with the selfies. I often wonder what John (John Thaw) would do. Thank God they weren't invented before he died. See more »

Trivia:

Daughter of Enrico Cameron (1894-1965) and Ivy Louise (née Woodward) Hancock (1898-1970). See more »

Star Sign:

Pisces

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