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Sheila Hancock

 

Stage Credits

  [West End]
London Production at Charing Cross Theatre, 2018
Maude
  [West End]
Original London Production, 2009
Mother Superior
  [West End]
London Revival, 2006
Fraulein Schneider
  [West End]
London Production, 1980
Mrs. Lovett
  [West End]
London Production, 1978
Miss Hannigan
  [Broadway]
1965
Kath
  [West End]
Original London Production, 1961
Performer
  [West End]
Original London Production, 1959
Performer
Performer

Photos

Bill Milner (Harold), Sheila Hancock (Maude)  Photo

Bill Milner (Harold), Sheila Hancock (Maude)

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02/21/2018
Bill Milner (Harold), Sheila Hancock (Maude)  Photo

Bill Milner (Harold), Sheila Hancock (Maude)

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Date:
02/21/2018
Bill Milner (Harold), Sheila Hancock (Maude)  Photo

Bill Milner (Harold), Sheila Hancock (Maude)

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Date:
02/21/2018
Rebecca Caine (Mrs Chasen), Sheila Hancock (Maude)  Photo

Rebecca Caine (Mrs Chasen), Sheila Hancock (Maude)

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Date:
02/21/2018

 

Stage

Performances
  [West End]
London Production at Charing Cross Theatre, 2018
Maude

  [West End]
Original London Production, 2009
Mother Superior

  [West End]
London Revival, 2006
Fraulein Schneider

  [West End]
London Production, 1980
Mrs. Lovett

  [West End]
London Production, 1978
Miss Hannigan

  [Broadway]
1965
Kath

  [West End]
Original London Production, 1961
Performer

  [West End]
Original London Production, 1959
Performer

Performer


Sheila Hancock Awards and Nominations

 
Olivier Awards - 2007 - Best Performance In A Supporting Role In A Musical Gold Star
Sheila Hancock, Cabaret
 
Olivier Awards - 1982 - Actress of the Year in a Supporting Role
Sheila HancockThe Winter's Tale
 
Olivier Awards - 1980 - Actress of the Year in a Musical
Sheila Hancock, Sweeney Todd
 
Olivier Awards - 1978 - Comedy Performance of the Year
Sheila Hancock, Annie
 
Tony Awards - 1966 - Best Performance by an Actress in a Leading Role in a Play
Sheila Hancock, Entertaining Mr. Sloan

Sheila Hancock News

5th Annual Indie Entertainment Showcase Announced Photo 5th Annual Indie Entertainment Showcase Announced
by Chloe Rabinowitz - Jan 14, 2022

Cloud 21 PR International and Kultura PR International will present the fifth annual 'Indie Entertainment Showcase' a special event that will be held virtually during this year's Sundance Film Festival.

U.K. Docudrama MERCY Inks Distribution Deal With Los Angeles-based All Channel Films, Photo U.K. Docudrama MERCY Inks Distribution Deal With Los Angeles-based All Channel Films, Inc.
by Michael Major - Dec 22, 2021

The film stars Maria Austin (The Reverend and Mrs. Simpson - in post-production) in the role of Mercy, as well as Mark Wingett (Quadrophenia, EastEnders), Annette Badland (Ted Lasso, Doctors, EastEnders), John Pickering, Catherine Shipton, and Wendy Morgan (Yanks, Mrs. Lowry and Son with Vanessa Redgrave).

Awareness Film Festival to Present MERCY Docudrama by Wendy Morgan Photo Awareness Film Festival to Present MERCY Docudrama by Wendy Morgan
by Chloe Rabinowitz - Oct 21, 2021

To cap off its over yearlong festival run, the gripping docudrama feature Mercy, written and directed by UK-based actress Wendy Morgan, has been named an official selection of the 12th edition of the Awareness Film Festival, scheduled from October 21 to 31, 2021 at the Regal Cinemas in downtown Los Angeles.

A DISCOVERY OF WITCHES Season Two Premieres June 27 Photo A DISCOVERY OF WITCHES Season Two Premieres June 27
by Sarah Jae Leiber - May 5, 2021

New guest stars featured in these episodes include¬†James Purefoy¬†(Rome, Pennyworth) as ‚ÄúPhilippe de Clermont,‚Ä̬†Steven Cree¬†(Outlander) as ‚ÄúGallowglass de Clermont,‚Ä̬†Adelle Leonce¬†(Black Mirror) as ‚ÄúPhoebe Taylor‚ÄĚ and¬†Sheila Hancock¬†(The Boy in the Striped Pajamas)¬†as ‚ÄúGoody Alsop,‚ÄĚ among others.

Chichester Festival Theatre Announces Spring Season of Streamed Events Photo Chichester Festival Theatre Announces Spring Season of Streamed Events
by Stephi Wild - Feb 4, 2021

Chichester Festival Theatre has announced its upcoming spring season of streamed events , including FACING THE MUSIC interviews with Sheila Hancock, Philip Quast, Patricia Routledge, Imelda Staunton and Giles Terera, an encore screening of Celebrating Sondheim, and more!

Lesley Manville, Sheila Hancock, Graham Vick, and More Named to the New Year's Honour Photo Lesley Manville, Sheila Hancock, Graham Vick, and More Named to the New Year's Honours List
by Stephi Wild - Jan 2, 2021

The New Year’s Honours List has been published, and several members of the theatrical community were named this year. 

Chichester Festival Theatre Announces Autumn Season Update and Spring Season Preview Photo Chichester Festival Theatre Announces Autumn Season Update and Spring Season Preview
by Stephi Wild - Nov 14, 2020

Following the COVID-19 lockdown until 2 December, Chichester Festival Theatre has had to cancel or postpone some of the shows in the Autumn season.

Chichester Festival Theatre Announces New Autumn Season Photo Chichester Festival Theatre Announces New Autumn Season
by Stephi Wild - Sep 24, 2020

Artistic Director Daniel Evans and Executive Director Kathy Bourne today announce a live, socially distanced season of drama, music, comedy and cabaret at Chichester Festival Theatre, running from late October to early January.

Joanna Lumley Lends Support To The Actors Centre Fundraising Appeal Photo Joanna Lumley Lends Support To The Actors Centre Fundraising Appeal
by Chloe Rabinowitz - Apr 20, 2020

BAFTA award-winning actress, presenter and activist, Joanna Lumley, has lent her support to The Actors Centre fundraising campaign. Lumley has shared the #SupportTheActorsCentre message, which encourages urgent donations to The Actors Centre during its period of closure due to COVID-19.

ANNIE Original London Cast Recording to be Released Photo ANNIE Original London Cast Recording to be Released
by Chloe Rabinowitz - Jan 30, 2020

Stage Door Records has announced the debut CD release of the 'Annie' Original London Cast Recording. Digitally remastered from the studio master tapes, the CD will be released in stores on February 28th, 2020.

Sheila Hancock Videos

BWW TV: Around the World - Inside Rehearsals for GREY GARDENS' European Premiere with Sheila Hancock & Jenna Russell
by Tyler Peterson - Dec 18, 2015

Olivier Award-winning West End stars Sheila Hancock and Jenna Russell will soon lead the European premiere of the Tony-nominated musical GREY GARDENS - in anticipation, BroadwayWorld brings you footage of the cast in rehearsal below!

STAGE TUBE: Jenna Russell Sings 'Another Winter In A Summer Town' From GREY GARDENS
by Stage Tube - Dec 7, 2015

A first video is released today from the eagely anticipated European premiere of the Broadway musical Grey Gardens.

STAGE TUBE: Whoopi Goldberg Talks West End Debut in SISTER ACT!
by BroadwayWorld TV - Aug 12, 2010

Whoopi Goldberg joined the cast of the hit musical comedy SISTER ACT on Tuesday, August 10 in the role of Mother Superior. She will perform in the show through Tuesday August 31st, playing an exclusive 23 show run. No stranger to stages around the world, the role however marks Whoopi's West End debut. Whoopi follows the hugely popular Sheila Hancock, who created the role and has played Mother Superior since the show opened in May last year. She is joined on stage by the critically acclaimed Patina Miller in the lead role of Deloris Van Cartier (Whoopi's role in the original movie), recording artist Simon Webbe as Curtis Shank and Dad's Army star Ian Lavender as Monsignor. Below, BroadwayWorld brings you a clip of Golberg herself weighing in on how it feels to make her West End debut in a show that hits especially close to home.

STAGE TUBE: OVER THE RAINBOW Finale - Part 2
by Robert Diamond - May 22, 2010

Tonight was the finale of the BBC's OVER THE RAINBOW. Here's videos from part 2 of the show as the winner is crowned!

STAGE TUBE: OVER THE RAINBOW Finale - Part 1
by Robert Diamond - May 22, 2010

Tonight was the finale of the BBC's OVER THE RAINBOW. Here's videos from part 1 of the show as they eliminated one of the three remaining Dorothy's, the cast visits SISTER ACT and more...

STAGE TUBE: OVER THE RAINBOW's Dorothys Appear on The One Show
by Robert Diamond - May 22, 2010

Here, all three remaining Dorothy's from Over the Rainbow appear on BBC's 'The One Show' to perform, talk about the show and more!

BWW TV: OVER THE RAINBOW - Week 7 - Results!
by Robert Diamond - May 16, 2010

Here's all the results from Week 6 of Andrew Lloyd Webber's new Over the Rainbow BBC reality show!

BWW TV: OVER THE RAINBOW - Week 7!
by Robert Diamond - May 15, 2010

Here's all the performances from Week 6 of Andrew Lloyd Webber's new Over the Rainbow BBC reality show!

BWW TV: OVER THE RAINBOW - Week 6 - Results Part 2!
by BroadwayWorld TV - May 9, 2010

Here's all the results from Week 6 of Andrew Lloyd Webber's new Over the Rainbow BBC reality show! Miss the performances? Click here to watch them all! Click here to watch Part One of this week's double results show.

BWW TV: OVER THE RAINBOW - Week 6 - Results Part 1!
by Robert Diamond - May 9, 2010

Here's all the results from Week 6 of Andrew Lloyd Webber's new Over the Rainbow BBC reality show! Miss the performances?


Sheila Hancock Frequently Asked Questions

How many Broadway shows has Sheila Hancock been in?
Sheila Hancock has appeared on Broadway in 1 shows.

How many West End shows has Sheila Hancock been in?
Sheila Hancock has appeared on London's West End in 8 shows.

What was Sheila Hancock's first West End show?
Sheila Hancock's first West End show was Make Me An Offer which opened in 1959

What awards has Sheila Hancock been nominated for?
Best Performance In A Supporting Role In A Musical (Olivier Awards) for Cabaret , Actress of the Year in a Supporting Role (Olivier Awards) for The Winter's Tale , Actress of the Year in a Musical (Olivier Awards) for Sweeney Todd Comedy Performance of the Year (Olivier Awards) for Annie and Best Performance by an Actress in a Leading Role in a Play (Tony Awards) for Entertaining Mr. Sloan .

What awards has Sheila Hancock won?
Best Performance In A Supporting Role In A Musical (Olivier Awards) for Cabaret .