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Lady Don't Fall Backwards by Joan Le Mesurier

DEDICATED TO TONY HANCOCK & JOHN LE MESURIER

First Published in Hardback, by Sidgwick & Jackson Ltd, 1988. ISBN 0-283-99664-1, £12.95
OUT OF PRINT

Published in Paperback by Pan, 1989
ISBN 0 330 30994 3, £3.99
OUT OF PRINT

Published in Large Print by ISIS, 1990
ISBN 185089406X (Hardback) - £15.50
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Thanks to Terry Hissey for additional information.


The paperback edition of "Lady Don't Fall Backwards" features a rare photograph of John Le Mesurier & Tony Hancock on its cover.


The hardback version of Lady Don't Fall Backwards, shows a picture of Joan Le Mesurier, this photo appeared on the reverse of the Pan paperback.

The full courageous story of one woman's love for two of our greatest comic geniuses.

A few short months after her marriage to Dad's Army star John, Joan Le Mesurier fell in love with his best friend, Tony Hancock, the legendary British comedian.

It was to be a romance like no other: a love affair touched by hilarity...and by tragedy. In Lady Don't Fall Backwards Joan reveals the passionate nature of her relationship with Hancock, confesses the despair they fought to save him from alcoholism; and tells of her lifetimes love for the man who took her back after Hancock's death: much loved actor, John Le Mesurier.

Above all it is the story of Joan herself. she emerges as a courageous and passionate woman, who has been able to confront her personal dramas with extraordinary insight and humour.

 

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