TO TONY HANCOCK & JOHN LE MESURIER
Published in Hardback, by Sidgwick & Jackson Ltd, 1988.
ISBN 0-283-99664-1, £12.95
OUT OF PRINT
in Paperback by Pan, 1989
ISBN 0 330 30994 3, £3.99
in Large Print by ISIS, 1990
ISBN 185089406X (Hardback) - £15.50
this edition below)
to Terry Hissey for additional information.
paperback edition of "Lady Don't Fall Backwards"
features a rare photograph of John Le Mesurier & Tony
Hancock on its cover.
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.
full courageous story of one woman's love for two of our
greatest comic geniuses.
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.
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.