Not in the Diary

Our Thora paperback book cover Written by journalist Morris Bright, with the Dame herself, Our Thora is a celebration of the career (nine decades of show business no less!) and life of Dame Thora Hird.

On the 28th May 2001, Dame Thora Hird celebrated her 90th birthday. This is her 90th Birthday Book, fully illustrated with photographs, many from the family collection and many of which have never before been published. With contributions not only from Dame Thora but also from people with whom she has worked including; Sir Norman Wisdom, the late Sir Harry Secombe, Pete Postlethwaite, Michael Winner, Victoria Wood OBE, Sir John Mills and from her family - her daughter, Janette Scott and her grand-daughter, Daisy Tormé.

Paperback, 0 340 78645 0, £9.99

I have followed her seemingly endless career over the years, both in films and on television, and would love to know the secret of what keeps her going. Her role in Last of the Summer Wine is a delight and long may she continue to bring joy to our screens during the years ahead.
Sir John Mills
Thora Hird and Morris Bright photoMorris Bright is a broadcaster, producer and author. He wrote for the BBC Mr Carry On - The Life and Work of Peter Rogers. His book, Last of the Summer Wine - The Finest Vintage, spent four weeks in the UK Top Ten non-fiction charts and to date has sold in excess of 30,000 copies. His latest book is Fawlty Towers - Fully Booked.