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Good night, sweet prince: lifelong friend bids farewell to Sir Antony Sher

Janice Honeyman pays tribute to her lifelong friend, the great actor Sir Antony Sher, who died on Friday

05 December 2021 - 00:00 By Janice Honeyman

My dear Tony, my soul-brother, buddy, colleague, thinker, perfectionist, personal teacher, inspiration and consummate artist — this is my own personal “Hello and Goodbye” to you.

Our first “Hello” was on the beach at Sea Point — you, an ant in oversized navy swimming trunks, me in a wet, bobbly bathing costume, both of us with solid blobs of Nivea on our noses! And this was all of 68 years ago!..

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