Posted: 14:27 GMT, Jan. February 2021 | Updated: 16:43 GMT, Jan. February 2021

Dame Sheila Hancock has said she was “tired” of being labeled “extremely vulnerable” after being forced to offer weeks of protection due to the Covid pandemic

The 87-year-old actress admitted on Friday on Loose Women that the crisis has aged “tremendously” over the past six months

Sheila, who is slated to star in ITV’s Unforgotten, also told the panel that, while classified as vulnerable, she still “survives” during the pandemic and anyone who feels vulnerable will “get over it” and must go on

‘It has aged me a lot’ Dame Sheila Hancock has said that she is ‘tired’ of being labeled ‘extremely vulnerable’ after being forced to offer weeks of protection due to the Covid pandemic

Because of her age, Sheila falls into the category of British who are classified as “clinically susceptible” This means they should provide protection at home to avoid contracting coronavirus

The star admitted she’s tired of being seen as vulnerable and she’s determined to maintain a positive attitude while holed up at home

She said, “I keep getting letters from someone – whom people think is my son Matt Hancock – saying that I am extremely vulnerable and sick of it. I am absolutely not extremely vulnerable. I survive. I am mean most of the time ! ‘

‘I think everyone is extremely vulnerable at some point – it’s a part of life – you just get over it and move on’

Difficult: The actress spoke about the impact the pandemic had on her mental health after being classified as “extremely vulnerable” because of her age

Coming Soon: The onscreen veteran will appear in Unforgott’s upcoming fourth series as acid-tongued Eileen, and Sheila said she enjoyed playing a more vicious character

Sheila admitted that being home took a toll, saying, “I have certainly aged a lot in the past six months, I can feel this physically and mentally

‘I had no one to ricochet off That’s nice But it’s not the same as having a face-to-face conversation

‘There is much for the world to do, I hope this atrocity can turn into something good, and I want to be part of it before I die. I want a better world

‘We realized that there were terrible injustices and I hope we can do something about it. Maybe we will’

Since Covid was first banned, people over 70 have been advised to shield themselves due to the increased risk of developing Covid, although most of the elderly population in England has now been vaccinated

Not anymore! The star admitted she’s tired of being seen as at risk and she’s determined to maintain a positive outlook while holed up at home
Pronounced: She told the panel, “I think everyone is extremely vulnerable at some point – it’s part of life – you just get over it and move on”

Sheila also spoke about the latest news that she had been named lady on the Queen’s New Years Honor Roll

She told the panel, “The letter that came said you had to be a role model, and that worries me because I’m really not a role model

‘I’m really flattered that I got it, but by the way, I got it from the country with the Queen’s approval – I’m surprised she didn’t refuse it, I’ve always been very passionate and campaign driven and involved in things – too much

‘I’m sick of people saying,’ they haven’t done enough for us’ and we run the risk of relying on too many people and the government and this boring BJ to get us out of this

‘It’s gotten a bit ugly now because people are mad to be locked in. We need to lift our spirits, which I am uniquely not

Entrenched at home: Sheila admitted that being home took its toll, saying, “I have surely aged a lot in the past six months, I can feel this physically and mentally ‘

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‘We should kiss in bed on our honeymoon [like Pamela Anderson] How nice was it? I sat here, old thing, thought hmmm, I wonder if it would take ‘

The screen veteran will appear as acid-tongued Eileen in Unforgott’s upcoming fourth series, and Sheila said she enjoyed playing a more vicious character for a change

She said, “I have to say, after people were in bed on their honeymoon and an adorable dog, things are going downhill

‘Old people on TV are usually portrayed as pathetic or they die or they are non-Jewish so it was nice to play someone who is mean

‘I had no problem at all because I have a lot of meanness with me

‘Most of us are nasty, you’re all adorable, I’m pretty sure that behind the scenes you’re at each other’s necks’

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