refusing to paint the sinister aspects of life, Beryl Cook’s depictions of happy, flamboyant, and extroverted characters have become instantly recognisable and highly sought after.
Born in Egham, Surrey in 1926, Beryl was one of four sisters. Unfortunately, her parents separated when she was young and her mother and sisters moved away from her father to Reading. It was here, at the age of 10, that she met her future husband, her next door neighbour John Cook.
Beryl attended school in Reading, however she left at the age of […]