Stephanie Beacham: John was an adulterer, I should have known when he lost his ring down the drain…

Stephanie Beacham: John was an adulterer, I should have known when he lost his ring down the drain…

10:00 PM on 29th October 2011

Single mother: Stephanie Beacham was left to bring up two children after the breakdown of her marriage

Single mother: Stephanie Beacham was left to bring up two children after the breakdown of her marriage

“Ridiculous husband”: Stephanie and John with daughter Chloe in 1977

On her own: Stephanie with her two daughters Chloe and Phoebe, and their Nanny Joy Stephanie with Chloe shortly after her birth in 1977

On her own: Stephanie with her two daughters Chloe and Phoebe, and their Nanny Joy (right) and with Chloe shortly after her birth in 1977

On their own: Stephanie with Chloe and Phoebe in 1985

On their own: Stephanie with Chloe and Phoebe in 1985

Making ends meet: Appearing in The Rover (1987) at the Mermaid Theatre with Jeremy Irons

Making ends meet: Appearing in The Rover (1987) at the Mermaid Theatre with Jeremy Irons