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Born on May 22, 1934 in Cheadle Hulme, Cheshire, England (UK).




TV Appearances

(2010)How Much for My Brother? (Old Lady)

(2006)"Doctor Who"- The Idiot's Lantern (Aunty Betty)

(2005)"All About George"- Ep 1.1 (Mrs. Burgess)

(2005)Deuce Bigalow: European Gigolo (Pro-American Woman)
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(2005)"Casualty"- Truth Will Out (Nancy Platt)
(2005)"The Bill"-331 (Gwen Harrison)
(2003)"The Bill"-083 (Vera Shields)

(2003)"Midsomer Murders"- Painted in Blood (Mrs. Bainbridge)
Both images © Independent Television (ITV)

(2001)"Baddiel's Syndrome"- Calligrula (Mrs. Brown)
(2000)"One Foot in the Grave"-Things Aren't Simple Anymore (Cabaret)

(1999)"Ruth Rendell Mysteries"- The Lake of Darkness (Mrs Gogarty)
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(1999)"Barbara"- Friends (Mrs. Winterton)
(1993)"Goodnight Sweetheart"- Is Your Journey Really Necessary? (Nurse)

(1992)"One Foot in the Grave"-The Worst Horror of All (Mildred)

(1990-1991)"She-Wolf of London" (Mum Matheson)
(1988)"Only Fools and Horses"- Dates (Mrs. Sansom)
(1988)Streets Apart-Ep 1.5 (Traffic Warden)
(1988)Campaign-Ep 1.6 (TV Presenter)
(1987)Slinger's Day-Whose Baby (Middle Aged Woman)
(1987)Bread-Ep 3.2 (Lady)
(1986-1987)"Dear John" (Mrs. Arnott)
(1986)"No Place Like Home"- Sons and Lovers (Flower Shop Lady)
(1986)"Dramarama"- Direct Action (Saleswoman)
(1985)"Terry and June"- Pantomania (Customer)
(1983)Triangle-Ep 3.7 (Passenger)
(1983)"Hi-De-Hi!"-The Society Entertainer (Matronly Woman)
(1981) "Hi-De-Hi!"-Lift Up Your Minds (Woman)
(1982)Nobody's Hero-Ep 1.1 (Miss Hall)
(1981)"Hi-De-Hi!"-Lift Up Your Minds (Woman)
(1973)The Regiment-Troopship (Fay Jaseby)
(1973)Action TV "The Regiment"- Troopship (Fay Jaseby)
(1973)Thursday's Child-Light in the Window (Ida Fortescue)
(1973)"Love Story"- Two Tame Oats (Hilda Byers)
(1972)"Treasure Over the Water" (Mrs. Moss)
(1970)"The Worker"- The Saucerer's Apprentice (1st Woman In Queue)
(1970)Kate-The King is Dead (Landlady)
(1969)The Tingaree Affair-Escape (Woman in car)
(1969)Curry & Chips-Ep 1.2 (2nd Woman)
(1969)"The First Lady"- This Hurts Me More Than It Hurts You
(1969)Nearest and Dearest-Wish You Were Here (Woman)
(1961)Harpers West One-Ep 1.4 (Elspeth Seymour)

Images in this section used with permission from:
anonymous contributers



AYBS Stats

AYBS Timeframe: 1985

Episode: "Friends and Neighbours"


Audio/Video/Books/Official Websites


(June 1962)Two-Way Family Favourites for BFBS in Cyprus as announcer and occasional presenter.

(1974)Joined Radios 1 & 2 announcing team.

(Until 1980)Family Favourites as a Final presenter

Music Through Midnight

Music to Midnight

The Late Show

Radio Orchestra shows,

You and the Night and the Music



Contact Info

Jean Challis
c/o Sandra Griffen Management,
6 Ryde Place,
Richmond Road, East Twickenham
United Kingdom


TV Play

(1969)"The Wednesday Play"- Sling Your Hook (Betty)