MY BIOGRAPHY... OR RATHER MY CV

 I put the camera on autotimer and took this picture of myself on April 19th, 2008

I put the camera on autotimer and took this picture of myself on April 19th, 2008

THAT'S ENTERTAINMENT---see under "Reviews"
 

MOST RECENTLY

ITV  September/October 2017.  In 3 episodes of BAD MOVE, sitcom written by and starring Jack Dee. In three episodes of the second series of BAD MOVE. ITV Autumn 2018. 

2016 and 2017 One-woman show THAT'S ENTERTAINMENT 9 sold out performances at the KING'S HEAD THEATRE and THE PHEASANTRY.  Age 91 & 92.   Awarded OLDIE OF THE YEAR--other winners with me include: Glenda Jackson, Vanessa Redgrave, Peter Blake, Bernie Saunders, Lord Dobs and David Cameron's mother.  Honoured at Women of the Year lunch. THAT'S ENTERTAINMENT performed again at THE PHEASANTRY August 2018.

  

THAT'S ENTERTAINMENT for a 3 week run at at the New End Theatre.  And a performance at the Garrick Club.

MANY ROADS TO PARADISE  by Stewart Permutt  2009 

LEEDS FESTIVAL 2010   (See 2010)

                                                                                                                                                                          

STARRING AND FEATURED ROLES

+   indicates London West End Theatre

 

+              Apollo Victoria Theatre
FIDDLER ON THE ROOF opposite Topol  1984

+              Palace
CABARET co-starring with Judi Dench  1968

+              Queens
STOP THE WORLD I WANT TO GET OFF 1962
+              Albery
JORROCKS  1967

+              Adelphi
ONCE UPON A MATTRESS 1960

+              Apollo
FOR AMUSEMENT ONLY   (for two years) 1956

+              Apollo
THE BUCCANEER 1955

+              Watergate
HAPPY RETURNS 1955

+              Garrick
KVETCH  written, starring and directed by Steven Berkoff 1991

+              Whitehall
SPREAD A LITTLE HAPPINESS 1992

MOMMA GOLDA adapted by Peter Frye and Thelma Ruby from the play GOLDA by William Gibson.    Performed with Peter all over the world for 8 years 1980 - 1988. Due at the KING'S HEAD theatre November 2018.


+              Barbican etc.
LOST MUSICALS

ALLEGRO by Rogers and Hammerstein

OUT OF THIS WORLD by Cole porter

JUBILEE by Cole Porter and Moss  Hart

LEAVE IT TO ME by Cole Porter

STRIKE UP THE BAND by George Gershwin

FINIANS RAINBOW by Harburg and Lane

GAY DIVORCE  by Cole Porter

NYMPH ERRANT  by Cole Porter

TALES AND TUNES Concert at Covent Garden and in New York with Kitty Carlisle Hart and Anne Kaufman

+              National
KING LEAR played Goneril to the Lear of Michael Hordern 1970

+              Hippodrome
HIGH SPIRITS with Cyril Richard and Ian Carmichael 1953

+              Phoenix
HARLEQUINADE by Terence Rattigan with Eric Portman 1948

+              Palladium
SLEEPING BEAUTY and DICK WHITTINGTON with Charlie Drake, Bruce Forsyth and Norman Wisdom 1956 & 1958

                Dublin
CHIMES AT MIDNIGHT  Played Mistress Quickly to the Falstaff of Orson Welles 1960

                Kings Head
ROMEO AND JULIET played The Nurse 1995

THE ROSE AND THE RING by John Dalby  Played The Countess

Theatre Royal, Stratford East  1964-65
Yvonne Theatre, Guildford        1965-66
Greenwich Theatre                   1972-73

 

 

Also COWARDY CUSTARDFALLEN ANGELS ,  THE HERO RISES UP by John Arden, YOURS ANNE"—a musical version of The Diary of Anne Frank, THE BEGGARS OPERA  with Edward Woodward,  a tour of  A FUNNY THING HAPPENED ON THE WAY TO THE FORUM with Phil Silvers,  THE JERMYN STREET REVUE with Judy Campbell and Frank Thornton.

Many TV and a few Film appearances.

  Talking Books: BLITHE SPIRIT,  played Mme. Arcati  with Joanna Lumley and Corin Redgrave.