Monday 28 January 2013

Angela Crow

Angela Crow: 

† Dec 15 1935 – Mar 3 2022

Petite veteran actress, familiar from an impressively wide range of television roles. She joined the cast of 'Coronation Street' from 1961-64 as factory girl Doreen Lostock, and went on to appear a remarkable assortment of programmes. There can't be many actors who can say they appeared in 'Hancock's Half Hour' and 'Star Cops'. 

'Coronation Street'

Other TV credits include  'Last of the Summer Wine', 'One Foot In The Grave', 'Between The Two of Us', 'North and South', 'Bleak House', 'Bingo', 'Alas Smith and Jones', 'The Ruth Rendell Mysteries', 'Casualty' and 'Star Cops'. She played Ronnie Birtles's mum in 'Grange Hill', and shows up in such varied fare as 'Doomwatch', and kids comedy 'Potter's Picture Palace'

'There's a Hole in your Dustbin Delilah' 

'Last of the Summer Wine'

Trivia: She apparently played truant from school to make her professional debut on stage in 'Jane Eyre', and is still an authority on the Brontës and a trustee of Haworth parsonage.

Angela Crow - imdb

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