Played the part of Mrs. Pike in the BBC radio adaptations of Dad's Army
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The daughter of a commercial traveller and a dressmaker. Spent her early childhood in impoverished circumstances. Started in show business as a dancer (helped by lessons from Anna Pavlova) and in pantomime. Became an expert tap dancer. Hired for the chorus of London's Windmill Theatre at the age of fifteen and worked her way up the ladder to becoming principal solo dancer four years later. ...