She acted in Noel Coward's play, "Blithe Spirit," in a Peter Hall Company production at the Theatre Royal in Bath, England with Will Keen, James Laurenson, Rebecca Hall, Anna Carteret, Gyuri Sarossy, Mark Hadfield, William Chubb, Julian Glover, Sophie Winkleman, Guy Lankester, Peter Gordon, Aden Gillett, and Joanna Riding in ...
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Penelope Keith CBE
5' 10" (1.78 m)
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I was very tall and very plain - I wasn't going to get very far on looks - so I thought I'd better be the funny girl.
She was approached to play the character Pvt Ffoukes Sharpe in Carry on England
(1976). Also, she appeared in Carry on Doctor
(1967) but her scenes were deleted from the final print.
She is best known for playing smart British ladies in British comedies