She acted in Rodney Ackland's play, "The Old Ladies," at the Greenwich Theatre in London, England with Faith Brook and Miriam Karlin in the cast. Annie Castledine was director.
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[on her One Foot in the Grave
(1990) character] It began in a very minor way, but I remember how beautifully the episode was written, right from the beginning. She always wanted to help and meant well all the time; it's just that she was tactless and not very bright, although occasionally she'd have these strange streaks of knowledge, like the time she knew all the answers while playing Trivial ...
In January 2002 Doreen appeared on a 'Classic British Sitcom Stars' special of TV quiz The Weakest Link
(2000). When asked by host Anne Robinson
what her most memorable moment was on the crazy sitcom One Foot in the Grave
(1990) Doreen replied very matter-of-factly: 'I was rolled down a hill and mounted by a dog'. The studio audience erupted in hysterics.