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Lesley Nicol


Born in 1953, to a mother who had worked in television, Lesley Nicol was a shy 16-year-old at St. Elphin's Boarding School in Derbyshire when she expressed a desire to go out and see the world - not, she recalls, to be an actress but to kiss boys. She went to a technical college in Manchester to study for her 'A'-level examinations and, whilst ... See full bio »

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 2014 Raising Hope (TV Series)
Eleanor
- How I Met Your Mullet (2014) ... Eleanor
 2013 Sarah & Duck (TV Series)
Scarf Lady
- No More Wool (2013) ... Scarf Lady
- Balloon Race (2013) ... Scarf Lady
- Bobsleigh (2013) ... Scarf Lady
- Fairground (2013) ... Scarf Lady
- Kite Flight (2013) ... Scarf Lady
 2013 Free Birds
Pilgrim Woman (voice)
 2013 Once Upon a Time (TV Series)
Johanna
- The Queen Is Dead (2013) ... Johanna
 2002-2010 Holby City (TV Series)
Pearl Palmer / Eileen McMahon
- The Lying Kind (2010) ... Pearl Palmer
- Taking Cover (2002) ... Eileen McMahon
 2002-2009 Doctors (TV Series)
Sheila Harte / Marje Hunter
- Old Haunts (2009) ... Sheila Harte
- Too Late for Goodbyes (2002) ... Marje Hunter
 1994-2008 Heartbeat (TV Series)
Rita Stirling / Nora Budge / Mrs. Swinton
- Strike Up the Band (2008) ... Nora Budge
- Saint Columba's Treasure (1995) ... Rita Stirling
- Unfinished Business (1995) ... Rita Stirling
- Thief in the Night (1995) ... Rita Stirling
- Arms and the Man (1994) ... Mrs. Swinton
 1991-2008 The Bill (TV Series)
Mrs. Reece / Sandra Mulligan / Mrs. Booker / ...
- Frontline: Shockwave (2008) ... Mrs. Reece
- Taking Sides (1998) ... Sandra Mulligan
- The Devil You Don't Know (1995) ... Mrs. Booker
- Getting Involved (1991) ... Mrs Rogers
 2008 Shameless (TV Series)
Belle
- Episode #5.14 (2008) ... Belle
 2008 Hancock & Joan (TV Movie)
Nellie
 2006 Hotel Babylon (TV Series)
Mrs. Cord
- Episode #1.4 (2006) ... Mrs. Cord
 1994-2005 Casualty (TV Series)
Bev Williams / Frances / Jayne Bowen
- Hoping, Wishing, Longing (2005) ... Bev Williams (as Lesley Nichol)
- Crazy Love (1999) ... Frances
- Chasing the Dragon (1994) ... Jayne Bowen (as Lesley Nichol)
 2004 The Courtroom (TV Series)
Brenda Rimmer
- The Postman (2004) ... Brenda Rimmer
 2004 Rose and Maloney (TV Series)
Headteacher
- Episode #1.1 (2004) ... Headteacher
 2004 The Last Detective (TV Series)
Stella Beauchamp
- Benefit to Mankind (2004) ... Stella Beauchamp
 1999-2000 A Touch of Frost (TV Series)
Mrs. Cockroft
- Line of Fire: Part 2 (2000) ... Mrs. Cockroft
- Line of Fire: Part 1 (1999) ... Mrs. Cockroft
 1999 Extremely Dangerous (TV Mini-Series)
Gwenda Palmer
- Episode #1.4 (1999) ... Gwenda Palmer
- Episode #1.2 (1999) ... Gwenda Palmer
 1998 Dinnerladies (TV Series)
Woman Worker
- Royals (1998) ... Woman Worker
 1998 The Grand (TV Series)
Mrs. Morris
- Episode #2.10 (1998) ... Mrs. Morris
 1996 Peak Practice (TV Series)
Sally Buxton
- Partners (1996) ... Sally Buxton
 1995 New Voices (TV Series)
Joan
- Grimm (1995) ... Joan
 1995 Castles (TV Series)
Gillian
- Episode #1.6 (1995) ... Gillian
 1994 Three Seven Eleven (TV Series)
Mrs. Pudsey
- Episode #2.10 (1994) ... Mrs. Pudsey
- Episode #2.9 (1994) ... Mrs. Pudsey
 1991 Paul Merton: The Series (TV Series)
- Episode #1.4 (1991)
 1991 Waterfront Beat (TV Series)
- Repossessions (1991)
- Microlights (1991)
- Pirates (1991)
 1990 The Silver Chair (TV Series)
Giant Queen
- Episode #1.4 (1990) ... Giant Queen
- Episode #1.3 (1990) ... Giant Queen
 1989 4 Play (TV Series)
Janet Holmes
- Dawn and the Candidate (1989) ... Janet Holmes
 1989 Alexei Sayle's Stuff (TV Series)
- Whistling Calculus for Tax Purposes (1989) ... (as Lesley Nicoll)
 1989 The Nineteenth Hole (TV Series)
Mrs. Anderton
- Episode #1.3 (1989) ... Mrs. Anderton
 1989 Bradley (TV Series)
Nicole
- Episode #1.3 (1989) ... Nicole
 1987 Comeback (TV Movie)
Bossy Boots
 1987 Brookside (TV Series)
Shelley Rimmer
- Give Us a Clue (1987) ... Shelley Rimmer
 1986 Black-Adder II (TV Series)
Mrs. Pants
- Money (1986) ... Mrs. Pants
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Other Works:

: Plays Kath Casey in "Our House" musical by Dan Woodgate and Tim Firth (Cambridge Theater, London, England, UK). See more »

Alternate Names:

Lesley Nichol | Lesley Nicoll
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Currently known as the face of Tetley tea in the UK, appearing in several commercials, including one with Sex & the City star Kim Cattrall. See more »

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