Was "Mildred" in the long-running BBC radio series "The Men From The Ministry".
An actress from age 15, she was taken on as an assistant stage manager and small-part actress by her local repertory company. Her first appearance on the stage was as a fifty-year-old woman.
Joined the Leatherhead Repertory Company, and went on to other companies throughout England - the most renowned being the Joan Littlewood Workshop and the Ashcroft Theatre, Croydon.
She and her future husband Edward Judd reportedly met in the TV studios when he looked in for a drink in the bar. He later proposed to her in a bar at St. Ives. Norma semi-retired from acting and confined herself to radio. She had two daughters.