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Harriet Thorpe


Harriet Thorpe was born June 8, 1957. She attended London's Central School of Speech and Drama before having success in television, playing the depressed and emotionally unfit mother in The Brittas Empire (1991), and the recurring role of Fleur, one-half of the eccentric work-colleague duo, opposite Helen Lederer. In the adored and well received ... See full bio »
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Known For

Calendar Girls
Calendar Girls Brenda Mooney
(2003)
The Brittas Empire
The Brittas Empire Carole / Carole and her Alter-ego
(1991-1997)
Maurice
Maurice Barmaid
(1987)
Suzie Gold
Suzie Gold Charity Silver
(2004)

Filmography

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 2000-2017 Casualty (TV Series)
Raquel Kovak / Ruth / Hannah
- Episode #32.3 (2017) ... Raquel Kovak
- Three in a Bed (2003) ... Ruth
- The Morning After (2000) ... Hannah
 2017 Hollyoaks (TV Series)
Elizabeth
- Episode #1.4702 (2017) ... Elizabeth
- Episode #1.4701 (2017) ... Elizabeth
 2017 Godless (Short)
The Professor
 2016 Wise Girl (Short)
Ma!
 2016 The Musketeers (TV Series)
Lady Francoise
- The Queen's Diamonds (2016) ... Lady Francoise
 2016 An Arms Length (Video short)
Zelda
 2008-2015 Doctors (TV Series)
Clodagh Merrylees / Dr. Chris Bassey / Sandy Wares
- Mr Charity (2015) ... Dr. Chris Bassey
- No Smoke Without Fire (2013) ... Sandy Wares
- A Little Knowledge... (2008) ... Clodagh Merrylees
- Groomed for the Game (2008) ... Clodagh Merrylees
- Ready or Not? (2008) ... Clodagh Merrylees
 2014 The Secrets (TV Mini-Series)
Lynn
- The Conversation (2014) ... Lynn
 2012 City Slacker
Dating Interviewer
 1992-2012 Absolutely Fabulous (TV Series)
Fleur
- Job (2012) ... Fleur
- White Box (2004) ... Fleur
- Cold Turkey (2003) ... Fleur
- Schmoozin' (2003) ... Fleur
- Cleanin' (2003) ... Fleur
 2010 The Angina Monologues (TV Movie)
Jean
 2010 S.N.U.B!
Elaine
 2010 Material Girl (TV Series)
Mimi's Mum
- Episode #1.5 (2010) ... Mimi's Mum
 2009 The Weakest Link (TV Series)
- West End Theatre Special 3 (2009) ... (as Madame Morrible)
 2009 Mid Life Christmas (TV Movie)
Eve Bluston
 2009 That's for Me!
Marilyn Zimmerman
 2009/III The Calling
Consuela
 2007 The Life and Times of Vivienne Vyle (TV Series)
Janey Evans / Journalist
- Episode #1.6 (2007) ... Janey Evans
- Episode #1.3 (2007) ... Journalist
 2007 A Bucket o' French & Saunders (TV Series)
- Episode #1.2 (2007)
 2006 Midsomer Murders (TV Series)
Elaine Trim
- Dance with the Dead (2006) ... Elaine Trim
 2005 Brittas Empire: Out-takes - Series 4 (Video short)
Carole / Herself
 2004 All About Me (TV Series)
Ruth
- Downloading (2004) ... Ruth
 2004 Suzie Gold
Charity Silver
 1986-2003 The Bill (TV Series)
Anne Wilson / Tarty Woman
- 180 (2003) ... Anne Wilson
- Loan Shark (1986) ... Tarty Woman
 1987-2003 French and Saunders (TV Series)
Molly Brown / Wardrobe mistress / Countess of Hertzegovina / ...
- Titanic (1998) ... Molly Brown
- French and Saunders Christmas Carol (1994) ... Wardrobe mistress
- The House of Idiot (1993) ... Countess of Hertzegovina
 2003 Calendar Girls
Brenda Mooney
 2003 Final Demand (TV Movie)
Mrs. Roe
 2002 Crossroads (TV Series)
- Episode #1.285 (2002)
 2000 Mirrorball (TV Short)
Cat Rogers
 2000 French & Saunders Live (Video)
Patient's Lover (uncredited)
 2000 Happy Birthday Shakespeare (TV Movie)
Victoria
 2000 The 10th Kingdom (TV Mini-Series)
Charm Seller
- Episode #1.8 (2000) ... Charm Seller (uncredited)
 1999 Wetty Hainthropp Investigates (TV Short)
Carol Singer
 1998 Duck Patrol (TV Series)
Abigail
- Occurrences (1998) ... Abigail
 1997-1998 No Sweat (TV Series)
Bev Osman
- Sam's Song (1998) ... Bev Osman
- The Two Mickeys (1998) ... Bev Osman
- Charity (1998) ... Bev Osman
- It's Glam, Man (1998) ... Bev Osman
- Moon Boy (1998) ... Bev Osman
 1997 The IMAX Nutcracker (Short)
Clara's Mother
 1991-1997 The Brittas Empire (TV Series)
Carole / Carole and her Alter-ego
- Curse of the Tiger Women (1997) ... Carole
- Exposed (1997) ... Carole
- Gavin Featherly R. I. P. (1997) ... Carole
- The Disappearing Act (1997) ... Carole
- Wake Up the Lion Within (1997) ... Carole and her Alter-ego
 1996 Goodnight Sweetheart (TV Series)
Gillian
- Change Partners (1996) ... Gillian
 1994 Mike & Angelo (TV Series)
Margaret Pinner
- Up to My Neck (1994) ... Margaret Pinner
 1992 Me, You and Him (TV Series)
Helen
- Off His Trolley (1992) ... Helen
- On the Town (1992) ... Helen
- The Road to Wembley (1992) ... Helen
- Crime and Punishment (1992) ... Helen
 1992 The Big One (TV Series)
- Flights of Fancy (1992)
 1991 Murder Most Horrid (TV Series)
Friend / Sarah Deveraux
- Mrs Hat and Mrs Red (1991) ... Friend
- He Died a Death (1991) ... Sarah Deveraux
 1991 Bottom (TV Series)
Woman in Bar
- Smells (1991) ... Woman in Bar
 1991 'Allo 'Allo! (TV Series)
Ethel
- Up the Crick Without a Piddle (1991) ... Ethel
 1990 Alas Smith & Jones (TV Series)
- Episode #6.5 (1990)
 1990 Life Is Sweet
Customer
 1990 A Bit of Fry and Laurie (TV Series)
- Episode #2.3 (1990)
 1988 Il giovane Toscanini
Comparsa
 1986-1988 The Comic Strip Presents... (TV Series)
Brenda / Jane
- Mr. Jolly Lives Next Door (1988) ... Brenda
 1987 Maurice
Barmaid
 1987 Ruth Rendell Mysteries (TV Series)
Anita Margolis
- Wolf to the Slaughter: Part Four (1987) ... Anita Margolis
- Wolf to the Slaughter: Part One (1987) ... Anita Margolis
 1984-1986 Who Dares Wins (TV Series)
Secretary / Woman in Restaurant
- Episode #3.5 (1986) ... Secretary (uncredited)
- Episode #1.8 (1984) ... Woman in Restaurant (uncredited)
 1985-1986 Girls on Top (TV Series)
Chris
- Big Snogs (1986) ... Chris
- Cancel Toast (1985) ... Chris
 1986 Foreign Body
Gucci salesgirl
 1986 Lenny Henry Tonite (TV Series)
Stephanie
- Gronk Zillman (1986) ... Stephanie
 1985 Happy Families (TV Series)
Mother
- Cassie (1985) ... Mother
 1985 Morons from Outer Space
Blood Royal Lady (uncredited)
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Show Show Self (16 credits)
Show Show Archive footage (3 credits)

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Other Works:

: Playing Madame Morrible in the West End production of Wicked The Musical at the Appollo Victoria Theatre, London. See more »

Alternate Names:

Madame Morrible

Height:

5' 4" (1.63 m)
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Trivia:

Daughter of writers Edward Thorpe and Gillian Freeman. See more »

Star Sign:

Gemini

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