Dorothy Atkinson


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Dorothy was born and grew up in Nottinghamshire as Caroline Dorothy Atkinson. She is known for London's Burning (1988), Mr. Turner (2014) and Call the Midwife (2012). She first worked with Mike Leigh in Topsy-Turvy (1999) where she met her husband, actor Martin Savage. They have one child. She has also worked extensively in theatre in the UK and ... See full bio »

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Mr. Turner Hannah Danby
(2014)
Mum Pauline
(2016-2019)
Pennyworth Mary Pennyworth
(2019-2021)
Harlots Florence Scanwell
(2017-2018)

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 2022 Without Sin (TV Mini Series) (filming)
Jessie Cole
- Episode #1.4 ... Jessie Cole
- Episode #1.3 ... Jessie Cole
- Episode #1.2 ... Jessie Cole
- Episode #1.1 ... Jessie Cole
  Stonehouse (TV Series) (post-production)
Betty Boothroyd
- Episode #1.3 ... Betty Boothroyd
- Episode #1.2 ... Betty Boothroyd
- Episode #1.1 ... Betty Boothroyd
 2022 Pistol (TV Mini Series)
Sylvia Cook
- Track 4: Pretty Vaaayc**t (2022) ... Sylvia Cook
- Track 2: Rotten (2022) ... Sylvia Cook
- Part 3: Bodies (2022) ... Sylvia Cook
- Track 1: The Cloak of Invisibility (2022) ... Sylvia Cook
 2022 Magpie Murders (TV Series)
Lady Frances Pye
- Episode #1.5 (2022) ... Lady Frances Pye
- Episode #1.4 (2022) ... Lady Frances Pye
- Episode #1.3 (2022) ... Lady Frances Pye
- Episode #1.2 (2022) ... Lady Frances Pye
- Episode #1.6 (2022) ... Lady Frances Pye
 2021 All Creatures Great and Small (TV Series)
Diana Brompton
- Christmas Special (2021) ... Diana Brompton
- Many Happy Returns (2021) ... Diana Brompton
- Semper Progrediens (2021) ... Diana Brompton
 2021 The Electrical Life of Louis Wain
Mrs. DuFrayne
 2019-2021 Pennyworth (TV Series)
Mary Pennyworth
- The Lion and Lamb (2021) ... Mary Pennyworth
- Paradise Lost (2021) ... Mary Pennyworth
- The Hangman's Noose (2021) ... Mary Pennyworth
- The Bloody Mary (2021) ... Mary Pennyworth
- The Rose and Thorn (2021) ... Mary Pennyworth
 2019 The Sands of Venus (Short)
Phyllida
 2016-2019 Mum (TV Series)
Pauline
- Saturday (2019) ... Pauline
- Friday (2019) ... Pauline
- Thursday (2019) ... Pauline
- Wednesday (2019) ... Pauline
- Tuesday (2019) ... Pauline
 2019 Hanna (TV Series)
Therapist
- Mother (2019) ... Therapist
- Town (2019) ... Therapist
 2018 Peterloo
Singing Weaver
 2017-2018 Harlots (TV Series)
Florence Scanwell
- Episode #2.8 (2018) ... Florence Scanwell
- Episode #2.7 (2018) ... Florence Scanwell
- Episode #2.6 (2018) ... Florence Scanwell
- Episode #2.5 (2018) ... Florence Scanwell
- Episode #2.4 (2018) ... Florence Scanwell
 2018 Next of Kin (TV Mini Series)
Annabel Ghillies
- Episode #1.6 (2018) ... Annabel Ghillies
- Episode #1.5 (2018) ... Annabel Ghillies
- Episode #1.4 (2018) ... Annabel Ghillies
 2018 The Mercy
Eve Tetley
 2017 C.B. Strike (TV Series)
Kathryn Kent
- The Silkworm: Part 2 (2017) ... Kathryn Kent
- The Silkworm: Part 1 (2017) ... Kathryn Kent
 2017 Comedy Playhouse (TV Series)
Teresa Smith
- Mister Winner (2017) ... Teresa Smith
 2017 Maigret (TV Series)
Claire Grandjean
- Maigret: Night at the Crossroads (2017) ... Claire Grandjean
 2016 Vera (TV Series)
Shirley Hewarth
- The Moth Catcher (2016) ... Shirley Hewarth
 2015 Peter and Wendy (TV Movie)
Nurse Doyle
 2015 Code of a Killer (TV Mini Series)
Barbara Ashworth
- Episode #1.2 (2015) ... Barbara Ashworth
- Episode #1.1 (2015) ... Barbara Ashworth
 2014 That Day We Sang (TV Movie)
Gertrude Riall
 2014 Mr. Turner
Hannah Danby
 2013 Call the Midwife (TV Series)
Jane Sutton
- Episode #2.8 (2013) ... Jane Sutton
- Episode #2.7 (2013) ... Jane Sutton
- Episode #2.6 (2013) ... Jane Sutton
- Episode #2.5 (2013) ... Jane Sutton
- Episode #2.4 (2013) ... Jane Sutton
 2012 The Town (TV Mini Series)
Ann
- Episode #1.2 (2012) ... Ann
- Episode #1.1 (2012) ... Ann
 2012 Coronation Street (TV Series)
Yvonne Perry
- Episode #1.7877 (2012) ... Yvonne Perry
- Episode #1.7876 (2012) ... Yvonne Perry
 2011 Midsomer Murders (TV Series)
Angela Lawrence
- Not in My Back Yard (2011) ... Angela Lawrence
 2010 PhoneShop (TV Series)
Sue
 2010 Chatroom
Emily's Mother
 2009 Mid Life Christmas (TV Movie)
Kerry Perry / Cranchesterford market seller
 2009 Casualty 1909 (TV Series)
Nurse Granger
- Episode #1.1 (2009) ... Nurse Granger
 2009 May Contain Nuts (TV Movie)
Mrs. Whimhurst
 2008 Sunshine (TV Mini Series)
Jennifer
- Episode #1.2 (2008) ... Jennifer
 2007 Peep Show (TV Series)
Therapist
- Holiday (2007) ... Therapist
 2007 Skins (TV Series)
Receptionist
- Effy (2007) ... Receptionist
 2006 Housewife, 49 (TV Movie)
Mrs Mac
 2006 The Innocence Project (TV Series)
Fiona Kinsella
- Episode #1.3 (2006) ... Fiona Kinsella
 1994-2006 Heartbeat (TV Series)
Carol Parsons / Connie Gibson
- The Dying of the Light (2006) ... Carol Parsons
- Nice Girls Don't (1994) ... Connie Gibson
 2005 Look at Me I'm Beautiful (Short)
Annie Joplin
 2005 Bodies (TV Series)
Sarah Tankard
- Episode #2.6 (2005) ... Sarah Tankard
- Episode #2.3 (2005) ... Sarah Tankard
 2005 No Angels (TV Series)
Caroline
- Episode #2.7 (2005) ... Caroline
 2004 Every Time You Look at Me (TV Movie)
Receptionist
 2004 Murder City (TV Series)
Gill Grieves
- Mr. Right (2004) ... Gill Grieves
 2004 Life Begins (TV Series)
Female Organiser
- Maggie & Helen (2004) ... Female Organiser
 2003 Holby City (TV Series)
Trudi Halliday
- End of the Line (2003) ... Trudi Halliday
 2002 The Final Curtain
Betty (Contestant)
 2002 All or Nothing
Silent Passenger
 2001 Murder in Mind (TV Series)
Julie
- Vigilante (2001) ... Julie
 1999 Topsy-Turvy
Jessie Bond
 1997 A Merry War
Dora
 1994 Peak Practice (TV Series)
Woman Driver
- Long Weekend (1994) ... Woman Driver
 1991-1993 London's Burning (TV Series)
Zoe
- Episode #6.10 (1993) ... Zoe
- Episode #6.9 (1993) ... Zoe
- Episode #6.8 (1993) ... Zoe
- Episode #6.6 (1993) ... Zoe
- Episode #6.5 (1993) ... Zoe
 1991 Crimewatch File (TV Series documentary)
Alison
- A Party to Murder (1991) ... Alison (uncredited)
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