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Betty Baskcomb (1914–2003)

Betty Baskcomb was born on May 30, 1914 in St. John's Wood, London, England as Betty Violet Marie Baskcomb. She was an actress, known for Armchair Theatre (1956), The Detective (1954) and It Always Rains on Sunday (1947). She was married to Antony R J Lehmann. She died on April 15, 2003 in West Wratting, Cambridgeshire, England. See full bio »

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Known For

Armchair Theatre
Armchair Theatre Elaine's mother / Mavis / Miss Merryweather / Mrs. Gibson
(1957-1967)
The Detective
The Detective French Widow
(1954)
It Always Rains on Sunday
It Always Rains on Sunday Barmaid of the 'Two Compasses'
(1947)
Tread Softly
Tread Softly Olivia Winters
(1952)

Filmography

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 1975 The Nearly Man (TV Series)
Woman
- Opportunity: March 1975 (1975) ... Woman (as Betty Bascomb)
 1975 Doctor on the Go (TV Series)
Mrs. Grant
- A Run for Your Money (1975) ... Mrs. Grant
 1975 Nightingale's Boys (TV Series)
Miss Furst / Secretary
- A.J. (1975) ... Miss Furst
- Big Sid (1975) ... Secretary
 1975 BBC2 Playhouse (TV Series)
Mrs. Rachels
- Mrs. Acland's Ghosts (1975) ... Mrs. Rachels
 1974 Microbes and Men (TV Series)
Sister
- Men of Little Faith (1974) ... Sister (uncredited)
 1974 Crown Court (TV Series)
Mrs. Brimmer
- Vermin: Part 1 (1974) ... Mrs. Brimmer
 1974 Not on Your Nellie (TV Series)
Gladys Nuttall
- The Anniversary Present (1974) ... Gladys Nuttall
 1972 New Scotland Yard (TV Series)
Mrs. Ward
- Hoax (1972) ... Mrs. Ward
 1970 Play for Today (TV Series)
Phyllis
- Hearts and Flowers (1970) ... Phyllis
 1969-1970 Z Cars (TV Series)
Doris Gibbs / Mrs. Appleton
- A Lot of Fuss for Fifteen Quid: Part 2 (1970) ... Doris Gibbs
- A Lot of Fuss for Fifteen Quid: Part 1 (1970) ... Doris Gibbs
- Barricade: Part 2 (1969) ... Mrs. Appleton
- Barricade: Part 1 (1969) ... Mrs. Appleton
 1970 The Doctors (TV Series)
Mrs. Pitt
- Episode #1.79 (1970) ... Mrs. Pitt
- Episode #1.78 (1970) ... Mrs. Pitt
- Episode #1.77 (1970) ... Mrs. Pitt
- Episode #1.76 (1970) ... Mrs. Pitt
 1967 City '68 (TV Series)
Elsie Perriman
- The Waiting Game (1967) ... Elsie Perriman
 1960-1967 ITV Play of the Week (TV Series)
The Mother / Alice Crowley
- ITV Summer Playhouse #3: Death by Misadventure (1967) ... The Mother (as Betty Bascomb)
- The Trap (1960) ... Alice Crowley (as Betty Bascomb)
 1957-1967 Armchair Theatre (TV Series)
Mrs. Gibson / Mavis / Elaine's mother / ...
- A World of Time (1967) ... Mrs. Gibson
- The Front Room (1963) ... Mavis (as Betty Bascomb)
- Afternoon of a Nymph (1962) ... Elaine's mother (as Betty Bascomb)
- Policy for Love (1957) ... Miss Merryweather (as Betty Bascomb)
 1967 Mr. Rose (TV Series)
Miss Hillier
- The Naked Emperor (1967) ... Miss Hillier
 1966 Broome Stages (TV Mini-Series)
Lucy Godfrey
- The Girl, Hilaret (1966) ... Lucy Godfrey (as Betty Bascomb)
 1966 Quick Before They Catch Us (TV Series)
Mum
- Season of the Skylark: Part 4 (1966) ... Mum (as Betty Bascomb)
- Season of the Skylark: Part 3 (1966) ... Mum (as Betty Bascomb)
- Season of the Skylark: Part 2 (1966) ... Mum (as Betty Bascomb)
- Season of the Skylark: Part 1 (1966) ... Mum (as Betty Bascomb)
 1966 The Lodger (TV Movie)
Madame Baron
 1966 Thirteen Against Fate (TV Series)
Madame Baron
- The Lodger (1966) ... Madame Baron
 1966 Mrs Thursday (TV Series)
Connie Jarvis
- Family Reunion (1966) ... Connie Jarvis (as Betty Bascomb)
 1965 No Hiding Place (TV Series)
Mrs. Hinson / Mrs. Charnley
- What's All This Then? (1965) ... Mrs. Hinson
- Truth or Dare (1965) ... Mrs. Charnley
 1965 Public Eye (TV Series)
Gwen Barry
- Dig You Later (1965) ... Gwen Barry (as Betty Bascomb)
 1964 Sergeant Cork (TV Series)
Clara Wilkinson
- The Case of the Fourth Visitor (1964) ... Clara Wilkinson
 1963 Dr. Crippen
Mrs. Stratton (uncredited)
 1961 Probation Officer (TV Series)
Mrs. Hartley
- Episode #3.11 (1961) ... Mrs. Hartley (as Betty Bascomb)
 1961 Playdate (TV Series)
Ethel Prince
- The Exam (1961) ... Ethel Prince
 1961 BBC Sunday-Night Play (TV Mini-Series)
Janet Preston
- Home at Seven (1961) ... Janet Preston
 1961 Bootsie and Snudge (TV Series)
Lilly
- Snudge's Date (1961) ... Lilly
 1961 Stress Point (TV Movie)
Miss Fulton
 1961 Maigret (TV Series)
Mademoiselle Clément
- The Cactus (1961) ... Mademoiselle Clément
 1960 Your Money or Your Wife
Janet Fry
 1957 Motive for Murder (TV Series)
Miss Gosling
- The Man Named Jacques (1957) ... Miss Gosling (as Betty Bascomb)
 1956 The Light of Heart (TV Movie)
Fan
 1956 The Man Who Knew Too Much
Edna, the Church Organist (uncredited)
 1954 The Detective
French Widow
 1953 The Foolish Gentlewoman (TV Movie)
Tilly Cuff
 1952 Tread Softly
Olivia Winters
 1947 It Always Rains on Sunday
Barmaid of the 'Two Compasses'
 1935 The Passing of the Third Floor Back
Minor Role (uncredited)
 1934 The Man Who Knew Too Much
Lawrence's Maid (uncredited)
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Personal Details

Other Works:

She acted in Noël Coward's play, "Hay Fever", at the Duke of York's Theatre in London, England with Celia Johnson, Roland Culver, Prunella Scales, Diana Fairfax, Richard Vernon, Michael Graham Cox, Lucy Fleming and Simon Williams in the cast.

Alternate Names:

Betty Bascomb
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Star Sign:

Gemini

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