Lesley Nicol


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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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Downton Abbey Mrs. Patmore
(2010-2015)
Downton Abbey Mrs Patmore
(2019)
East Is East Auntie Annie
(1999)

Filmography

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 2018-2020 Summer Camp Island (TV Series short)
Ramona / Additional Voices / Emma
- Meet Me in Massachusetts (2020) ... Ramona / Emma (voice)
- Ghost Baby Jabberwock (2020) ... Ramona (voice)
- Witches in the City (2020) ... Ramona / Additional Voices (voice)
- Susie's Ark (2020) ... Ramona (voice)
- Honeydew Hatch (2020) ... Ramona (voice)
 2020 Animaniacs (TV Series)
Baker's Wife / Drusilla
 2020 The Boys (TV Series)
Connie Butcher
- Butcher, Baker, Candlestick Maker (2020) ... Connie Butcher
 2018-2019 Vampirina (TV Series short)
Mary Margaret Mummington / Mary-Margaret Mummyton
- The Vamp-Opera/This Haunted House Is Closed (2019) ... Mary Margaret Mummington
- Mummy's Day/Dance-lvania (2018) ... Mary-Margaret Mummyton (voice)
 2019 Piney: The Lonesome Pine (Short)
Forever Tree (voice)
 2019 Downton Abbey
Mrs Patmore
 2019 Beecham House (TV Series)
Henrietta Beecham
- Episode #1.6 (2019) ... Henrietta Beecham
- Episode #1.5 (2019) ... Henrietta Beecham
- Episode #1.4 (2019) ... Henrietta Beecham
- Episode #1.3 (2019) ... Henrietta Beecham
- Episode #1.2 (2019) ... Henrietta Beecham
 2019 The Tom and Jerry Show (TV Series short)
Cook
- Tuff Shooting (2019) ... Cook (voice)
 2015-2018 Goldie and Bear (TV Series)
Fairy Godmother
- Witch Cat is Witch/Trick or Treat Trouble (2018) ... Fairy Godmother
- Horsin' Around/Pigs Without Twigs (2018) ... Fairy Godmother (voice)
- Pops Goes the Weasel/Fairy Godmother Gets Grounded (2017) ... Fairy Godmother (voice)
- When Goldie Met Bear (2016) ... Fairy Godmother (voice)
- Abaca-Cabbage/Furry Godmother (2015) ... Fairy Godmother (voice)
 2013-2017 Sarah & Duck (TV Series)
Scarf Lady / Hat Lady
- Boo Night (2017)
- Donkey Jump (2017)
- Mountain Mints (2017) ... Scarf Lady
- Twang Ball (2016)
- Hat Fuss (2016) ... Scarf Lady / Hat Lady
 2017 Captain Underpants: The First Epic Movie
Nobel Moderator (voice)
 2016-2017 The Catch (TV Series)
Sybil Griffiths
- The Hard Drive (2017) ... Sybil Griffiths
- The Bad Girl (2017) ... Sybil Griffiths
- The New Deal (2017) ... Sybil Griffiths
- The Wedding (2016) ... Sybil Griffiths
- The Happy Couple (2016) ... Sybil Griffiths
 2017 Harvey Beaks (TV Series short)
Lady Lake Spirit
- Jeremy: Defender of the Forest/Princess Harvey (2017) ... Lady Lake Spirit (voice)
 2016 The Odd Couple (TV Series)
Margo
- Miss England (2016) ... Margo
 2016 Ghostbusters
Mrs. Potter (uncredited)
 2010-2015 Downton Abbey (TV Series)
Mrs. Patmore
- Christmas Special (2015) ... Mrs. Patmore
- Episode #6.8 (2015) ... Mrs. Patmore
- Episode #6.7 (2015) ... Mrs. Patmore
- Episode #6.6 (2015) ... Mrs. Patmore
- Episode #6.5 (2015) ... Mrs. Patmore
 2015 Inspector George Gently (TV Series)
Bridget
- Breathe in the Air (2015) ... Bridget
 2015 Supernatural (TV Series)
Katja
- About a Boy (2015) ... Katja
 2014 Hot in Cleveland (TV Series)
Margaret
 2014 Doc McStuffins (TV Series short)
Pip
- Let The Nightingale Sing (2014) ... Pip
 2014 Raising Hope (TV Series)
Eleanor
- How I Met Your Mullet (2014) ... Eleanor
 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
 2010 West Is West
Auntie Annie
 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
- The Ties That Blind Us (2008) ... Belle
 2008 Hancock & Joan (TV Movie)
Nellie
 2007 Jinx (TV Series)
- Pilot (2007)
 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)
 2005 Marple (TV Series)
Nurse McClelland
- A Murder Is Announced (2005) ... Nurse McClelland
 2004 The Courtroom (TV Series)
Brenda Rimmer
- The Postman (2004) ... Brenda Rimmer
 2004 Rose and Maloney (TV Series)
Headteacher
- Daniel Berrington: Part 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
 1999 East Is East
Auntie Annie
 1998 Dinnerladies (TV Series)
Woman Worker
- Royals (1998) ... Woman Worker
 1998 The Grand (TV Series)
Mrs. Morris
- Episode #2.10 (1998) ... Mrs. Morris
 1996-1997 Staying Alive (TV Series)
Sister Kate Worswick
- Episode #2.5 (1997) ... Sister Kate Worswick
- Episode #2.3 (1997) ... Sister Kate Worswick
- Episode #2.1 (1997) ... Sister Kate Worswick
- Episode #1.6 (1996) ... Sister Kate Worswick
- Episode #1.5 (1996) ... Sister Kate Worswick
 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)
Barbara Mathews
- Repossessions (1991) ... Barbara Mathews
- Microlights (1991) ... Barbara Mathews
- Pirates (1991) ... Barbara Mathews
 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
 1989 Comeback (TV Movie)
Bossy Boots
 1988 The Lion, the Witch & the Wardrobe (TV Mini-Series)
Mrs. Beaver
- Episode #1.6 (1988) ... Mrs. Beaver
- Episode #1.5 (1988) ... Mrs. Beaver
- Episode #1.4 (1988) ... Mrs. Beaver
- Episode #1.3 (1988) ... Mrs. Beaver
- Episode #1.1 (1988) ... Mrs. Beaver
 1988 Gems (TV Series)
Shop Customer
- Episode #3.10 (1988) ... Shop Customer
 1987 Brookside (TV Series)
Shelley Rimmer
- Episode #1.437 (1987) ... Shelley Rimmer
 1986 Blackadder II (TV Series)
Mrs. Pants
- Money (1986) ... Mrs. Pants
 1985 The Practice (TV Series)
Jan Metcalfe
- Episode #1.13 (1985) ... Jan Metcalfe
- Episode #1.12 (1985) ... Jan Metcalfe
- Episode #1.11 (1985) ... Jan Metcalfe
- Episode #1.10 (1985) ... Jan Metcalfe
- Episode #1.9 (1985) ... Jan Metcalfe
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She acted in Gilbert and Sullivan's musical, "H.M.S. Pinafore," at the Open Air Theatre in Regents Park, London, England with Mariah Gale, Daniel Flynn, Desmond Barrit, James Loye, Sirine Saba, Martin Jarvis, Terence Wilton, Simon Day, Julian Curry, Rupert Young, Dominic Marsh, Dominic Colchester, Giles Taylor, Martin ... See more »


Alternate Names:

Lesley Nichol | Lesley Nicoll
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Was going to play The Customer in Doctor Who:Dragonfire but had to drop out. See more »

Star Sign:

Leo

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