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Lynda Baron

Knowledge Identifier: +Lynda_Baron


Lynda Baron

BAFTA-nominated English stage, film and television actress, perhaps best known for playing the extremely busty Nurse Gladys Emmanuel, the object of Arkwright's affection, in the BBC comedy series Open All Hours add

Category: Movies & TV

Born in 1939.

Countries: United Kingdom (82%), United States (6%), Italy (6%)

Education: undef.

Main connections: Coronation Street, BBC Radio 4, BBC

Linked to:, BBC




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Lynda Baron was born in 1939 add something


She was heard as a singer in the 1966 serial "The Gunfighters", appeared in front of the cameras as Captain Wrack in the 1983 serial "Enlightenment", and again in 2011 in "Closing Time" as Val. add something


The show ran for four series in 1976, 1981 to 1982 and 1985, and was subsequently voted eighth in Britain's Best Sitcom in 2004 add something


Baron appeared in the 1987 Christmas special of "The Two Ronnies" add something


In 1987 Baron starred in the London production of the musical "Follies" at the Shaftesbury Theatre add something


She appeared in the film "Carry On Columbus" in 1992 add something


In 1995 Lynda Baron voiced the character of Nanny Ogg in the BBC Radio 4 adaptation of the Terry Pratchett "Discworld" novel "Wyrd Sisters" add something


In 1997 Baron played Renee Turnball in "Coronation Street" and took guest roles in "Dinnerladies" , "The Mrs Bradley Mysteries" , "Sunburn" , "Nancherrow" , and "Goodnight Sweetheart" add something


In 2005 Baron appeared in the film "Colour Me Kubrick" opposite John Malkovich and in 2007 starred in a stage version of "In Celebration", opposite Orlando Bloom and Tim Healy add something


Baron briefly appeared in the BBC soap opera "EastEnders" in 2006 as Linda Clarke, the mother of Jane Beale add something


In September 2008 it was announced that Baron would be returning to "EastEnders" as Linda Clarke add something


She appeared regularly in the series from November 2008 to February 2009 add something


In May and June 2009 Baron appeared at the Menier Chocolate Factory in a production of "Rookery Nook", a play by Ben Travers add something


In August 2010, Baron appeared in an episode of "Agatha Christie's Marple" on ITV add something


In September 2010, Baron appeared in a one-off television drama "The Road to Coronation Street" on BBC Four, about the early days of the British television soap opera "Coronation Street" add something


From October 2010 to February 2011, Baron starred alongside Maureen Lipman and Roy Hudd in a West End production of "When We Are Married" by J B Priestley add something


Baron was nominated for the 2011 British Academy Television award for Best Supporting Actress for this role add something


On 11 May 2012 Baron appeared in the "Afternoon Play" on BBC Radio 4, "Mrs Lowry and Son", playing the mother of artist LS Lowry add something


Louise Brealey - In March 2012 Brealey produced, co-wrote and co-starred in "The Charles Dickens Show", a children's comedy drama for BBC 2 starring Jeff Rawle, Rupert Graves, Neil Dudgeon, Nathaniel Parker, Lynda Baron, Honeysuckle Weeks, Rupert Young, Adjoa Andoh, Sam Kelly, Geoffrey Streatfeild, Fiona Button and Mariah Gale


Lynda Baron will co-star in a production of D.H. Lawrence's play "The Daughter-in-Law" at the Sheffield Crucible in March 2013 add something


Baron reprised her role as Nurse Gladys Emmanuel in a special one-off episode of "Open All Hours", which was shown on BBC One on 26 December 2013 add something


Following the success of the Christmas episode, the cast made a full series, which will begin on 26 December 2014 add something


Baron will again appear in the play from March to April 2015 at the Hampstead Theatre add something


On 8 April 2016, it was announced that Baron would return to the soap once again alongside John Partridge add something


A third series will begin in December 2016, but Baron is unable to return because of other commitments add something


As of 2017 she is now a toilet cleaner for her local council add something