Theatre, Film, and Television Biographies
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Peggy Thorpe-Bates Biography (1914-1989)
Born August 11, 1914, in London, England; died December 26, 1989; daughter ofEdith Helena Leech and Thomas Thorpe-Bates; married Brian Oulton; children:two.
- Birth Details
- August 11, 1914
- London, England
Credits; STAGE APPEARANCES
- Isabel, Henry V, Shakespeare Memorial Theatre, Stratford-on-Avon, England, 1934.
- Mrs. Dainty Fidget, The Country Wife, The Little Theatre, London, 1940.
- Mary Tudor, The Young Elizabeth, Cambridge Repertory Players, Cambridge,England, 1951, then New Theatre, London, 1952.
- Clytemnestra, Sacrifice to the Wind, Arts Theatre, London, 1955.
- Mother Saybrook, Lead Me Gently, New Lindsey Theatre, London, 1956.
- Gertrude Marescaud, All in the Family, BBC Repertory Company, The StrandTheatre, London, 1959.
- Mrs. Ann Summer, Lady Barker's Last Appearance, The Pembroke Theatre, Croydon, England, 1960.
- Joyce Glyn, Unfinished Journey, The Pembroke Theatre, 1961.
- Mary Tyrone, Long Day's Journey into Night, The Guildford Theatre, London, 1962.
- Mrs. George, Getting Married, Birmingham Repertory (Golden Jubilee), Birmingham, England, 1962.
- Charity Hannigan, Three Acts of Charity, The Richmond Theatre, London, 1964.
- Mrs. Porter, A Public Mischief, St. Martin's Theatre, London, 1965.
- Phyllis, The Thunderbolt, Arts Theatre, 1966.
- Mrs. Winifred Masters, Dead Silence, Whitehall Theatre, London, 1969.
- The Duchess of York, Richard II, Edinburgh Festival, Edinburgh, Scotland,1969, and Mermaid and Piccadilly Theatres, London, 1969-70.
- Matron, Forty Years On, Birmingham Repertory, 1970.
- Catherine Smith, Mr. Sydney Smith Coming Upstairs, The Harrogate Theatre,London, 1972.
- Mrs. Weston, Say Goodnight to Grandma, The Palace Theatre, Westcliff, England, 1974.
- Lady Boothroyd, Lloyd George Knew My Father, The Palace Theatre, 1974.
- Bess Raleigh, The Wisest Fool, The Arnaud Theatre, Guildford, England, 1974.
- Births, Marriages and Deaths, Assembly Hall, Hackney, England, 1975.
- Mrs. Candle, His First Wife, Theatre at the Park, Bracknell, England, 1975.
- Donna Lucia D'Alvadorez, Charley's Aunt, The Key Theatre, Peterborough, England, 1975.
- Mrs. Higgins, Pygmalion, Leeds Playhouse, London, 1976.
- Mrs. Caudle, Up All Night, Player's Theatre, London, 1976.
- Mrs. Caudle, Upstairs, Downstairs, Stoke Newington Assembly Hall, London,1976.
- My Lady's Chamber, Stoke Newington Assembly Hall, Stoke, England, 1976.
- Maman, Uncle Vanya, Royal Exchange, Manchester, England, 1977.
- Lady Saltburn, Present Laughter, Royal Exchange, 1977.
- Also appeared as the nurse in Romeo and Juliet, Thorndike, Leatherhead, England, 1965; Miss Smythe, Move Over Mrs. Markham, Thorndike, 1975; Sybil: Her Infinite Variety, A Tribute to Sybil Thorndike, Thorndike, 1977; Lady Elizabeth Mulhammer, The Confidential Clerk, Cheltenham Literary Festival, 1978. Repertory member, The Intimate Theatre, 1942; repertory member, Birmingham Repertory Theatre, 1946; guest appearances, Worthing, Windsor, and Oxford, 1947-48.
Credits; MAJOR TOURS
- Queen Mary, Crown Matrimonial, South Africa, 1973.
- Also toured as Doris in Saloon Bar, 1940-41; Joyce Glyn in Unfinished Journey; Duchess of York in Richard II; and Bess Raleigh in The Wisest Fool; also in For Entertainment Only; FILM APPEARANCES Mrs. Muswell, In the Doghouse,Rank/Zenith, 1964.
- Hospital Sister, Georgy Girl, Everglades, Columbia, 1966.
- Mrs. Stacey, Thank You All Very Much, Palomar-Amicus, 1969.
- Mosquito Squadron, Oakmont/United Artists, 1970.
- Also appeared as court lady in Galileo, 1974.
Credits; TELEVISION APPEARANCES
- Appeared in numerous plays and serials, including Sanctuary, Glittering Prizes, and as Mrs. Rumpole in Rumpole of the Bailey.
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