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Years active  1963–present
Name  Janet Henfrey

Role  Television actress
Ex-spouse  Colin Henfrey
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Born  16 August 1935 (age 80) (1935-08-16) Aldershot, Hampshire, England, UK
Education  Royal Academy of Dramatic Art, St Anne's College, Oxford, Smith College
Movies and TV shows  London Road, The Cook - the Thief - His Wife, Dragonworld, Metamorphosis, The Nigel Barton Plays
Similar People  Ted Nicolaou, Rufus Norris, Ben Hopkins, Peter Greenaway, John Moore

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Janet E. A. Henfrey (born 16 August 1935) is a British stage and television actress. She is best known for playing Mrs. Bale on As Time Goes By, which is still rerun in the United States on PBS stations, and for her role as the schoolteacher in the BBC Dennis Potter serial The Singing Detective (1986). She had previously appeared in the Potter play Stand Up, Nigel Barton (1965), also as a schoolteacher.


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Early life

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Before training at RADA, she read English at St Anne's College, Oxford, and spent a graduate year at Smith College reading History.


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Other TV credits include: Victoria Wood As Seen On TV (1985); The Jewel in the Crown; Reilly, Ace of Spies; Doctor Who (in the serial The Curse of Fenric and the episode "Mummy on the Orient Express"); Jeeves and Wooster; Casualty; Lovejoy; One Foot in the Grave; and Simon and the Witch. Henfrey also played a minor character in an episode of the 1996 series of The Famous Five, "Five Get into Trouble" and Mistress Hecate Broomhead in two episodes of The Worst Witch ("The Inspector Calls" and "Just Like Clockwork"). She appeared in the 2015 British miniseries adaptation of Wolf Hall.

Personal life

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Janet Henfrey lives in Islington, north London. She is a member of the Labour Party and a trustee of the International Performers Aid Trust.

Selected films

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  • It's All Happening (1963) – April
  • Fanny Hill (1983) - Lady in Intelligence Office
  • She'll Be Wearing Pink Pyjamas (1985) – Lucy
  • Lady Jane (1986) – Housekeeper
  • The Cook, the Thief, His Wife and Her Lover (1989) – Alice
  • Dragonworld (1994) – Miss Twittingham
  • Mrs Dalloway (1997) – Miss Pym
  • The Man Who Knew Too Little (1997) – Ms Goldstein
  • An Ideal Husband (1999) – Miss Prism
  • The Nine Lives of Tomas Katz (1999) – Janice Wailey
  • Metamorphosis (2012) — The Cleaning Lady

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