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Wendy Richard

Tuesday, 20th July 1943 - Thursday, 26th February 2009
Middlesbrough
England


British actress with some small roles in comedy films of the early 1970s, most remembered as EastEnders 'Pauline Fowler'. Died after a long battle with cancer; Britain has lost an icon.

Wendy Richard (65) British actress whose 40-year TV career included roles as a sexy cockney shop assistant on the sitcom Are You Being Served? and a working-class matriarch on the soap opera EastEnders, both of which have aired in the US. Richard was diagnosed with breast cancer in the mid-'90s and again in 2002. In 2008 she learned that the disease had returned and spread. She died in London, England on February 26, 2009.
~Life in Legacy.



Doctor in Clover
Nurse with False Eyelashes
1965
No Blade of Grass
Clara
1970
On the Buses
Housewife
1971
Gumshoe
Anne Scott
1971
Bless This House
Carol
1972
Carry On Matron
Miss Willing
1972
Carry On Girls
Miss Ida Downs
1973
Are You Being Served?
Miss Brahms
1976

ITV Play of the Week
London Wall
Miss Bufton
11/04/1963
First Night
The One Night of the Year
Carol
12/29/1963
Six
Don't I Look Like a Lord's Son?
The Girl
12/26/1964
Six
The Day of Ragnarok
01/02/1965
Londoners
Joe Nobody
Patsy
06/17/1965
Likely Lads
Last of the Big Spenders
Lynn
07/07/1965
Newcomers
Episode #1.9
Joyce Harker
11/02/1965
Pardon the Expression
Rustle of Spring
Girl with dog
04/25/1966
Newcomers

Joyce Harker
03/23/1967
Newcomers

Joyce Harker
03/24/1967
Newcomers

Joyce Harker
04/10/1969
Up Pompeii
The Ides of March
Soppia
04/06/1970
Dad's Army
The Two and a Half Feathers
Edith
11/13/1970
Dad's Army
Mum's Army
Edith Parish
11/20/1970
Dixon of Dock Green
Nightmare Hours
Barbara Walker
02/13/1971
Please Sir
The Pruning of the Hedges
Rita
09/25/1971
On the Buses
The Busmen's Ball
Elsie
10/24/1971
Dad's Army
The King was in His Counting House
Shirley
06/23/1972
Comedy Playhouse
Are You Being Served?
Miss Shirley Brahms
09/08/1972
Are You Being Served?
Pilot
Miss Shirley Brahms
09/08/1972
Fenn Street Gang
Is That a Proposal, Eric?
Myrna
01/07/1973
Are You Being Served?
Dear Sexy Knickers
Miss Brahms
03/21/1973
Are You Being Served?
Our Figures Are Slipping
Miss Brahms
03/28/1973
Are You Being Served?
Camping In
Miss Brahms
04/04/1973
Are You Being Served?
His and Hers
Miss Brahms
04/11/1973
Are You Being Served?
Diamonds are a Man's Best Friend
Miss Brahms
04/18/1973
Dad's Army
My British Buddy
Shirley
11/07/1973
Are You Being Served?
The Clock
Miss Brahms
03/14/1974
Are You Being Served?
Cold Comfort
Miss Brahms
03/21/1974
Are You Being Served?
The Think Tank
Miss Brahms
03/28/1974
Are You Being Served?
Big Brother
Miss Brahms
04/04/1974
Are You Being Served?
Hoorah for the Holidays
Miss Brahms
04/11/1974
Not on Your Nellie
Brief Encounter
Doris
01/24/1975
Not on Your Nellie
High Society
Doris
01/31/1975
Not on Your Nellie
Requiem for a Heavyweight
Doris
02/07/1975
Not on Your Nellie
Do Unto Others
Doris
02/14/1975
Not on Your Nellie
The Lady with the Lamp
Doris
02/21/1975
Are You Being Served?
The Hand of Fate
Miss Brahms
02/27/1975
Not on Your Nellie
Feeling the Draught
Doris
02/28/1975
Are You Being Served?
Coffee Morning
Miss Brahms
03/06/1975
Are You Being Served?
Up Captain Peacock
Miss Brahms
03/13/1975
Are You Being Served?
Cold Store
Miss Brahms
03/20/1975
Are You Being Served?
Wedding Bells
Miss Brahms
03/27/1975
Are You Being Served?
German Week
Miss Brahms
04/03/1975
Are You Being Served?
Shoulder to Shoulder
Miss Brahms
04/10/1975
Are You Being Served?
New Look
Miss Shirley Brahms
04/17/1975
Are You Being Served?
Christmas Crackers
Miss Shirley Brahms
12/22/1975
Celebrity Squares
Episode
Panellist
02/14/1976
Are You Being Served?
No Sale
Miss Shirley Brahms
04/08/1976
Are You Being Served?
Top Hat and Tails
Miss Shirley Brahms
04/15/1976
Are You Being Served?
Forward Mr. Grainger
Miss Shirley Brahms
04/22/1976
Are You Being Served?
Fire Practice
Miss Shirley Brahms
04/29/1976
Are You Being Served?
Fifty Years On
Miss Shirley Brahms
05/05/1976
Are You Being Served?
Oh, What a Tangled Web
Miss Shirley Brahms
05/13/1976
Are You Being Served?
The Father Christmas Affair
Miss Shirley Brahms
12/24/1976
Are You Being Served?
Mrs. Slocombe Expects
Miss Shirley Brahms
02/25/1977
Are You Being Served?
A Change is as Good as a Rest
Miss Shirley Brahms
03/04/1977
Are You Being Served?
Founder's Day
Miss Shirley Brahms
03/11/1977
Are You Being Served?
The Old Order Changes
Miss Shirley Brahms
03/18/1977
Are You Being Served?
Takeover
Miss Shirley Brahms
03/25/1977
Are You Being Served?
Goodbye Mr. Grainger
Miss Shirley Brahms
04/01/1977
Are You Being Served?
It Pays to Advertise
Miss Shirley Brahms
04/08/1977
Are You Being Served?
By Appointment
Miss Shirley Brahms
11/15/1978
Are You Being Served?
The Club
Miss Shirley Brahms
11/22/1978
Are You Being Served?
Do You Take This Man?
Miss Shirley Brahms
11/29/1978
Are You Being Served?
Shedding the Load
Miss Shirley Brahms
12/06/1978
Are You Being Served?
A Bliss Girl
Miss Shirley Brahms
12/13/1978
Are You Being Served?
Happy Returns
Miss Shirley Brahms
12/26/1978
Are You Being Served?
The Junior
Miss Shirley Brahms
10/19/1979
Are You Being Served?
Strong Stuff This Insurance
Miss Shirley Brahms
10/26/1979
Are You Being Served?
The Apartment
Miss Shirley Brahms
11/02/1979
Are You Being Served?
Mrs. Slocombe, Senior Person
Miss Shirley Brahms
11/09/1979
Are You Being Served?
The Hero
Miss Shirley Brahms
11/16/1979
Are You Being Served?
Anything You Can Do
Miss Shirley Brahms
11/23/1979
Are You Being Served?
The Agent
Miss Shirley Brahms
11/30/1979
Are You Being Served?
The Punch and Judy Affair
Miss Shirley Brahms
12/26/1979
Spooner's Patch
Spooner's Box
09/18/1980
Are You Being Served?
Is It Catching?
Miss Shirley Brahms
04/09/1981
Are You Being Served?
A Personal Problem
Miss Shirley Brahms
04/16/1981
Are You Being Served?
Front Page Story
Miss Shirley Brahms
04/23/1981
Are You Being Served?
Sit Out
Miss Shirley Brahms
04/30/1981
Are You Being Served?
Heir Apparent
Miss Shirley Brahms
05/07/1981
Are You Being Served?
Closed Circuit
Miss Shirley Brahms
05/21/1981
Are You Being Served?
The Erotic Dreams Of Mrs. Slocombe
Miss Shirley Brahms
05/28/1981
Blankety-Blank
Episode #4.2
Panellist
09/10/1981
Are You Being Served?
Roots
Miss Shirley Brahms
12/24/1981
Blankety-Blank
Episode #5.2
Panellist
09/11/1982
Are You Being Served?
The Sweet Smell Of Success
Miss Shirley Brahms
04/22/1983
Are You Being Served?
Conduct Unbecoming
Miss Shirley Brahms
04/29/1983
Are You Being Served?
Memories Are Made Of This
Miss Shirley Brahms
05/06/1983
Are You Being Served?
Calling All Customers
Miss Shirley Brahms
05/13/1983
Are You Being Served?
Monkey Business
Miss Shirley Brahms
05/20/1983
Are You Being Served?
Lost and Found
Miss Shirley Brahms
05/27/1983
Are You Being Served?
Goodbye Mrs. Slocombe
Miss Shirley Brahms
02/18/1985
Are You Being Served?
Grounds For Divorce
Miss Shirley Brahms
02/25/1985
Are You Being Served?
The Hold-Up
Miss Shirley Brahms
03/04/1985
Are You Being Served?
Gambling Fever
Miss Shirley Brahms
03/11/1985
Are You Being Served?
The Night Club
Miss Shirley Brahms
03/18/1985
Are You Being Served?
Friends And Neighbours
Miss Shirley Brahms
03/25/1985
Are You Being Served?
The Pop Star
Miss Shirley Brahms
04/01/1985
Blankety-Blank
Episode #11.1
Herself
09/09/1988
Doctor Who
Dimensions in Time: Part One
Pauline Fowler
11/26/1993
Eastenders
Episode
Pauline
12/05/1995
What a Performance!
Camp
Herself
10/01/1997
Funny Turns
John Inman
Herself
12/05/1999
Parkinson
Episode dated 18 November 2006
Herself
11/18/2006
Agatha Christie: Marple
A Pocket Full of Rye
Mrs Crump
09/06/2009




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