oreen Mantle has died aged 97, her agent has introduced.
She additionally starred in BBC detective sequence Father Brown in addition to being in ITV cleaning soap Coronation Road as Pleasure Fishwick.
In a press release, her agent stated: “It’s with nice unhappiness that we announce the demise of our beloved consumer and much-loved stage, display screen, and radio actress Doreen Mantle, aged 97.
“She died peacefully at dwelling. She is survived by her two sons, 4 grandchildren and one brother.”
Her different credit embrace My Household, Docs, Dirk Gently, Jam And Jerusalem, Doc Martin, Jonathan Creek and Yentl.
Mantle additionally took the stage in Demise Of A Salesman for the Nationwide Theatre, for which she received an Olivier Award in 1979 for actress of the yr in a supporting position.
This yr, she appeared in Channel 5’s One Foot In The Grave: 30 Years Of Laughs and recalled The Beast In The Cage episode the place she was caught in visitors with Victor (Richard Wilson) – who’s upset with Jean over her crisp selection – and his long-suffering spouse Margaret (Annette Crosbie).
Mantle stated: “(The automobile) wasn’t snug however in some way we acquired used to being on this automobile and issues taking place. There was some fantastic traces in it.”
She additionally featured in her one lady present My Fact and Reconciliation, and appeared in 84 Charing Cross Highway at The Ambassadors Theatre and basic comedy Billy Liar on the Duke of York’s Theatre.