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Josephine Tewson

26 February 1931 to 18 August 2022

A British actress, who will be best remembered for her long-running roles in the popular sitcoms Keeping Up Appearances (1990-1995) and Last of the Summer Wine (2003-2010). In a career spanning more than five decades, Josephine Tewson featured in many television dramas, sitcoms and sketch shows, ranging from Z-Cars (1963-1968), Emergency Ward-10 (1965-1967) and Doctors (2009-2015) to The Dick Emery Show (1969-1981), Shelley (1979-1982) and Clarence (1988). She often worked opposite Ronnie Barker and also starred in three different Jimmy Tarbuck series.

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