The veteran British actress Brigit Forsyth has died aged 83, her agent has shared.
Mark Pemberton reported that Forsyth, finest recognized for her roles in a string of British TV comedies, died in her sleep, along with her household by her facet.
The actress was finest recognized for her function within the Nineteen Seventies hit comedy No matter Occurred to the Possible Lads?, the place she performed disapproving Thelma, spouse of Bob, performed by Rodney Bewes.
Different credit included TV dramas Enjoying the Area and Boon. She additionally appeared in Nineteen Eighties sitcoms Tom, Dick and Harriet, and Sharon and Elsie, later showing as a physician in short-lived ITV cleaning soap opera The Follow.
From 2013 to 2019, she was within the BBC reboot of Open All Hours, taking part in Madge in Nonetheless Open All Hours.
Her agent stated in an announcement that she “had a diversified and notable profession in stage, display and radio”, together with roles in theatres “from the West Finish to the Nationwide Theatres of England and Scotland. He added: “She was in lots of radio performs on the BBC through the years and likewise featured within the Radio 4 sitcom Ed Reardon’s Week. A proficient musician, Brigit performed the cello, sang and composed, and in later years performed with a number of bands together with The Fircones.”
Forsyth had begun her profession in 1971, starring within the movie The Night time Digger,
Pemberton stated that she “beloved collaboration and serving to to develop new works with actors, writers and administrators”, and arrange theatre firm Phrase Mills Productions in 2016.