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      Barbara Flynn

      Barbara Flynn

      Highest Rated: 69% Miss Potter (2006)

      Lowest Rated: 21% The Christmas Candle (2013)

      Birthday: Aug 5, 1948

      Birthplace: Hastings, East Sussex, England, UK

      Barbara Flynn is an actress who has had a prolific career over three decades on English television. Her first role has been her biggest, as Freda Ashton on the ITV British drama "A Family at War," about a Liverpool working-class family's life on the home front leading up to and then through World War II. Flynn appeared in 40 episodes over three seasons of the series. The role that next made Flynn more familiar to English audiences was that of Jill Swinburne in the Beiderbecke drama series, beginning in 1985 with the six-episode "The Beiderbecke Affair." Flynn's Swinburne is an English teacher in contemporary England, the other incarnations of which were 1987's "The Beiderbecke Tapes," and 1988's "The Beiderbecke Connection." In 1993, Flynn landed another major part, as Judith Fitzgerald on the crime mystery series "Cracker," which starred well-known English actor Robbie Coltrane as Dr. Eddie 'Fitz' Fitzgerald, a forensic psychologist who helps solve police cases. Flynn appeared on 20 episodes over four seasons of the show. Among later roles was Mrs. Jamieson on the period mini-series "Cranford," where she co-starred alongside such heavyweight English actresses as Judi Dench and Imelda Staunton, from 2007 to 2009. In 2011, Flynn guest starred on the crime drama series "Silent Witness."

      Highest rated movies

      Miss Potter
      Cheerful Weather for the Wedding
      The Christmas Candle

      Photos

      CHEERFUL WEATHER FOR THE WEDDING, Barbara Flynn, 2012, ph: Mark Tillie/©IFC Films MISS POTTER, Barbara Flynn, Bill Paterson, Lucy Boynton as young Beatrix Potter, 2006. ©Weinstein Company

      Filmography

      Movies

      Credit
      21% 74% The Christmas Candle Lady Camdon (Character) $2.1M 2013
      37% 27% Cheerful Weather for the Wedding Aunt Bella (Character) $1.9K 2012
      No Score Yet 80% Just Henry Unknown (Character) - 2011
      No Score Yet 56% Burlesque Fairytales Mrs. Argyle (Character) - 2009
      No Score Yet No Score Yet Christmas at the Riviera Rita (Character) - 2007
      No Score Yet No Score Yet Cracker: A New Terror Unknown (Character) - 2006
      69% 68% Miss Potter Helen Potter (Character) $3.0M 2006
      No Score Yet No Score Yet The Marchioness Disaster Eileen Dallaglio (Character) - 2006
      No Score Yet 92% Poirot: Death on the Nile Mrs Allerton (Character) - 2004
      No Score Yet 93% Horatio Hornblower: Loyalty Mrs. Mason (Character) - 2003
      No Score Yet 87% Horatio Hornblower: Duty Mrs. Mason (Character) - 2003
      No Score Yet No Score Yet Night Flight Moira (Character) - 2001
      No Score Yet 58% The Escort Kim's Mother (Character) - 1999
      No Score Yet No Score Yet King Lear Goneril (Character) - 1998
      No Score Yet No Score Yet Dear Nobody Chris' Mother (Character) - 1998
      No Score Yet No Score Yet You're Dead... Unknown (Character) - 1998
      No Score Yet No Score Yet Vanishing Man Ms. Jeffries (Character) - 1996
      No Score Yet No Score Yet Cracker: Best Boys Judith Fitzgerald (Character) - 1995
      No Score Yet No Score Yet Cracker: Brotherly Love Judith Fitzgerald (Character) - 1995
      No Score Yet No Score Yet Cracker: The Big Crunch Judith Fitzgerald (Character) - 1994
      No Score Yet No Score Yet Cracker: To Be a Somebody Judith Fitzgerald (Character) - 1994
      No Score Yet No Score Yet Cracker: Men Should Weep Judith Fitzgerald (Character) - 1994
      No Score Yet No Score Yet Cracker: To Say I Love You Judith Fitzgerald (Character) - 1993
      No Score Yet No Score Yet Cracker: The Mad Woman in the Attic Judith Fitzgerald (Character) - 1993
      No Score Yet No Score Yet Cracker: One Day a Lemming Will Fly Judith Fitzgerald (Character) - 1993
      No Score Yet 100% The Beiderbecke Affair Unknown (Character) - 1985
      No Score Yet No Score Yet Inspector Morse: The Silent World of Nicholas Quinn Monica Height (Character) - 1982
      No Score Yet No Score Yet No Visible Scar Margaret Hanson (Character) - 1980

      TV

      Credit
      No Score Yet 42% Beyond Paradise Anne Lloyd (Character) 2023
      No Score Yet No Score Yet Kate & Koji Councillor Bone (Character) 2020 2022
      90% 65% Doctor Who Awsok (Character) 2021
      No Score Yet 83% Death in Paradise Patti Grenson (Character) 2020
      80% 73% Killing Eve Julia (Character) 2019
      No Score Yet No Score Yet Jet! When Britain Ruled the Skies Narrator 2012
      No Score Yet No Score Yet Silent Witness Unknown (Character) 2008 2011
      No Score Yet No Score Yet Return to Cranford on Masterpiece Mrs. Jamieson (Character) 2007 2009
      No Score Yet No Score Yet The Queen Unknown (Character) 2009
      No Score Yet No Score Yet The Inspector Lynley Mysteries Unknown (Guest Star) 2004
      No Score Yet No Score Yet Masterpiece Theatre Unknown (Character) 1998 2001
      No Score Yet No Score Yet Wives and Daughters Miss Browning (Character) 1999
      No Score Yet No Score Yet Cracker Unknown (Character) 1993-1996
      No Score Yet No Score Yet Mystery! Unknown (Character) 1996
      No Score Yet No Score Yet Chandler & Co. Unknown (Character) 1994
      No Score Yet No Score Yet Open All Hours Milkwoman (Character) 1981-1982 1985