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  Penelope_Keith - The Wordbook Encyclopedia   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-19)
Penelope Anne Constance Keith, CBE, DL (born Penelope Hatfield on 2 April 1940) is an English actress who is best known for her roles in The Good Life and To the Manor Born, and has also had a long career on stage.
Keith was rejected from the Central School of Speech and Drama, on the grounds that, at 5'10", she was too tall.
Penelope Keith became a household name in 1975 when the BBC sitcom The Good Life began.
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  Penelope Keith - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
Penelope Anne Constance Keith OBE (born Penelope Hatfield on 2 April 1940) is an English actress who is best known for her roles in The Good Life and To the Manor Born, and has also had a long career on stage.
Penelope Hatfield was born in Sutton, Surrey in 1940.
Keith was rejected from the Central School of Speech and Drama, on the grounds that, at 5'10", she was too tall.
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 Penelope - HighBeam Encyclopedia   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-19)
Penelope, in Greek mythology, wife of Odysseus and the mother of Telemachus.
In another legend, however, Penelope was not faithful to her husband, but slept with one or all of the suitors and was banished by Odysseus on his return.
Proud to be posh Actress PENELOPE KEITH has been accused of being as snooty as her TV characters, but she takes that as a compliment.
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 PENELOPE KEITH: MORE THAN JUST A GOOD LIFE | A TELETRONIC CLASSIC TV BIOGRAPHY
Penelope Keith has secured her place in British television as one of its premiere comedy stars.
Penelope Keith was next seen in the BBC sitcom “Sweet Sixteen” where she played 41-year-old Helen Walker who was the hardheaded boss of a building firm.
The central dilemma of the series primarily lay with Helen and whether she would be able to retain her status as the big boss while embarking on a new life as a wife and mother to be.
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 Penelope Keith Photos - Penelope Keith News - Penelope Keith Information
Penelope was brought up in Clapham, London by her Mother and Grandparents.
As money was short her mother went away to work and so Penelope was sent to boarding school at the age of six.
Her mother re-married in 1950 to a Mr Keith and Penelope's name was changed.
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 Penelope Keith - Biocrawler   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-19)
Penelope Keith, OBE, (born April 2, 1940) is a British actress, best known for her appearances in the BBC television sitcoms To the Manor Born and The Good Life.
BBC report about Keith's appointment as High Sheriff (http://news.bbc.co.uk/1/hi/entertainment/857134.stm)
This page was last modified 21:41, 23 Apr 2005.
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 UKTV Gold: UKTV Gold Stars: Penelope Keith facts
Penelope's mother remarried when she was eight and her surname was changed to Keith.
Penelope's character in The Good Life was intended as a minor part and didn't even appear in the first episode.
Penelope was typecast early as the haughty toff.
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 BBC - Comedy Guide - The Good Life
Penelope Keith played his wife, Margo, a terrible snob on the surface but full of interesting aspects underneath.
Margo and Jerry, whose marriage is apparently more conventional yet far less trusting and deep, have serious misgivings about the Goods' self-sufficiency venture, but as the show progresses they began to treat their neighbours with tolerance and warmth, and even a slight envy and a protectiveness bordering on the parental.
Richard Briers was the subject of BBC1's Funny Turns on 16 April 2000 (the actual title was Richard Briers - A Good Life) and the same channel screened Penelope Keith - Lady Of The Manor (which primarily focused on To The Manor Born on 29 September 2000).
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 Keith Penelope - Search Results - MSN Encarta
Keith Penelope - Search Results - MSN Encarta
Keith, Penelope (1940-), British stage and television actress known for playing upper class roles.
Penelope, in Greek mythology, daughter of Icarus, king of Sparta, wife of Odysseus, king of Ithaca, and mother of Telemachus.
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 Penelope Keith Catalog   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-19)
Penelope Hatfield was born in Sutton, Surrey in 1940.
Her father, who was a Major by the end of the war, left her mother Connie when she was a baby, and she spent her early years...
Someone posted that they'd read in Vanity Fair that Sean Bean was Penelope Keith's son.
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 Penelope Keith
'''Penelope Keith''', Order of the British EmpireOBE, (born April 2, 1940) is a British actoractress, best known for her appearances in the BBC television sitcoms ''To the Manor Born'' and ''The Good Life''.
In 2000 she was appointed High Sheriff of Godalming, near Surrey, to serve beginning 2002.
She was born '''Penelope Anne Constance Hatfield''' in Sutton, Surrey evidently in 1940, although she has always been shy about her age, and some sources have her born as early as 1930.
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 Penelope Keith
PENELOPE KEITH Vera Cummings-Brown....Jennifer Piercey Roy....David Holt Reg Cummings-Brown....Chris Emmett Nancy Cartwright....Beth Chalmers Mrs Bloxby....Liza Sadovy DC Wong....Ben Crowe All other parts played by the cast.
With contributions from Angela Rippon, Barry Norman, PENELOPE KEITH, Ann Hamilton, Ben Elton, Lenny Henry, Vic Reeves, Harry Hill and Josie Lawrence....
PENELOPE KEITH plays Amy Sedgwick, a thrice-married Victorian actress famed for her dramatic recitations....
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 BBC News | ENTERTAINMENT | Penelope set for high life
Miss Keith's appointment is in keeping with a drive to recruit more women into the posts, said a Cabinet Office spokeswoman.
Miss Keith, who will become high sheriff in 2002, is eligible for the role as she lives in Surrey.
In the next few months the actress will be slowly introduced to her duties which are mainly ceremonial although she will retain a statutory duty to collect debts and enforce writs on behalf of the courts.
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 The Good Life (Good Neighbors)
The comic tension was supplied by the Good's next door neighbors the Ledbetters played by the elegant Penelope Keith (To the Manor Born) and the late Paul Eddington (Yes Minister) who are still in the thick of the rat race the Goods have left behind.
Keith's class-conscious Margo and Eddington's harried Jerry provide the perfect foil for the sometimes too good Goods.
As you might expect from the series premise there are plenty of gags involving tractors, compost and pregnant livestock but a combination of top-flight acting and surprisingly good scripts turned the series into a classic.
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 The Stage | Reviews | Entertaining Angels
The latter drops a bombshell which makes Grace appear even more difficult, meanwhile her daughter is in danger of creating problems for the new incumbent.
Penelope Keith is a splendid Grace, a person who obviously adored a husband that became increasingly remote hiding in God.
Her caustic comment and plain anguish cannot be ignored and this is a performance of stature.
www.thestage.co.uk /reviews/review.php/12643/entertaining-angels   (321 words)

  
 Star Quality-Noel Coward-Penelope Keith-Christopher Luscombe by Verinha Ottoni ©
Penelope Keith plays Lorraine Barrie (Eleanor in Dark Heritage).
Penelope Keith plays a theatrical grande dame (Lorraine Barrie) in slacks with a little dog tucked under her arm.
Penelope Keith is known to millions as Audrey Forbes-Hamilton from the TV sitcom To the Manor Born.
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 Penelope Keith stars in new Surrey Hills video clip - News | Surrey Hills AONB   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-19)
Penelope Keith is Patron and a keen supporter of the AONB Partnership’s mission to open the public’s eyes to the contrasts of terrain and habitat in this huge area of surprisingly rural Surrey.
Since becoming Patron I have discovered so much about the beauty and rich diversity of this special landscape and it was a real joy to be involved in making the video,” she said.
Listen to Penelope Keith and enjoy the music and the scenery when you visit the Surrey Hills website: www.surreyhills.org.
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 The Avengers Forever: Penelope Keith   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-19)
A recent BBC history of sitcoms, Laughter in the House, amusingly pointed up the similarities between her characters and Margaret Thatcher.
Keith has not had a hit series for almost a decade, and largely does voiceovers today (luckily, we don't see much of Thatcher these days, either).
Keith was born 2 April 1940 as Penelope Hatfield in Sutton, Surrey, England.
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 UKTV Gold: UKTV Gold Stars: Penelope Keith facts
Penelope Ann Constance Hatfield was born in Surrey in 1940.
In fact, she has said her own life is more like the Goods in The Good Life than their snooty neighbours.
Penelope married ex-policeman Rodney Timson in 1978 and adopted two boys in 1988.
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 BBC NEWS | Programmes | Breakfast | Penelope Keith
Penelope Keith made her name playing Margot, the appalling snobbish neighbour, in the 1970s sitcom The Good Life.
Although repeats can still regularly be seen on TV, it wasn't actually considered a hit until its third series, according to Penelope.
Penelope Keith Stars in Noel Coward's Blithe Spirit at the Savoy Theatre in London
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 The Avengers Forever: Penelope Keith   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-19)
A recent BBC history of sitcoms, Laughter in the House, amusingly pointed up the similarities between her characters and Margaret Thatcher.
Keith has not had a hit series for almost a decade, and largely does voiceovers today (luckily, we don't see much of Thatcher these days, either).
Keith was born 2 April 1940 as Penelope Hatfield in Sutton, Surrey, England.
www.theavengers.tv /forever/pnote-keith.htm   (95 words)

  
 PENELOPE KEITH – FIRST SURREY HILLS PATRON - News | Surrey Hills AONB   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-19)
Penelope Keith OBE, the immediate past High Sheriff of Surrey, is to be the first Patron for the Surrey Hills Area of Outstanding Natural Beauty.
Penelope Keith who has lived in Surrey for many years comments:
Penelope Keith will undertake a variety of work as Patron which will include a photocall for the National Trust Surrey Hills Explorer Bus and speaking at the Surrey Hills Annual Forum in May.
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 Penelope Keith video links UK   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-19)
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 Spartanburg SC | GoUpstate.com | Spartanburg Herald-Journal   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-19)
He would later star opposite Penelope Keith in To the Manor Born.
Esmonde and Larbey chose Felicity Kendal and Penelope Keith after seeing them perform on stage together in The Norman Conquests.
Felicity Kendal, who had became something of a sex symbol with her tomboy character, often wearing iconic wellington boots on the show, starred in Solo and The Mistress, Penelope Keith starred in To the Manor Born and Paul Eddington starred in Yes Minister.
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 GREEN ROOM
Penelope arrived for her interview looking cool and relaxed in light trousers and shirt – practical clothing for a hard working lady who describes herself as “a gardener who acts”, and now completely in her element in a vicarage garden in a touring production of “Entertaining Angels”.
A true gardener, Penelope brought flowers to enhance the set – dandelions – “and of course the bugs came too, so by the end we had these wonderful cobwebs on the long bits at the front, and a money spider crawled onto my hand”.
Everything to Keith is ‘fascinating’ - performing on wet grass, presenting a gardening programme, being part of a new play, and a year as High Sheriff of Surrey when she took time off from acting in order to concentrate on her duties, particularly focusing on the emergency services and the Law.
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 Keith - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
Keith (pronounced keeth, /'ki:θ/), is a male name of Scottish origin which means woodland, or forest.
Keith Barnes, Australian rugby league player for the Balmain Tigers
Baron Keith, a line of Scottish barons in the late 18th century
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 Amazon.com: To the Manor Born, Vol. 4: Video: Penelope Keith,Peter Bowles,Anthony Sharp,Gerald Sim,Angela ...   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-19)
Audrey prolongs her recuperation from a bad back when Richard starts bringing her flowers and chocolate; Richard boasts to Audrey of his skiing ability but is later caught snowplowing down a nearby hill while tied to a tractor.
Once again, Bowles and Keith display the perfect combination of wit and timing that has earned this series legions of fans on both sides of the Atlantic.
Penelope Keith is a most accomplished actress and her role as Audrey fforbes-Hamilton is by far her best.
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