Acting Credits

Daphne Neville 2019


British Equity: 100060143

Agent: Lawrence or Niki at Wintersons tel: 02078367849

Height: 5’5″  Born: 1937 ~ Age 85 ~ Playing age: 80 – 85

Films include:

Swede Caroline ~ Edna ~ director: Brook Driver for Belstone Pictures/Deadbeat Films, 2022

The Invisible Woman ~ Victorian Lady ~ director: Ralph Fiennes for Headline

Summer in February ~ Bird Watcher ~ director: Chris Menaul for Crossway

Amazing Grace ~ MP’s wife ~ director: Michael Apted

The Ghost of Greville Lodge ~ Mrs Rolfe ~ dir: Niall Johnson for Renown

Feast of July ~ Mrs Mitchelldirector: Chris Menaul for Merchant Ivory

The Old Curiosity Shop ~ Mrs Simmons ~ dir: Kevin Connor for Disney

Buffalo Girls ~ House-maid ~ director: Rod Hardy for CBS

The Copter Kids ~ Mrs Peters ~ director: Ronnie Spencer for CFF

Diagnosis Murder ~ Nurse Fisher ~ dir: Sidney Hayers for Silhouette

Television includes:

Top Boy ~ Lily ~ Netflixs 2022

Doctors ~ The Wrong Impression ~ Rose Thorn ~ Producer Isher Sahota ~ BBC TV 2018

Marley’s Ghosts ~ Mrs Baines ~ Jonathan Gershfield, 2016

The Crown ~ Member of foreign royality ~ director: Stephen Daldry for Netflix, 2016

Broadchurch ~ Margery Knight ~ dir: Jessica Hobbs for Kudo film and television: ITV

Unknown Heart ~ Regatta enthusiast ~ dir: Giles Foster for German TV

The Chase ~ Miriam ~ dir: Sue Tully   BBC

Capturing Mary ~ Dowger Duchess ~ dir: Stephen Poliakoff   BBC

Doctors ~ Ghost in the Machine ~ Millie Kendrick ~ dir: Stephen Hughes   BBC

Casualty ~ Doreen Oaken ~ dir: Bob Birerman   BBC

Secret Smile ~ Laura’s Mum ~ dir: Chris Menaul   Grenada

Bright Hair ~ Jane Travers ~ dir: Chris Menaul   BBC

Prime Suspect ~ Felicity Howard ~ dir: Chris Menaul   BBC

Nice Work ~ Hilary Swallow ~ dir: Chris Menaul   BBC

Rab C. Nesbitt ~ Abbey Visitor ~ dir: Colin Gilbert   BBC

Minder ~ Joy ~ dir: Gordon Flemyng   Euston Films for Central

House of Elliot ~ Headmistress ~ dir: Graeme Harper   BBC

 She-Wolf of London ~ Mad Mary ~ Brian Grant   BBC

Screen Two: Close Relations ~ Magistrate ~ dir: Adrian Shergold   BBC

Starlings ~ Mrs de Ville ~ dir: David Wheatley   BBC

Diana: Her True Story ~ Nanny ~ dir: Kevin Connor ~ for Martin Poll

Tales of the Unexpected ~ Mrs Lillie ~ dir John Gorrie   LWT

Miss Marple: At Bertram’s Hotel ~ Autograph Hunter ~ dir: Mary McMurray

The Two Ronnies: Charley Farley and Piggy Malone ~ dir: Ronnie Barker   BBC

Dark Secret ~ Restaurant Visitor ~ dir: Christopher Hodson   LWT

Love in a Cold Climate ~ Lady Kroesig ~ dir: Donald McWhinnie   LWT

Maggie’s Moor ~ The Widow ~ dir: John King   BBC

Danger UXB ~ Woman at Police Station ~ Roy Ward Baker   BBC

The Clifton House Mystery ~ Miss Frisby ~ dir: Terry Miller   BBC

The Pheonix and the Carpet ~ Mother ~ dir: Dorothea Brooking   BBC

The Changes ~ Villager ~ dir: John Prowse   BBC

A Secret Place ~ Lady ~ dir: John King   BBC

Arthur of the Britons ~ Woman ~ dir: Sydney Hayers   HTV

Crossroads ~ Dr Machlin ~ ATV

Radio Drama includes: 

The Archers ~ Nora McAuley ~ BBC Radio

Dreaming Alice

Short Films include:

Testing Times ~ Maud ~ dir: Philip Cook

Two Lifetimes ~ Florence ~ dir: Jack Silver, 2017

Night Rose ~ Rose ~ dir: Harry Anscomb, 2016

Cold Caller ~ Marjorie ~ dir: Philip Cook, 2015

A Divine Intervention? ~ Mary ~ dir: Dominic White

Dad Dancing ~ Wedding Guest ~ dir: Dominic White

Lost Hearts ~  Mrs Burrows ~ dir: Maxim Banks for MDB

One Day ~ Old Lady ~ dir: Joan-Lluis Ramisa

Theatre includes:

Beatrix Potter ~ Beatrix ~ dir: Sue Colverd ~ Everyman Theatre

Lettice and Loveage ~ Lettice ~ dir: Michael Dyer ~ Festival Players

Tess of the d’UrbevillesJoan ~ dir: Michael Barry ~ Wessex Actors’ Co

Antigone ~ The Nurse ~ dir: Jonathan Banatvala ~ Moving Theatre Co 

Just Between Ourselves ~ Marjorie ~ dir: Doug Fisher ~ Tewkesbury

The Birthday Party ~ Meg ~ dir: Steve del Monte ~ Strasburg

Deadly Nightcap ~ Lucy ~ dir: Simon Whitfield ~ Swansea

Cinderella ~ Fairy Godmother ~ dir: Richard Chandler ~ Newark Theatre

Dick Whittington ~ Fairy Bow Bells ~ dir: David Vickers ~ Stockport Theatre

Television ~ Herself:

Come Dine With Me ~ Episode 5/1-5 for Channel 4, 2018 repeated 2019

A Granny’s Guide to the Modern World ~ Rumpus TV for Chanel 4 ~ 2015

Daily Brunch ~ Channel 4

Caution: Toads Crossing ~ BBC Points West ~ click here for the clip

Obsessive Compulsive Cleaners: Cynthia and Daphne ~ Betty TV ~ Channel 4

The Marraige Ref with Dermot O’Leary, Geri Halliwell, Jimmy Carr & Sarah Millican ~ ITV

Weird, True & Freaky: Peculiar Pets ~ USA

Alan Tichmarsh Show ~ BBC

The Great British Village Show at Highgrove with Alan Titchmarsh ~ BBC

Songs of Praise ~ BBC

Who’s Sorry Now? ~ InterMedia

Beat the Chefs – ITV

The Really Wild Show ~ BBC

Blue Peter ~ BBC

Heartbeat ~ BBC

Brilliant Creatures ~ ITV

NewsHound – Central TV

Newsreader ~ Border Television

Newsreader ~ Grampian Television

Women Today ~ ATV

Women Only ~ HTV

Newsreader ~ HTV

It’s Time for Me ~ Harlech Television

Newsreaders and Announcer ~ Harlech Television


Radio ~ Herself:

Reporter ~ Severn Sound

Any Answers ~ BBC Radio Bristol

Open Country 2022 ~ BBC Radio 4

Click here to see a recent clip of Daphne Neville appearing on Channel 4 

Daphne Neville in 'Father Brown'

5 responses to “Acting Credits

  1. Lew

    Hi Daphne,

    Your Beatrix Potter at King’s Bromley today was brilliant.


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  3. Charlene

    I have just watched beautiful Daphne on a repeat of Come dine with me and I thought you were fantastic! I am 37 and I hope to have even half the spirit and magnetism you have as I age. You were wonderful! I am from Scotland and I so wish I lived closer so I could visit Rudy please give him our love 🙂 take care

    • Thanks so much for writing in. When did you see the repeat of ‘Come Dine With Me’? They never warn us it will be on! You can read more about Daphne in a number of books listed on the website. ‘The Making of Swallows and Amazons’ features her aged 37.

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