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Heather Canning: Acting credits

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By the time Heather Canning put in her memorable guest appearance in Mad Dog in 1977, she had a number of other classic genre TV credits under her belt including roles in Callan, Public Eye, Within These Walls and New Scotland Yard in addition to a number of film appearances.

After Survivors, Heather Canning went on to appear in such TV favourites as Bergerac, Boon, Casualty and A Touch of Frost, but was seen less frequently on the big screen.

Her last cinematic performance was in A Village Affair, adapted from the Joanna Trollope novel, released in 1994. Heather Canning died on 30 May 1996. A guide to just a few of her screen appearances appears below.

 

Film appearances

Year

Title

Role

1994

A Village Affair

Elizabeth Meadows

1972

Miss Julie

Christine

1968

A Midsummer Night's Dream

role unknown

1967

Marat/Sade

Nun

 

Heather Canning in the 1969 Public Eye episode, 'Welcome to Brighton'

 

Heather Canning with Public Eye star Alfred Burke (Frank Marker)

 

Publicity still of Heather Canning in 'Welcome to Brighton'

 

Publicity shot of Alfred Burke and Heather Canning from 'Welcome to Brighton'

 

TV appearances

Year

Title

Role

1995

A Touch of Frost: 'Appropriate Adults'

Mrs Tenant

1992

Jeeves and Wooster: 'The Full House'

M Rockmotteller

1990

Casualty: 'Big Boys Don't Cry'

Thelma Philpott

1990

One Foot in the Grave: 'I'll Retire to Bedlam'

Hospital doctor

1990

Murder East, Murder West

Frau Kolberg

1986

Boon: 'A Ride on the Wild Side'

Beryl

1984

The Tragedy of Coriolanus

Valeria

1983

Bergerac: 'Fall of a Birdman'

Anne Verian

1980

'Tis a Pity She's a Whore

Putana

1979

Thomas and Sarah

Mrs Green

1977

Survivors: Mad Dog

Ellen

1976

Power Without Glory

Mrs Moran

1975

Within These Walls: 'Prison Cat'

Amaryllis Royal

1974

Hunter's Walk: 'Witness'

Mrs Briggs

1974

New Scotland Yard: 'A Man of his Word'

Polly Warner

1973

A Tragedy of Two Ambitions

Selimar

1970

Sweeney Todd

Mrs Lovett / Molly

1969

Menace: 'Man with a Mission'

Joan Grant

1969

Public Eye: 'Welcome to Brighton'

Grace

1969

Callan: 'Let's Kill Everybody'

Dr Paula Goodman

   

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