Doreen Mantle Movies and Career Information
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Doreen Mantle (born 1930) is a South African-born British actress who is probably best known for her role as Mrs Jean Warboys in One Foot in the Grave (1990-2000). She has appeared in many British television series from the 1960s to the present, such as The Duchess of Duke Street, The Wild House, Chalk, Casualty, The Bill, Doctors, Holby City and Jonathan Creek. From 2006 to 2009 she played lollipop lady Queenie in Jam & Jerusalem Mantle has worked extensively on the stage in such productions as My Fair Lady, Keep It in the Family, The Seagull and Hamlet. She also toured Britain in Billy Liar in the role of Florence Boothroyd and performed at the National Theatre in The Voysey Inheritance. She has also done a lot of work on radio for BBC Radio 3, BBC Radio 4 and BBC World Service. In October 2010, it was announced that Mantle is to join Coronation Street as the mother of past character Colin Fishwick. Fishwick was the person whose identity was taken by John Stape.