TV, Film & Radio

An Career started back in 1972 as soon as she had finished at the Webber Douglas Drama School (which is there no longer now)

Her career spans an incredible 44 years to date and is now a veteran where Pantomimes are concerned spanning over almost 44 years (except where various TV or Theatre has taken her up to the Christmas or a new project has started early January)

FILM and RADIO CREDITS INCLUDE

London Road – 2015

The Rise of The Krays – 2015

Solitary – 2015

Charlie -2004

Beyond Bedlam – 1994

The Titchborne Claimant – 1998

Revengers Comedies – 1998

Seaview Knights,

The Euphoric Scale

The Lift

DaddyFox

The Fight – 2017

Radio Credits in 2017

2017 – 28 March, BBC Radio4 – Anita gave 2 readings of “The Long View” in the morning and again in the evening!

Anita also performed in the Dr Who radio series plus many plays for BBC Radio 4 also, more recently, appeared in the long running radio series The Archers and many Radio 2 and 4 interviews.

TV CREDITS INCLUDE

Before Anita hit the Big Time in 1985 when she became a Household name in the now 4 times weekly serial (but just twice weekly during the time Anita was in the serial from 1985-1988 drama EastEnders Anita was a jobbing actress and appeared in Theatre and on TV in theatrical plays and Shows on TV such as:-

Eastward Ho! The Rocky Horror Show 1984, Leave Him To Heaven 1979 ( there is also a LP vinyl & single available of this musical) for TV & Theatre, Pygmalion1980, Tonight at 8:30, Ardele, Chorus Girls, The Servant of Two Masters, Nanny 1981, Agatha Christie’s Partners In Crime 1983, Up The Elephant & Round The Castle 1983-1984,Hands Across The Sea, Playaway, and many,  many more!

These TV Series which are marked with * are available on DVD and those marked with a double ** have only become available very recently!

TV – Since 1985

EastEnders – 1985-1988 (128 episodes)

Split Ends – 1989

The World of Eddie Weary – 1990

Red Dwarf – 1993*

Rab.C.Nesbitt – 1993*

Woof – 1993

The Fireboy – 1994

Smokescreen – 1994

Ghosts – 1995

Dangerfield -1995*

Go Back Out – 1995

The Famous Five – 1996

New Voices – 1997

Highlander – 1997*

Get Well Soon – 1997 (this is now out on DVD)**

Sunburn – 1999

Junk – 1999

Hearts and Bones – 2000*

Urban Gothic – 2000*

The Stretch – 2000

NCS Manhunt – 2002

Fun at the Funeral Parlour – 2002*

Doctors – 2003

The Last Detective – 2004*

New Tricks – 2005*

The Bill – 1997-2005

Hotel Babylon – 2008*

Katy Brand’s Big Ass Show – 2009 (2 episodes 3 & 6)

Mission Green Santa – 2009

Little Crackers – 2010

Gigglebiz – 2009-2010

Coming Up – 2011

Strictly Come Dancing- 2011***

Sadie J – 2012

Casualty – 2013, 2011, 2009 and 2000

Moving On – 2013

Holby City – 2014, 2003

Pompidou – 2015**

Loose Women – A Panellist during September, October and November 2015

The Wright Show – a Panellist on quite a few Shows during 2015 and several Shows before 2015

A Guest on Lorraine, This Morning and Loose Women throughout 2015 AND quite a few in previous years

Armada – 12 Days To Save England – 2015 (docu-drama mini-series of 3 episodes as Queen Elizabeth1)**

The TV That Made Me – 2016

Weekend Show – hosted by Aled Jones for ITV1 16 July 2016

The Rebel – 3 part mini-series for GOLD TV 20 July – 3 August 2016

Chat Shows include:- The One Show 20 July, The Saturday Show Live 30 July and for the Internet Radio www.thewirelessradio.com Anita was chatting to Julian Bird about her musicals career @ShowTunesUK 23/24 July 2016

and on 23 July 2016 The 1950s musical Guys N Dolls ( which first aired in 1994) had a repeated outing. Anita played Miss Adelaide, Mandy Pantinkin -Sky Masterson and John Challis ( Only Fools & Horses) played Nathan Detroit.

On Wednesday 31 August, Anita was a guest on the “This Morning” Show, where she was talking everything “Wicked” ready for her debut in the hit musical “Wicked10” where the new cast opened on Monday 5 September 2016!

Anita will soon to be seen in the new Autumn Schedule for BBC1 – The next series of Moving On

And 2 episodes of Doctors again for BBC1 TV will be aired 28/29 November 2016

2017……..

Casualty – BBC1 Saturday 14 October 2017

which is:- A Christmas Day special of “Call The Midwife” which Anita appears just for this one episode AND, as the mini series of the three episodes of “The Rebel” proved so popular last Summer of 2016, which has had another screening during October 2017 because……….

as from Wednesday 8 November 2017 a brand new 2nd series of “The Rebel” starts for 6 episodes on the Gold channel

to be continued …

 

 

*** Strictly Come Dancing – During the eight weeks Anita appeared on the BBC1 Show, Anita danced her way from The Waltz to the Cha Cha Cha in week 9 and the scores were:-

Here is the low down of each dance and the music she danced to:-

Week 1 – The Waltz to Three Times A Lady-Commodores 7 7 7 7 =28

Week2 – Salsa to Jump In The Line (Shake, Senora) to Harry Belafonte 7 7 7 7 =28

Week3 – Jive to You Can’t Stop The Beat from Hairspray 6 7 7 7 = 27

Week 4 – American Smooth to I’ve Got You Under My Skin, Frank Sinatra 8 8 8 8 =32

Week5 – Tango to Cliff Richard’s Devil Woman 7 8 8 8=31

Week6 – Charleston to I Got Rhythm by George Gershwin 7 8 8 8 =31 guest judge this week was Jennifer Grey

Week7 – Argentine Tango from Cirque du Soleil 7 9 8 9=33

Week 8 – Samba to Come On Eileen by Dexy’s Midnight Runners 6 7 7 7=27

Week 9 – Cha Cha Cha to Uptown Girl by Billy Joel 7 8 7 8=30

Week 9 – Swing Marathon to Chattanooga Choo Choo

This was a very respectable place to be (The only reason why Anita was voted off then was because, celebrities who were left had a very strong fan base, not because of their dancing!)