Penelope Keith

Previously at Chichester: Lady Wishfort in The Way of the World, Grace in Entertaining Angels, Mistress Ford in The Merry Wives of Windsor, title role in Miranda and Orinthia in The Apple Cart (Festival Theatre), Mrs Patrick Campbell in Mrs Pat, Eleanor in Monsieur Amilcar and Barbara Pym: An Excellent Woman (Minerva Theatre).

Penelope Keith was High Sheriff of Surrey in 2002 – 2003. She is President of the Actors’ Benevolent Fund.

She was appointed Dame Commander of the British Empire in the New Year’s Honours 2014.