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Daphne OxenfordBorn: 1919
Died: Fri 21st December 2012 (age: 93)
She is possibly best known for being the voice for BBC radio's Listen with Mother from 1950 to 1971, and for being one of the readers on newspaper review programme What the Papers Say for over thirty years. She was also one of the original cast members of Coronation Street, playing Esther Hayes from 1960 to 1963, 1971 & 1972. She also played Mrs. Patterson in the popular sitcom To the Manor Born. Also in the Seventies and early Eighties she was part of Listen to Les The Les Dawson Radio Show on BBC Radio 2, and in the Sixties and Seventies appeared inThe Clitheroe Kid from time to time.
Other TV credits include: The Sweeney, The Duchess of Duke Street, Juliet Bravo, The Children of Green Knowe, Doctor Who (in the serial Dragonfire) and Hetty Wainthropp Investigates. In 2006, guest-starred in the audio dramaSapphire and Steel: Cruel Immortality. She has also appeared in three episodes of Midsomer Murders (2004–2008) as Muriel, Cully's grandmother.
Film credits include All Creatures Great and Small.
Oxenford was married to David Marshall from 1951 until his death in February 2003. They had two children.
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