Petra Markham

Last updated 09 January 2020

Petra Markham
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Petra Markham

Born: Monday 17th March 1947 (age: 76)


Petra Markham's career started in the 1960s, with her appearance in The Crusade one of her first roles. During the 1970s she appeared in shows like Albert and Victoria, Ace of Wands and After Julius, and has continued to work until the present day, including roles in Angels, Bergerac, The Bill, and Hotel Babylon. She played Rose Chapman in Eastenders. 

As well as television, she has appeared on stage in Recruiting Officer at the Lichfield Theatre, and The Doll's House at the Birmingham Repertory Theatre and National Theatre (Workshop), and in film with The Lord's Prayer, Out of Depth, Felicia's Journey and Cemetery Junction.

She is a daughter of actor David Markham and writer Olive Dehn.