Elizabeth Berrington

Last updated 09 January 2020

Elizabeth Berrington
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Elizabeth Berrington

Born: Monday 3rd August 1970 (age: 53)


Elizabeth Berrington is an English actress, who has featured in British television series such as Waterloo Road, The Bill,The Office, Casualty, The Lakes and Rose and Maloney.

She played "Auntie" in "The Doctor's Wife", an 2011 episode of Doctor Who. 

In 1999, she played Marie-Antoinette in Let Them Eat Cake, starring Dawn French and Jennifer Saunders. In cinema, Berrington has featured in many popular films such as The Little Vampire and, more recently, Nanny McPhee with Emma Thompson, and In Bruges alongside Colin Farrell andRalph Fiennes. In 2008 and 2009, a she played Mel in Moving Wallpaper. Berrington also featured in the 1993 Mike Leigh film Naked and Leigh's Secrets and Lies (1996).

In 2009, Berrington and actress Shirley Henderson were the stars of the popular ITV drama May Contain Nuts she played Ffion, a snobbish suburban mother. Berrington also played Nicola, a nurse in the BBC Two comedy, Psychoville.

She also appeared as Food Technology teacher Ruby Fry in the BBC TV series Waterloo Road from 2009 to 2011.

In 1997, she appeared in a TV Licence advert.

In December 2011 she played Paula in the BBC's Lapland aired on Christmas Eve with Sue Johnston and Waterloo Road actor William Ash.

In January 2012 she appeared as Paula Cosh in the Sky comedy series Stella for the series.