Georgie Glen

Georgie Glen (born 20 April 1956) is a British actress, known for her film and television work in both dramatic and comedic roles. Among her most popular performances are the running characters of Miss Higgins in the BBC One period drama series, Call The Midwife, from 2018 onwards, and of History teacher, Audrey McFall in the BBC One school-based drama series, Waterloo Road, from 2012 to 2015.[1]

Georgie Glen
Born (1956-04-20) 20 April 1956 (age 65)
Years active1986–present
Notable credit(s)
Heartbeat (2000–2001, 2003–2005, 2009)
Little Britain (2003–2005)
Waterloo Road (2012–2015)
Hetty Feather (2018–2020)
Call The Midwife (2018–)
The Crown (2020)

Glen also featured in the BBC One drama series, Les Misérables, as Mother Abbess; in 2012, she had appeared in Les Misérables the film, as Madame Baptistine. Additional period performances include Hannah More in the 2006 film, Amazing Grace, John Ruskin's mother in the drama, Desperate Romantics about the Pre-Raphaelite Brotherhood, as well as lady-in-waiting to Judi Dench in both Shakespeare in Love and Mrs. Brown.

Other notable performances include a recurring role in Heartbeat, as Sgt Jennifer Noakes and one of the eponymous Calendar Girls. A familiar face in British comedy, Glen has also portrayed various characters in Little Britain and Harry Enfield and Chums, as well as a memorable guest role in The Thick of It.

Most recently she appeared in Series Four of Netflix drama, The Crown, playing Ruth Roche, Lady Fermoy, the maternal Grandmother of Lady Diana Spencer and lady-in-waiting to the Queen Mother.





  1. ^ "BBC One - Waterloo Road, Series 8, Episode 1". 1 January 1970. Retrieved 11 August 2012.

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