Ingrid Oliver (born on 25 February 1977) is a British actress and comedian, and one half of the comic double act Watson & Oliver. She is known for playing Petronella Osgood, a supporting character in the BBC television series Doctor Who.
Oliver at Super Retrocon, April 2017.
|Born||February 25, 1977|
|Occupation||Actress, comedian, writer|
Oliver and her comedy partner Lorna Watson met at Tiffin Girls' School in Kingston upon Thames. In September 2005, Watson and Oliver performed their first show together at the Canal Cafe Theatre in London. Since then they have taken sell-out shows to Edinburgh Festival Fringe, in both 2006 and 2007.
Oliver has performed in various radio and television productions, including Doc Martin starring Martin Clunes, the Penny Dreadfuls' radio series The Penny Dreadfuls Present... The Brothers Faversham and in the radio series Another Case of Milton Jones. She played the part of Natalie in Peep Show on Channel 4.
In 2013, she appeared in the first episode of The Great Comic Relief Bake Off and was named as 'Star Baker'.
In 2013, she appeared in the 50th anniversary special of Doctor Who, "The Day of the Doctor", as Osgood. She reprised the role in the episodes "Death in Heaven", "The Zygon Invasion" and "The Zygon Inversion".
|2005||Footprints in the Snow||Back-up Organiser|
|2005||Doc Martin||Radio Technician||1 episode|
|2006||Vital Signs||Mum #2||1 episode|
|2007||Watson and Oliver: The Movie||Herself|
|2007||Comedy Showcase||Rebecca Black|
|2008||The Gym||Miriam||1 episode|
|2008||Peep Show||Natalie||1 episode|
|2008||Angus, Thongs and Perfect Snogging||Mrs. Stamp|
|2008||The Wrong Door||Various Characters||6 episodes|
|2009||Plus One||Rebecca Black||5 episodes|
|2009||The Fixer||Sadie||1 episode|
|2010||The Persuationists||Harriet||1 episode|
|2010||Material Girl||Mimi Throckmorton||6 episodes|
|2011||Twenty Twelve||AP The Today Program||1 episode|
|2011||Lead Balloon||Jenny||1 episode|
|2012||The Increasingly Poor Decisions of Todd Margret||Yancy McPickles||1 episode|
|2012–13||Watson and Oliver||Various Characters||12 episodes|
|2013–15||Doctor Who||Petronella Osgood||4 episodes|
|2014||96 Ways to Say I Love You||Cammy|
|2019||The Hustle (2019 film)||Inspector Desjardins|
- Lee, Veronica (19 February 2012). "Watson & Oliver: It's hi from me... and hi from her". The Independent.
- "Watson and Oliver", Edinburgh Guide Review, 2007.
- The Penny Dreadfuls, BBC7.
- "Who can fill French and Saunders' shoes?", The Guardian, 20 October 2008.
- "BBC One:Programmes – Material Girl". BBC..
- Wales online (JPEG),