Patricia Garwood

Patricia Garwood (28 January 1941 – 24 February 2019) was an English television, film and stage actress who first appeared on film aged 9 in The Lavender Hill Mob and is best known as playing Beryl Crabtree in five series of the BBC situation comedy No Place Like Home between 1983 and 1987.[1]

Patricia Garwood
Born(1941-01-28)28 January 1941
Paignton, Devon, England
Died24 February 2019(2019-02-24) (aged 78)
Years active1951–2019

Garwood was born in Paignton, Devon, on 28 January 1941. She was trained at the Arts Educational School and the Royal Academy of Dramatic Art.[1] Garwood married in 1960 and had four daughters.[1] Garwood died from non-Hodgkin lymphoma in February 2019 at the age of 78.[2][3]


Year Title Role Notes
1951 The Lavender Hill Mob Girl uncredited
1953 The Golden Head Schoolgirl as Pat Garwood, TV Film
1954 The Scarlet Eagle Cicely Dunham as Pat Garwood, TV Film
1955 Absent-Minded Anna Juliet Scott as Pat Garwood, TV Film
1955 Passage of Arms Louisa Braganza TV Film
1956 The Branksome Pearls Jane Golden as Pat Garwood, TV Film
1959 Carry On Teacher Schoolgirl uncredited
1961 The Wind of Change Lina
1961 Petticoat Pirates Wren (Linen Store)

Television appearancesEdit

Date Programme Character
1975 Within These Walls Jean Trevelyan
1979 Danger UXB Mrs Busby
1982 The Brack Report Pat Brack
1983–1987 No Place Like Home Beryl Crabtree
1986 The Return of Sherlock Holmes (The Man with the Twisted Lip) Mrs. Whitney
1995 Is It Legal? (Bob Breaks In) Belinda Foulkes
1998 The Ruth Rendell Mysteries (Road Rage) Kitty Struther


  1. ^ a b c Hayward 1996, p. 99
  2. ^ Pat Garwood: About
  3. ^ Atkins, Amanda (13 May 2019). "Patricia Garwood obituary". The Guardian. Guardian Media Group. Retrieved 14 May 2019.
  • Hayward, Anthony (1996). Who's Who on Television. London: Boxtree. ISBN 0-7522-1067-X.

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