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Penny Irving

Penny Irving is a former actress and Sun newspaper Page 3 model.

Penny Irving
Anne Marie Tricki

1955 [1]
Occupationactress / model
Years active1972-1981



Irving is best remembered for her roles in the 1970s sitcom Are You Being Served? (which she starred in as Miss Bakewell, Young Mr Grace's first secretary and appeared between 1976 and 1979 in the popular long-running programme)[2] and in the movie adaptation of The Likely Lads (playing the role of Sandy).[3]

Penny also starred in Pete Walker's 1974 film House of Whipcord, and would later appear in his 1978 film The Comeback.

As a model, she appeared on the front cover of the compilation LP 'Top of the Pops, Volume 27', which was released in Autumn 1972. She was featured in Mayfair Magazine in December 1972 (Volume 7, Number 12), and for a second time in May 1975 (Volume 10, Number 5). Penny also appeared in Club International in 1980 (Volume 9, Number 10).

Her other TV credits include The Benny Hill Show.[4] The Two Ronnies[5] and Hi-de-Hi!,[6] among many others. She was a hostess on the game show Mr & Mrs in the 1970s. She also played a role in Carry On Dick.[7]

Retired from the entertainment industry and living in London, England. [July 2006].[8]

TV rolesEdit

Year Title Episode Role
1975 Dad's Army My Brother and I Chambermaid
1976 to 1979 Are You Being Served? Various Miss Bakewell
1980 to 1981 Hi-de-Hi! Various Mary[6]



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  2. ^ "Are You Being Served?". BBC. Retrieved 3 March 2010.
  3. ^ "Penny Irving". New York Times. Retrieved 3 March 2010.
  4. ^ "Penthouse". 1974: 14.
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  6. ^ a b "Hi de Hi episode guide". Su Pollard official website.
  7. ^ Ross, Robert (2002). The Carry On Companion. Batsford. p. 112. ISBN 0-7134-8771-2.
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