Josephine Tewson

Josephine is best known for her role as Elizabeth in the British television series Keeping Up Appearances and as Miss Davenport in Last of the Summer Wine.


A regular comedy performer in sketches featuring Ronnie Corbett and Ronnie Barker on Frost on Sunday and Hark at Barker in 1970, she later appeared in Mostly Monkhouse, a BBC Radio Comedy programme with David Jason supporting Bob Monkhouse. She also appeared on the Charlie Drake show, Z Cars and Emergency Ward 10 in the 1960s. Tewson played Edna Hawkins in the first six series of the British sitcom Shelley. In 1988, she played Jane Travers in the sitcom Clarence, which was written by Ronnie Barker and was his last starring television role before his retirement.


Still Keeping Up Appearances?


A hugely fun and irreverent evening of chat and memories of a fifty-year career with one of Britain’s most loved comedy actresses; from Frost On Sunday to the Two Ronnies, Shelley, Keeping Up Appearances and Last of the Summer Wine.

And there isn’t a Royal Doulton tea cup with hand painted periwinkles in sight!


Still Keeping Up Appearances 2015 Dates
13th March Astor Theatre, Deal Book Tickets
10th April Stag Theatre, Sevenoaks Book Tickets
21st April Connaught Studio, Worthing Book Tickets
25th April Plaza, Stockport Book Tickets