She attended theatre school from age 12 and joined the Bromley Rep at 17. Her television career includes appearances in Crossroads, Softly, Softly, Z-Cars, Dad's Army in the recurring role of Janet King, On The Buses and Man About The House. She retired from acting in 1978.
Dowdeswell now works in the publishing industry.
- Croft, David; Perry, Jimmy; Webber, Richard (2000). The Complete A-Z of Dads Army. Orion. ISBN 0-7528-1838-4
- McCann, Graham (2001) Dad's Army
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