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|Born||31 May 1972 (age 48)|
Rock & Chips
Alison Pargeter (born 31 May 1972) is an English actress who played the roles of stalker Sarah Cairns in the BBC soap opera EastEnders, Mary Slessor in an 11-part television series of Mary Slessor, the Nag's Head barmaid called Val in the BBC Only Fools and Horses prequel Rock & Chips, and Margaret Campbell in the third series of Outlander.
Pargeter has made several guest appearances over the years, she has appeared in the Channel 5 Horror series Urban Gothic, the long-running ITV police drama series The Bill, Strange, Dalziel and Pascoe, and Holby City.
Between that time in 2004, she played a recurring role which was Martin Fowler's stalker Sarah Cairns in EastEnders, who appeared in 21 episodes, She was a barmaid who worked in Angie's Den club, and tried to split Martin Fowler up from his wife Sonia following a drunken night together. She exited the series following a fight where she accidentally stabbed Martin and got committed to a mental institution.
Sinces leaving EastEnders she moved back, and returned to doing guest appearances again, including The Courtroom, Love Soup, Channel 4 comedy series Green Wing, and returned for a second guest appearance in The Bill.
In 2008, Pargeter played another major the role called Mary Slessor in the Mary Slessor an 11-part television series.
Since then, she went back to doing guest appearances onces again, such as the Channel 4 comedy series Pete Versus Life, Rock & Chips, The Crimson Petal and the White, 24: Live Another Day inciding three guest roles in Doctors, Crashing, Outlander, The Dumping Ground, four guest roles in Casualty, Vanity Fair, Chernobyl, Catch-22 and most recently she appeared in Father Brown.
In 2004 she appeared in the television advertisement for John Smith's bitter "Annie, I'm not your Daddy" which starred Peter Kay. Also in 2012 she appeared in a television advertisement for Miracle Whip: Village. Most recently she played a role as a house wife for TV commercial Volvic Juicy drink.
Pargeter has appeared in seven films such as Calendar Girls (2003), Mad George (2004), Angel (2007), Reuniting the Rubins (2010), The National Union of Space People (2016), The Little Stranger (2018) and Shafted (2018) which is currently still in pre-production.
Pargeter was a member of the Stephen Joseph Theatre Company in Scarborough, North Yorkshire, where she was directed by Sir Alan Ayckbourn in a trilogy of plays known collectively as Damsels in Distress, which subsequently transferred to the West End. For this, she won Best Newcomer in the Critics' Circle Theatre Awards and was nominated for an Evening Standard award, Manchester Evening News Award and a Whatsonstage Award.
Later parts include Sugar Daddies, again written and directed by Alan Ayckbourn; She Stoops to Conquer at the Royal Exchange, Manchester, for which she was nominated for a second Manchester Evening News award; and the title role of Effie Gray in The Countess, playing opposite Nick Moran at the Criterion Theatre, Piccadilly in June 2005. She also spent a year touring in the musical Grease playing the role of Jan who was one of the Pink Ladies in 1999.
In 2008 she recorded the voice of 'Wendy Darling' in a musical adaptation of Peter Pan with the music lyrics by Dallison/Wherry and was also narrated by Joe Parquale as 'Smee'.
Pargeter has starred in several Christmas Pantomimes for children over the years, she appeared in Alice in Wonderland, Jack and the Beanstalk and Cinderella.
Between February and June 2013, Pargeter went on A National Tour and played the role of Eliante in the Roger McGough's play called The Misanthrope and on 10 March 2013 The Misanthrope also went live from the Everyman Playhouse and English Touring Theatre on BBC Radio 3.
Between 2013 and 2016, she appeared in two more stage plays including Sex Cells and her more recent was All My Sons.
|The Little Stranger||Maid|
|2016||The National Union of Space People||Danielle Chief||Completed|
|2010||Reuniting the Rubins||Nurse|
|2004||Mad George||Sandra||Short Film|
|2003||Calendar Girls||Chemist's Assistant|
|2020||The Crown||Buckingham Palace Maid 1||2 episodes
|Father Brown||Anna Bailey||1 episode : Episode 8:6 The Numbers of The Beast|
|2019||Catch-22||Nurse Cramer||1 episode : Episode 6|
|Chernobyl||BCP HQ Aide Female||1 episode
Episode Please Remain Calm
|2018||Vanity Fair||Glorvina O'Dowd||2 episodes
Episode in Which a Painter's Daughter Meets a King
|Casualty||Theresa Jordons||1 episode|
|2017||The Dumping Ground||Janet Umbleby||5 episodes
Episode Back in the Game - Part 1
|Outlander||Margaret Campbell||3 episodes :
Episode Creme de Menthe
|2016||Crashing||Nurse||1 episode : Episode 6|
|2015||Casualty||Flo Hill||1 episode : Episode Maybe This Year|
|Suspicion||Anita||1 episode : Episode Death Next Door|
Episode The Moon Girl Chronicles: Part One
|24: Live Another Day||Lydia||1 episode: Episode 10:00 p.m.-11:00 a.m.|
|2013||Toast of London||Senna Poddington||1 episode : Episode Vanity Project|
|2012||Doctors||Annie Hanks||1 episode : Episode Ticks And Twitches|
|2010–2011||Rock & Chips||Val||3 episodes
|2011||The Crimson Petal and the White||Amelia||TV mini-series, 1 episode : Episode 4|
|2010||Pete Versus Life||Valerie||1 episode : Episode Ollie's Girlfriend|
|2009||Casualty||Rosie Pullen||1 episode: Episode Could We Be Heroes?|
|2008||Doctors||Nina Jarvis||1 episode : I Know What You Did Last Semester|
|Mary Slessor||Mary Slessor||11 episodes|
|2007||The Bill||Shelley Cooper||2 episodes
Episode Line of Fire: Part 1
|EastEnders Vixens: The Rise and Fall of Stella||Herself||One-off documentary|
|2006||Casualty||Donna Carlyle||1 episode: Episode in Good Faith|
|Green Wing||Nurse||1 episode : Episode #2.1|
|2005||Love Soup||Siobhan||1 episode : Episode There Must Be Some Way Out of Here|
|2004||The Courtroom||Deborah Harker||2 episodes
Episode Five Below Zero
|EastEnders||Sarah Cairns||21 episodes|
|Richard & Judy||Herself||1 episode|
|Holby City||Sylvia Dyson||1 episode : Episode The Kindness of Strangers|
|Dalziel and Pascoe||Barmaid||1 episolde : Episode A Game of Soldiers|
|2003||Strange||Natalie||1 episode : Episode Incubus|
|2001||The Bill||Katie||1 episode : Episode Billy The Kid|
|2000||Urban Gothic||Leila Haze||1 episode : Episode Sum of the Parts|
|Unknown||Crimewatch||Unknown Role||unknown episodes|
|Anything's Possible and Whodunnit||Unknown Role||unknown episodes|
|1996||Self-Medication-A Prescription For Change||Cast Member||unknown episodes|
|2013||Drama on 3||Eliante||The Misanthrope Live from the Everyman Playhouse and English Touring Theatre, BBC Radio 3, 10 March 2013|
|2016||All My Sons||Sue Bayliss||Rose Theatre Kingston|
|2013||Sex Cells||Sylvie||Riverside Studios|
|The Misanthrope||Eliante||National Tour|
|2011||That Day We Sang||Gertrude Riall||Manchester International Festival|
|2009–2010||Cinderella||Fairy Godmother||Salisbury Playhouse|
|2008||Peter Pan The Musical||Wendy Darling (Voice)||Unknown Theatre|
|2007–2008||Jack and the Beanstalk||Princess Melody||Barbican Giles Haveral|
|2007||Tender Dearly||Phoebe||West Yorkshire Playhouse|
|Magpie Park||Poppy||West Yorkshire Playhouse|
|2006||Alice in Wonderland||Alice||Birmingham Rep|
|She Stoops to Conquer||Kate Hardcastle||Manchester Royal Exchange|
|2005||The Countess||Effie Gray||West End|
|2004||Season's Greetings||Pattie||SJT / Touring|
|2003||Sugar Daddies||Sasha||SJT / Touring|
|2001–2002||FlatSpin||Rosie Seymour||SJT / Touring / West End|
|GamePlan||Kelly Butcher||SJT / Touring / West End|
|RolePlay||Paige Petite||SJT / Touring / West End|
|2000||Whenever||Emily||Stephen Joseph Theatre|
|1997||Dinosaur Rock||Gina Poole||Polka Theatre|
|Unknown||Out in the Cold||Daughter||BAC|
|A Happy End||Sister Mary||Bridewell Theatre|
|Berfore The Party||Susie||Prince Theatre|
|Children in Uniform||Ilse Von Treiscke||/ BCA|