Carole Boyd

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Carole Boyd
Born (1941-02-16) 16 February 1941 (age 76)
Occupation Actress
Spouse(s) Patrick Harrison (m.1993)

Carole Boyd (born 16 February 1941) is a British actress. She has had a career in theatre, television and radio, and plays Lynda Snell in BBC Radio 4's The Archers.


Boyd trained at the Birmingham School of Speech and Drama, where she won the principal national prize for voice, and the Carleton Hobbs Award.[1] Her TV appearances include Hetty Wainthrop Investigates, Virtual Murder, Mrs Melly in Bodger and Badger, and she did the voices in Postman Pat since 1991 of all the female characters and the schoolboys, Sara Clifton, Dr. Sylvia Gilbertson, Mrs Goggins, Miss Rebecca Hubbard, Julia Pottage, Dorothy Thompson, Lucy Selby, Katy and Tom Pottage, Charlie Pringle, Julian Clifton, Sarah Gilbertson and Bill Thompson (except Granny Dryden who is still voiced by Ken Barrie). In 2006, she played Esther Hartlieb in the film The Thief Lord.

Personal life[edit]

Married to Patrick Harrison, Boyd has acted as part-time carer for her husband at their home in Shepperton since he suffered a stroke in 2003.[2][3]


  1. ^ Sale, Jonathan (3 June 1999). "Passed/Failed; Carole Boyd". The Independent. Retrieved 25 June 2015.
  2. ^ Surrey Matters (June 2015). "Time to be Me". Retrieved 25 June 2015.
  3. ^ De Thame, Rachel (17 July 2005)."Gardening: A very private affair". The Sunday Times. Retrieved 25 June 2005.

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