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Marylebone, London, England
Francesca Gonshaw (born 25 November 1959) is an English actress. She acted in the role of Maria in the BBC sitcom 'Allo 'Allo!. She left the show after three series to play the role of Amanda Parker in the BBC drama series Howards' Way. She also appeared in Crossroads as Lisa Walters.
She also acted in TV plays such as Gesualdo and Shades, and in the television series Farrington of the FO. Her film credits include The Hound of the Baskervilles (1983), Biggles: Adventures in Time (1986) and A Ghost in Monte Carlo (1990). On stage in London and on tour she played roles such as Hermia in A Midsummer Night's Dream and Ophelia in Hamlet.
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- Francesca Gonshaw in the Internet Movie Database
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- Wells, Stanley (2002) Shakespeare Survey: Volume 45, Cambridge University Press, ISBN 978-0521523844, p. 146