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13 February 1956 |
In 1988 she played Dorothy in the Royal Shakespeare Company's revival of their version of The Wizard of Oz, also singing the role on the cast album. She also appeared as parapsychologist Dr Lin Pascoe in the famously controversial BBC hoax show, Ghostwatch, on 31 October 1992.
Most recently, she portrayed Gina Hope in the UK medical drama Holby City. She played the wife of Consultant Elliot Hope in the drama, who was struck with Motor Neurone Disease. Bevan's character made the decision to end her life by euthanasia in Switzerland, and her touching performance won critical acclaim.
She also played Clare Hunter, the Head Teacher in the UK TV Series, Teachers. Bevan has also appeared in other UK TV series, including: Heartbeat, Doctors, New Tricks and in the 1990s, Peak Practice, The Chief, and the BBC's controversial drama Ghostwatch.
In 2016, she appears in the BBC TV series Father Brown as Mrs Steele, episode 4.6 "The Rod of Asclepius"
She currently resides in the English countryside with her son Jack Bailie.
- Mrs Lovett in Sweeney Todd by Stephen Sondheim. Co-production with West Yorkshire Playhouse directed by James Brining at the Royal Exchange, Manchester. (2013)
- Hera in The Last Days of Troy by Simon Armitage. Directed by Nick Bagnall at the Royal Exchange, Manchester. (2014)
- Polonia in Hamlet. Directed by Sarah Frankcom at the Royal Exchange, Manchester.(2014)
- Witch in Into The Woods by Stephen Sondheim. Directed by Matthew Xia at the Royal Exchange, Manchester.(2015)
- Raymond, Kurt. "We're off to Stage the Wizard of Oz". Beyond the Rainbow to Oz website. Retrieved 25 December 2010.