Madelaine Newton

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Madelaine Newton is a British actress best known for her portrayal of Dolly in 1970s BBC television drama When the Boat Comes In. She is married to actor Kevin Whately, known for his role as Robert "Robbie" Lewis in both Inspector Morse and its spin-off Lewis. They have two children.[1]

She starred alongside her husband in the Inspector Morse episode "Masonic Mysteries" as Beryl Newsome - the love-interest of Morse. She played Whately's on-screen wife in the 1988 Look and Read children's serial, Geordie Racer. She also made an appearance alongside her husband in the Alan Plater drama Joe Maddison's War, playing Jenny Barlow, as well as playing the love interest of Dennis Patterson (Tim Healy) in the second series of Auf Wiedersehen, Pet alongside her real-life husband.[2]


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