Sarah Thomas (actress)

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Sarah Thomas
Born Sarah Jane Thomas
(1952-05-05) 5 May 1952 (age 65)
London, England

Sarah Jane Thomas (born 5 May 1952) is a British actress, born in London, probably best known for her television appearances as Enid Simmons in Worzel Gummidge (1980), and as Glenda Wilkinson in Last of the Summer Wine (1986–2010). Thomas also made a brief cameo appearance in the fifth episode of the original Blackadder series (1983), 'the Witchsmeller Pursuivant', as a peasant girl who dies of the Black Death in the pre-credit sequence. She also appeared in a Christmas episode of Heartbeat (December 29, 1996), called 'Charity Begins at Home.'


Year Film Role Notes
1970 Special Branch Au Pair Girl TV series (1 episode: "Sorry Is Just a Word")
1975 Play for Today Grace TV series (1 episode: "Rumpole of the Bailey")
Within These Walls Sarah TV series (3 episodes: 1975-1976)
1977 The Velvet Glove Nurse TV series (1 episode: "Auntie's Niece")
1979 Worzel Gummidge Waitress/Enid the Maid/Enid Simmons/Miss Maple TV series (8 episodes: 1979-1981)
1980 Together Alison Warner TV series (3 episodes)
1983 The Black Adder Mrs. Field, a Goodwife TV series (1 episode: "Witchsmeller Pursuivant")
1984 Miracles Take Longer Paula's client TV series (1 episode: "Episode #2.15")
Shroud for a Nightingale Maureen Burt TV series (5 episodes)
1985 Happy Families Novice Catherine TV series (1 episode: "Joyce")
1995 Madagascar Skin Crab Hunter
Moses Midwife TV movie
1996 Heartbeat Doris TV series (1 episode: "Charity Begins at Home")
1997 The Bill Lorraine Stuart TV series (1 episode: "Don't Want to Hear the Bad News")
1986-2010 Last of the Summer Wine Glenda TV series (215 episodes)
2011 Doctors Christine Vinnick TV series (1 episode: "Relax and Rejuvenate")

Theatre appearances[edit]

In December 2007, Thomas starred in Cinderella at the Assembly Hall Theatre as the Fairy Godmother, appearing with Tom Vaughan, from Hollyoaks, and Barney Harwood. In 2008/09, she again starred as the Fairy Godmother in Cinderella, at the Grand Theatre in Swansea, alongside Su Pollard and Chris Jarvis.

From December 2009 to January 2010 she appeared in Jack and the Beanstalk at the Malvern Theatre, alongside Mike Fischetti and Colin Baker.

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