|Television||Only Fools and Horses (1988–2003)|
|Partner(s)||Douglas Hodge (1984/1985–2013)|
Tessa Peake-Jones (born 9 May 1957) is an English actress. She is known for her role as Raquel in the BBC sitcom Only Fools and Horses, whom she played from December 1988 until the programme ended in 2003.
Early life and education
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Peake-Jones is best known for playing Raquel Turner, the longtime partner of the main character Derek "Del Boy" Trotter, in the television comedy Only Fools and Horses. She had a co-starring role in the 1999 TV series Births, Marriages, and Deaths. Her other television appearances include The Demon Headmaster, Midsomer Murders, Casualty, Holby City, The Bill, Up the Garden Path and So Haunt Me.
In both 2009 and 2011, Peake-Jones played Sue Bond in the BBC daytime soap opera, Doctors. In 2013 she appeared in the Doctor Who Christmas episode "The Time of the Doctor", playing a character called Marta.
Since 2014 she has appeared in Grantchester as Mrs Sylvia Maguire, the vicar's religious and cantankerous housekeeper.
Her partner was Douglas Hodge, who played her son Damien Trotter as an adult in the Only Fools and Horses episode "Heroes and Villains". They announced that they had split up in February 2013 after 27 years together. They have two children: a daughter, Mollie Rose, born in 1991; and a son, Charlie, born c. 2000.
|2010||1st Night||Mrs. Hammond|
|2010||The Long Lonely Walk||Nurse||Short|
|20??||The Devil Went Down to Islington||Mrs. Robertson||Completed|
|1978||Fallen Hero||Sonia Jackson||Episode: "1.4"|
|1979||Telford's Challenge||Elizabeth Cowley||TV series|
|1979||The Danedyke Mystery||Angela Horton||TV series|
|1980||Pride and Prejudice||Mary Bennet||TV miniseries|
|1982||The Bell||Dora Greenfield||TV series|
|1983||The Two Gentlemen of Verona||Julia||TV film|
|1984||Cockles||Annette Smith||Episode: "Flotsam and Jetsam"|
|1984||Strangers and Brothers||Irene Eliot||Episodes: "1.8", "1.9"|
|1985||Charters & Caldicott||Jenny||TV miniseries|
|1986||The Oldest Goose in the Business||Lorna||TV film|
|1987||Tickets for the Titanic||Penelope||Episode: "Keeping Score"|
|1987||Screen Two||Anita||Episode: "Quartermaine's Terms"|
|1987||When We Are Married||Nancy Holmes||TV film|
|1987||Theatre Night||Geraldine Barclay||Episode: "What the Butler Saw"|
|1988||Rockliffe||Mrs. Cunningham||Episode: "Lie of the Land"|
|1988–1993, 1996, 2001–2003||Only Fools and Horses||Raquel Turner||Regular role (series 5–7), guest (series 8–9)|
|1989||Hard Cases||Mary Milverton||Episodes: "2.1", "2.4"|
|1989||Anything More Would Be Greedy||Jonquil Vickery||TV miniseries|
|1990, 1995, 2010||Casualty||Esther Macauley, Jenny Hodges, Tina Flannery||Episodes: "Big Boys Don't Cry", "Trials & Tribulations", "A Better Past"|
|1990–1993||Up the Garden Path||Maria Shadwell||Main role|
|1992–1994||So Haunt Me||Sally Rokeby||Main role|
|1996–1998||The Demon Headmaster||Mrs. Hunter||Regular role|
|1997||The History of Tom Jones: a Foundling||Bridget Allworthy||TV miniseries|
|1998, 2016||Midsomer Murders||Sarah Lawton, Mary Appleton||Episodes: "Faithful unto Death", "Breaking the Chain"|
|1999||Births, Marriages and Deaths||Molly||TV series|
|2000||Summer in the Suburbs||Sandra Lyle||TV film|
|2000||Fish||Catherine Manby||Episode: "Another Shade of White"|
|2001||The Bill||Sharon Munson||Episode: "Happy and Glorious"|
|2001||Waking the Dead||Fiona Maitland||Episodes: "Every Breath You Take: Parts 1 & 2"|
|2001||The Lost World||Hilda Summerlee||TV film|
|2001||Holby City||Maggie Latham||Episodes: "Runaway", "Winner Takes All"|
|2005||Dalziel and Pascoe||Emma Collins||Episodes: "Dust Thou Art: Parts 1 & 2"|
|2008||Poppy Shakespeare||Rhona||TV film|
|2008||Heartbeat||Jocelyn Middleton||Episode: "Hey Hey LBJ"|
|2009||Agatha Christie's Poirot||Val Bland||Episode: "The Clocks"|
|2009–2011||Doctors||Sue Bond||Recurring role|
|2010||The Secret Diaries of Miss Anne Lister||Mrs. Rawson||TV film|
|2011||Marchlands||Evelyn Bowen||TV miniseries|
|2012, 2016||Holby City||Imelda Cousins||Recurring role (series 15), guest (series 19)|
|2013||Legacy||Joyce Thoroughgood||TV film|
|2013||Doctor Who||Marta||Episode: "The Time of the Doctor"|
|2014–present||Grantchester||Mrs. Sylvia Chapman||Regular role|
|2015||Unforgotten||Sheila||Episodes: "1.1", "1.2", "1.4", "1.5"|
|2019||Shakespeare & Hathaway: Private Investigators||Cynthia Sly||Episode: "No More Cakes and Ale"|
- "Only Fools And Horses actors Tessa Peake-Jones and Douglas Hodge split". 6 February 2013.
- Daily Mail Weekend interview 14 January 2012
- Kimberley Bond (17 March 2019). "Meet the celebrities taking part in All Star Musicals 2019". Radio Times. Retrieved 4 September 2019.
- Costa, Maddy (16 January 2008). "One of the girls". The Guardian. Retrieved 16 January 2008.