Faith Brown

Faith Brown (born Eunice Irene Carroll; 28 May 1944) is an English actress, singer, comedian and impressionist. She was a star of the ITV impressions show Who Do You Do?, and The Voice in the TV show Trapped.

Faith Brown
Born
Eunice Irene Carroll

(1944-05-28) 28 May 1944
OccupationActress, singer, comedian, impressionist

Brown was born in Liverpool and attended St Francis De Sales School, Walton. She was a singer in a vocal group with her brothers (The Carrolls), and then a solo singer, before using her talent for mimicry to switch to comedy impressions. She has appeared as a guest on Celebrity Squares, Blankety Blank, Punchlines, several other TV entertainment shows and the reality show I'm a Celebrity…Get Me out of Here! (2006). She won a TV Times award for 'Funniest Woman on TV' in 1980.[1]

She was the subject of This Is Your Life in 1982 when she was surprised by Eamonn Andrews.[2]

She appeared in the 1985 Doctor Who story Attack of the Cybermen playing the alien Cyron, Flast.

Selected television credits

Year Title Role Notes
1975-1976 For My Next Trick Herself, Resident Singer 14 episodes, BBC
1976 Ken Dodd's World of Laughter Cast Member BBC
Who Do You Do? Various Impressions 8 episodes, LWT
1978 The Faith Brown Awards Various Impressions LWT Special
1980 The Faith Brown Chat Show Various Impressions 6 episodes, LWT
1983-1984 Punchlines Herself 8 episodes, LWT
1985 Doctor Who Flast Guest Star, Attack of the Cybermen, Parts 1 & 2
1996 Brookside Anne Bradley Mersey Television
2006 I'm a Celebrity...Get Me Out of Here! Herself Contestant, Series 6
2008-2010 Trapped! The Voice 39 Episodes, CBBC

Selected theatre credits

Year Title Role Notes
1996 Summer Holiday[3] Stella Opera House Theatre, Blackpool
2001-2002 Sunset Boulevard[4] Norma Desmond UK Tour
2007 Faith Brown: Up Front[5] Herself One Woman Show, UK Tour
2009 The Best of British Variety Tour[6] Herself UK Tour

References

  1. ITV (1982). Who's Who On Television. ITV Books Michael Joseph. ISBN 0900727950.
  2. "Faith Brown". Bigredbook.info. Retrieved 9 November 2017.
  3. "Faith's Hope". theboltonnews.co.uk. Retrieved 24 May 2019.
  4. "Faith Brown to star as Norma Desmond". reallyuseful.com. Retrieved 10 May 2016.
  5. "Faith Brown: Up Front Review". thestage.co.uk. Retrieved 10 May 2016.
  6. "The Best of British Variety Tour 2009". tdpromo.com. Retrieved 10 May 2016.
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