Patricia Garwood

Patricia Garwood (28 January 1941 – 24 February 2019) was an English television, film and stage actress who first appeared on film aged 9 in The Lavender Hill Mob and is best known as playing Beryl Crabtree in five series of the BBC situation comedy No Place Like Home between 1983 and 1987.[1]

Patricia Garwood
Born(1941-01-28)28 January 1941
Paignton, Devon, England
Died24 February 2019(2019-02-24) (aged 78)
Years active1951–2019

Garwood was born in Paignton, Devon, on 28 January 1941. She was trained at the Arts Educational School and the Royal Academy of Dramatic Art.[1] Garwood married in 1960 and had four daughters.[1] Garwood died from non-Hodgkin lymphoma in February 2019 at the age of 78.[2][3]


1951The Lavender Hill MobGirluncredited
1953The Golden HeadSchoolgirlas Pat Garwood, TV Film
1954The Scarlet EagleCicely Dunhamas Pat Garwood, TV Film
1955Absent-Minded AnnaJuliet Scottas Pat Garwood, TV Film
1955Passage of ArmsLouisa BraganzaTV Film
1956The Branksome PearlsJane Goldenas Pat Garwood, TV Film
1959Carry On TeacherSchoolgirluncredited
1961The Wind of ChangeLina
1961Petticoat PiratesWren (Linen Store)

Television appearances

Date Programme Character
1975 Within These Walls Jean Trevelyan
1979 Danger UXB Mrs Busby
1982 The Brack Report Pat Brack
1983–1987 No Place Like Home Beryl Crabtree
1986 Return of Sherlock Holmes (The Man with the Twisted Lip) Mrs. Whitney
1989 The Ruth Rendell Mysteries (Road Rage) Kitty Struther


  1. Hayward 1996, p. 99
  2. Pat Garwood: About
  3. Atkins, Amanda (13 May 2019). "Patricia Garwood obituary". The Guardian. Guardian Media Group. Retrieved 14 May 2019.
  • Hayward, Anthony (1996). Who's Who on Television. London: Boxtree. ISBN 0-7522-1067-X.
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