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RIP Fenella Fielding 23:35 - Sep 11 with 3541 viewsCiderwithRsie

Slightly surprised that no-one seems to have started this thread already, but I thought her passing should be marked. A wonderful voice and fine actress who overcame a tough upbringing to live a long and fine life.

"Do you mind if I smoke?" Be my guest Fenella, you always smouldered better than anyone else.
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RIP Fenella Fielding on 02:58 - Sep 12 with 3440 viewsisawqpratwcity

I never took her that seriously. She seemed to be born for farce with the sultry looks but slightly cross-eyed; husky voice but slight speech impediment; walking a fine line between appeal and parody. Yet she was intelligent, a gifted dramatic actress and had a cold, accurate eye for the failures of the people around her.

Here's a great read about her: https://www.theguardian.com/stage/2017/nov/08/fenella-fielding-carry-on-screamin

RIP Fenella. I hardly knew you.

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RIP Fenella Fielding on 08:29 - Sep 12 with 3321 viewsblacky200

RIP to her and also Liz Fraser who died last week.
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RIP Fenella Fielding on 08:50 - Sep 12 with 3278 viewsisawqpratwcity

RIP Fenella Fielding on 08:29 - Sep 12 by blacky200

RIP to her and also Liz Fraser who died last week.


Her, too? Another one who was better than her career turned out. I saw her in an episode of Rumpole, playing the straight role of an understanding wife, and she just seemed so comfortable. Not that she couldn't do the sexy blond perfectly well, but clearly she could do better.

RIP Liz.

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RIP Fenella Fielding on 09:26 - Sep 12 with 3245 viewsMetallica_Hoop

I didn't realise Liz Fraser had died.

Up there with Sylvia Syms as my favourite 50's pin-up (to coin a phrase)
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RIP Fenella Fielding on 09:39 - Sep 12 with 3228 viewsNortholt_Rs

RIP Fenella Fielding on 08:29 - Sep 12 by blacky200

RIP to her and also Liz Fraser who died last week.


Both had a good run though....Fenella 90 and Liz 88. RIP ladies xx

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RIP Fenella Fielding on 09:42 - Sep 12 with 3221 viewsMick_S


Did I ever mention that I was in Minder?
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RIP Fenella Fielding on 11:36 - Sep 12 with 3101 viewsWokingR

RIP Fenella Fielding on 09:26 - Sep 12 by Metallica_Hoop

I didn't realise Liz Fraser had died.

Up there with Sylvia Syms as my favourite 50's pin-up (to coin a phrase)
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Another part of my youth gone forever !

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RIP Fenella Fielding on 11:44 - Sep 12 with 3093 viewsthemodfather

yep liz fraser passing slipped by, she was a stalwart of many 60s brit films, very curvy and looked great in suspenders!
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RIP Fenella Fielding on 12:11 - Sep 12 with 3049 viewsRs_Holy

can't be many left from the original Carry On's?.... Babs Windsor, Jim Dale... any others?
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RIP Fenella Fielding on 12:28 - Sep 12 with 3023 viewsShunter

RIP Fenella Fielding

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RIP Fenella Fielding on 12:29 - Sep 12 with 3021 viewsNorthLondonR

RIP Fenella Fielding on 12:11 - Sep 12 by Rs_Holy

can't be many left from the original Carry On's?.... Babs Windsor, Jim Dale... any others?


I once "acted" alongside Fenella in an independent film. I say "acted" as one critic was particularly harsh on my ability (with good reason)/ words to the effect of "wooden would be an insult to a rather large piece of wood" - I also nearly got arrested for immitating a police officer as well. Anyway SHE was a total diva (in a good way), good laugh and you certainly felt her presence.. RIP
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RIP Fenella Fielding on 13:05 - Sep 12 with 2962 viewsBklynRanger

That's sad. Apparently in recent times she could regularly be found in Sainsbury's in Chiswick. I think I once helped her with something in the bread aisle but I can't be 100% sure.
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RIP Fenella Fielding on 13:41 - Sep 12 with 2905 viewsMetallica_Hoop


Beer and Beef has made us what we are - The Prince Regent

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RIP Fenella Fielding on 15:27 - Sep 12 with 2831 viewscaliforniahoop

RIP Fenella Fielding on 12:28 - Sep 12 by Shunter

RIP Fenella Fielding



Was a Sexy lady, RIP. that M&W sketch,the bit where Wise is laying on her lap and Eric said, “ he is listening to the tide come in in stereo is brilliant, for that period, to sneak a joke in like that is brilliant.
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RIP Fenella Fielding on 16:54 - Sep 12 with 2770 viewsEsox_Lucius

RIP Fenella Fielding on 12:11 - Sep 12 by Rs_Holy

can't be many left from the original Carry On's?.... Babs Windsor, Jim Dale... any others?


Suzanne Danielle?

The grass is always greener.
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RIP Fenella Fielding on 18:05 - Sep 12 with 2718 viewsRangersDave

Windsor Davies

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RIP Fenella Fielding on 18:06 - Sep 12 with 2714 viewsRangersDave

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RIP Fenella Fielding on 18:09 - Sep 12 with 2712 viewsRangersDave

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actually quite a few still with us!

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RIP Fenella Fielding on 20:51 - Sep 12 with 2583 viewsbosh67

Fenella Fielding in her heyday. To quote Wayne's World... "Shhhwwiiiinggggg!' RIP great actress, great voice, great, well... everything.

Never knowingly right.
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RIP Fenella Fielding on 21:13 - Sep 12 with 2564 viewscolinallcars

I used to drool over her as a young chap, and that voice ! Another with a sexy voice was the delectable Joan Greenwood.
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RIP Fenella Fielding on 21:22 - Sep 12 with 2554 viewsflynnbo

I also noticed that Glynn Edwards aka Dave from the Winchester club in Minder died earlier this year. Apologies if this was posted before.
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RIP Fenella Fielding on 03:18 - Sep 13 with 2435 viewsVancouverHoop

RIP Fenella Fielding on 21:13 - Sep 12 by colinallcars

I used to drool over her as a young chap, and that voice ! Another with a sexy voice was the delectable Joan Greenwood.
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And Glynis Johns (who had a similar huskiness to Fenella Fielding) is still going strong at 94.
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