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Janet Henfry
Janet Henfry as Hekitty Broomhead

Birth Name

Janet E. A. Henfrey


16 August 1935



Janet E. A. Henfrey (born 16 August 1935) is a British stage and television actress. She trained at RADA and is probably best known for her role as the schoolteacher in the 1986 BBC Dennis Potter serial The Singing Detective. She had previously appeared in the 1965 Potter play Stand Up, Nigel Barton, also as a schoolteacher.

Other TV credits include: Victoria Wood As Seen On TV] (1985), Reilly, Ace of Spies, Doctor Who (in the serial The Curse of Fenric), Jeeves and Wooster, Casualty, Lovejoy, One Foot in the Grave and as Mrs. Bale on As Time Goes By. Henfrey also played a minor character in an episode of the 1996 series of The Famous Five, "Five get into Trouble" and Mistress Hecketty Broomhead in two episodes of The Worst Witch ("The Inspector Calls" and "Just Like Clockwork").

External links

Janet Henfrey at the Internet Movie Database

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