She's one of the greats of British acting - and comedy! Felicity Kendal has been part of the fabric of British life for decades. She rose to fame in the 1970s sitcom The Good Life, alongside Richard Briers, Penelope Keith and Paul Eddington. She's also well known for Rosemary and Thyme, the Carla Lane sitcom 'Solo' and a plethora of other parts over the years. Here she talks to Ashley Byrne about how it all began as well as great with memories of her co-stars.
And don't forget there's loads of other comedy interviews on Distinct Nostalgia including Wendy Craig on Butterflies, Doreen Mantle on playing Mrs Warboys in One Foot in the Grave, Jeffrey Holland on his time in Hi-De-Hi, Linda Robson and Lesley Joseph on Birds of a Feather and Christopher Strauli on his role as Norman in Only When I Laugh. Not to mention our Comedy Writing Legends series which so far includes Jan Etherington wrote Second Thoughts and Marks and Gran who penned, among others things, Goodnight Sweetheart, Birds of a Feather, Shine on Harvey Moon and The New Statesman with Rik Mayall.
Plus 'Down Comedy Lane' as Little Remembers Large (Syd Little reminisces about his life as one of half of a comedy double act with Eddie Large).
All these delights - and much more can be found by trawling through the Distinct Nostalgia feed. Have fun!