Ruth is well known for the iconic roles of Gladys Pugh in 9 series of Hi-De-Hi for the BBC & Dafydd’s Mum in Little Britain (also BBC). Other recent TV appearances include Bev in Casualty (BBC One); Mayor Mary Meyer in Stella (Sky One); Florence in Mount Pleasant (Sky One); and Rhiannon in Benidorm (ITV/TigerAspect).
Further TV credits include: Alice Sutton in Doctors (BBC); Georgie in Big Top (BBC); Myrtie in Mine all Mine (ITV); various roles in the comedy sketch show Revolver (BBC Scotland); Jean Price in Jack of Hearts (BBC Wales); Dorothy Hope in Animal Ark; Sybill Stamfordis in The Pale Horse (Anglia Television); Mrs Jones in The Famous Five (Fortman Productions/ITV); Miss Terry in Cluedo (Granada TV); Lynn in An Actor’s Life for Me (BBC); Mrs Morgan in Woof! (CITV); Betty Smith in Hunter’s Walk (ATV) and Mrs Jones in Oliver’s Travels (BBC).
Film Work includes: the short film Journey Man (Wild Films) and Mrs Ifans in Very Annie Mary (Film Four / Dragon Pictures)
Theatre Credits include: Matron in Be My Baby (Autumn tour 2016); Ada in You’re Never Too Old (Edinburgh Fringe); Older Dorothy Squires in Say it with Flowers (Sherman, Cymru); Marie in Calendar Girls (UK Tour); Miss Hannigan in Annie (UK Tour); The Vagina Monologues (UK Tour); Dorothy Brook in 42nd Street (UK Tour); Mrs Bardell in Pickwick The Musical (Apollo Leisure) and Mama Rose in Gypsy (Newpalm Productions).
Ruth will play the role of Grandma Rosie in all venues with the exception of Glasgow, Edinburgh, Aberdeen and Inverness.BACK TO CAST/TEAM