Anita Dobson

Anita Dobson


Anita Dobson is an Olivier Award nominated and well-loved television, theatre and film actress.

On stage she most recently appeared in Trevor Nunn’s 2019 revival of Fiddler on the Roof at the Playhouse Theatre and in the UK tour of Annie.

Best known for play ‘Angie Watts’ in BBC series EastEnders, Anita Dobson became one of the most popular characters on television, winning her the PYE award for Television Personality Of The Year, The Daily Mirror’s Actress Of The Year and the TV Times Actress Of The Year Award, voted by the readers.


Anita’s many stage appearances include The Shadow Factory (Nuffield Southampton), Wicked (Apollo Victoria Theatre), Budgie (Cambridge Theatre); Three Sisters (Royal Court); Le Bourgeois Gentilhomme (National Theatre); Kvetch (Garrick Theatre); My Lovely… Shayna Maidel (The Ambassadors Theatre); Charley’s Aunt (Aldwych Theatre); The Pajama Game (Victoria Palace Theatre); The Vagina Monologues (Arts Theatre/UK Tour); The Island Of Slaves (Lyric Hammersmith); Frozen (National Theatre) for which she was nominated for an Olivier Award, Evening Standard and London Critics Circle Award; Chicago (Adelphi Theatre); Thoroughly Modern Millie (Shaftesbury Theatre); Hamlet (New Ambassadors Theatre/UK Tour); Hello Dolly (Theatre Royal Lincoln/ UK Tour); Calendar Girls (Noël Coward Theatre); Strictly Come Dancing Live!; Bette and Joan (Arts Theatre); The Merry Wives Of Windsor (RSC), 


In addition to her role on EastEnders, Anita’s screen credits include Leave Him To Heaven, Nanny, The House Of Lurking Death, Up The Elephant And Round The Castle, Split Ends, The World Of Eddie Weary, Red Dwarf, Rab C Nesbitt, Smokescreen, I’ll Be Watching You, Dangerfield, The Famous Five, Highlander, Get Well Soon, Junk, Sunburn, The Stretch, Hearts And Bones, Urban Gothic, NCS Manhunt, Fun At The Funeral Parlour, The Last Detective, Doctors, New Tricks, The Bill, Hotel Babylon, Casualty, Katy Brand’s Big Ass Show, 12 O’clock Girls, Green Santa,  Little Crackers ‘My First Nativity’, Coming Up (Hooked), Sadie J, Moving On, Pompidou, Holby City, Armada, Call The Midwife, The Worst Witch and two series of The Rebel.

Fiddler On The Roof tickets are now available.

Fiddler On The Roof is booking until 28 September 2019 at the Playhouse Theatre, London.

👤 📅1 July 2019

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