- Filming The Jewel in the Crown in India attracted crowds of onlookers who applauded after each scene was filmed.
- After filming The Jewel in the Crown, had to wait a year for it to air; became a delivery driver to make ends meet.
- Payed a repo man not to take her TV away while her star performance in The Jewel in the Crown was first airing.
- Followed in her mother's footsteps by playing Lady Bracknell in The Importance of Being Earnest, a role her mother received accolades for on two occasions.
- Roles were harder to come by in her 40's, so turned to writing instead; published first novel, The Hidden Dance, in 2009; it won Big Red Read's Best Debut Novel award.
- 1988, BAFTA Film Awards — Best Actress in a Supporting Role: Winner
- Margaretta Scott — Mother
- Hugh Wooldridge — Brother
- John Wooldridge — Father
- University of London, Royal Central School of Speech and Drama, London, England (1971); Ecole Jacques Lecoq, Paris, France