She began acting in 1938, at 18 years of age, making guest appearances in different TV series. She acted in one chapter of crime series The Bill, and also in Keeping Up Appearances and Casualty, from 1993 to 1997. She had a role in the cult horror comedy film, The Wolves of Kromer (1998). After The Phantom Menace (1999), she returned to guest appearances in TV series, particularly My Hero in 2000 and Doctors in 2003. She volunteered her time for the Extreme Psychiatry course at King's College London.