Jacqueline Defferary

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Jacqueline Defferary
Years active1992 - present
Spouse(s)Alasdair Craig (Actor)
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Jacqueline Defferary
Years active1992 - present
Spouse(s)Alasdair Craig (Actor)

Jacqueline Defferary is a British actress.


Film and television[edit]

Defferary's first screen role was in the 1992 The Ruth Rendell Mysteries seriel "Kissing the Gunner's Daughter".[1] She has also appeared in several episodes of ITV police drama The Bill.[1]

In 1995 she appeared in two sitcoms starring Rowan Atkinson, in the Mr. Bean episode "Tee Off, Mr. Bean" she played a woman in a laundrette, and in The Thin Blue Line episode titled "Yuletide Spirit" she played a homeless woman.[1] The same year she was in an episode of the Gerry Anderson television series Space Precinct.[2] In 1997 she appeared in the short-lived BBC sitcom A Perfect State.[3]

She had a role in 1997 in Cadfael: Season 3, Episode 2, St Peter's Fair

In 2000 she starred in Cor, Blimey!, a television adaptation of the stage play Cleo, Camping, Emmanuelle and Dick in which she played the same role.[1]

In 2001 she starred in the Urban Gothic episode "The End".[1]

2006 saw her feature in Elizabeth David: A Life in Recipes.

In 2009 she appeared as Mrs Taylor in four episodes of the BBC One soap opera EastEnders.[4]

Her film credits include Red Mercury,[5] Pandaemonium and I'll Sleep When I'm Dead.


As well as screen roles, Defferary has also starred in a number of theatrical productions including The Rivals and The Comedy of Errors, both for the Royal Shakespeare Company.[2] And for the Royal National Theatre she has appeared in Welcome to Thebes[6] and Cleo, Camping, Emmanuelle and Dick among others.[2] At the Royal Court Theatre she starred in The Arsonists,[7][8][9] and Push Up alongside David Tennant.[10]


  1. ^ a b c d e "BFI | Film & TV Database | DEFFERARY, Jacqueline". Ftvdb.bfi.org.uk. Retrieved 2010-06-08. 
  2. ^ a b c "Jacqueline Defferary - Company Members". National Theatre. Retrieved 2010-06-08. 
  3. ^ "A Perfect State". Bbcprograms.com. Retrieved 2010-06-08. [dead link]
  4. ^ 15:05 (20 December 2009). "One Programmes - EastEnders Omnibus, 20 December 2009". BBC. Retrieved 2010-06-08. 
  5. ^ "BFI | Film & TV Database | RED MERCURY (2005)". Ftvdb.bfi.org.uk. 16 April 2009. Retrieved 2010-06-08. 
  6. ^ "Jacqueline Defferary - Welcome to Thebes - Olivier (National Theatre) - Latest news reviews and interviews". Whatsonstage.com. Retrieved 2010-06-08. 
  7. ^ Michael Billington (7 November 2007). "Theatre review: The Arsonists / Royal Court, London | Stage". The Guardian. Retrieved 2010-06-08. 
  8. ^ "Still Frisch and incendiary| Theatre". This is London. Retrieved 2010-06-08. 
  9. ^ By (14 November 2007). "Theater Review: The Arsonists - Theater and Musical Production Reviews". Variety.com. Retrieved 2010-06-08. 
  10. ^ "Push Up". The Royal Court Theatre. 2 March 2002. Retrieved 2010-06-08. [dead link]

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