Where Do I Know That Actor?

Fans of British drama may have spotted a familiar face among the many new characters seen on this week’s Luther. Pam Ferris played Baba and if her name doesn’t ring a bell it’s not because she hasn’t been seen on UNC-TV in various shows throughout the last few decades.

Let’s start with the obvious – Pam Ferris is one half of Rosemary & Thyme, playing Laura Thyme opposite Felicity Kendal on that series. Since Rosemary & Thyme airs a few hours earlier, I’m sure that’s an easy start. However, it’s far from the end.

Pam Ferris plays Sister Evangelina on Call The Midwife and has been on that show since the beginning. In 2009, she was Mrs. General on a Masterpiece adaptation of Little Dorrit. A few years earlier, she portrayed Grace Poole on a Masterpiece adaptation of Jane Eyre. (Interesting enough, Jane Eyre was played by Ruth Wilson – Alice Morgan on Luther.) Continue reading