Come Back Mrs. Noah - Netflix

Wed 26 June 2019

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A 21st century British housewife wins a visit to Britain's new space station but accidentally gets stranded up in orbit on board it with its motley crew.

Come Back Mrs. Noah - Netflix

Type: Scripted

Languages: English

Status: Ended

Runtime: 30 minutes

Premier: 1978-07-17

Come Back Mrs. Noah - Donald Hewlett - Netflix

Donald Hewlett (30 August 1920 – 4 June 2011) was an English actor, born in Northenden, Manchester, Lancashire, and best known for his sitcom roles as Colonel Charles Reynolds in It Ain't Half Hot Mum and Lord Meldrum in You Rang, M'Lord?, both written by Jimmy Perry and David Croft. He also had a number of parts in British film and television productions.

Come Back Mrs. Noah - Career - Netflix

Following his demob, Hewlett trained at RADA and gained his first professional acting job in repertory theatre at the Oxford Playhouse where he worked alongside Ronnie Barker. His first film acting role was the part of Lincoln Green in Orders are Orders (1954). His television appearances included The Ronnie Corbett Show, The Ronnie Barker Playhouse, The Saint, The Avengers, The Dick Emery Show and the Doctor Who story The Claws of Axos (1971). However, he gained his most prominent role in the Croft and Perry sitcom It Ain't Half Hot Mum (1974–81) as Colonel Charles Reynolds. He was cast with fellow actor Michael Knowles in another David Croft sitcom, the sci-fi parody Come Back Mrs. Noah (1977–78), and later with the successful You Rang, M'Lord? (1988–93) as George, Lord Meldrum. Other roles included 'Winkworth' in Morris Minor's Marvellous Motors in 1989 and The Adventures of Brigadier Wellington-Bull. His last TV appearance was in The Upper Hand in 1995. Hewlett also appeared in the episode “Hello Sailor” from the classic sitcom Happy Ever After in 1977 which starred Terry Scott and June Whitfield. Hewlett made a number of film appearances including Spike Milligan's Adolf Hitler - My Part in His Downfall, A Touch of Class, Carry On Behind and The First Great Train Robbery. Hewlett's previous marriages, to Christine Pollon and Diana Greenwood, ended in divorce. He had two sons and a daughter by Greenwood. Having previously lived for several years in Whitstable, Kent, he lived in Fulham, SW London, with his third wife Therese McMurray-Hewlett, by whom he had a son and daughter. His daughter, Siobhan Hewlett, is an actress, best known for her role in Irina Palm.

Come Back Mrs. Noah - References - Netflix


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