On This Day…
26th February 2009
Wendy Richard MBE Died
Actor best known as Pauline Fowler in the soap, East Enders, and as Miss Brahms in Are You Being Served?, alongside John Inman. She also had a number 1 hit in 1962 with Mike Sarne, Come Outside, one of the first comedy hits.
Born Middlesbrough. Died London.
Odd fact: The name Wendy was practically unknown until J.M.Barrie used it for the Darling’s little girl in Peter Pan.