Ruth Madoc

Ruth Madoc

British actress
Ruth Madoc was a British actress who had a career on stage and screen spanning over 60 years. She was best known for her role as Gladys Pugh in the BBC television comedy Hi-de-Hi!, for which she received a BAFTA TV award nomination for Best Light Entertainment Performance.Wikipedia
BornApril 16, 1943
HometownNorwich, England
Height5'5" (1.65m)
SpouseJohn Jackson (m 1982 - 2021) , Philip Madoc (m 1961 - 1981)
ChildrenLowri Madoc , Rhys Madoc
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How Hi-de-Hi! embraced British nostalgia and triumphed over 1980s alternative comedy

  • Bawdy, unsophisticated and nostalgic, Hi-de-Hi! was a comedy anomaly when it hit the airwaves on January 1, 1980. This chirpy love letter to the holiday camps of the Fifties and Sixties is today regarded as a sitcom classic and news of the death of Ruth Madoc – aka flinty Maplins Yellowcoat Gladys Pugh – has prompted an outpouring of emotion. But when Pugh said her first “Hello campers!” 42 years ago, Hi-de-Hi! was swimming against the comedic currents. And in that determination to do its own th

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Ruth Madoc, Hi-de-Hi! star, dies aged 79

'Hi-de-Hi' actress Ruth Madoc has died aged 79 following a fall earlier this week.
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MOVIES & TV SHOWS

Hard to Please OAPs
Hard to Please OAPs
0h 30min
2019
Big Top
Big Top
0h 30min
2009
Hi-De-Hi!
Hi-De-Hi!
1h
1980