Dublin-born Pauline Delany, who has died aged 81 - just weeks after the death of her partner Gerry Simpson - was an accomplished stage, TV and film actress.
She was a familiar figure on the London stage, appearing in several productions, including The Hostage at the Royal Court, A Day in the Death of Joe Egg at the King’s Head and Cross Purpose at Hampstead Theatre.
TV plays included The Dead, Shadow of a Gunman, Stephen D and The Seagull, as well as roles in The Bill, Casualty and Rumpole of the Bailey. Among her film credits were The Quare Fellow, Brannigan, Rooney and Nothing but the Best.
Delany died on January 15 and is survived by her daughter, Sarah Simpson, and grandchildren.
She was superb in the Brighton series of Public Eye as Frank Marker's landlady, she & Alfred Burke had a magical connection between them & made that particular screen relationship very real & interesting.