Pamela Cundell obituary

Warmhearted actor who played the amorous Mrs Fox in Dad’s Army

Pamela Cundell, who has died aged 95, was one of the last three surviving regular cast members of Dad’s Army. In the perennially popular, much-loved sitcom, she played the amorous widow Mrs Fox, one of Corporal Jones’s “ladies” who received an extra sausage from the Walmington-on-Sea butcher when she produced her wartime ration book. She eventually married the Home Guard lance-corporal, played by Clive Dunn, in the programme’s finale.

Cundell acted in 13 episodes (1969-77), making her first appearance in the third series, a year after Dad’s Army began. David Croft, who created it with Jimmy Perry, had spotted her when he was sitting in the audience of a live television show in which she was acting alongside Ian Carmichael. As a fortune teller, she turned to the camera at the end and said: “It’ll

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