Sheila Gish

February 13, 2009 by: admin

Sheila GishBiography
Sheila Gish (born 1942) has, since the early 1980s, been in the front rank of British actresses. She was born in Lincoln and made her acting debut at school in the role of the psychotic Jonathan Brewster in Arsenic and Old Lace. She trained at RADA and then played in repertory at Birmingham and Pitlochry. In her London debut, she played Bella Hedley in the hit musical, Robert and Elizabeth (1964) that ran for 948 performances at the Lyric Theatre.

After this, it took same time for her career to take off and her acting as done in the provinces and in bit arts in the occasional TV production and film (including A Day in the Death of Joe Egg in 1972). It was not until 1976 that she returned to the West End in the London premier of Alan Ayckbourn

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