The Info List - Myra Frances

Myra Frances (born 10 March 1943) is a British actress.

In the 1974 Second City Firsts episode "Girl", Frances performed, with Alison Steadman, the first lesbian kiss on British television.[1]

She is best known for her recurring role as Anne Tranter in the 1970s television drama series Survivors and for her appearance in the 1979 Doctor Who serial The Creature from the Pit, in which she played the villainous Lady Adrasta. She also appeared in several comedy films of the 1970s including Don't Just Lie There, Say Something! (1973). She also played a teacher at a party in the 1982 film Remembrance about a group of Devonport-based Royal Navy ratings, due to sail to America for a six-month NATO exercise, who go out on the town on their last night in port, hitting Plymouth's notorious Union Street district, with violent results.

She also played James Hadleigh's love interest, Stella Clisby, in the fourth series of Hadleigh, as well as playing a barrister, Valerie Scott, in several episodes of Crown Court in 1976.

Personal life

She has been married to Peter Egan since 13 February 1977 and is now retired from acting.


  1. ^ Howes, Keith (1993). Broadcasting It: An Encyclopaedia of Homosexuality on Film, Radio and TV in the UK 1923-1993. London, New York: Cassell. 

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