Benidorm. Kate Weedon (Abigail Cruttenden)

Abigail Cruttenden is an English actress known for playing Anna in Lee Mack's BBC sitcom Not Going Out since the year 2014, and for the voice of Ellie in BBC Radio 4's Alone, which revolves around a group of single, middle-aged people sharing a house in North London.

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Saturday 23rd March 1968


From East Sheen in southwest London, Abigail Cruttenden acted with her then-husband (divorced in 2000) Sean Bean, playing his character Richard Sharpe's onscreen wife Jane in the ITV TV series Sharpe, about a fictional British soldier in the Napoleonic Wars.

She has played the character the character of Miranda in the ITV sitcom Mog, released in the mid-80s. Since then, she has acted as Kate Weedon in the first three series of ITV sitcom, Benidorm, set in a Spanish holiday resort, as well as taking on minor roles in Channel 4's Fresh Meat, BBC One's Citizen Khan, and ITV's Teenage Kicks.

Since 2017 she has played the role of Ellie in the BBC Radio 4 sitcom Alone, based on a group of single, middle-aged people living in a converted Victorian house in North London.

The older sister of comedian Hal Cruttenden, she is perhaps best known on British television for the character of Anna on Lee Mack's long-running BBC One sitcom Not Going Out, which she joined in series 7.


Year Production Role
2022 Not Going Out - Series 13 Announced Anna
2022 Not Going Out - Series 12 Anna
2021 Not Going Out - Panto Anna
2021 Face It Abbey
2021 Alone - Series 3 Ellie
2021 Not Going Out - Series 11 Anna
2020 Not Going Out - Resolutions Anna
2020 Housebound
  1. E10 - Episode Ten
2019 Alone - Series 2 Ellie
2019 Not Going Out - Series 10 Anna
2018 Alone - Series 1 Ellie
2018 Not Going Out - Series 9 Anna
2017 Hal - Series 2 Pippa
2017 Not Going Out - Series 8 Anna
2017 Alone - Pilot Ellie
2016 Fresh Meat - Series 4
  1. E6 - Episode Six
Oregon's Mum
2015 Not Going Out - Christmas Shopping Anna
2015 Citizen Khan - Series 4
  1. E1 - Farley Manor
2014 Not Going Out - Out-takes Anna
2014 Not Going Out - Series 7 Anna
2012 The Royal Bodyguard
  1. E5 - The Perils Of Attraction
Mary Town-Jones
2009 Benidorm - Series 3 Kate Weedon
2009 Benidorm - Summer Special Kate Weedon
2009 The Green Green Grass - Series 4
  1. E7 - I Done It My Way
2008 Teenage Kicks
  1. E1 - Sex
2008 Benidorm - Series 2 Kate Weedon
2007 Benidorm - Series 1 Kate Weedon
2005 The Robinsons Vicky Robinson
2004 Doctors + Nurses Lucy Potter
1994 Love On A Branch Line Belinda
1986 Mog - Series 2 Miranda
1985 Mog - Series 1 Miranda
1982 P'Tang Yang Kipperbang Ann

Non-comedy TV and film credits may be found here:
Abigail Cruttenden on IMDb

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