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1927 - 2022

June Brown

June Muriel Brown, MBE was an English actress, known for her role as Dot Cotton/Branning in the BBC soap opera EastEnders from 1985-1993 and again from 1997 - 2020.

In 2005, she won Best Actress at the Inside Soap Awards, and in the same year, also received the Lifetime Achievement award at the British Soap Awards. In 2009, she was nominated for the BAFTA TV Award for Best Actress, but lost out to Anna Maxwell Martin. She is only the second performer to receive a BAFTA nomination for their work in a soap opera (the first was Jean Alexander). She was awarded the Member of the Order of the British Empire (MBE) in the 2008 Birthday Honours for services to Drama and Charity.


Pantomime history

1991/92 - Cinderella - Fairfield Halls Croydon

1992/93 - Cinderella - Bournemouth Pavilion

1993/94 - Dick Whittington - Theatre Royal Bath

1994/95 - Sleeping Beauty - Crewe Lyceum

1995/96 - Sleeping Beauty - Poole Arts Centre

1999/00 - Peter Pan - Broadway Theatre Catford

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