Rita Davies
Rita Davies2
General Information
Gender: Female
Other Information
Hair Color: White
Height: 5' 6-1/2"
Occupation(s): Actress
Family & Friends
Relationships: Jack Davies (husband) (?-?) (divorced)
Ian MacNaughton (husband) (1958-1978) (divorced)
Series Information
Character: Sarah Frobisher-Smythe
First appearance: House of the Blackbird

Rita Davies was the British actress who portrayed Sarah Frobisher-Smythe in the American/British television series House of Anubis. Since the beginning of her career in 1938, Rita Davies has appeared in a massive amount of television shows, television movies, and theatrical movies as either a main character, a secondary character, a recurring character, or even a background character. She has appeared in many popular Birtish television shows including DoctorsHolby City, and The Bill. She died in January 19, 2016 in Princess Alice Hospice, Esher, Surrey, England.  

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Year Show Role
1938 Ah, Wilderness! (TV Movie) Unknown
1960 The Dark Man (TV Movie) Unknown
1961 The Men from Room 13 Joyce
1962 Drama 61-67 Woman in station
1963 Ghost Squad W.P.C.
1967 Dr. Finlay's Casebook Valerie
1968 Nicholas Nickelby Mrs. Lenville
1969 Out of the Unknown Receptionist
1969 The Tingaree Affair Mrs. Ferrera
1969 Monty Python's Flying Circuis Distraught Wife
1970 Monty Python's Flying Circuis Hostess
1972 Monty Python's Flying Circuis Third Juror
1972 Monty Python's Flying Circuis Secretary
1973 BBC Play of the Month Unknown
1973 Play for Today Matron
1974 Play for Today First policewoman
1975 Within These Walls Mary Rowe
1975 Rooms Policewoman
1977 Kilvert's Diary Mrs. Josiah Evans
1978 Grange Hill Joan Hamilton
1981 - 1983 Maybury Mrs. Chambers
1983 Number 10 Mrs. Hampton
1985 Oscar Woman in Cafe
1985 The Secret Dairy of Adrian Mole  Dr. Gray's Receptionist
1985 What Mad Pursuit? (TV Movie) Lady at Literacy Luncheon
1986 Ladies in Charge Mrs. Blessed
1986 The Bill Mrs. Davis
1987 Sunday Premiere Mrs. Morris
1989 Casualty Dr. Wilson
1992 The Bill Mrs. Ronald
1994 Screen Two Picket at clinic
1994 W.S.H. (TV Movie) Mara Cattermole-Schmenner
1995 Keeping Up Appearances Mrs. Lomax
1998 Kavanagh QC Mrs. Harmer
1999 Casualty Sheila Jones
1999 Holby City Madge
2000 Nature Boy Old Lady
2000 The Boss Mrs. Norman
2001 The Bill Magistrate
2001 The Bill Jan Cooper
2001 Micawber Old Hag
2002 Big Train
2003 The Murder Game Felicity Wilmington
2004 55 Degrees North Harriet Graham
2004 My Life in Film Mary
2004 Doctors Esther Mallard
2004 Casualty Florence Haynes
2005 Heartbeat Flo Chorley
2005 Murder in Suburbia Minnie
2005 Footprints in the Snow (Movie) Old Lady in Bar
2007 The Omid Djalili Show Grandma Thompson
2007 Doctors Mary Knight
2008 Two Pints of Lager & a Packet of Crisps Old Lady
2009 The Inbetweeners Old Lady
2009 Ashes to Ashes  Elsie Staines
2009 The Day of the Triffids Old Lady
2009 Doctors Muriel Pendle
2010 Mongrels Margaret
2010 Sherlock Blind Lady
2010 The Trip Dove Cottage Worker
2011 Come Fly With Me Jackie's mother
2011 House of Anubis Sarah Frobisher-Smythe
2011 Pete Versus Life Bridget
2011 Without You Mrs. Sutton
2011 Doctors Valerie Calfield
2012 The Increasingly Poor Decisions of Todd Margaret Dorothy Mountford
2012 Silent Witness Mears' mother
2012 Starlings Mrs. Wisley
2012 Inspector Lewis Edna O'Brien
2012 A Touch of Cloth German Woman
2013 Doctors Eleanor Waite
2013 Casualty Helen Royman
2013 Holby City Betty Hutchings


Year Movie Role
1938 Incident in Shanghai Ada Newell
1972 Doomwatch Mrs. Murray
1975 Monty Python and the Holy Grail Historian's Wife
1998 The Wolves of Kromer Fanny
2003 Tempo Juliana
2003 The Last Horror Movie Granny
2006 Driving Lessons Mrs. Robottom
2006 The Da Vinci Code Elegant Woman at Rosslyn
2006 Children of Men Cafe Customer
2008 The Broken Old Lady in Underground
2010 Reuniting the Rubins Old Lady 1
2012 Acts of Godfrey Saga Lady 1
2012 Private Peaceful Old Lady

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