How do ordinary people react when confronted by extraordinary circumstances--when their mundane worlds are turned upside down by unforeseen events? How do they respond to danger, to evil, to loss? Each eerie episode probes these haunting questions while you watch from the safe distance of your own armchair.

Armchair Thriller - Netflix

Type: Scripted

Languages: English

Status: Ended

Runtime: 25 minutes

Premier: 1978-02-21

Armchair Thriller - Petronella Barker (actress, born 1942) - Netflix

Petronella Barker (born 12 October 1942 in Sittingbourne, Kent) is an English actress.

Armchair Thriller - Life - Netflix

The daughter of the late comedy actor Eric Barker and the actress Pearl Hackney, she grew up in the village of Stalisfield, Kent, and was educated at Ashford School. Barker trained at the Central School of Speech and Drama from 1960 to 1963, in her final year winning the Carlton Hobbs Bursary, which gave her a six-month contract with the BBC's Radio Drama Company. In 1964 she joined the English Stage Company at the Royal Court Theatre, Sloane Square, for three plays: Inadmissible Evidence (Understudy), Julius Caesar (Crowd and understudy), and Cuckoo in the Nest, in which she played Rawlins. During four seasons with the National Theatre Company at the Old Vic Theatre between 1964 and 1968 she appeared: Hobson's Choice (as Ada Figgins), Mother Courage and Her Children (Yvette), A Flea in her Ear (Eugenie), The Storm (Glasha), The Dance of Death (Jenny), Othello (Crowd), Juno and the Paycock (Neighbour), The Crucible (Mercy Lewis), Rosencrantz and Guildenstern are Dead (Courtier and Attendant), Volpone (Androgyno). She played Miss Prue in William Congreve's play Love for Love at the Old Vic Theatre. with Laurence Olivier, directed by Peter Wood. On 2 September 1966 Barker married the actor Anthony Hopkins at St Mary's, Stalisfield, and they have one daughter, the actress and singer-songwriter Abigail Hopkins, born in 1969. They were divorced in the High Court, London, in 1972.

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