Susan Frances Harmar Nicholls (born 23 November 1943) is an English actress, known for her roles on the British television programmes Crossroads (1964–1968), The Fall and Rise of Reginald Perrin (1976–1979), Rentaghost (1981–1984), and her long-running role as Audrey Roberts in the ITV soap opera Coronation Street (1979–1982, 1984–present). She also appeared on Broadway in the 1974 revival of the comedy London Assurance.
Susan Frances Harmar Nicholls
23 November 1943
Darlaston, Staffordshire, England
|Alma mater||Royal Academy of Dramatic Art|
|Known for||Role of Audrey Roberts in Coronation Street (1979–1982, 1984–)|
(m. 1993; died 2021)
Nicholls first appeared as Audrey in Coronation Street in 1979 and played the role on a recurring basis for six years, before she joined the cast permanently in 1985. She won the 2000 British Soap Award for Best Comedy Performance, the 2003 British Soap Award for Best Dramatic Performance, and received the Outstanding Achievement Award in 2019.