Liza Goddard

Mrs Fazacklee

Liza's many stage appearances include, most recently, the national tours of Black Coffee, Go Back for Murder, Dry Rot and Star Quality. Prior to this, Liza appeared in Communicating Doors, Season’s Greetings, If I Were You, Snake In the Grass, Life and Beth, Life Of Reily, all directed by Alan Ayckbourn. Liza played Lady Bracknell in The Importance of Being Earnest. She then went on to play Mrs Irving in the UK tour of Lady Windermere's Fan and has now completed the hat-trick by appearing as Mrs Cheveley in Bill Kenwright's production of An Ideal Husband. Liza also starred in The Grass Is Greener, Murder by Misadventure and Single Spies opposite Robert Powell, followed by Edge of Darkness, The Constant Wife and She Stoops to Conquer.

Further stage appearances include Mansfield Park at Chichester Festival Theatre, Arms and the Man, The Importance of Being Earnest, Who's On the Menu Tonight?, The Case Of The Oily Levantine, Let's Do It Your Way, The Flip Side, Blithe Spirit, The Signs of the Times with Kenneth Moore at the Vaudeville, No Sex Please We're British at the Strand Theatre, The Hard Shoulder at the Aldwych, See How They Run at the Shaftesbury, Wife Begins at Forty at the Ambassadors and a play written for her by NC Hunter, One Fair Daughter.

Liza made her first major impact on the small screen playing Clancy in Skippy Bush Kangaroo, then as Victoria in Take Three Girls. A sequel to this award-winning series was made in 1982, entitled Take Three Women. After this she starred in Holding On and The Upchat Line before being asked to play the part of April in the hugely popular series The Brothers. Other television appearances include Yes, Honestly, Wodehouse Playhouse, Queen of a Distant Country, Murder at the Wedding, Brendon Chase, Pig In the Middle (three series), Roll Over Beethoven (two series), Seal Morning, Tales Of The Unexpected, Just His Luck, Phillippa Vale in Bergerac, Mrs Jessop in Woof, Liza's Country for Anglia Television, Collector’s Lot for Channel Four, Wild West for the BBC, Grandpa In My Pocket (series 1&2), Zip and Hollow, Midsomer Murders and That's Love.

Liza also co-starred with Ben Kingsley in Shostakovitch and with Richard Burton in Wagner.