Patsy Byrne is a British actress, born 13 July 1933 in Ashford, Kent.
Patsy is famous for playing round, jolly, often slightly insane old women. Probably the most famous of these is Nursie in the popular BBC sitcom Blackadder II. She also starred as Betty the Tea Lady in the BBC children's programme Playdays.
She played Malcolm's domineering mother in Watching.
She has also starred in Les MisÃ©rables (1998), David Copperfield (1999) and Kevin & Perry Go Large (2000).