Hilda Braid, who passed on this day (6th Nov) in 2007.
She was an English actress who had a long career on British television. She became well known in her later years for playing Victoria "Nana" Moon on the BBC One soap opera EastEnders.
she also appeared in Crossroads, Softly, Softly, Z-Cars, Play for Today, The Onedin Line, The Crezz, Emmerdale, and Man About the House.
Braid's first major role came in middle-age and was that of Florence Johnson in the late 1970s sitcom Citizen Smith. Around this time, she also appeared in In Loving Memory, Robin's Nest, and On Giant's Shoulders. She later had recurring roles in other sitcoms, including L for Lester (1982), The Bright Side(1985), The 10 Percenters (1994–1996), and Gogglewatch (1997–1998). TV appearances during the 1980s and 1990s included Oliver Twist, Brookside, One Foot in the Grave, Goodnight Sweetheart, Dangerfield, The Bill, Midsomer Murders, ChuckleVision, My Family, and Casualty.
Her film roles were few, but she appeared in the film version of For the Love of Ada (1972), the cult horror film Killer's Moon (1978), The Wildcats of St Trinian's (1980), and 101 Dalmatians(1996).
... But we remember her for being 'Aunt Flo' in the last episode of the first series of Catweazle 'The Trickery Lantern', which was originally aired on the 10th May 1970.