Sunday Times - 7th May 1972

Sunday Times – 7th May 1972

Duffy photographed Coral Atkins for a feature titled “The Girl Who’s Having A Good War.

Coral Atkins was born in Richmond in 1936. She began appearing on television in the early 1960s with roles in “The Avengers” (1963) and “No Hiding Place” (1965). From 1970 Atkins began devoting her time to helping children in need. She went on to open various homes to care for children and continued into the late 1990s.

In 1972 Atkins secured her best-known role in “A Family At War” (70-72) which was the subject of this article.