Fleur Budgen
Grantly and Tom trying to calm down a confused and distressed Fleur, right before she dies in Grantly's arms.
Portrayed by Lorraine Cheshire
First Appearance Series 1 Ep 1
Last Appearance Series 7 Ep 25
Cause/Reason Died of Alzheimers
Born 4th May 1958
Died 21st March 2012
Occupation Grantly Budgen's wife
Parents Sheila Barnsdale
Hansel Barnsdale
Sibling(s) Murphy Barnsdale (1959)
Lars Barnsdale (1962)
Spouse(s) Grantly Budgen (Deceased)
Cousins Judis Barnsdale (1954)
Fred Bucknell (1967)


Fleur is the wife of Grantly, who has Early-Onset Alzheimers.

Fleur came into the show as Grantly's wife, a gullible woman who was also was good friends with, Steph Haydock who had gone round to Fleur and Grantly's for tea a few times. In series 4 Fleur came to the school to see Steph about organising a surprise party for Grantly, but the security man, Dave told Fleur, that Steph and Grantly had an affair, but Fleur believed him and nearly split up with him. In series 6 Fleur returns again but ill and she is later diagnosed with Alzheimers, Steph comes to help Grantly and put Fleur in a care home. In series 7 she appears again in Episode 25, unfortunately she dies leaving Grantly heartbroken.


Fleur was the fourth longest serving character in the show in series 6 and in series 7, she came in the show in series 1.