Francesca Gonshaw is a British actress. She acted in the rôle of Maria in the BBC sitcom 'Allo 'Allo!. She left the show after three series to play the role of Amanda Parker in the BBC drama series Howards' Way. She also acted in TV plays such as Gesualdo and Shades, and in the television series Farrington of the FO. Her film credits include The Hound of the Baskervilles (1983), Biggles: Adventures in Time (1986) and A Ghost in Monte Carlo (1990). On stage in London and on tour she played roles such as Hermia in A Midsummer Night's Dream and Ophelia in Hamlet.