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Mrs Benson is a non-canonical character created for the the TV adaptation of The Case of the Discontented Soldier. She is the landlady of Freda Clegg. In the show she had a larger role and many lines of dialogue compared with Mrs Parkins, the landlady in the original story who is mentioned but does not appear in person. In the early part of the episode, she tells Freda that one Mr Reid is waiting for her. Later, she tells her that she had made a big mistake in letting some electrician enter Freda's room without being escorted.

Mrs Benson is portrayed by actress Barbara New.

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