Where are Alan Bates, Paula Vennells and Angela van den Bogerd from Mr Bates vs The Post Office?

Here’s everything you need to know about the main characters and their real-life counterparts in the ITV show Mr Bates vs. The Post Office.

On Monday, January 1st, 2024, ITV released a brand new dramatisation about a real-life scandal titled, Mr Bates vs. The Post Office. The series focused on the number of Subpostmasters who faced criminal and civil charges because of a faulty new system provided to them by the Post Office which incriminated them as fraudsters who were committing theft. The gripping series has shocked and delighted viewers who want to know more about the real people who appeared in this series.

Where is Paula Vennells now?

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Paula Vennells (portrayed by Lia Williams in the series) was the CEO of the Post Office from 2012 to 2019. The show accurately portrayed that under her leadership many wrongly prosecuted employees were victims of a faulty system.