Kidd has made numerous television appearances over the years, some of her early
work in the 1950s and 1960s was for Associated-Rediffusion, including episodes
of Murder Bag (1957-1959), No Hiding Place, (1959-1967) both starring
Raymond Francis, Top Secret (1961) starring William Franklyn in an episode
entitled After the Fair, playing Jacquetta, in this episode Delena
remembers that she "had a huge fight in it with Tony Booth [father of Cherie
Blair] ". as part of the action of the episode.
Delena recalls "I did lots of work for A.R. [Associated-Rediffusion] in those
days, late 50s and 60s." She continues "In all, it was a good time on
TV for me and the rehearsal periods we then had for shows, 2 or 3 weeks, meant
you got to know your fellow actors. Now most filming is condensed into one or
two days without rehearsal. We rehearsed in the A.R. premises at the south end
has also worked regularly on television in the subsequent decades up to the present
day, and some of her other work has been in series such as Dangerman,
The Avengers, The Sweeney, and more recently in Casualty and
Family Affairs. Delena's film work includes The Browning Version
(1955) and Room at the Top (1959).
Kidd has also had a prolific career in the theatre specializing in Shaw and Shakespeare,
she has worked with her husband Gary Raymond (Jason and the Argonauts,
El Cid) on stage in numerous productions, Delena and Gary married in 1961
and have three children.