Cheryl Hall

Cheryl Hall (born 23 July 1950 in London) is a British actress.[1] She is best known for playing Shirley Johnson in the British sitcom Citizen Smith (1977-1979) and had a recurring role as Sadie in The Bill (1981-1988).

Cheryl Hall
Born (1950-07-23) 23 July 1950 (age 70)
London, England
Years active1969–2007
(m. 1974; div. 1980)
Partner(s)Robin Askwith (1970-1973)


One of her first television appearances was in 1971 when she played Eileen, a clippie in the On the Buses episode "The Epidemic."

Hall has also appeared in Dear Mother...Love Albert playing Rodney Bewes' screen girlfriend. She appeared in the Doctor Who story Carnival of Monsters (1973).[2] At one point Hall had been shortlisted for the part of the Doctor's companion Jo Grant before the part went to Katy Manning. Hall also played Linda, Sid Abbott's secretary in Bless This House starring Sid James. Hall starred in an episode of Sykes (1972) and also played an inmate in one episode of Within These Walls (1974) and was David Jason's love interest in the ITV sitcom Lucky Feller (1976). She was Robert Lindsay's girlfriend in the show Citizen Smith (1977). She also had a small role in EastEnders. Film appearances included the Avarice segment of The Magnificent Seven Deadly Sins and the all-star pop comedy Three for All (1975).[1]

Hall was the Labour Party parliamentary candidate for Canterbury in the 1997 General Election.[3] She also served as a member of Kent County Council, holding the position of Leader of the Labour group for a period.

Personal lifeEdit

Hall was in a relationship with Robin Askwith from 1970 to 1973.[4] Hall married actor Robert Lindsay in 1974 but they divorced in 1980.



Year Title Role Notes
1970 Deep End Red Hat Girl
1971 Villain Judy
To Catch a Spy Clarke's Girlfriend uncredited
The Magnificent Seven Deadly Sins Vanessa segment "Avarice"
1972 Rentadick Maxine
1973 The Love Ban Pregnant Girl
The 14 Reena
No Sex Please, We're British Daphne Martin
1975 Three for All Pet



  1. ^ a b "Cheryl Hall". BFI. Archived from the original on 2012-07-23.
  2. ^ "BBC – Doctor Who Classic Episode Guide – Carnival of Monsters – Details".
  3. ^ "BBC NEWS – VOTE 2001 – RESULTS & CONSTITUENCIES – Canterbury".
  4. ^ Robin Askwith The Confessions of Robin Askwith (Ebury Press) 1999 (ISBN 0091869714)

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