Irene Sutcliffe

Irene Sutcliffe (12 July 1924 – 3 May 2019) was an English actress. She was best known for playing Maggie Clegg[1] in ITV's Coronation Street, a role she played from 1968 until 1975. She had a long career; her first credited TV role was in 1953 on BBC's Sunday Night Theatre and her last in 2015.

Irene Sutcliffe
Born(1924-07-12)12 July 1924
Died3 May 2019(2019-05-03) (aged 94)
England
OccupationActress
Years active1950s–2015

Early lifeEdit

Sutcliffe was born and brought up in Burnley, Lancashire, during her early life. Her father, Fred Sutcliffe, was an ironmonger.[2] She trained at LAMDA.

DeathEdit

Sutcliffe died on 3 May 2019, aged 94.[3][4]

Acting careerEdit

Television

  • The Royals (2015) as The King's Mother
  • Doctors (2010) as Joan Woolf in the Episode "The Tiptoe of Expectation" (Season 12, Episode 33)
  • Doc Martin (2007) as Janet in the episode "Nowt So Queer"
  • Hetty Wainthropp Investigates (1997) as Helen Rance in the episode "Woman Of The Year" (Season 2, Episode 6)
  • She's Out (1995) Mrs Simms
  • Miss Marple (1987) as Miss Gorringe in the Episode "At Bertram's Hotel" (Episode 7)
  • All Creatures Great & Small (1989) as Sister Rose in the Episode "The New World" (Season 6, Episode 7)

Morse (season1, Episode 1) as Mrs Hornsby (6/1/1987)

  • Juliet Bravo (1984) as Mrs Williams in the Episode "Getting Away With It" (Season 5, Episode 4)
  • ((Dark Green by Rose Tremaine)) (1975) BBC Radio 4 Play
  • Coronation Street (1968–1974, 1975) as Maggie Clegg / Cooke, Series Regular
  • Emergency Ward Ten (1966) as Night Sister
  • Sunday Night Theatre (1953) as Desdemona in the Episode "Will Shakespeare"

Film

Radio

Stage

ReferencesEdit

  1. ^ MSN
  2. ^ Lancashire Telegraph Archived 2012-10-07 at the Wayback Machine Accessed 2010
  3. ^ "Obituary: Irene Sutcliffe – Coronation Street star with a theatre career of distinction". The Stage. 29 May 2019. Retrieved 29 May 2019.
  4. ^ https://www.theguardian.com/tv-and-radio/2019/jun/10/irene-sutcliffe-obituary

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