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Sheila Reid

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Sheila Reid in 2021

Sheila Reid (born 21 December 1937) is a Scottish actress. She has appeared in many movies and television series. Her first role was in 1960 in the television series Inside Story.

Reid is known for her appearances in several British television shows including Doctor Who, Casualty and Midsomer Murders. Her most famous role is Madge Harvey in the sitcom Benidorm.[1]

Filmography[change | change source]

Film[change | change source]

Year Title Role
1965 Othello Bianca
1965 The Alphabet Murders Mrs. Fortune
1967 A Flea in Her Ear Antoinette Plucheux
1970 Three Sisters Natasha
1971 The Touch Sara Kovac
1972 I Want What I Want June
1972 Z.P.G. Mary Herrick
1980 Sir Henry at Rawlinson End Lady Florrie Rawlinson
1982 Five Days One Summer Gillian Pierce
1982 The Black Room Female Lover
1983 The Dresser Lydia Gibson
1985 Brazil Mrs. Buttle
1987 The Lonely Passion of Judith Hearne Miss Friel
1990 Vroom Jake's Mother
1991 American Friends Mrs. Weeks
1995 Cruel Train Vera Mussell
1997 The Winter Guest Lily
1997 The Man Who Knew Too Little Woman in SS Cap
1998 Still Crazy Mrs. Baggot
1999 Felicia's Journey Iris
2002 Mrs Caldicot's Cabbage War Joyce
2004 A Christmas Carol: The Musical Mrs. Mops
2007 A Room with a View Miss Alan
2008 Hush Mrs. Coates
2015 Containment Enid
2015 The Bad Education Movie Margot
2016 Halcyon Heights Grandma
2020 The Man in the Hat The Old Woman
2023 Love Without Walls Jeanie Binks

Television (main roles)[change | change source]

Year Title Role Notes
1980 Flickers Lily Brewer All 6 episodes
1981 Somewhere More Central Pat TV film
1981 Get Lost! Miss Langley All 4 episodes
1982 Fame Is the Spur Mrs. Ryerson 4 episodes
1983 Gunfight at the Joe Kaye Corral Cathie TV film
1983 The Aerodrome Bessie's Mother TV film
1983 Farmers Arms Mrs. Rice TV film
1985, 2013, 2014 Doctor Who Etta (1985)

Gran (2013-2014)

1986 Raspberry Ripple Alice TV film
1993 15: The Life and Death of Philip Knight Dr. Elizabeth Perry TV film
1995 The Ghostbusters of East Finchley Hilda 6 episodes
1999 The Bill Claire 2 episodes
2000 The Sleeper Mrs. Fitzhal TV film

2010 2014 2016

Casualty Cynthia Hollis (2005)

Loretta Parks (2010) Gwen Morgan (2014) Sheila Bobbins (2016)

Episode: "Deep Water"
2007–2016 Benidorm Madge Harvey 45 episodes
2008 Place of Execution Ma Lomas 3 episodes
2009, 2011 Psychoville Grandma 2 episodes
2011 Justice Alice 2 episodes
2011 Case Histories Ms MacDonald 2 episodes
2012–2014 Psychobitches Various 5 episodes
2012 A Christmas Corrie Police Officer TV film
2017 Murder on the Blackpool Express Mildred TV film
2018 Death on the Tyne Mildred TV film
2019 Dial M for Middlesbrough Mildred TV film
2020 Doctors 'Speedy Sue' Burgess Episode: "Together Time"[2]
2020 Out of Her Mind Mrs. Answers Episode: "My Life is Ova"
2022 Big Boys Iris 3 episodes
2023 Dreamland Nan All 6 episodes
2023 The Power of Parker Gladys All 6 episodes

Sources[change | change source]

  1. Sutherland, Gill (6 November 2018). "Sheila Reid Interview: From Benidorm to Troy". Stratford-Upon-Avon Herald.
  2. Timblick, Simon (7 April 2020). "Doctors spoilers: Ruhma Carter's son Shak Hanif discovers the truth". What's on TV.