Irene Sutcliffe

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Irene Sutcliffe
Born (1930-07-12) 12 July 1930 (age 90).
Burnley, Lancashire, England
Occupation Actress
Years active 1950s–present

Irene Sutcliffe (born 12 July 1930) is an English actress. She is best known for playing Maggie Clegg in ITV's Coronation Street, a role she played from 1968 until 1975. She has had a long career; her first credited TV role was in 1953 on BBC's Sunday Night Theatre, and her most recent, in Doctors was in 2010.

Early life

Sutcliffe was born and brought up in Burnley, Lancashire during her early life. Her father Fred Sutcliffe was an ironmonger.[1] She trained at LAMDA.

Acting career


  • 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"
  • 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)
  • Juliet Bravo (1984) as Mrs Williams in the Episode "Getting Away With It" (Season 5, Episode 4)
  • Coronation Street (1968–1974,75) as Maggie Clegg / Cooke, Series Regular
  • Sunday Night Theatre (1953) as Desdemona in the Episode "Will Shakespeare"





  1. Lancashire Telegraph Accessed 2010

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