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Pauline Quirke

  • Jul 08, 1959 (age 60)
  • 5' 6" (1.68 m)
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2015
You, Me and the Apocalypse
TV ShowSep 30, 2015

You, Me and the Apocalypse

You, Me and the Apocalypse …
You, Me and the Apocalypse (working title Apocalypse Slough) is a British-American comedy-drama miniseries. The series was green-lit on 8 January 2015. It debuted on Sky 1 on 30 September 2015 and on NBC on 28 January 2016. Sky 1 said in March 2016 there would be no second series.
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2013
Broadchurch
TV ShowMar 4, 2013

Broadchurch

Broadchurch is a British serial crime drama television series …
Broadchurch is a British serial crime drama television series broadcast on ITV for three series between 2013 and 2017. It was created by Chris Chibnall, who acted as an executive producer and wrote all 24 episodes, and produced by Kudos Film and Television, Shine America, and Imaginary Friends. The series is set in Broadchurch, a fictional English town in Dorset, and focuses on police detectives DI Alec Hardy (David Tennant) and DS Ellie Miller (Olivia Colman). The series features an ensemble cast that in addition to Tennant and Colman includes Jodie Whittaker, Andrew Buchan, Carolyn Pickles, Arthur Darvill, Charlotte Beaumont, Adam Wilson and Matthew Gravelle.
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2011
Best Newcomer
Nomination2011

Best Newcomer

Nominated for "Emmerdale".
The British Soap Award
2009
As Seen on TV
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TV ShowJul 17, 2009

As Seen on TV

As Seen on TV is a BBC television panel game show based …
As Seen on TV is a BBC television panel game show based around TV trivia. It is produced by Shine TV by arrangement with Unique Broadcasting; the latter is the company owned by Noel Edmonds, who presented the similarly themed show Telly Addicts.
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Missing
TV ShowMar 16, 2009

Missing

Missing is a British daytime television crime drama series …
Missing is a British daytime television crime drama series starring Pauline Quirke and Mark Wingett. The series is set in a busy, under-resourced missing-persons unit, and follows the team led by DS Mary Jane "MJ" Croft (Quirke). The first series of five episodes aired on BBC One in 2009, with an extended second series of 10 episodes airing in 2010. It was filmed in and around Dover, Kent, and Tonbridge, Kent. The series also starred Felix Scott and Pooja Shah as Croft's sidekicks, Jason Doyle and Amy Garnett. Guest stars who appeared throughout the series run include Paul Nicholas, Brooke Kinsella, Gary Lucy, and Sylvia Syms.
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2007
The Alan Titchmarsh Show
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TV ShowSep 3, 2007

The Alan Titchmarsh Show

The Alan Titchmarsh Show is …
The Alan Titchmarsh Show is a British daytime chat show presented by Alan Titchmarsh. It was first broadcast on ITV on 3 September 2007, and aired on weekday afternoons. The show's main focus is the "Best of British" theme with many of the shows' segments focusing on fashion, health, nature, cookery and animals.
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Skins
TV ShowJan 25, 2007

Skins

Skins is a British teen comedy-drama television series that …
Skins is a British teen comedy-drama television series that follows the lives of a group of teenagers in Bristol, South West England, through the two years of sixth form. Its controversial story-lines have explored issues like dysfunctional families, mental illness (such as depression, eating disorders, post-traumatic stress disorder and bipolar disorder), adolescent sexuality, gender, substance abuse, Autism spectrum disorder, death, and bullying.
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2006
All Star Family Fortunes
TV ShowOct 28, 2006

All Star Family Fortunes

All Star Family Fortunes is a …
All Star Family Fortunes is a British television game show broadcast on ITV and presented by Vernon Kay which began airing on 28 October 2006 and ended on 14 June 2015 after its twelfth series. It is a celebrity revival of the original Family Fortunes that aired from 6 January 1980 until 10 January 2003, which is based in turn on the American game show Family Feud.
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The One Show
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TV ShowAug 14, 2006

The One Show

The One Show is a British television magazine and chat …
The One Show is a British television magazine and chat show programme. Broadcast live on BBC One weeknights at 7:00 pm, it features topical stories and studio guests. It is currently co-hosted by Alex Jones alongside Matt Baker (Mondays to Thursdays) and a guest host on Fridays. Various reporters also assist with subject-specific presenting, both in the studio and on location, or through filmed segments. Originally produced in Birmingham and then in BBC's Media Village in White City, London, since 2014 the studio is in Broadcasting House, the BBC's headquarters in London.
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2005
Dragons' Den
TV ShowJan 4, 2005

Dragons' Den

Dragons' Den is a British television programme, presented by …
Dragons' Den is a British television programme, presented by Evan Davis. The format of the show is owned by Sony Pictures Television and is based on the original Japanese programme, which has been sold around the world. The programme has been produced by BBC Manchester since its inception and was first broadcast on BBC Two on 4 January 2005.
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2004
North & South
TV ShowNov 14, 2004

North & South

North & South is a British television historical period drama …
North & South is a British television historical period drama programme, produced by the BBC and originally broadcast in four episodes on BBC One in November and December 2004. It follows the story of Margaret Hale (Daniela Denby-Ashe), a young woman from southern England who has to move to the North after her father decides to leave the clergy. The family struggles to adjust itself to the industrial town's customs, especially after meeting the Thorntons, a proud family of cotton mill owners who seem to despise their social inferiors. The story explores the issues of class and gender, as Margaret's sympathy for the town mill workers clashes with her growing attraction to John Thornton (Richard Armitage).
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Strictly Come Dancing: It Takes Two
TV ShowOct 25, 2004

Strictly Come Dancing: It Takes Two

Strictly Come Dancing: It …
Strictly Come Dancing: It Takes Two (also known as Strictly: It Takes Two or simply It Takes Two) is a British television programme, the companion show to the popular BBC One programme Strictly Come Dancing. It is broadcast on weeknights during the run of the main show on BBC Two at 6:30 pm. Claudia Winkleman originally presented the show, however she left at the end of the 2010 series and now presents the main show. Since October 2011, Zoe Ball has presented the show. On 18 April 2019, it was announced that Rylan Clark-Neal would be joining the show as a co-host.
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The Paul O'Grady Show
TV ShowOct 11, 2004

The Paul O'Grady Show

The Paul O'Grady Show is a …
The Paul O'Grady Show is a British comedy chat show presented by comedian Paul O'Grady, first shown on 11 October 2004. The programme is a teatime chat show consisting of a mixture of celebrity guests, comic stunts, musical performances, and occasionally viewer competitions.
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Strictly Come Dancing
TV ShowMay 15, 2004

Strictly Come Dancing

Strictly Come Dancing …
Strictly Come Dancing (informally known as Strictly) is a British television dance contest in which celebrities partner with professional dancers to compete in mainly ballroom and Latin dance. Each couple is scored out of 10 by a panel of judges. The format has been exported to over 40 other countries, licensed by BBC Worldwide, and has also inspired a modern dance-themed spin-off Strictly Dance Fever. The Guinness Book of Records has named Strictly to be the world’s most successful reality TV format. The show is currently presented by Tess Daly and Claudia Winkleman.
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Carrie's War
MovieJan 1, 2004

Carrie's War

Carrie Willow and her younger brother, Nick, are evacuated …
Carrie Willow and her younger brother, Nick, are evacuated from London to a small Welsh town during World War II. Fleeing the German bombing, they are taken in by the strict Mr Evans and his sister.
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2002
Ant & Dec's Saturday Night Takeaway
TV ShowJun 8, 2002

Ant & Dec's Saturday Night Takeaway

Ant & Dec's Saturday Night …
Ant & Dec's Saturday Night Takeaway (referred to simply as Saturday Night Takeaway or SNT) is a British television variety show, created and presented by Anthony McPartlin and Declan Donnelly (colloquially known as Ant & Dec), and broadcast on ITV since its premiere on 8 June 2002, enduring a three-year hiatus between 2010–2012, while its presenters worked on other projects. The show's format, heavily influenced by previous Saturday night light entertainment shows such as Noel's House Party, Opportunity Knocks and Don't Forget Your Toothbrush, focuses on a mixture of live and pre-recorded entertainment and quiz segments, including an audience-based quiz involving the television adverts during a week's episode of one of ITV's programmes, and a competition in each series between the two series.
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Most Popular Actress
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Nomination2002

Most Popular Actress

Nominated for "Down to Earth".
National Television Award
2001
Arthur's Dyke
MovieOct 19, 2001

Arthur's Dyke

Twenty years ago, three men set out on the longest walk of …
Twenty years ago, three men set out on the longest walk of their lives. They vowed to repeat the walk, but this time they are joined by a forty year old wife and mother who is in the midst of a mid-life crisis.
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Murder in Mind
TV ShowApr 22, 2001

Murder in Mind

Murder in Mind is a British television anthology series of …
Murder in Mind is a British television anthology series of self-contained stories, each with a murderous theme, seen from the perspective of the murderer. The series was created by Anthony Horowitz, and broadcast on BBC One from 22 April 2001 to 29 June 2003.
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Office Gossip
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TV ShowFeb 2, 2001

Office Gossip

Office Gossip is a British sitcom that aired on BBC One in …
Office Gossip is a British sitcom that aired on BBC One in 2001. Starring Pauline Quirke, it was written by Paul Mayhew-Archer, who co-wrote The Vicar of Dibley, and George Pritchett. Recently, it has been aired in the United States on various PBS stations as part of 'One Season Wonders.
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2000
Down to Earth
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TV ShowAug 6, 2000

Down to Earth

Down to Earth was a BBC One television series first …
Down to Earth was a BBC One television series first broadcast in 2000 about a couple who start a new life on a Devon farm. The early episodes of the series were based on a series of books written by Faith Addis about their real-life move from London to Devon.
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David Copperfield
MovieApr 16, 2000

David Copperfield

David Copperfield is a two-part BBC television drama …
David Copperfield is a two-part BBC television drama adaptation of Charles Dickens's 1850 novel of the same name, adapted by Adrian Hodges. The first part was shown on Christmas Day 1999 and the second on Boxing Day the same year.
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Deadly Summer
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MovieJan 25, 2000

Deadly Summer

Deadly Summer released.
1999
Last Christmas
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MovieDec 22, 1999

Last Christmas

A young boy's dream of finding his dead father comes true when …
A young boy's dream of finding his dead father comes true when his father visits him as an angel. But things turn sour when he discovers that his father was not the hero he imagined him to be.
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Loose Women
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TV ShowSep 6, 1999

Loose Women

Loose Women is a British panel show that has been …
Loose Women is a British panel show that has been broadcast on ITV since 6 September 1999. The show is produced by ITV Studios and is broadcast on weekdays at 12.30pm. The programme was originally broadcast from Norwich before moving to London and focuses on a panel of four female presenters who interview celebrities, discuss their lives, and discuss topical issues ranging from politics and current affairs to celebrity gossip and entertainment news. The show's current main hosts/anchor presenters are Kaye Adams, Ruth Langsford, Andrea McLean and Christine Lampard. The programme has been simulcast in the Republic of Ireland on Virgin Media Two, since January 2015. Its 3,000th episode was broadcast on 15 May 2018.
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Most Popular Comedy Performer
Nomination1999

Most Popular Comedy Performer

Nominated for "Birds of a Feather".
National Television Award
1998
Who Wants to Be a Millionaire?
TV ShowSep 4, 1998

Who Wants to Be a Millionaire?

Who Wants to Be a …
Who Wants to Be a Millionaire? is a British television quiz show, created and produced by David Briggs, and made for the ITV network. The show's format, devised by Briggs, sees contestants taking on multiple-choice questions, based upon general knowledge, winning a cash prize for each question they answer correctly, with the amount offered increasing as they take on more difficult questions. To assist each contestant who takes part, they are given lifelines to use, may walk away with the money they already have won if they wish not to risk answering a question, and are provided with a safety net that gives them a guaranteed cash prize if they give an incorrect answer, provided they reach a specific milestone in the quiz.
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Maisie Raine
TV ShowJul 28, 1998

Maisie Raine

Maisie Raine is a British television crime drama series, first …
Maisie Raine is a British television crime drama series, first broadcast on BBC One, that ran from 28 July 1998 to 9 July 1999. Pauline Quirke stars as the eponymous title character, an unorthodox detective whose hands on yet down-to-earth approach is not always appreciated by her superiors. Created by Stephen Bill, a total of twelve episodes were broadcast across two series. The first series features a running story arc involving Maisie's wayward brother Kelvin (Paul Reynolds), and had a much lighter feel than the second, which featured grittier storylines including drug dealing, armed robbery, arson and murder.
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Most Popular Actress
Nomination1998

Most Popular Actress

Nominated for "Birds of a Feather".
National Television Award
1997
Best Actress
Nomination1997

Best Actress

Nominated for "The Sculptress".
British Academy Television Award
Most Popular Comedy Performer
Nomination1997

Most Popular Comedy Performer

Nominated for "Birds of a Feather".
National Television Award
1996
The Sculptress
MovieFeb 24, 1996

The Sculptress

Olive Martin (Quirke), a heavily overweight young woman is …
Olive Martin (Quirke), a heavily overweight young woman is convicted of killing and butchering her mother and sister and sentenced to life imprisonment. However, when she is assigned to ...
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1995
Charlie Quirke
ChildSeptember 1995

Charlie Quirke

Charlie Quirke is a British actor, best known for playing Travis …
Charlie Quirke is a British actor, best known for playing Travis Stubbs in the ITV sitcom Birds of a Feather.
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1989
Birds of a Feather
TV ShowOct 16, 1989

Birds of a Feather

Birds of a Feather (commonly abbreviated to BOAF) is a …
Birds of a Feather (commonly abbreviated to BOAF) is a British sitcom originally broadcast on BBC One from 16 October 1989 to 24 December 1998, then revived on ITV from 2 January 2014. Starring Pauline Quirke, Linda Robson and Lesley Joseph, it was created by Laurence Marks and Maurice Gran, who also wrote some of the episodes along with many other writers.
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Getting It Right
MovieMay 5, 1989

Getting It Right

Gavin is thirty-one-years-old and still lives with his parents. He …
Gavin is thirty-one-years-old and still lives with his parents. He is awfully shy, but before he knows it, there are three women interested in him. Lady Minerva Munday has a casual way of life and lives in a basement, Joan is an over-sexed millionairess, married to a Greek architect. But Gavin prefers the ugly assistant in the barbershop.
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1988
This Morning
TV ShowOct 3, 1988

This Morning

This Morning is a British daytime television programme that is …
This Morning is a British daytime television programme that is broadcast on ITV. The show airs live on weekdays from 10:30 am until 12:30 pm featuring news, topical items, showbiz, style and beauty, home and garden, food, health, real life and more similar features.
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Distant Voices, Still Lives
MovieSep 11, 1988

Distant Voices, Still Lives

Distant Voices Still Lives tells …
Distant Voices Still Lives tells of a working family in London during the 1950s. The movies starts off with three grown siblings along with their mother mourning the death of their father. The next time the family gets together it is for a wedding. Years later the siblings are shown again. They have settled into adulthood but they are not happy. They realize they still have each other which makes their lives a little more tolerable.
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1987
Little Dorrit
MovieDec 11, 1987

Little Dorrit

Arthur Clennam returns to London after working abroad for …
Arthur Clennam returns to London after working abroad for many years with his now deceased father. Almost at once he becomes involved in the problems of his mother's seamstress Amy Dorrit ...
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1986
Casualty
TV ShowSep 6, 1986

Casualty

Casualty, stylised as CASUAL⁺Y, is a British medical drama …
Casualty, stylised as CASUAL⁺Y, is a British medical drama series that airs weekly on BBC One (sometimes with a short break in the summer between series, but not always). It is the longest-running emergency medical drama television series in the world, and the most enduring medical drama shown on prime time television in the world. Created by Jeremy Brock and Paul Unwin, it was first broadcast in the United Kingdom on BBC One on 6 September 1986. The original producer was Geraint Morris.
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1985
Girls on Top
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TV ShowOct 23, 1985

Girls on Top

Girls on Top is a British ITV sitcom, broadcast in 1985 and 1986, …
Girls on Top is a British ITV sitcom, broadcast in 1985 and 1986, and made by Witzend for the ITV contractor Central Independent Television. It stars Dawn French, Jennifer Saunders, Ruby Wax and Tracey Ullman, and was written by French, Saunders, and Wax with additional material from Ullman. Despite a poor critical reception, the series was a ratings success.
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Emily Sheen
Child1985

Emily Sheen

Emily Sheen born.
1984
The Bill
TV ShowOct 16, 1984

The Bill

The Bill is a British police procedural television series, …
The Bill is a British police procedural television series, first broadcast on ITV from 16 October 1984 until 31 August 2010. The programme originated from a one-off drama, Woodentop, broadcast in August 1983.
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1982
The Return of the Soldier
MovieMay 14, 1982

The Return of the Soldier

Kitty Baldry (Julie Christie) is …
Kitty Baldry (Julie Christie) is a haughty society queen with a tunnelled view of life. Kitty's complacency is rocked when her husband, Captain Chris Baldry (Sir Alan Bates), returns from ...
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Shine on Harvey Moon
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TV ShowJan 8, 1982

Shine on Harvey Moon

Shine on, Harvey Moon is a British television series made by …
Shine on, Harvey Moon is a British television series made by Witzend Productions and Central Television for ITV from 8 January 1982 to 23 August 1985 and briefly revived in 1995 by Meridian. This generally light-hearted series was created by comedy writers Laurence Marks and Maurice Gran. The series is set in the East End of London shortly after the Second World War. Upon being demobbed RAF serviceman Harvey Moon, played by Kenneth Cranham, returns home and finds his family involved in various troubles. His wife Rita, played by Maggie Steed, is not interested in resuming their relationship, and works in a seedy nightclub frequented by American servicemen. He becomes involved with the Labour Party and campaigns against the local Hackney branch of the far right Union Movement, after his mother expresses support for the UM albeit briefly.
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1980
Children in Need
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TV ShowNov 21, 1980

Children in Need

BBC Children in Need (also promoted as Plant Mewn …
BBC Children in Need (also promoted as Plant Mewn Angen in Wales) is the BBC's UK charity. Since 1980 it has raised over £1 billion for disadvantaged children and young people in the UK. One of the highlights is an annual telethon, held in November and televised on BBC One and BBC Two from 7:30 pm until 2:30 am. "Pudsey Bear" is BBC Children in Need's mascot, whilst Sir Terry Wogan was its long-standing host for 35 years. A prominent annual event in British culture, Children in Need is one of three high profile British telethons. It is the only charity belonging to the BBC, the other telethons being Red Nose Day and Sport Relief, both supporting Comic Relief.
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The Elephant Man
MovieOct 2, 1980

The Elephant Man

A Victorian surgeon rescues a heavily disfigured man who …
A Victorian surgeon rescues a heavily disfigured man who is mistreated while scraping a living as a side-show freak. Behind his monstrous façade, there is revealed a person of kindness, intelligence and sophistication.
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1976
Beasts
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TV ShowOct 16, 1976

Beasts

Beasts is a 1976 British television series. Written by Nigel …
Beasts is a 1976 British television series. Written by Nigel Kneale, it is an anthology of six self-contained episodes that feature the recurring theme of bestial horror. The series was made by ATV for the ITV Network.
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The Duchess of Duke Street
TV ShowSep 4, 1976

The Duchess of Duke Street

The Duchess of Duke Street …
The Duchess of Duke Street is a BBC television drama series set in London between 1900 and 1925. It was created by John Hawkesworth, previously the producer of the ITV period drama Upstairs, Downstairs. It starred Gemma Jones as Louisa Leyton/Trotter, the eponymous "Duchess" who works her way up from servant to renowned cook to proprietrix of the upper-class Bentinck Hotel in Duke Street, St. James's, in London.
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1975
Angels
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TV ShowSep 1, 1975

Angels

Angels is a British television seasonal drama series …
Angels is a British television seasonal drama series dealing with the subject of student nurses and was broadcast by the BBC between 1975 and 1983 and was once described as the "Z-Cars of nursing". The show's format switched to a twice-weekly soap opera format (although still seasonal) from 1979 to 1983.
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1973
The Tomorrow People
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TV ShowApr 30, 1973

The Tomorrow People

The Tomorrow People is a British children's science fiction …
The Tomorrow People is a British children's science fiction television series, created by Roger Price. Produced by Thames Television for the ITV Network, the series first ran from April 30, 1973 to February 19, 1979. In 1992, after having much success of the replays in America, Nickelodeon requested Price and Thames Television for a new version to be piloted and filmed at Nickelodeon Studios Florida in April 1992, with Roger Price acting as executive producer. This version used the same basic premise as the original series with some changes, and ran until March 8, 1995. A series of audio plays using the original concept and characters (and many of the original series' actors) was produced by Big Finish Productions between 2001 and 2007. In 2013, an American remake of the show by Greg Berlanti, Phil Klemmer and Julie Plec premiered on The CW.
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1972
Emmerdale
TV ShowOct 16, 1972

Emmerdale

Emmerdale (known as Emmerdale Farm until 1989) is a British …
Emmerdale (known as Emmerdale Farm until 1989) is a British soap opera set in Emmerdale (known as Beckindale until 1994), a fictional village in the Yorkshire Dales. Created by Kevin Laffan, Emmerdale Farm was first broadcast on 16 October 1972. Produced by ITV Yorkshire, it has been filmed at their Leeds studio since its inception. The programme is broadcast in every ITV region.
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1959
Pauline Quirke
BirthJuly 1959

Pauline Quirke

Pauline Quirke was born.
1955
Dixon of Dock Green
TV ShowJul 9, 1955

Dixon of Dock Green

Dixon of Dock Green was a BBC television series about daily …
Dixon of Dock Green was a BBC television series about daily life at a London police station, with the emphasis on petty crime, successfully controlled through common sense and human understanding. The central character was a mature and sympathetic police constable, George Dixon, played by Jack Warner in all of the 432 episodes, from 1955 to 1976.
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