Carry On Abroad. Cora Flange (Joan Sims). Copyright: Rank Organisation

Joan Sims was an English actor who specialised in comic roles. She is best remembered for her part as one of the Carry On films' regular ensemble cast, and enjoyed a career spanning 50 years, including television sitcoms such as Till Death Us Do Part, On The Up and As Time Goes By.

Year Production Role
2023 Secrets & Scandals Of Carry On Self (Archive Material)
2015 Talking Pictures: Great British Comedies Self (Archive Material)
2011 Greatest Ever Carry On Films Self (Archive Material)
2010 Carry On Forever! Self (Archive Material)
2002 The Unforgettable... - Joan Sims
  1. Joan Sims
Self (Archive Material)
2000 Bristow - Series 3
  1. E1 - Of Moles and Men
  2. E4 - Repaying Mr Piper
Daisy
2000 Bookcases - Series 2 Mrs. Quirk
1999 Bristow - Series 2
  1. E2 - The Power of the Press
Daisy
1998 As Time Goes By - Series 7
  1. E6 - The Old Folks' Party
Madge
1997 Spark
  1. E1 - Fourth Cousin Kimberley
Aunt Hattie
1997 North East Of Eden
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  1. E1 - Invaders and Outsiders
  2. E2 - Cod Comfort
  3. E3 - Voyage of the Bobby Vee
  4. E4 - Plague
  5. E5 - Cinema Paradiso
  6. E6 - Spirits
Auntie Annie
1997 As Time Goes By - Series 6
  1. E4 - What's Wrong With Mrs. Bale?
Madge
1996 My Good Friend - Series 2
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  1. E7 - Pickles Should go to a Home?
Miss Byron
1996 The Two Sisters Abigail
1996 As Time Goes By - Series 5
  1. E4 - Avoiding The Country Set
  2. E7 - Showered With Gifts
Madge
1995 England's Glory Henrietta
1995 My Good Friend - Series 1
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  1. E2 - Will Miss Byron Leave?
Miss Byron
1995 As Time Goes By - Series 4
  1. E5 - Welcome News
  2. E8 - Wedding Day Nerves
  3. E10 - Improvements?
Madge
1994 As Time Goes By - Series 3
  1. E2 - Rocky's Wedding Day
  2. E10 - Problems, Problems
Madge
1993 One Foot In The Grave - Series 4
  1. Special - One Foot In The Algarve
Lady on Plane
1992 On The Up - Series 3
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  1. E1 - Episode One
  2. E2 - Episode Two
  3. E3 - Episode Three
  4. E4 - Episode Four
  5. E5 - Episode Five
  6. E6 - Episode Six
Fiona Wembley
1992 The Boys From The Bush - Series 2
  1. E8 - There'll Always Be an England
  2. E9 - If England Means as Much to You
Grace
1992 The Boys From The Bush - Series 2 (as Joan Simms)
  1. E4 - Our Rellos
Grace
1991 On The Up - Series 2
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  1. E1 - Episode One
  2. E2 - Episode Two
  3. E3 - Episode Three
  4. E4 - Episode Four
  5. E5 - Episode Five
  6. E6 - Episode Six
Fiona Wembley
1990 On The Up - Series 1
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  1. E1 - Episode One
  2. E2 - Episode Two
  3. E3 - Episode Three
  4. E4 - Episode Four
  5. E5 - Episode Five
  6. E6 - Episode Six
  7. E7 - Episode Seven
Fiona Wembley
1990 Living Life Lately Mrs. Mullins
1989 Victoria Wood
  1. E5 - Val De Ree (Ha Ha Ha Ha Ha)
Susan
1987 Only Fools And Horses - The Frog's Legacy
  1. The Frog's Legacy
Irene 'Reenie' Turpin
1986 In Loving Memory - Series 5
  1. E5 - King Of The Mountains
Hilda Pardoe
1986 Farrington Of The F.O. - Series 1
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  1. E1 - Episode One
  2. E2 - Episode Two
  3. E3 - Episode Three
Annie Begley
1984 What A Carry On
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  1. E1 - Episode One
  2. E2 - Episode Two
  3. E3 - Episode Three
  4. E4 - Episode Four
  5. E5 - Episode Five
  6. E6 - Episode Six
  7. E7 - Episode Seven
  8. E8 - Episode Eight
  9. E9 - Episode Nine
  10. E10 - Episode Ten
  11. E11 - Episode Eleven
  12. E12 - Episode Twelve
  13. E13 - Episode Thirteen
Self (Archive Material)
1984 Poor Little Rich Girls
  1. E3 - Rainbows
Madge Henshawe
1984 Cockles
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  1. E1 - Toe in the Water
  2. E2 - Flotsam and Jetsam
  3. E3 - Mermaids
  4. E4 - King Neptune
  5. E5 - Davy Jones's Locker
  6. E6 - The Old French Packet
Gloria du Bois
1980 Born And Bred - Series 2 Molly Peglar
1980 Worzel Gummidge - Series 2
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  1. E2 - Worzel's Nephew
  2. E3 - A Fishy Tale
  3. E5 - Very Good Worzel
  4. E7 - Fire Drill
Mrs Bloomsbury-Barton
1979 In Loving Memory - Series 1
  1. E5 - Pork
Annie Potter
1979 Worzel Gummidge - Series 1
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  1. E3 - Aunt Sally
  2. E4 - The Crowman
  3. E6 - Worzel Pays A Visit
  4. E7 - The Scarecrow Hop
Mrs Bloomsbury-Barton
1978 Carry On Emmannuelle Mrs. Dangle
1978 Born And Bred - Series 1 Molly Peglar
1977 That's Carry On! Self (Archive Material)
1977 Lord Tramp
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  1. E1 - Episode One
  2. E2 - Episode Two
  3. E3 - Episode Three
  4. E4 - Episode Four
  5. E5 - Episode Five
  6. E6 - Episode Six
Miss Pratt
1976 Carry On England Pte. Jennifer Ffoukes-Sharpe
1976 The Howerd Confessions
  1. E4 - Episode Four
Mrs. Beachum
1976 The Howerd Confessions
  1. E3 - Episode Three
The Matron
1976 The Howerd Confessions
  1. E1 - Episode One
Nellie
1975 Carry On Behind Daphne Barnes
1975 Carry On Laughing - Series 2
  1. E5 - The Case Of The Coughing Parrot
Dr. Janis Grunbitt
1975 Till Death Us Do Part - Series 7
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  1. E6 - Unemployed
Gran
1975 Carry On Laughing - Series 2
  1. E1 - Under The Round Table
Lady Guinevere
1975 Carry On Laughing - Series 1
  1. E5 - One In The Eye For Harold
Else
1975 Carry On Laughing - Series 1
  1. E3 - The Sobbing Cavalier
Lady Kate
1975 Carry On Laughing - Series 1
  1. E2 - The Baron Outlook
Lady Isobel
1975 Carry On Laughing - Series 1
  1. E1 - The Prisoner Of Spenda
Madame Olga
1975 One Of Our Dinosaurs Is Missing Emily
1974 Carry On Dick Madame Desirée
1974 Till Death Us Do Part - Series 5
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  1. E2 - The Royal Wedding
  2. E5 - Gran's Watch
  3. E6 - Party Night
  4. E7 - Paki-Paddy
Gran
1973 Carry On Christmas - Carry On Christmas
  1. Carry On Christmas
Traffic Warden
1973 Carry On Christmas - Carry On Christmas
  1. Carry On Christmas
Virginia's Mother
1973 Carry On Christmas - Carry On Christmas
  1. Carry On Christmas
Senna Pod
1973 Carry On Christmas - Carry On Christmas
  1. Carry On Christmas
Bishop's Wife
1973 Carry On Christmas - Carry On Christmas
  1. Carry On Christmas
Adele
1973 Carry On Christmas - Carry On Christmas
  1. Carry On Christmas
Ballerina
1973 Carry On Christmas - Carry On Christmas
  1. Carry On Christmas
Salvation Army Collector
1973 Carry On Christmas - Carry On Christmas
  1. Carry On Christmas
Maid Marian
1973 Carry On Girls Connie Philpotts
1973 One Man's Meat Daily Woman
1973 Don't Just Lie There, Say Something! Lady 'Birdie' Mannering-Brown
1973 Not Now Darling Ambrosine Tipdale
1973 Men Of Affairs
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  1. E9 - Episode Nine
  2. E11 - Episode Eleven
  3. E3 - Episode Three
  4. E4 - Episode Four
  5. E5 - Episode Five
  6. E6 - Episode Six
Lady Mainwaring-Brown
1972 Carry On Christmas - Carry On Christmas: Carry On Stuffing
  1. Carry On Christmas: Carry On Stuffing
Fiona's Mother
1972 Carry On Christmas - Carry On Christmas: Carry On Stuffing
  1. Carry On Christmas: Carry On Stuffing
Lady Rhoda Cockhorse
1972 Carry On Christmas - Carry On Christmas: Carry On Stuffing
  1. Carry On Christmas: Carry On Stuffing
Elizabethan Musician
1972 Carry On Christmas - Carry On Christmas: Carry On Stuffing
  1. Carry On Christmas: Carry On Stuffing
Esmerelda
1972 Carry On Christmas - Carry On Christmas: Carry On Stuffing
  1. Carry On Christmas: Carry On Stuffing
Princess Yo-Yo
1972 Carry On Abroad Cora Flange
1972 Sykes - Series 1
  1. E7 - Football
Madge
1972 Till Death Us Do Part - Series 4
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  1. E1 - To Garnett A Grandson
  2. E2 - The Pigeon Fancier
  3. E5 - Up The Hammers!
  4. E6 - Alf's Broken Leg
Gran
1972 The Alf Garnett Saga Gran
1972 Carry On Matron Mrs Tidy
1972 Brothers In Law - Series 3
  1. E4 - Obstruction
  2. E5 - Assault
Mrs. Polegate
1971 Carry On At Your Convenience Chloe Moore
1971 The Magnificent Seven Deadly Sins Policewoman
1971 Father, Dear Father - Series 4
  1. E6 - A Domestic Comedy
Miss Armitage
1971 Carry On Henry Marie of Normandy
1971 6 Dates With Barker
  1. E3 - 1970: The Odd Job
Kitty
1970 Carry On Loving Esme Crowfoot
1970 Till Death Us Do Part - The Campaign's Over! Gran
1970 Carry On Forever Self
1970 Carry On Up The Jungle Lady Evelyn Bagley
1970 Doctor In Trouble Russian Captain
1969 Carry On Again Doctor Mrs Ellen Moore
1969 Doctor At Large
  1. E8 - In General Practice
Dora
1969 Carry On Camping Joan Fussey
1969 Carry On Christmas Various
1969 Carry On Christmas Various
1968 Carry On... Up The Khyber Lady Ruff-Diamond
1968 Beryl Reid Says Good Evening
  1. E6 - Episode Six
Ensemble Actor
1968 Carry On Doctor Chloe Gibson
1968 Till Death Us Do Part - Series 3
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  1. E4 - The Funeral
Gran
1967 Sam And Janet - Series 1 Janet Marshall
1967 Follow That Camel Zigzig
1966 Sam And Janet - Series 1 Janet Marshall
1966 Till Death Us Do Part - Series 2
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  1. Special - Till Closing Time Us Do Part
Gran
1966 Don't Lose Your Head Desiree Dubarry
1966 Carry On Screaming! Emily Bung
1966 Seven Year Hitch Isabel 'Is' Conway
1966 Sam And Janet Janet Marshall
1965 Carry On Cowboy Belle
1965 San Ferry Ann Mum
1965 The Big Job Mildred Gamely
1964 Carry On Cleo Calpurnia
1964 Play It Cool
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  1. E1 - Episode One
  2. E2 - Episode Two
  3. E3 - Episode Three
  4. E4 - Episode Four
  5. E5 - Episode Five
  6. E6 - Episode Six
Ensemble Actor
1963 Nurse On Wheels Deborah Walcott
1963 The Dick Emery Show - Series 2
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  1. E1 - Episode One
  2. E2 - Episode Two
  3. E3 - Episode Three
  4. E4 - Episode Four
  5. Special - Christmas Night With The Stars
  6. E5 - Episode Five
  7. E6 - Episode Six
  8. E7 - Episode Seven
  9. E8 - Episode Eight
  10. E9 - Episode Nine
  11. E10 - Episode Ten
  12. Special - Christmas Special
Ensemble Actor
1963 The Dick Emery Show - Series 1
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  1. E1 - Episode One
  2. E2 - Episode Two
  3. E3 - Episode Three
  4. E4 - Episode Four
Ensemble Actor
1963 A Touch Of The Sun Self
1962 The Iron Maiden Nellie Trotter
1962 Hugh And I - Series 1
  1. E6 - Episode Six
Actor
1962 Twice Round The Daffodils Harriet Halfpenny
1961 Something To Shout About - Series 3 Mavis
1961 Carry On Regardless Lily Duveen
1961 Something To Shout About - Series 2 Mavis
1961 Mr. Topaze Colette
1960 Watch Your Stern Ann Foster
1960 Our House - Series 1
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  1. E1 - Moving In
  2. E2 - Simply Simon
  3. E3 - A Thin Time
  4. E4 - The Man Who Knew Nothing
  5. E5 - Annie Does Live Here
  6. E6 - Surprise For Stephen
  7. E11 - Love To Georgina
  8. E12 - Things Of The Past
  9. E13 - And Then There Was One
Daisy Burke
1960 Something To Shout About - Series 1 Mavis
1960 Carry On, Constable Policewoman Gloria Passworthy
1959 Please Turn Over Beryl / 'Madeleine'
1959 Carry On Teacher Miss Sarah Allcock
1959 Carry On Nurse Nurse Stella Dawson
1959 The Captain's Table Maude Pritchett
1958 Davy Waitress
1957 The Naked Truth Ethel Ransom
1956 Dry Rot Beth
1956 Stars In Your Eyes Walters's Secretary
1955 Doctor At Sea Wendy Thomas
1955 Here And Now Actor
1954 The Belles Of St. Trinian's Miss Dawn
1954 Doctor In The House Rigor Mortis
1953 Trouble In Store Edna
1953 Will Any Gentleman...? Beryl

Non-comedy TV and film credits may be found here:
Joan Sims on IMDb

Born
Friday 9th May 1930
Died
Wednesday 27th June 2001 (aged 71)
Full name
Irene Joan Marion Sims
Nationality
English
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