Hallelujah!. Captain Emily Ridley (Thora Hird)

Thora Hird was an English actor.

Year Production Role
2003 30 Years Of Last Of The Summer Wine (as Dame Thora Hird) Self (Archive Material)
2003 Last Of The Summer Wine - Series 24
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  1. E1 - The Lair Of The Cat Creature
  2. E2 - Ancient Eastern Wisdom - An Introduction
  3. E4 - The Secret Birthday Of Norman Clegg
  4. E5 - In Which Gavin Hinchcliff Loses The Gulf Stream
  5. E6 - The Miraculous Curing Of Old Goff Helliwell
  6. E7 - The Frenchies Are Coming
  7. E8 - The Man Who Invented Yorkshire Funny Stuff
  8. E9 - The Second Husband And The Showgirls
  9. E10 - All Of A Florrie
Edith Pegden
2002 Last Of The Summer Wine - Series 23
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  1. E1 - A Brief Excursion In The Fast Lane
  2. E3 - Mervyn Would Be Proud
  3. E4 - Incredible Journey Of Norman Clegg
  4. E5 - Beware Of The Hot Dog
  5. E6 - In Search Of Childlike Joy And The Farthest Reaches Of The Lotus Position
  6. E7 - A Chaise Lounge Too Far
  7. E9 - Sadly, Madly, Bradley
  8. E10 - It All Began With A Volvo Headlamp
  9. Special - A Musical Passing For A Miserable Muscroft
Edith Pegden
2001 Last Of The Summer Wine - Series 22
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  1. E1 - Getting Barry's Goat
  2. E2 - The Art Of The Shorts Story
  3. E3 - The Missing Bus Of Mrs Avery
  4. E4 - Hey, Big Vendor
  5. E5 - Enter The Hawk
  6. E6 - Gnome And Away
  7. E7 - A Hair Of The Blonde That Bit You
  8. E8 - A White Sweater And A Solicitor's Letter
  9. E9 - Why Is Barry At An Angle?
  10. E10 - The Coming Of The Beast
  11. Special - Potts In Pole Position
Edith Pegden
2000 Last Of The Summer Wine - Series 21
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  1. E1 - Lipstick And Other Problems
  2. E2 - Under The Rug
  3. E3 - Magic And The Morris Minor
  4. E4 - Elegy For Fallen Wellies
  5. E5 - Surprise At Throstlenest
  6. E6 - Just A Small Funeral
  7. E7 - From Here To Paternity
  8. E8 - Some Vans Can Make You Deaf
  9. E9 - Waggoners Roll
  10. E10 - I Didn't Know Barry Could Play
Edith Pegden
2000 The Nearly Complete And Utter History Of Everything (as Dame Thora Hird)
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  1. E1 - Episode One
Ensemble Actor
2000 Last Of The Summer Wine - Last Post And Pigeon Edith Pegden
1999 Last Of The Summer Wine - Series 20
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  1. E1 - The Pony Set
  2. E2 - How Errol Flynn Discovered The Secret Of Nora Batt
  3. E3 - Who's Thrown Her Tom Cruise Photographs Away?
  4. E4 - What Happened To Barry's Nose?
  5. E5 - Optimism In The Housing Market
  6. E6 - Will Barry Go Septic Despite Listening To Classical Music?
  7. E7 - Beware The Vanilla Slice
  8. E8 - Howard Throws A Wobbler
  9. E9 - The Phantom Number 14 Bus
  10. E10 - Ironing Day
Edith Pegden
1998 dinnerladies - Series 1 (as Dame Thora Hird)
  1. E4 - Moods
Enid
1998 Last Of The Summer Wine - Series 19
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  1. E1 - Beware Of The Oglethorpe
  2. E2 - Tarzan Of The Towpath
  3. E3 - Truly And The Hole Truth
  4. E4 - Oh Howard, We Should Get One Of Those
  5. E5 - The Suit That Attracts Blondes
  6. E6 - The Only Diesel Powered Saxophone In Captivity
  7. E7 - Perfection - Thy Name Is Ridley
  8. E8 - Nowhere Particular
  9. E9 - From Audrey Nash To The Widow Dilhooley
  10. E10 - Support Your Local Skydiver
Edith Pegden
1997 Last Of The Summer Wine - Series 18
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  1. E1 - The Love Mobile
  2. E2 - A Clean Sweep
  3. E3 - The Mysterious C.W. Northrop
  4. E4 - A Double For Howard
  5. E5 - How To Create A Monster
  6. E6 - Deviations With Davenport
  7. E7 - According To The Prophet Bickerdyke
  8. E8 - Next Kiss Please
  9. E9 - Destiny And Six Bananas
  10. E10 - A Sidecar Named Desire
  11. Special - There Goes The Groom
Edith Pegden
1997 25 Years Of Last Of The Summer Wine (as Dame Thora Hird) Self
1996 Last Of The Summer Wine - Extra! Extra! Edith Pegden
1995 Last Of The Summer Wine - Series 17
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  1. E1 - Leaving Home Forever, Or Till Teatime
  2. E2 - Bicycle Bonanza
  3. E3 - The Glamour Of The Uniform
  4. E4 - The First Human Being To Ride A Hill
  5. E5 - Captain Clutterbuck's Treasure
  6. E6 - Desperate For A Duffield
  7. E7 - The Suit That Turned Left
  8. E8 - Beware Of The Elbow
  9. E9 - The Thing In Wesley's Shed
  10. E10 - Brushes At Dawn
  11. Special - A Leg Up For Christmas
Edith Pegden
1995 Last Of The Summer Wine - Series 16
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  1. E1 - The Glory Hole
  2. E2 - Adopted By A Stray
  3. E3 - The Defeat Of The Stoneworm
  4. E4 - Once In A Moonlit Junkyard
  5. E5 - The Space Ace
  6. E6 - The Most Powerful Eyeballs In West Yorkshire
  7. E7 - The Dewhirsts Of Ogleby Hall
  8. E8 - The Sweet Smell Of Excess
Edith Pegden
1995 Last Of The Summer Wine - The Man Who Nearly Knew Pavarotti Edith Pegden
1994 Pat And Margaret Jim's Mother
1993 Last Of The Summer Wine - Series 15
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  1. E1 - How To Clear Your Pipes
  2. E2 - Where There's Smoke There's Barbecue
  3. E3 - The Black Widow
  4. E4 - Have You Got A Light Mate?
  5. E5 - Stop That Bath
  6. E6 - Springing Smiler
  7. E7 - Concerto For Solo Bicycle
  8. E8 - There Are Gypsies At The Bottom Of Our Garden
  9. E9 - Aladdin Gets On Your Wick
  10. Special - Welcome To Earth
Edith Pegden
1992 Last Of The Summer Wine - Series 14
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  1. E1 - By The Magnificent Thighs Of Ernie Burniston
  2. E2 - Errol Flynn Used To Have A Pair Like That
  3. E3 - The Phantom Of The Graveyard
  4. E4 - The Self-Propelled Salad Strainer
  5. E5 - Ordeal By Trousers
  6. E6 - Happy Birthday, Howard
  7. E7 - Who's Got Rhythm?
  8. E8 - Camera Shy
  9. E9 - Wheelies
  10. E10 - Stop That Castle!
Edith Pegden
1992 Memento Mori Jean Taylor
1991 Last Of The Summer Wine - Series 13
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  1. E1 - Quick, Quick, Slow
  2. E2 - Give Us A Lift
  3. E3 - Was That Nora Batty Singing?
  4. E4 - Cashflow Problems
  5. E6 - Pole Star
  6. Special - Situations Vacant
Edith Pegden
1990 Last Of The Summer Wine - Series 12
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  1. E2 - Come In Sunray Major
  2. E3 - The Charity Balls
  3. E4 - Walking Stiff Can Make You Famous
  4. E5 - That's Not Captain Zero
  5. E6 - Das (Welly) Boot
  6. E7 - The Empire That Foggy Nearly Built
  7. E8 - The Last Surviving Maurice Chevalier Impression
  8. E9 - Roll On
  9. Special - Barry's Christmas
Edith Pegden
1989 Last Of The Summer Wine - Series 11
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  1. E1 - Come Back Jack Harry Teesdale
  2. E2 - The Kiss And Mavis Poskit
  3. E3 - Oh Shut Up And Eat Your Choc-Ice
  4. E4 - Who's That Bloke With Nora Batty Then?
  5. E5 - Happy Anniversary, Gough And Jessie
  6. E6 - Getting Barry Higher In The World
  7. E7 - Three Men And A Mangle
  8. Special - What's Santa Brought For Nora Then?
Edith Pegden
1988 Last Of The Summer Wine - Series 10
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  1. E1 - The Experiment
  2. E3 - Dancing Feet
  3. E4 - That Certain Smile
  4. E5 - Downhill Racer
  5. E6 - The Day Of The Welsh Ferret
  6. Special - Crums
Edith Pegden
1987 Last Of The Summer Wine - Series 9
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  1. E1 - Why Does Norman Clegg Buy Ladies' Elastic Stockings?
  2. E2 - The Heavily Reinforced Bottom
  3. E9 - Jaws
  4. E10 - Edie And The Automobile
  5. E11 - Wind Power
  6. E12 - When You Take A Good Bite, Yorkshire Tastes Terrible
  7. Special - Big Day At Dream Acre
Edith Pegden
1986 In Loving Memory - Series 5
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  1. E1 - And Auntie Came Too
  2. E2 - Three's A Crowd
  3. E3 - They Shoot Undertakers, Don't They?
  4. E4 - The Second Time Around
  5. E5 - King Of The Mountains
  6. E6 - The Undertaker's Apprentice
  7. E7 - Up In The World
Ivy Unsworth
1986 Last Of The Summer Wine - 1986 Specials
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  1. Special - Uncle Of The Bride
  2. Special - Merry Christmas Father Christmas
Edith Pegden
1984 Hallelujah! - 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
  7. E7 - Episode Seven
  8. E8 - Episode Eight
Captain Emily Ridley
1983 In Loving Memory - Series 4
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  1. E1 - Flying Undertaker
  2. E2 - Trouble At Mill
  3. E3 - Blood Will Out
  4. E4 - Criminal Records
  5. E5 - Cuckoo In The Nest
  6. E6 - Cash And Carry
  7. E7 - Do You Take This Woman?
Ivy Unsworth
1983 Hallelujah! - 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
Captain Emily Ridley
1982 Say Something Happened Elizabeth Mary Rhodes
1982 In Loving Memory - Series 3
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  1. E1 - The Actress And The Undertaker
  2. E2 - Wedding Bells
  3. E3 - Bowls
  4. E4 - Memories Are Made Of This
  5. E5 - Gone But Not Forgotten
  6. E6 - To Billy A Son
  7. E7 - The Last Post
  8. Special - God Rest Ye Merry Gentlemen
Ivy Unsworth
1980 In Loving Memory - Series 2
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  1. E1 - The Outing
  2. E2 - Play To Me, Gipsy
  3. E3 - The Honeymooners
  4. E4 - Happy Birthday
  5. E5 - Madam President
  6. E6 - The Angels Want Me For A Sunbeam
  7. E7 - The Fall Of The House Of Unsworth
Ivy Unsworth
1979 Blankety Blank - Series 2
  1. E16 - Episode Sixteen
Guest
1979 In Loving Memory - Series 1
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  1. E1 - In Loving Memory
  2. E2 - The Legacy
  3. E3 - Gone Dancing
  4. E4 - The Rivals
  5. E5 - Pork
  6. E6 - Come Back Little Malcolm
  7. E7 - Onions
Ivy Unsworth
1977 The Boys And Mrs B Mrs. Battley
1970 Ours Is A Nice House - Series 2
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  1. E1 - If You're Irish Come Into The Parkers
  2. E2 - French With Tears
  3. E3 - The Bella Of The Ball
  4. E4 - Pretty Bubbles In The Air
  5. E5 - Not In Front Of The Dicky Birds
  6. E6 - Uproar At The Opera
  7. E7 - Judge For Yourself
Thora Parker
1970 Tommy Cooper
  1. E9 - Episode Nine
Guest
1969 Ours Is A Nice House - Series 1
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  1. E1 - All That Glitters
  2. E2 - Groovy Baby
  3. E3 - Idol Chat
  4. E5 - The Play's The Thing
  5. E6 - Hook, Line And Enid
Thora Parker
1966 Meet The Wife - Series 5
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  1. E1 - The Holiday
  2. E2 - Continental Tour
  3. E3 - The Return
  4. E4 - The Diet
  5. E5 - My Husband's Brother
  6. E6 - Tilly-Ann
  7. E7 - Old Time Dancing
  8. E8 - The Schoolboy
  9. E9 - The Homework
  10. E10 - The Nasty Sleeper
  11. E11 - Bless 'Em All
  12. E12 - This Christmas, Shop Early!
  13. E13 - Christmas Travel
Thora Blacklock
1965 Meet The Wife - Series 4
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  1. E1 - The Pain
  2. E2 - Her Birthday
  3. E3 - Brother Tom
  4. E4 - The Hotel
  5. E5 - The Merry Widow
  6. E6 - Journey Home
Thora Blacklock
1965 Meet The Wife - Series 3
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  1. E1 - The Ring
  2. E2 - The Bathroom
  3. E3 - Cousin Olive
  4. E4 - The Loft
  5. E5 - Doctor's Orders
  6. E6 - The Picnic
Thora Blacklock
1964 Meet The Wife - Series 2
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  1. E1 - Shopping
  2. E2 - The Teenage Niece
  3. E3 - The Shelf
  4. E4 - The Invitation
  5. E5 - The Lesson
  6. E6 - The Wallpaper
  7. Special - Christmas Night With The Stars
Thora Blacklock
1964 Meet The Wife - Series 1
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  1. E1 - Getting Away
  2. E2 - Coming Home
  3. E3 - The Back
  4. E4 - The Night Out
  5. E5 - Little Andrew
  6. E6 - The Business Dinner
  7. E7 - The Strain
Thora Blacklock
1964 Rattle Of A Simple Man Mrs. Winthram
1963 Meet The Wife - Pilot Thora Blacklock
1957 The Good Companions Mrs. Oakroyd
1956 Sailor Beware Mrs. Lack
1955 The Love Match Sal Brown
1955 Simon And Laura Jessie the Maid
1955 One Good Turn Cook
1954 The Crowded Day Eunice's Mother
1954 For Better, For Worse Mrs. Doyle
1953 A Day To Remember Mrs Trott
1953 The Love Match Sal Brown
1952 Time Gentlemen Please! Alice Crouch
1951 The Galloping Major Aintree Tea Lady
1949 A Boy, A Girl And A Bike Nellie Bates
1944 Two Thousand Women Mrs. Burtshaw
1942 The Big Blockade Waitress
1942 The Foreman Went To France Barmaid

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Thora Hird on IMDb

Born
Sunday 28th May 1911
Died
Saturday 15th March 2003 (aged 91)
Title
Dame Thora Hird
Nationality
English
Home town
Morecambe
BAFTA Television Awards 2000
Best Actress (Winner)
BAFTA Television Awards 1999
Best Actress (Winner)
British Comedy Awards 1998
Lifetime Achievement Award (Winner)
BAFTA Television Awards 1994
Special Award (Winner)
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