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Roy Barraclough (1935–2017)


Roy Barraclough began his career as a draughtsman, taking time off to work as an entertainer in a holiday camp on the Isle of Wight. Combining his day job with local amateur theatre for several years, he was eventually offered a full-time acting contract by repertory theatre producer Nita Valerie with her company in Huddersfield. Barraclough ... See full bio »

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Known For

Funland
Funland Onan Van Kneck
(2005)
Castle Haven
Castle Haven Harry Everitt
(1969)
All the Small Things
All the Small Things Reverend Barticle
(2009)
Coronation Street
Coronation Street Alec Gilroy / Tour Guide
(1965-2011)

Filmography

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 2016 Are You Being Served? (TV Movie)
Mr. Grainger
 2015 Pompidou (TV Series)
Albert
- Hunger (2015) ... Albert
 2013 The Tractate Middoth (TV Movie)
Hodgson
 2012-2013 Last Tango in Halifax (TV Series)
Maurice
- Episode #2.4 (2013) ... Maurice
- Episode #2.3 (2013) ... Maurice
- Episode #1.5 (2012) ... Maurice
- Episode #1.4 (2012) ... Maurice
 2009 All the Small Things (TV Series)
Reverend Barticle
- Episode #1.6 (2009) ... Reverend Barticle
- Episode #1.5 (2009) ... Reverend Barticle
- Episode #1.3 (2009) ... Reverend Barticle
- Episode #1.2 (2009) ... Reverend Barticle
- Episode #1.1 (2009) ... Reverend Barticle
 2008 Doctors (TV Series)
Stan Jameson
- Cat Fight (2008) ... Stan Jameson
 2008 The Slammer (TV Series)
The Chef
- Episode #2.2 (2008) ... The Chef
 2008 Fairy Tales (TV Mini-Series)
Danny Argyle
- Billy Goat (2008) ... Danny Argyle
 2005 Funland (TV Mini-Series)
Onan Van Kneck
- Episode #1.9 (2005) ... Onan Van Kneck
- Episode #1.8 (2005) ... Onan Van Kneck
- Episode #1.11 (2005) ... Onan Van Kneck
- Episode #1.10 (2005) ... Onan Van Kneck
- Episode #1.7 (2005) ... Onan Van Kneck
 2005 Heartbeat (TV Series)
Ellis
- Off the Rails (2005) ... Ellis
 2005 Holby City (TV Series)
Lionel Sharpe
- The Honeymoon Is Over (2005) ... Lionel Sharpe
 2005 Last of the Summer Wine (TV Series)
Crowcroft
- Has Anyone Seen a Peruvian Wart? (2005) ... Crowcroft
 2004 A Thing Called Love (TV Series)
Harold Waterman
- True Confessions (2004) ... Harold Waterman
 2004 Revolver (TV Series)
Various Characters
- Episode #1.6 (2004) ... Various Characters
- Episode #1.4 (2004) ... Various Characters
 2001 Barbara (TV Series)
Vernon
- Mate (2001) ... Vernon
 1994-2001 Peak Practice (TV Series)
Joss Brown, Mayor / Joe Wilson
- Private Lives, Public Eye (2001) ... Joss Brown, Mayor
- Power Games (1994) ... Joe Wilson
 2000 The Mrs Bradley Mysteries (TV Series)
Dr Simms
- Death at the Opera (2000) ... Dr Simms
 1999 Bostock's Cup (TV Movie)
Arthur Swarbrick
 1999 Casualty (TV Series)
Arthur Lyle
- Face Value (1999) ... Arthur Lyle
 1965-1998 Coronation Street (TV Series)
Alec Gilroy / Tour Guide
- Episode #1.4532 (1998) ... Alec Gilroy
- Episode #1.4531 (1998) ... Alec Gilroy
- Episode #1.4530 (1998) ... Alec Gilroy
- Episode #1.4529 (1998) ... Alec Gilroy
- Episode #1.4528 (1998) ... Alec Gilroy
 1994 A Different Way Home (TV Movie)
Leslie
 1994 Woof! (TV Series)
The Great Demento
- The Great Demento and Rex (1994) ... The Great Demento
 1994 Mother's Ruin (TV Series)
Leslie Flitcroft / Leslie Flintcroft
- Episode #1.6 (1994) ... Leslie Flitcroft
- Episode #1.5 (1994) ... Leslie Flitcroft
- Episode #1.3 (1994) ... Leslie Flitcroft
- Episode #1.2 (1994) ... Leslie Flintcroft
- Episode #1.1 (1994) ... Leslie Flitcroft
 1994 Mystery!: Cadfael (TV Series)
Walter Aurifaber
- The Sanctuary Sparrow (1994) ... Walter Aurifaber
 1990 ITV Telethon (TV Series)
Alec Gilroy
- Telethon '90 (1990) ... Alec Gilroy
 1986 The Return of the Antelope (TV Series)
Professor
- The Lost Park (1986) ... Professor
 1986 Lost Empires (TV Mini-Series)
Alfred Bentwood / Alfred. Bentwood
- Episode #1.3 (1986) ... Alfred Bentwood
- Episode #1.2 (1986) ... Alfred. Bentwood
 1986 T-Bag Strikes Again (TV Series)
Hickery
- The Magic Garden (1986) ... Hickery
- The Town Clock (1986) ... Hickery
 1986 Car Trouble
Man with Dog
 1984 Foxy Lady (TV Series)
Man from Chappells Music Publishers
- Episode #2.2 (1984) ... Man from Chappells Music Publishers
 1984 Bergerac (TV Series)
Hodge
- The Company You Keep (1984) ... Hodge
 1983 Bingo! (TV Movie)
Bingo hall manager
 1982 The Bounder (TV Series)
Assistant
- Suspicion (1982) ... Assistant
 1981 Strangers (TV Series)
Jackson
 1981 Chintz (TV Series)
Charlie
- Episode #1.7 (1981) ... Charlie
 1979 The Dawson Watch (TV Series)
- The Media (1979)
 1979 Leave It to Charlie (TV Series)
Trader
- One of our Typewriters Is Missing (1979) ... Trader
 1973-1978 Whodunnit? (TV Series)
Joe Bottomley / Patrick Charron
- Adieu Monsieur Chips (1978) ... Joe Bottomley
- Happy New Year (1973) ... Patrick Charron
 1978 Rising Damp (TV Series)
Barman
- Pink Carnations (1978) ... Barman
 1978 The Les Dawson Show (TV Series)
Various Characters
 1977 George & Mildred (TV Series)
Henry
- No Business Like Show Business (1977) ... Henry
 1977 The XYY Man (TV Series)
Charlie
- The Missing Civil Servant (1977) ... Charlie
 1977 Dawson and Friends (TV Series)
Various Roles
- Episode #1.4 (1977) ... Various Roles
- Episode #1.3 (1977) ... Various Roles
- Episode #1.2 (1977) ... Various Roles
- Episode #1.1 (1977) ... Various Roles
 1977 The Galton & Simpson Playhouse (TV Series)
Eric
- I Tell You It's Burt Reynolds (1977) ... Eric
 1976 Potter's Picture Palace (TV Series)
Zookeeper
- King Kong Phooey (1976) ... Zookeeper
 1976 The Chiffy Kids (TV Series)
1st Decorator
- Decorators Limited (1976) ... 1st Decorator
 1975 Christmas Box (TV Movie)
 1975 The Les Dawson Show (TV Movie)
Various Characters
 1975 Dawson's Weekly (TV Series)
Roy
- Strangers in the Night (1975) ... Roy
- All Pools Day (1975) ... Roy
- Accident Prone (1975) ... Roy
- Where There's a Will (1975) ... Roy
- Les Miserables (1975) ... Roy
 1975 Electric Cinema (TV Movie)
 1974 Christmas Box (TV Movie)
 1974 Holiday with Strings (TV Movie)
Peregrine
 1974 Funny Ha-Ha (TV Series)
Mr. Tomlin
- Me 'n' Meep (1974) ... Mr. Tomlin
 1973 All Star Comedy Carnival (TV Movie)
Prisoner
 1973 Billy Liar (TV Series)
Bernard Dobson
- Billy and the Monster (1973) ... Bernard Dobson
 1973 Hey Brian! (TV Series)
- Episode #1.2 (1973)
 1972-1973 Pardon My Genie (TV Series)
Mr. Cobbledick
- Temporary Interference (1973) ... Mr. Cobbledick
- Too Many Cooks (1973) ... Mr. Cobbledick
- Forget Me Not (1973) ... Mr. Cobbledick
- Hat Trick (1973) ... Mr. Cobbledick
- Your Present Is Requested (1973) ... Mr. Cobbledick
 1972 Public Eye (TV Series)
Club M.C
- Horse and Carriage (1972) ... Club M.C
 1972 Man at the Top (TV Series)
Reporter
- The Foreman's Job at Last (1972) ... Reporter
 1972 The ITV Play (TV Series)
Percy
- Three in a Bed (1972) ... Percy
 1972 Three in a Bed (TV Short)
Percy
 1972 Love Story (TV Series)
Editor
- Third Party (1972) ... Editor
 1972 Mike and Bernie (TV Series)
Turnstile Attendant
- The Roar of the Crowd, the Smell of the Liniment (1972) ... Turnstile Attendant
 1972 The Last of the Baskets (TV Series)
Rev. Henry Smock
- It's a Living (1972) ... Rev. Henry Smock
 1971 Never Mind the Quality, Feel the Width (TV Series)
Barman
- No Smoke Without Fire (1971) ... Barman
 1971 Coppers End (TV Series)
Jack
- Episode #1.12 (1971) ... Jack
 1971 Hadleigh (TV Series)
Schooner
- Breakdown (1971) ... Schooner
 1971 The More We Are Together (TV Series)
Frank Wilgoose
- Don't Invite Crime (1971) ... Frank Wilgoose
- Two Singles to Paradise (1971) ... Frank Wilgoose
- Crumpet Voluntary (1971) ... Frank Wilgoose
- I Love Little Pussy (1971) ... Frank Wilgoose
- Baby Vanishes (1971) ... Frank Wilgoose
 1971 Play for Today (TV Series)
Claude
- The Piano (1971) ... Claude
 1970 Macbeth (TV Series)
Caithness / Porter
- Episode #1.5 (1970) ... Caithness
- Episode #1.2 (1970) ... Porter
 1970 Queenie's Castle (TV Series)
Herbert Cooney
- Just Good Friends (1970) ... Herbert Cooney
 1970 The Lovers (TV Series)
Waiter
- A Pipe and a Moustache (1970) ... Waiter
 1970 Fraud Squad (TV Series)
George
- The Great Blanket Factory Swindle (1970) ... George
 1970 Nearest and Dearest (TV Series)
Vicar
- An Open and Shut Case (1970) ... Vicar
 1970 Z Cars (TV Series)
George Todd
- Couldn't Happen to a Nicer Girl: Part 1 (1970) ... George Todd
 1970 ITV Playhouse (TV Series)
Head waiter
- Don't Touch Him, He Might Resent It (1970) ... Head waiter
 1969 Castle Haven (TV Series)
Harry Everitt
- Episode dated 24 December 1969 (1969) ... Harry Everitt
- Episode dated 23 December 1969 (1969) ... Harry Everitt
- Episode dated 30 September 1969 (1969) ... Harry Everitt
- Episode dated 24 July 1969 (1969) ... Harry Everitt
- Episode dated 22 July 1969 (1969) ... Harry Everitt
 1968 Tom Grattan's War (TV Series)
Coastguard
- The Wreckers (1968) ... Coastguard
 1968 Gazette (TV Series)
Photographer
- It's All Happening (1968) ... Photographer
 1968 The War of Darkie Pilbeam (TV Series)
Bent Harry / Henchman
- Phase III: August 1945 (1968) ... Bent Harry
- Phase II: June 1942 (1968) ... Henchman
 1967 City '68 (TV Series)
The estate agent
- The Waiting Game (1967) ... The estate agent
 1965 It's Dark Outside (TV Series)
Barman
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Personal Details

Other Works:

He acted in Hugh Leonard's play, "Some of My Best Friends are Husbands", at the Palace Theatre in Watford, England with Tony Britton, Rosemary Leach, Hugh Paddick in the cast. Directed by Roger Smith. See more »

Alternate Names:

Roy Barraclough MBE
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Trivia:

Lancashire-born actor and comedian, often in partnership with Les Dawson. See more »

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