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Ysanne Churchman


Ysanne Churchman was born on May 14, 1925 in Sutton Coldfield, West Midlands, England. She is an actress, known for Othello (1956), Doctor Who (1963) and Doctor Who (2005). See full bio »

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Known For

Othello
Othello Bianca
(1956)
Doctor Who
Doctor Who Alpha Centauri / Spider
(1972-1974)
Doctor Who
Doctor Who Voice of Alpha Centauri
(2017)
Play for Today
Play for Today Soo / Factory Girl / Sister Thompson
(1971-1982)

Filmography

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 2017 Doctor Who (TV Series)
Voice of Alpha Centauri
- Empress of Mars (2017) ... Voice of Alpha Centauri (voice)
 1999 Oliver Twist (TV Mini-Series)
Woman in street
 1993 Lipstick on Your Collar (TV Mini-Series)
Mrs. Atterbow
- Episode #1.6 (1993) ... Mrs. Atterbow
 1988 Screenplay (TV Series)
Mrs. Grimshaw
- Starlings (1988) ... Mrs. Grimshaw
 1988 David Macaulay: Pyramid (TV Movie)
Meritities / Boy Khafre (voice)
 1986 Alice in Wonderland (TV Series)
Mouse
- Episode #1.1 (1986) ... Mouse
 1984 Amy (TV Movie)
Lilly
 1982 Ghost in the Water (TV Movie)
Mrs. Parkes
 1971-1982 Play for Today (TV Series)
Soo / Factory Girl / Sister Thompson
- Another Flip for Dominick (1982) ... Soo (voice)
- The Flipside of Dominick Hide (1980) ... Soo (voice)
- Skin Deep (1971) ... Factory Girl
- When the Bough Breaks (1971) ... Sister Thompson
 1981 Artemis 81 (TV Movie)
Radio Announcer
 1980 We, the Accused (TV Mini-Series)
Edith Hanks
- Episode #1.5 (1980) ... Edith Hanks
 1980 Prostitute
Magistrate
 1979 Shoestring (TV Series)
Woman
- Knock for Knock (1979) ... Woman (voice)
 1978 Premiere (TV Mini-Series)
Motorway waitress
- One of These Nights I'm Gonna Get an Early Day (1978) ... Motorway waitress
 1978 People Like Us (TV Mini-Series)
Typing teacher
- Breakout (1978) ... Typing teacher
 1978 1990 (TV Series)
The PCD Clerk
- What Pleases the Prince (1978) ... The PCD Clerk
 1976 Brensham People (TV Series)
Mrs. Doan
- Master of Many Parts (1976) ... Mrs. Doan
 1976 Beasts (TV Series)
Joyce
- Special Offer (1976) ... Joyce
 1976 The Twelve Tasks of Asterix
Various (English version, voice)
 1975 Madame Bovary (TV Mini-Series)
Heloise
- Marriage (1975) ... Heloise
 1975 Sadie, It's Cold Outside (TV Series)
Woman
- Episode #1.6 (1975) ... Woman (voice)
 1972-1974 Doctor Who (TV Series)
Alpha Centauri / Spider
- Planet of the Spiders: Part Six (1974) ... Spider (voice)
- Planet of the Spiders: Part Five (1974) ... Spider (voice)
- Planet of the Spiders: Part Four (1974) ... Spider (voice)
- Planet of the Spiders: Part Three (1974) ... Spider (voice)
- Planet of the Spiders: Part Two (1974) ... Spider (voice)
 1973 Softly Softly: Task Force (TV Series)
Mrs. Brady
- Little Acorns (1973) ... Mrs. Brady
 1972 ITV Saturday Night Theatre (TV Series)
Lady #1
- Consequences (1972) ... Lady #1
 1971 Omnibus (TV Series documentary)
Spoken translation
- The Passionate Hunter (1971) ... Spoken translation
 1970 Thirty-Minute Theatre (TV Series)
Nanny
- Whispers (1970) ... Nanny
 1966-1969 Softly Softly (TV Series)
Mrs. Smedley / Mrs. Wright / Mrs. Robins
- One Thing Leads to Another (1969) ... Mrs. Smedley
- The Good Girl (1968) ... Mrs. Wright
- Sleeping Dogs (1966) ... Mrs. Robins
 1968 Sherlock Holmes (TV Series)
Mrs. Bainbridge
- The Solitary Cyclist (1968) ... Mrs. Bainbridge
 1968 Boy Meets Girl (TV Series)
Ward Sister
- Purposes of Love (1968) ... Ward Sister
 1966-1968 Planet Patrol (TV Series)
Marla / Cassiopeia / Neptunian / ...
- The Shrinking Gas of Jupiter (1968) ... Marla / Cassiopeia (voice)
- The Water Bomb (1968) ... Marla / Cassiopeia / Venusian (voice)
- Forcefield X (1968) ... Marla / Cassiopeia / Neptunian (voice)
- The Grass of Saturn (1968) ... Marla / Cassiopeia (voice)
- The Hairy Men of Mars (1968) ... Marla / Cassiopeia (voice)
 1968 Z Cars (TV Series)
Barmaid
- Hudson's Way: Part 2 (1968) ... Barmaid
- Hudson's Way: Part 1 (1968) ... Barmaid
 1967 Rainbow City (TV Series)
Ann Lawrence
- Always on Sunday (1967) ... Ann Lawrence
- Beards and Turbans (1967) ... Ann Lawrence
 1966 United! (TV Series)
Helen Wilkinson / Miss Sharpe
- Episode #1.101 (1966) ... Miss Sharpe
- Episode #1.46 (1966) ... Helen Wilkinson
- Episode #1.45 (1966) ... Helen Wilkinson
 1965 Story Parade (TV Series)
Loona Bimberton
- The Unbearable Bassington (1965) ... Loona Bimberton
 1964 Swizzlewick (TV Series)
Housewife
- The Spider's Web (1964) ... Housewife
 1964 Crossroads (TV Series)
Mrs. Wallace
 1964 First Night (TV Series)
Maggie's daughter
- Maggie (1964) ... Maggie's daughter
 1962 Sara and Hoppity (TV Series)
Sara Brown
- Hoppity Is Stolen (1962) ... Sara Brown (voice)
 1957 The Railway Children (TV Series)
Ruth
- The Beginning of Things (1957) ... Ruth
 1956 Pitfall (TV Movie)
Carol Armistead
 1956 Othello
Bianca (English version, voice)
 1951 The Lighter Side (TV Series)
- Food (1951)
 1951 The Railway Children (TV Series)
Ruth
- Saviours of the Train (1951) ... Ruth
- The Old Gentleman (1951) ... Ruth
- The Beginning of Things (1951) ... Ruth
- Saviours of the Train (1951) ... Ruth
- Prisoners and Captives (1951) ... Ruth
 1950 The Poltergeist (TV Movie)
Olive Venner
 1950 Craven House (TV Movie)
Audrey Custard
 1949 Spring, 1600 (TV Movie)
Grizzy Frost
 1938 Gallows Glorious (TV Movie) (1939 version)
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Personal Details

Other Works:

Radio: The Archers - playing Mary Pound, BBC Radio 4 (Her 6th character in the soap) See more »

Height:

5' 5" (1.65 m)
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Did You Know?

Trivia:

Played Grace Archer in the BBC radio soap "The Archers", and the character famously died in a fire on 30th September 1955 - which just happened to be the opening night of ITV. See more »

Star Sign:

Taurus

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