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Helene Palmer (1928–2011)

The actor Helene Palmer, donned a black wig and frumpy overalls in the television soap opera Coronation Street to play Ida Clough, one of a triumvirate of stroppy machinists who tested Mike Baldwin's patience at his denim garment factory in Weatherfield in the 1970s. With Ivy Tilsley and Vera Duckworth, Ida featured from 1978 until 1988 as a ... See full bio »

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Coronation Street
Coronation Street Ida Clough
Play for Today
Play for Today Vivian's Mother
Days of Hope
Days of Hope Martha Matthews
Stan the Man
Stan the Man Marie


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 2002 Stan the Man (TV Series)
- Episode #1.5 (2002) ... Marie
 1978-1998 Coronation Street (TV Series)
Ida Clough
- Episode #1.4458 (1998) ... Ida Clough
- Episode #1.4446 (1998) ... Ida Clough
- Episode #1.4317 (1997) ... Ida Clough
- Episode #1.4274 (1997) ... Ida Clough
- Episode #1.4269 (1997) ... Ida Clough
 1980 Life for Christine (TV Movie)
Mrs. Andrews
 1979 All Day on the Sands (TV Movie)
 1977 Play for Today (TV Series)
Vivian's Mother
- Spend Spend Spend (1977) ... Vivian's Mother (as Helen Beck)
 1975 Days of Hope (TV Mini-Series)
Martha Matthews
- 1916: Joining Up (1975) ... Martha Matthews (as Helen Beck)
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Helen Beck

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Mother of David Palmer.

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