Barbara Durkin

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Barbara Durkin
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Durkin in I am Alan Partridge 1990s
Barbara Durkin

Manchester, England
Years active1987–present
Known forI'm Alan Partridge, My Parents are Aliens

Barbara Durkin is an English actress who trained at the Manchester Polytechnic School of Theatre.[1]

Though she made her debut in the 1987 British film Wish You Were Here, she is better known for her television appearances. Her major credits include appearances in Knowing Me, Knowing You... with Alan Partridge, Boon, Brass Eye, I'm Alan Partridge, Taking the Floor, Midsomer Murders, Roger Roger, My Parents Are Aliens and Scoop.


year title role
2014 The Incredible Adventures of Professor Branestawm Angelica
2013 The Counselor Waitress
1987 Wish You Were Here Valerie


year title role episode(s)
2012 Doctors Suzy Fudge "War of the Worlds"
2011 Scoop Veronica Potts "Digby's Dilemma"
2010 Scoop Mrs. de Lacey "Freeze a Jolly Good Caveman"
2010 Scoop Matron "Trying My Patients"
2008 Doctors Perfect Fit "Eugenia Gerald"
2007 My Family Stacey "Four Affairs and a Funeral"
2005 My Parents Are Aliens Human Sophie "Thanks for All the Earthworm Custard"
2005 Heartbeat Dolly Forde "Burden of Proof"
2005 Vincent Sally Mortimer Episode No. 1.4
2004 Murder in Suburbia Maxine Appleby Episode No. 1.1
2003 Two Pints of Lager and a Packet of Crisps Bridal Shop Assistant "Dresses Dresses Dresses"
2003 Midsomer Murders Linda Tyrell "Painted in Blood"
1999–2000 My Parents Are Aliens Sophie Johnson All of series 1 and 2
1998–1999 Roger Roger Tina 11 episodes
1999 The Bill Pam Taylor "No Love Lost"
1997 Men Behaving Badly Schoolgirl "Sofa"
1997 I'm Alan Partridge Susan 6 episodes
1997 Gold Katie Episode No. 1.1
1997 Band of Gold Katie "She's Back: Part One"
1997 A Dance to the Music of Time Betty "The War" – "The Thirties"
1997 Ain't Misbehavin' Rita Episode No. 1.1
1997 Brass Eye Marigold Blenny "Decline"
1997 Brass Eye French Woman "Crime"
1997 Brass Eye Philippa Jute "Sex"
1997 Brass Eye Informercial Mother "Science"
1996 Brazen Hussies Tiffany (TV film)
1995 Crown Prosecutor Karen Lowe Episode No. 1.10
1995 Harry Julie Craven Episode No. 2.3
1994 Knowing Me, Knowing You with Alan Partridge Lisa Thornton Episode No. 1.5
1993 Mr. Bean Tracy "Blind Date"
1991 Taking the Floor Karen Tranter 6 episodes
1991 4 Play Finding Sarah (1991)
1990 Life After Life Lily (TV film)
1990 This is David Harper Trina Deans "Born Again Yesterday"
1989 Grange Hill Paula Beatley
1989 The Bill Janice Roughley "Exit Lines" (1989)
1987–1989 Boon Glynis 8 episodes
1988 First of the Summer Wine Deborah "Pilot"


  1. ^ I'm Alan Partridge DVD, cast and crew biographies.

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