Sandra Voe

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Sandra Voe
Born Sandra Williamson
(1936-10-06) 6 October 1936 (age 80)
Shetland Islands, Scotland
Occupation Actress
Years active 1966–present
Spouse(s) Rex Doyle (26 January 1963 – 15 May 2015, his death) 3 children

Sandra Voe (born 6 October 1936) is an actress of film, television and theatre.[1][2][3]

Career[edit]

Television and films[edit]

Voe began her on screen career in 1966, appearing in an episode of Dr. Finlay's Casebook. She has also appeared in Coronation Street, London's Burning, Taggart, Casualty, Monarch of the Glen, The Bill, Midsomer Murders and Shetland.

Her film credits include Breaking the Waves,[4] Felicia's Journey and Vera Drake.

Theatre[edit]

Voe has worked in theatres all over the UK, including Sheffield Crucible, Leicester Phoenix, Leicester Haymarket, Oxford Playhouse, Birmingham Rep, Manchester Royal Exchange, West Yorkshire Playhouse, Nottingham Playhouse, Bristol Old Vic, Bloomsbury, Hampstead, Lyric Hammersmith, Almeida, Bush, Shared Experience, RNT, Royal Court and Ambassadors.[5]

Her theatre performances include:

Radio[edit]

Date Title Role Director Station
28 November 1999 Dianeira Catherine Bailey and Timberlake Wertenbaker BBC Radio 4
5 January 2000 A Catapult and a Lady's Spin David Hunter BBC Radio 4 Afternoon Play
4 September 2007 The Architects[6] Emma Lu Kemp BBC Radio 4 Afternoon Play
30 September 2007 Babel's Tower[7] BBC Radio 3 Drama on 3

Personal life[edit]

Voe was born Sandra Williamson in the Shetland Islands, Scotland, one of eight siblings. She is married to actor Rex Doyle, and has three children, including Candida Doyle (Pulp). She is the aunt of singer Astrid Williamson.

Filmography[edit]

Year Title Role Notes
1966 Dr. Finlay's Casebook Mrs. Cochran 1 episode – Perseus & the Gorgon
1976 How We Used to Live Lady Breen-Lowell 1 episode – For Services Rendered
1978 Within These Walls Maggie 1 episode – Public Opinion
1979 Agatha Therapist
1979 Flambards Mrs. Masters 1 episode – New Blood
1980 Sounding Brass 1 episode – H.G. and the Exploding Orange
1980 Coronation Street Brenda Palin
1981 Andrina
1981 Bread and Blood Mrs. Bawcombe 4 episodes – Meat, Birth, Childhood & Bread
1981 Screenplay Headmistress 1 episode – Happy Since I Met You
1983 Local Hero Mrs. Fraser
1983 Play for Today Mrs. Bruce (1978)
Miss. Hogg (1983)
2 episodes – Donal and Sally (1978) & Gates of Gold (1983)
1983 Ploughman's Lunch, TheThe Ploughman's Lunch Carmen
1983 Nation's Health, TheThe Nation's Health Psychologist 1 episode – Collapse
1984 Spaver Connection, TheThe Spaver Connection TV movie
1985 Past Caring Kath TV movie
1985 Summer Season 1 episode – Picture Friend
1985 Open All Hours Mrs. Bickerdyke 2 episodes – The Housekeeper Caper & The Errand Boy Executive
1986 Comrades Diana Stanfield
1986 Screen Two Helen 1 episode – The Silent Twins
1986 Screenplay 1 episode – Knowing the Score
1987 Y.E.S. Ma Venables
1987 Victoria Wood As Seen On TV Molly 1 episode – #2.7
1988 Ruth Rendell Mysteries Mrs. Myrtle Cantrip 3 episodes – A Guilty Thing Surprised: Parts One, Two & Three
1988 Storyteller, TheThe Storyteller Trollop 1 episode – The True Bride
1989 Press Gang Amanda Swanson 1 episode – Photo Finish
1989 Erik the Viking Ivar's Mum
1989 London's Burning Josie's Mum 2 episodes – Christmas Special (1988), #2.5 (1989)
1990 Taggart Dr. Clyde 1 episode – Hostile Witness
1991 Uncle Vanya Nanny TV movie
1992 Love Hurts Marilyn 4 episodes – Crawling from the Wreckage, Take it to the Limit, Cured, Let's Do It
1992 Comedy Strip Presents..., TheThe Comedy Strip Presents... Roy's Mother 1 episode – The Crying Game
1992 Springing Lenin Mrs. Shillinglaw TV movie
1992 Salt on Our Skin Gavin's Mother other title – Desire
1993 Body & Soul Peggy 6 episodes – #1.1, #1.2, #1.3, #1.4, #1.5, #1.6
1993 Naked Bag Lady
1994 Look Me in the Eye Head Teacher
1994 Takin' Over the Asylum Evelyn 4 episodes – Fly Like an Eagle, You Always Hurt the One You Love, Fool on the Hill, Let It Be
1994 Immortal Beloved Marie Fröhlich
1995 A Village Affair Mrs. Finch TV movie
1996 Bare Necessities, TheThe Bare Necessities Beryl TV movie
1996 Breaking the Waves Mother
1997 Winter Guest, TheThe Winter Guest Chloe
1997 Casualty Joyce Lawson 1 episode – The Things We Do for Love
1997 Holding On Annie 7 episodes – #1.1, #1.2, #1.3, #1.4, #1.5, #1.7, #1.8
1999 Station
1999 Real Women II Karen's Mother
1999 Great Expectations Camilla Pocket
1999 Felicia's Journey Jumble Sale Woman
1999 Janice Beard 45 WPM Mimi other title – Janice Beard
2000 Great Indoors, TheThe Great Indoors Christine Gendall
2000 Last Musketeer, TheThe Last Musketeer Peggy Ingrams TV movie
2002 Playing the Field Mrs. Powell 4 episodes – #3.1 (2000), #4.5 (2000), #4.7 (2000), #5.1(2002)
2002 The Lake Elizabeth
2003 Ready When You Are, Mr McGill Nancy McGill TV movie
2004 Vera Drake Vera's Mother
2004 Verborgen Gebreken Mrs. Flynt other title – Hidden Flaws
2004 Foyle's War Mrs. Roecastle 1 episode – Enemy Fire
2004 Monarch of the Glen Proctor MacDonald 1 episode – #6.10
2006 Wild at Heart Joan Briggs 1 episode – #1.1
2006 Eleventh Hour Mrs. Evans 1 episode – Miracle
2006 Bill, TheThe Bill Mrs. Cleghorn (1990)
Julia Evans (1995)
Maureen White (2006)
4 episodes – Victims (1990), Somebody's Husband (1990), Solid Gold Cert (1995), 404 (2006)
2006 Midsomer Murders Lorna Hastings 1 episode – Four Funerals and a Wedding
2008 Faintheart Julian's Mum
2008 Holby City Ruth (2004)
Elizabeth Mills (2008)
Adrienne McKinnie (2014)
2 episodes – If You Can't Do the Time (2004), Mad World (2008)
2009 Shadows in the Sun Hilary Calder
2010 Wallander Betty Laurensson 1 episode – The Man Who Smiled
2010 Doctors Alice Vale 2 episodes – Alone in the Dark: Parts One & Two
2012 Blood Sandra Buleigh
2016 The Coroner Peggy Winterson Episode 2.8 "The Foxby Affair"

References[edit]

  1. ^ "The British Theatre Guide: Sandra Voe". britishtheatreguide.info. Retrieved 8 August 2010. 
  2. ^ "National Theatre: Sandra Voe". nationaltheatre.org.uk. Retrieved 9 August 2010. 
  3. ^ "Sandra Voe Biography & Filmography – Yahoo! Movies". movies.yahoo.com. Retrieved 9 August 2010. 
  4. ^ "Sandra Voe in Breaking the Waves". movie.moldova.org. Retrieved 9 August 2010. 
  5. ^ "British Theatres". britishtheatreguide.info. Retrieved 9 August 2010. 
  6. ^ BBC – Afternoon Play – The Architects
  7. ^ BBC – Drama on 3 – Babel's Tower

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