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Mona Bruce (1924–2008)

Mona Bruce was born on December 3, 1924 in Birmingham, England. She was an actress and writer, known for Within These Walls (1974), ITV Television Playhouse (1955) and BBC Play of the Month (1965). She was married to Robert James. She died on October 15, 2008 in Suffolk, England. See full bio »

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(age 83) in Suffolk, England, UK

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Known For

Within These Walls Mrs. Armitage / Mrs Armitage
(1974-1978)
ITV Television Playhouse Aunt Bernarde / Miss Burchall
(1958)
(1968)
ITV Playhouse Marion Blake
(1968)

Filmography

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 2006 Brief Encounters (TV Mini Series)
Margaret Thomas
- Life's Like That (2006) ... Margaret Thomas
 2001-2006 Doctors (TV Series)
Joyce Elliot / Mrs. Sutton
- Family Values (2006) ... Joyce Elliot
- No More Mr Nice Guy (2001) ... Mrs. Sutton
 2001 Heartbeat (TV Series)
Vera Outhwaite
- Home Sweet Home (2001) ... Vera Outhwaite
 2001 Two Thousand Acres of Sky (TV Series)
Elizabeth Campbell / Mrs. Bowen
- Episode #1.6 (2001) ... Elizabeth Campbell
- Episode #1.4 (2001) ... Elizabeth Campbell
- Episode #1.3 (2001) ... Elizabeth Campbell
- Episode #1.1 (2001) ... Mrs. Bowen
 1999 Harry and the Wrinklies (TV Series)
Great Aunt Bridget
 1995-1997 Hamish Macbeth (TV Series)
Edie
- Destiny: Part 2 (1997) ... Edie (uncredited)
- Destiny: Part 1 (1997) ... Edie (uncredited)
- More Than a Game (1997) ... Edie
- The Trouble with Rory (1997) ... Edie
- The Good Thief (1997) ... Edie (uncredited)
 1996 Doctor Finlay (TV Series)
Mother Gabriel
- Still Waters (1996) ... Mother Gabriel
 1995 Casualty (TV Series)
Ellen Johnson
- Release (1995) ... Ellen Johnson
 1987-1995 Taggart (TV Series)
Queenie / Marjorie McVitie
- Prayer for the Dead Part One (1995) ... Marjorie McVitie
- Cold Blood (1987) ... Marjorie McVitie
- Funeral Rites Part Three (1987) ... Queenie
- Funeral Rites Part Two (1987) ... Queenie
- Funeral Rites Part One (1987) ... Queenie
 1994 Alleyn Mysteries (TV Series)
Dulcie Cruickshank
- Dead Water (1994) ... Dulcie Cruickshank
 1992 Kevin and Co (TV Series)
Captain
 1991 Titmuss Regained (TV Mini Series)
Mrs. Tippett
- Tomorrow (1991) ... Mrs. Tippett
 1990 The Missing Reel
Lizzie Le Prince
 1989 Voice of the Heart (TV Movie)
Val
 1989 Mystery!: Campion (TV Series)
Mrs. Bullock
- Look to the Lady: Part 1 (1989) ... Mrs. Bullock
 1988 All in Good Faith (TV Series)
Mrs. Arbuthnot
- Behold a Pale Rider (1988) ... Mrs. Arbuthnot
 1988 The Woman He Loved (TV Movie)
Mrs. Baldwin
 1987 Drummonds (TV Series)
Mrs. Howard
- Publish and Be Damned (1987) ... Mrs. Howard
 1987 Agatha Christie's Miss Marple: 4:50 from Paddington (TV Movie)
Mrs. McGillicuddy
 1986 Dramarama (TV Series)
Muriel Berkeley-Urquhart
- Last Days of Black Berts (1986) ... Muriel Berkeley-Urquhart
 1985-1986 Gems (TV Series)
Catherine Gardiner
- Episode #2.26 (1986) ... Catherine Gardiner
- Episode #2.25 (1986) ... Catherine Gardiner
- Episode #2.22 (1986) ... Catherine Gardiner
- Episode #2.21 (1986) ... Catherine Gardiner
- Episode #2.20 (1986) ... Catherine Gardiner
 1985 Summer Season (TV Series)
Pelageya
- The House on Kirov Street (1985) ... Pelageya
 1985 The Galactic Garden (TV Movie)
Chimaera
 1984 Tenko (TV Series)
Doctor
- Episode #3.3 (1984) ... Doctor
 1982 Secrets (TV Movie)
Fiona Grey
 1981 Dear Enemy (TV Series)
Mrs. McGurk
- The Friend (1981) ... Mrs. McGurk
- A Question of Marriage (1981) ... Mrs. McGurk
- The Cod Liver Oil War (1981) ... Mrs. McGurk
 1981 The House on the Hill (TV Series)
Emily Douglas
- Man of Straw (1981) ... Emily Douglas
 1980 The Gentle Touch (TV Series)
Alison Portman
- Melody (1980) ... Alison Portman
 1980 The Swish of the Curtain (TV Series)
Mrs. Potter-Smith
- Episode #1.4 (1980) ... Mrs. Potter-Smith
- Episode #1.3 (1980) ... Mrs. Potter-Smith
- Episode #1.2 (1980) ... Mrs. Potter-Smith
- Episode #1.1 (1980) ... Mrs. Potter-Smith
 1979 The Famous Five (TV Series)
Mrs. Stick
- Five Run Away Together (1979) ... Mrs. Stick
 1979 Agony (TV Series)
Bessie Basham
- Too Much Agony, Too Little Ecstasy (1979) ... Bessie Basham
- An Unmarried Couple (1979) ... Bessie Basham
 1978 Return of the Saint (TV Series)
Dame Edith
- The Judas Game (1978) ... Dame Edith
 1974-1978 Within These Walls (TV Series)
Mrs. Armitage / Mrs Armitage
- Is There Anyone There? (1978) ... Mrs. Armitage
- New Girls (1978) ... Mrs. Armitage
- The Inquest (1978) ... Mrs. Armitage
- Mixer (1978) ... Mrs. Armitage
- Silent Night (1976) ... Mrs. Armitage
 1973 Sam (TV Series)
May Dakin
- No Going Back (1973) ... May Dakin
- Where the Heart Is (1973) ... May Dakin
- The Beginning of Winter (1973) ... May Dakin
- Out of the Blue (1973) ... May Dakin
- The Cost of Living (1973) ... May Dakin
 1972 Thirty-Minute Theatre (TV Series)
Mrs. Meadows
- You've Been a Long Time, Alfred (1972) ... Mrs. Meadows
 1965-1972 Public Eye (TV Series)
Mona Summers / Mrs. Reid / Mrs. Warboys
- Girl in Blue (1972) ... Mona Summers
- The Comedian's Graveyard (1969) ... Mrs. Reid
- Have It on the House (1965) ... Mrs. Warboys
 1972 Love and Mr Lewisham (TV Series)
Mrs. Frobisher
- Part 1 (1972) ... Mrs. Frobisher
 1971 The Passenger (TV Mini Series)
Christine Bodley
- Episode #1.3 (1971) ... Christine Bodley
- Episode #1.2 (1971) ... Christine Bodley
- Episode #1.1 (1971) ... Christine Bodley
 1971 ITV Sunday Night Theatre (TV Series)
Ethel
- The Wedding Gift (1971) ... Ethel
 1969-1971 The Mind of Mr. J.G. Reeder (TV Series)
Mrs. Houchin
- The Treasure House (1971) ... Mrs. Houchin
- Find the Lady (1971) ... Mrs. Houchin
- The Fatal Engagement (1971) ... Mrs. Houchin
- The Willing Victim (1971) ... Mrs. Houchin
- Death of an Angel (1971) ... Mrs. Houchin
 1964-1970 Armchair Theatre (TV Series)
'Grannie' Clarke / Edna Peatie / Mrs. Wetherly / ...
- Say Goodnight to Your Grandma (1970) ... 'Grannie' Clarke
- The Happy Sacking (1967) ... Edna Peatie
- The Paraffin Season (1965) ... Mrs. Wetherly
- The Cherry on the Top (1964) ... Sqn. Off. Perkins
- A Nice Little Business (1964) ... Lady Royce
 1970 Villette (TV Series)
Madame Beck
- Apple of Discord (1970) ... Madame Beck
- Breakfast in the Country (1970) ... Madame Beck
- A Mighty Revelation (1970) ... Madame Beck
- The Long Summer (1970) ... Madame Beck
- Crossing the Styx (1970) ... Madame Beck
 1969 Crossplot
Myrna
 1969 Doctor in the House (TV Series)
Sister
- If in Doubt - Cut It Out! (1969) ... Sister
 1969 Who-Dun-It (TV Series)
Ariadne Wilkinson
- Death of a Hostess (1969) ... Ariadne Wilkinson
 1962-1969 Dr. Finlay's Casebook (TV Series)
Mrs. Rayburn / Mrs. Stewart / Mary MacAlpine / ...
- Single or Return (1969) ... Mrs. Rayburn
- Crusade (1966) ... Mrs. Stewart
- The Next Provost But One (1965) ... Mary MacAlpine
- Carver Tam (1962) ... Mrs. Robb
 1968 ITV Playhouse (TV Series)
Marion Blake
- Star Quality (1968) ... Marion Blake
 1968 BBC Play of the Month (TV Series)
Mrs. Watty
- The Corn Is Green (1968) ... Mrs. Watty
 1966-1967 The Wednesday Play (TV Series)
3rd Investor / Matron
- An Officer of the Court (1967) ... 3rd Investor
- Toddler on the Run (1966) ... Matron
 1967 Wuthering Heights (TV Series)
Mrs. Dean
- An End to Childhood (1967) ... Mrs. Dean
 1967 Sanctuary (TV Series)
Sister Frances
- The Mission (1967) ... Sister Frances
 1967 To Sir, with Love
Josie Dawes
 1967 The Newcomers (TV Series)
Roxana Reid
- Episode #1.174 (1967) ... Roxana Reid
- Episode #1.173 (1967) ... Roxana Reid
- Episode #1.172 (1967) ... Roxana Reid
- Episode #1.171 (1967) ... Roxana Reid
 1966 King of the River (TV Series)
Alice King
- Susanna Goes Fishing (1966) ... Alice King
- The Great Albert Mystery (1966) ... Alice King
- A Beautiful Pea-Green Boat (1966) ... Alice King
- Down River to Glory (1966) ... Alice King
 1966 Mogul (TV Series)
Mary Watterson
- Happy Landings (1966) ... Mary Watterson
 1966 No Hiding Place (TV Series)
Mrs. Bamber
- Charlie Come Lately (1966) ... Mrs. Bamber
 1965 Z Cars (TV Series)
Mrs. Crawford
- Teething Trouble (1965) ... Mrs. Crawford
 1960-1964 ITV Play of the Week (TV Series)
Alice Tufton / Magdelena
- Undercurrent (1964) ... Alice Tufton
- The House of Bernarda Alba (1960) ... Magdelena
 1963 First Night (TV Series)
Dorothy van den Hoorn
- The Dawn (1963) ... Dorothy van den Hoorn
 1963 Taxi! (TV Series)
Ma Bennett
- A Long Way to Go (1963) ... Ma Bennett
 1962 Suspense (TV Series)
Miss Hind
- Fantasy and Fugue (1962) ... Miss Hind
 1960 The Road to Carey Street (TV Movie)
Marjorie
 1958-1960 Boyd Q.C. (TV Series)
Miss Nelson
- The Time of Day (1960) ... Miss Nelson
 1960 Knight Errant Limited (TV Series)
Miss Pelham
- A Touch of the Orient (1960) ... Miss Pelham
 1959 Saturday Playhouse (TV Series)
Dorothea Chase
- Through a Glass Darkly (1959) ... Dorothea Chase
 1959 Ask for King Billy (TV Series)
Peggy Wadham
- Part 3 (1959) ... Peggy Wadham
 1959 Nick of the River (TV Series)
Sister / Armstrong
- Episode #1.6 (1959) ... Sister
- Episode #1.2 (1959) ... Armstrong
 1959 BBC Sunday-Night Theatre (TV Series)
Alison Selway
- The Exiles #3: The Lost Years (1959) ... Alison Selway
 1958 The Chinese Dagger (TV Series)
Mrs. Roberts
- The Dagger's Secret (1958) ... Mrs. Roberts
- The Dagger Disappears (1958) ... Mrs. Roberts
- Who is Mr Burgessiti? (1958) ... Mrs. Roberts
- Trapped! (1958) ... Mrs. Roberts
- Kim Buys a Dagger (1958) ... Mrs. Roberts
 1958 ITV Television Playhouse (TV Series)
Miss Burchall / Aunt Bernarde
- Tony Draws a Horse (1958) ... Miss Burchall
- Test of Truth (1958) ... Aunt Bernarde
 1958 Starr and Company (TV Series)
1st Guild Member
- A Matter of Vanity (1958) ... 1st Guild Member
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