Carolyn Pickles Actor

Carolyn Pickles (born 8 February 1952) is an English actress who has appeared in West End theatre and on British television, perhaps most notably in the ITV series Emmerdale as Shelly Williams. Pickles was born in Wakefield, West Riding of Yorkshire, England. She is the daughter of the late Judge James Pickles, a niece of actress Christina Pickles, and great-niece of Wilfred Pickles, the TV and radio personality. Pickles grew up in and attended school in Halifax in Yorkshire's West Riding. She read drama at the University of Manchester, taking roles in a number of student productions including Narrow Road to the Deep North by Edward Bond, and the lead in Brecht's Mother Courage and Her Children. She played the lead role as Miss Bluebell in the BBC series of the same name in 1986. She also appeared in The Bill as DCI Kim Reid, as Simone Trevelyan in May to December, and in The Tales of Para Handy as Lady Catherine Ramsay. Pickles also appeared in the cult BBC children's educational drama series Through The Dragon's Eye. She was a leading character (12 episodes in 1982) in the TV series We'll Meet Again.

Personal details

Date of birth
February 8th, 1952
Place of birth
Wakefield, United Kingdom
Nationality
United Kingdom

Family

Parents
Siblings
Spouse

Education

1. University of Manchester Colleges/University

The University of Manchester (informally Manchester University or Manchester) is a public research university located in Manchester, United Kingdom. It was formed in October 2004 by the merger of the Victoria University of Manchester (established 1851) and the University of Manchester Institute of Science and Technology (established 1824). It is a member of the Russell Group of research-intensive British universities, the N8 Group and a "red brick" university, its Victoria University predecessor having gained a royal charter in 1903.

Type University
Endowment
2013. 169 mil. £
2009. 127 mil. £
Institution colors
Founded
October 22nd, 2004
Headquarters
Oxford Road, M13 9PL - Manchester, Greater Manchester
Undergraduates
2013. 27,996
2006. 27,310
Postgraduates
2013. 11,957
2006. 11,850
Local tuition
2014. 9 K £
2013. 9 K £
Official web page www.manchester.ac.uk
Wikipedia article

Institution social analysis

Notable alumni by career
Notable alumni by gender

People attended University of Manchester connected by profession and/or age

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Movie performances

1. Harry Potter and the Deathly Hallows - Part I (2010)

Adventure, Family, Fantasy
played Charity Burbage
Runtime Producers Directors Writers Top cast Awards Budget Movie on internet
146.0
77 Show list 9 Show list

Harry Potter and the Deathly Hallows – Part 1 is a 2010 fantasy film directed by David Yates and distributed by Warner Bros. Pictures. It is the first of two cinematic parts based on the novel by J. K. Rowling. The film, which is the seventh instalment in the Harry Potter film series, was written by Steve Kloves and produced by David Heyman, David Barron, and Rowling. The film stars Daniel Radcliffe as Harry Potter, alongside Rupert Grint and Emma Watson as Harry's best friends Ron Weasley and Hermione Granger. It is the sequel to Harry Potter and the Half-Blood Prince and is followed by the concluding entry, Harry Potter and the Deathly Hallows – Part 2. The story follows Harry Potter on a quest to find and destroy Lord Voldemort's secret to immortality – the Horcruxes. Principal photography began on 19 February 2009 and was completed on 12 June 2010. Part 1 was released in 2D cinemas and IMAX formats worldwide on 19 November 2010. In the film's worldwide opening weekend, Part 1 grossed $330 million, the third highest in the series, and the highest opening of 2010, as well as the eighth-highest of all-time.

Awards

2012 Telly Award for TV Programs, Segments, or Promotional Pieces Film/Video - Use of Animation
2012 Telly Award for TV Programs, Segments, or Promotional Pieces Film/Video - Use of Graphics
2012 Telly Award for Outdoor / Environmental Film/Video - Non-Traditional
2012 Telly Award for TV Programs, Segments, or Promotional Pieces Film/Video - Visual Effects
2011 Teen Choice Award for Choice Movie: Sci-Fi/Fantasy
2011 Teen Choice Award for Choice Movie Actress: Sci-Fi/Fantasy
2011 MTV Movie Award for Best Villain
2011 Teen Choice Movie Award: Villain
2011 Teen Choice Award for Choice Movie: Liplock

Top cast

Griphook
Bellatrix Lestrange
Professor Severus Snape
Garrick Ollivander
Lord Voldemort
Alastor Moody
Rubeus Hagrid
Peter Pettigrew
Professor Albus Dumbledore
Dobby the House Elf
Gregorovitch
Hermione Granger
Draco Malfoy
Remus Lupin
Vernon Dursley
Molly Weasley
Harry Potter
Lily Evans Potter
Arthur Weasley
Ronald Weasley
Seamus Finnigan
Ginny Weasley
Gregory Goyle
Neville Longbottom
Fenrir Greyback
Albert Runcorn
James Potter
Mundungus Fletcher's Associate
Narcissa Malfoy
Petunia Evans Dursley
Kingsley Shacklebolt
Gellert Grindelwald
Rita Skeeter
Dolores Umbridge
Yaxley
Gellert Grindelwald
Xenophilius Lovegood
Dudley Dursley
Cho Chang
Padma Patil
Olympe Maxime
Fleur Delacour
Nymphadora Tonks
William Weasley
Pius Thicknesse
Scared Man
Amycus Carrow
Luna Lovegood
Kreacher
Cormac McLaggen
Scabior
Death Eater
Lavender Brown
Katie Bell
Romilda Vane
Alecto Carrow
Death Eater
SlugClub Member
Death Eater #10
Death Eater #1
Gabrielle Delacour
Ministry Lift Voice
Mrs. Granger
Elphias Doge
Mafalda Hopkirk
Professor Albus Dumbledore
Mary Cattermole
Red Haired Witch
Mundungus Fletcher
Snatcher
Reginald Cattermole
Bathilda Bagshot
Death Eater
Mr. Granger
Bushy Haired Muttering Wizard
Waitress
Death Eater
Subjects Music by Cinematographers Costumography Soundtrack Languages Country
Witchcraft
Jany Temime
English
United Kingdom, United States of America

2. Lady Godiva: Back in the Saddle (2007)

Comedy
Runtime Producers Directors Writers Top cast Awards Budget Movie on internet
Baz Taylor
$10M

Lady Godiva: Back in the Saddle is a 2007 British comedy film directed by Baz Taylor and starring James Fleet, Caroline Harker and Phil Cornwell. A teacher attempts to stop an American gangster and a corrupt mayor building a casino on the site where Lady Godiva once rode in Coventry.

Awards

Top cast

Subjects Music by Cinematographers Costumography Soundtrack Languages Country
English
United Kingdom

3. The Final Passage (1996)

played Mary
Runtime Producers Directors Writers Top cast Awards Budget Movie on internet
5 Show list 1 Show list

The Final Passage is a 1996 television film written by Caryl Phillips and directed by Peter Hall.

Awards

1997 BAFTA Award for Best Photography And Lighting - Fiction

Top cast

Vincent
Milkie
Mother
Subjects Music by Cinematographers Costumography Soundtrack Languages Country
Mark Thomas
Nic Knowland
Elizabeth Waller
English
United Kingdom

4. The Mirror Crack'd (1980)

Crime, Mystery, Thriller
Runtime Producers Directors Writers Top cast Awards Budget Movie on internet
105.0
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Barry Sandler
5 Show list

The Mirror Crack'd is a 1980 British mystery film based on Agatha Christie's Miss Marple novel The Mirror Crack'd from Side to Side. It was directed by Guy Hamilton and featured Angela Lansbury, Kim Novak, Elizabeth Taylor, Geraldine Chaplin, Tony Curtis, Edward Fox and Rock Hudson. It featured an early appearance by Pierce Brosnan. This crime/mystery was adapted by Jonathan Hales and Barry Sandler. Scenes were filmed at Twickenham Film Studios, Twickenham, London, UK, and on location in Kent.

Awards

Top cast

Miss Marple
Martin N. Fenn
Lola Brewster
Marina Rudd
Jason Rudd
Subjects Music by Cinematographers Costumography Soundtrack Languages Country
English
United Kingdom

Starring TV roles

1. The Tales of Para Handy

Comedy
Character Performance type Networks Seasons From To Created by First epizode air date Last epizode air date Num. of seassons Regular cast Languages

BBC One
1994 2 English

2. Joe's Palace

Drama
Character Performance type Networks Seasons From To Created by First epizode air date Last epizode air date Num. of seassons Regular cast Languages

BBC One
British Broadcasting Corporation
November 4th, 2007 1 English

3. We'll Meet Again

Character Performance type Networks Seasons From To Created by First epizode air date Last epizode air date Num. of seassons Regular cast Languages
ITV
February 19th, 1982 1
David Baxt
John Arthur
Patrick Pearson
Joris Stuyck
English

4. All Quiet on the Preston Front

Comedy
Character Performance type Networks Seasons From To Created by First epizode air date Last epizode air date Num. of seassons Regular cast Languages

British Broadcasting Corporation
January 4th, 1994 September 8th, 1997 6
Kate Gartside
English

5. Through the Dragon's Eye

Fantasy
Character Performance type Networks Seasons From To Created by First epizode air date Last epizode air date Num. of seassons Regular cast Languages

British Broadcasting Corporation
September 19th, 1989 2008 1 English

6. Bluebell

Drama
Character Performance type Networks Seasons From To Created by First epizode air date Last epizode air date Num. of seassons Regular cast Languages

British Broadcasting Corporation
January 12th, 1986 1 English

7. May to December

Comedy
Character Performance type Networks Seasons From To Created by First epizode air date Last epizode air date Num. of seassons Regular cast Languages

Simone Trevelyan
BBC One
April 2nd, 1989 May 27th, 1994 7
Chrissie Cotterill
Natalie Boonarec
Charlotte Perry
Sophie Louise Collinson
English

8. Big Meg, Little Meg

Character Performance type Networks Seasons From To Created by First epizode air date Last epizode air date Num. of seassons Regular cast Languages
ITV
March, 2000 2 English

9. Original Sin

Character Performance type Networks Seasons From To Created by First epizode air date Last epizode air date Num. of seassons Regular cast Languages
ITV
ITV
March 20th, 1997 1
Rowena Cooper
English

Guest TV appearances

Breakfast Time

External resources

Breakfast Time was British television's first national breakfast television programme, broadcast from 17 January 1983 until 1 September 1989 on BBC1 across the United Kingdom. It was broadcast for the first time just over two weeks before TV-am, the commercial breakfast television station started its service with the programme Good Morning Britain.
Appearance history
Epizode Air date Role Writer Director
S00-E10 January 15th, 1986

Bulman

Program genre

Crime Fiction
Drama

External resources

Bulman is a Granada TV series which ran from 1985–1987 and followed the fortunes of the major character from the earlier XYY Man and Strangers series.nBulman was based - increasingly loosely - on the character featured in the XYY Man novels by Kenneth Royce.nIn this incarnation, Don Henderson appeared again as former Detective Chief Inspector George Bulman, ostensibly retired from police work and repairing old clocks but active as a private investigator, with Lucy McGinty as his assistant. They are frequently drawn into the clandestine world of the secret service through the machinations of security chief Dugdale or Bulman's one-time police boss Lambie.
Appearance history
Epizode Air date Role Writer Director
S01-E12 August 21st, 1985 Lisa

Casualty

Program genre

Soap opera
Medical drama
Medical fiction
Drama

Official site

External resources

Casualty, stylised as CASUAL⁺Y, is a British medical drama that airs weekly on BBC One, and the longest-running emergency medical drama television series in the world. Created by Jeremy Brock and Paul Unwin, it was first broadcast on 6 September 1986, and transmitted in the UK on BBC One. The original producer was Geraint Morris.nThe programme is based around the fictional Holby City Hospital and focuses on the staff and patients of the hospital's Accident and Emergency Department. The show has very few ties to its sister programme Holby City, which began as a spin-off from Casualty in 1999, set in the same hospital. Casualty is shown weekly on a Saturday evening, which has been its time slot since the early 1990s.
Appearance history
Epizode Air date Role Writer Director
S05-E08 October 26th, 1990 Diane Robinson

Holby City

Program genre

Medical drama
Drama
Medical fiction
Soap opera

Official site

External resources

Holby City, stylised as HOLBY CI⁺Y, is a British medical drama television series that airs weekly on BBC One.nThe series was created by Tony McHale and Mal Young as a spin-off from the established BBC medical drama Casualty, and premiered on 12 January 1999. It is set in the same hospital as Casualty, in the fictional city of Holby, and featured occasional crossovers of characters and plots with both Casualty and the show's 2007 police procedural spin-off HolbyBlue. Its first executive producers were Mal and Johnathan Young, who were succeeded by Kathleen Hutchison from 2003 to 2004, Richard Stokes from 2004 to 2006, McHale from 2006 to 2010, Belinda Campbell from 2010 to 2011, Johnathan Young from 2011 to 2013, and Oliver Kent from 2013.nThe show follows the lives of medical and ancillary staff at the fictional Holby City Hospital. It began with eleven main characters in its first series, all of whom have since left the show. New main characters have been both written in and out of the series since, with a core of fifteen main actors employed on the serial at any given time.
Appearance history
Epizode Air date Role Writer Director
S01-E07 February 23rd, 1999 Barbara Cousins

Midsomer Murders

Program genre

Action
Drama
Crime
Mystery
Crime Fiction

Official site

External resources

Midsomer Murders is a British television detective drama that has aired on ITV since 1997. The show is based on the books by Caroline Graham, as originally adapted by Anthony Horowitz. The current lead character is DCI John Barnaby, who works for Causton CID. Dudgeon's character is the younger cousin of former lead character DCI Tom Barnaby. Dudgeon first appeared as randy gardener Daniel Bolt in the Series 4 Episode Garden of Death. Dudgeon permanently joined the show in 2011 following Nettles' departure.nThe stories revolve around the Barnabys' efforts to solve numerous murders that take place in the idyllic picturesque but deadly villages fictional county of Midsomer.
Appearance history
Epizode Air date Role Writer Director
S03-E02 January 22nd, 2000 Sister Lovelace
Peter Smith

Mystery!

Program genre

Children's television series
Drama
Anthology

External resources

Mystery! is an episodic television series that debuted in 1980 in the USA. It airs on PBS and is produced by WGBH. The show has brought a large number of detective series and television movies—most of them British productions from the BBC or the ITV companies and usually adapted from mystery fiction literary sources—to air on American television. In 2002, they added an American-produced series based on the novels of Tony Hillerman to their roster.nMystery! is noted for its animated opening and closing title sequences based on the cartoons of Edward Gorey and animated by Eugene Federenko, Derek Lamb, and Janet Perlman, with music by Normand Roger. For the Hillerman episodes, the American flag was worked into this opening title sequence.nOne of Mystery!'s early successes was Rumpole of the Bailey. Other noted successes include The Adventures of Sherlock Holmes starring Jeremy Brett in the title role, Inspector Morse with John Thaw, Brother Cadfael starring Derek Jacobi, and Prime Suspect starring Helen Mirren. The last one proved so popular that the series was moved to Masterpiece Theatre for higher ratings.
Appearance history
Epizode Air date Role Writer Director
S17-E09 January 10th, 1997 Miss Blackett

The Bill

Program genre

Crime Fiction
Drama
Soap opera
Crime
Police procedural

Official site

External resources

The Bill is a British police procedural television series that was broadcast on the ITV network from 16 October 1984 until 31 August 2010. The programme originated from a one-off drama, entitled Woodentop, which was broadcast in August 1983. In its final year on air, The Bill was broadcast once a week, usually on Tuesdays or Thursdays, in a one-hour format. The programme focused on the lives and work of one shift of police officers, rather than on any particular aspect of police work. The Bill is the longest-running police procedural television series in the United Kingdom, and was among the longest-running of any British television series. The series was produced by Thames Television.
Appearance history
Epizode Air date Role Writer Director
S06-E102 December 20th, 1990

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