Sheila Reid is a Scottishactress, known for playing Madge (Delilah) Harvey in the ITV sitcom Benidorm as a mean-spirited and acid-tongued pensioner, and is known for her chain-smoking and her trademark usage of a mobility scooter, despite being able-bodied. Madge was also known for her love of sun bathing.
Sheila has also appeared as Etta in Doctor Who for the two part Sixth Doctor story Vengeance on Varos which were screen on the 19th. and 26th. January 1985. On Christmas Day 2013, she returned to Doctor Who, this time playing Clara Oswald‘s Grandmother in the Eleventh Doctor episode The Time of the Doctor. On 1 November 2014, she appeared agaias Clara’s Grandmother in the Twelfth Doctor episode Dark Water. She was simply credited as ‘Gran’ in the end credits to both episodes.
She was an original member of the Royal National Theatrein 1963, she played Bianca in the National’s 1965 film version of Othello, with Laurence Olivier in the title role. Her other film appearances include Brazil (1985), The Winter Guest (1997) and Containment (2015).
Other TV Appearances include The Sweeney, All Creatures Great and Small, Auf Wiedersen Pet, Where the Heart Is, The Bill, Doctors, Casualty and Call The Midwife.
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