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Born on September 14, 1935 in Ashton-under-Lyne, Tameside, England (UK).
Birth Name: Shirley Anne Broadbent
Nickname: Mandy
Spouses: Robin Hunter (19 June 1967 - 8 March 2004).
Hilary Bonner (September 12, 2014-current)

TV Appearances

(2015)Laugh Out Loud: The Funniest Films Ever
(2015)Tea for Two (Alice)
(2015)Carry On Forever-Ep 1.1+1.2
(2015)Benidorm (Psychic Sue)
(2015)Billy Fury: The Sound of Fury
(2014)TV's Nastiest Villians
(2014)Gail & Me:40 Years on Coronation Street
(2012)Holby City (Annabella Casey)
(2011)Greatest Ever Carry On Films
(2011)Most Shocking Talent Show Moments
(2010)Coronation Street:50 Years,50 Moments
(2009)The One Show
(2006)Disappearing London:Suggs and the City
(2006)The Bitchiest Ever TV Moments
(2006)"The Story of Light Entertainment"- All-Round Entertainers
(2006)An Audience with Coronation Street

(2006)Coronation Street: Farewell to Mike

Both images ©ITV Productions

(2006)"This Morning" January 11th episode

(2005)Coronation Street: The Baldwin Family Album

All 3 images ©Granada Television

(2005)"The Weakest Link"- Christmas Special
(2005)"The Wright Stuff" June 24th episode (Guest Panelist)
(2005)"Richard & Judy"- October 27th 2005
(2005)"Call My Bluff" June 12th episode
(2004-2012)"This Morning"
(2004-2005)"The Wright Stuff" June 25th episode (Guest Panelist)
(2004)Coronation Street:Secrets-Hunks
(2004)"Hell's Kitchen" (Series 1)
(2004)"Call My Bluff" June 4th episode
(2004)National Television Awards Party of the Year
(2004)Inside Soap Awards 2004
(2004)"GMTV"- May 20th episode
(2003-2013)Doctors (Cath Horton/Margo Phillips)
(2003-2009)Loose Women

(2003-2006)"Bad Girls" (Beverley Tull)
All images ©Shed Productions

(2003-2004)"Doctors" (Margo Phillips)

(2003)"Astounding Celebrities" December 30th episode
©Anglia Television

(2003)"The Terry and Gaby Show" August 18th episode
(2003)"Richard & Judy"- June 5th episode
(2003)Coronation Street:Secrets
(2002)"Richard & Judy"- October 17th episode
(2002)Dick Whittington (Queen of Tonga)
(2002)"V Graham Norton" Ep 2.34
(2002)The Afternoon Show (Nov 26th)
(2002)Celebrity Ready,Steady, Cook (July 10th)
(2001)"GMTV" June 18th episode
(2001)Life After the Street
(2001)"Banzai"- December 4th episode
(2001)Mike Baldwin & Me
(2001)Ed Bains Entertains (June 22nd)
(2001)"Star Lives"/"Stars and Their Lives"- Amanda Barrie
(2000)BBC Hall of Fame: Barbara Windsor
(2000)The Way They Were: Coronation Street Special
(2000)40 Years on Coronation Street
(1998)"This Is Your Life"- Anne Kirkbride
(1995)"The Mrs. Merton Show" Ep 2.7
(1995)The Street Party (Performer)
(1995)Live & Kicking-Ep 3.10
(1995)"The South Bank Show"- Coronation Street
(1993)Celebrity Squares-Eps 5.6,5.12, and 5.17
(1992)A Kind of Magic-Ep May 23rd
(1991)"Cluedo"- A Traveller's Tale
(1990)Happy Birthday, Coronation Street! (Audience Member)
(1990-1992)That's Showbusiness
(1989)The Royal Variety Performance (Alma Sedgewick)
(1982)"L for Lester" (Sally Small)
(1981-2001)"Coronation Street" (Alma Sedgewick/Alma Baldwin/Alma Halliwell)
(1981)Family Fortunes-DJs v Funny Ladies
(1980)"Time of My Life" (Joan Archer)
(1980)This is Your Life-Michael Aspel
(1979-2002)Blankety Blank
(1979-1980)Give Us a Clue

(1978)"Paying Guests"-Strangers (Mrs. Parker)

(1977)"Miss Jones and Son"- Baby Talk (Wanda)
(1977)Night of 100 Stars
(1976)The Venetian Twins
(1976)The Many Wives of Patrick-Internal Disputes(Amy)

(1975)"One of Our Dinosaurs Is Missing" (Mrs. B.J. Spence)

©Walt Disney Productions

(1974)The Golden Shot-Ep 6.10
(1973)Sunday Serenade (Comedian)

(1973)"Hickory House" (Presenter)
--March 12th episode

(1972)Scene-Bank Holiday

(1971)"The Mind of Mr. J.G. Reeder"-Death of an Angel(Ethel Gibson)
(1969)The Dave King Show-Dec 4th
(1968)The Tennis Elbow Foot Game-Ep 1.11
(1968+1973)"Ooh La La!"
(1967)"The Reluctant Romeo" (Geraldine Woods)
(1967)Call My Bluff-Oct 1st

(1967)"Danger Man"/"Secret Agent"- Koroshi (Rosemary)
All 3 images ©Incorporated Television Company (ITC)

(1966)"Pardon the Expression"-Whose Baby Are You?(Judy Best)
(1965)I've Gotta Horse (Jo)
(1965)The Lance Percival Show-Ep 1.2
(1965-67)Juke Box Jury-Eps 1.309+1.404

(1964)Carry on Cleo (Cleopatra)
Both images ©Peter Rogers Productions

(1964)It's Tarbuck
(1964)Language of Love

(1963)Doctor in Distress (Rona)
Both images ©The Rank Organiation

(1963)"More Faces of Jim"-A Matter of Upbringing (Velvet O'Toole)
(1963)Val Parnell's Sunday Night at the London Palladium-Ep 9.13

(1963)Carry on Cabby (Anthea)
Both images ©Peter Rogers Productions

(1963)Jezebel ex UK-Sanderson and the Sea
(1963)Don't Say a Word-Ep 1.5 and Dec 25th

(1962)A Pair of Briefs (Exotic dancer w/snake)
© The Rank Organization

(1962)Compact-Musical Evening(Marilyn Wayne)
(1962)"Bulldog Breed" (Sandra Prentiss)
(1961)"The Seven Faces of Jim"
-- The Face of Enthusiasm/The Face of Dedication(Maudie Glover)
--The Face of Dedication(Muriel)

(1961)What a Whopper (Chelsea girl)
©Viscount Films Ltd.

(1961)Moody in...
(1961)Why Bother to Knock/Don't Bother to Knock (Girl in art gallery)
©Haileywood Productions/Associated British Picture Corporation (ABPC)

(1961)On the Brighter Side(Dancer)
(1959)Set to Music(Dancer)

(1959)Operation Bullshine (A.T.S. Girl)
©Associated British Picture Corporation (ABPC)

(1959-1960)On the Bright Side(Dancer)
(1957)This is the Henry Hall Show(Dancer)
(1957)The Grand Order of Water Rats Presents-The Versatile Water Rat
(1956)Between Heaven and Hell
(1955)"Double Your Money" (Hostess)


Images for this section used with permission from:
anonymous contributors

AYBS Stats

AYBS Timeframe: 1979

Episode: "Strong Stuff, This Insurance"




New Zealand TV Guide
May 12, 2001


Radio Times
June 29, 1991



TV Commercials/Audio/Video/Books/Official Websites/Agent


(1960's)Sang a duet with Johnny Briggs of Frank & Nancy Sinatra's version of "Somethin' Stupid" which reached #35 in the UK Singles chart.

Stars Of Soap
Label: Crimson
Format: Compilation CD
Released: 1999

(2002)Dick Whittington-Sang "The Rest is History"
(1965)I've Gotta Horse-Sang "You've Got To look Right For The Part" and "Problems"


Biography (print)

Title: Amanda Barrie. It's Not a Rehearsal.
Date: 2002 London:
Publisher: Hodder Headline,
ISBN: 0755311221

TV Commercials
Daz Soap detergent
No 34 of Cleaner Close series



Real Life Facts/Trivia

-Widow of actor Robin Hunter.

-Daughter-in-law of actor Ian Hunter.



Contact Info

Amanda Barrie
Fairfax House
Fulwood Place, London
United Kingdom

TV Plays

(1977)"Play of the Month"- The Country Wife (Mrs. Squeamish)
(1976)"Play for Today"
--- Buffet (Anne)
--- Early Struggles (Joyce)
(1971)"Play of the Month"- A Midsummer Night's Dream (Hermia)
(1969)"Thirty-Minute Theatre" (Janet)
--- Aggers and Torters: Hickory Dickory
--- Aggers and Torters: Psy-Fi
--- Aggers and Torters: Back to Nature
--- Absolute Aggers and Torters
(1968)"ITV Playhouse"- Horizontal Hold (Mavis Pritchard)
(1966)"The Wednesday Play"/BBC Plays - A Tale of Two Wives (Jada)
(1966)Comedy Playhouse-The Reluctant Romeo (Geraldine Woods)
(1962-63)Playbox-Eps 7.8,7.12(Margaret Palethorpe);8.10(Gloria Green)
(1963)ITV Television Playhouse-Adam's Apple(Cigarette Girl)
(1960)ITV Play of the Week-The Two Bouquets(Flora)



Dec 21, 2002-February 9, 2003 Aladdin   Birmingham Hippodrome Theatre Tickets: £10.50-£22.50
Dec 14, 2001-Feb 2,2002 Snow White and the Seven Dwarfs Wicked Queen Alhambra
1988 Kindly Keep It Covered   Theatre Royal
1986 Stepping Out   Duke of York's Theatre
1985 The Cabinet Mole   Richmond Theatre
1985 Stepping Out Appeared with Janine Duvitski ("Waiting For God" fame) Duke of York's Theatre
1981 Up in the 80's   King's Head
1980 The Bristol Twins   Bristol Old Vic Company
1979 Ten Times Table   Royal Lyceum Theatre/Ayckbourn
1977 Donkey's Years   Globe Theatre
1975 A Touch of Spring Alison Ames Comedy Theatre
1974-1975 Absurd Person Singular Marion Vaudeville Theatre
1974 Oh Kay! Kay Westminster Theatre
1973 Twelfth Night Viola Bankside Globe
1972 A Touch of Spring   Comedy Theatre
1972 Who's Who Helen Brown Yvonne Arnaud Theatre
1972 Come When You Like Olive Ashton Shaw Theatre
1971 Hay Fever Jackie Coryton Tour
1970 Lady Audley's Secret   Richmond Theatre
1970 The Mating Game Tour  
1969 Cinderella Dandini Golders Green
1969 Cabaret Sally Bowles Johannesburg
1969 A Talent to Amuse   Phoenix Theatre
1968 Private Lives Amanda Palace Theatre
1967 Aladdin Aladdin Palace Theatre
1966 Any Wednesday Ellen Apollo Theatre
1965 A Public Mischief Bridget St Martins Theatre
1964 Beggars Opera Lucy Locket Bristol Old Vic Company
1964 Hobson's Choice Alice Bristol Old Vic Company
1964 Little By Little   Bristol Old Vic Company
Apr 29, 1964 She Loves Me Ilona Ritter Lyric Theater
1964 The Royal Hunt of the Sun    
1963 Green Room Rags   Adelphi Theater
Sept 26, 1963 Six Of One   Adelphi Theater
1963 See You Inside   Duchess Theatre
1961 The Miracle Worker    
1961 On the Brighter Side   Phoenix Theater
1958 Grab Me a Gondola   Hippodrome


(Dec 5, 2010)"Cinderella" at the Blackpool Grand Theater (Fairy Godmother)
(Dec 4, 2010-Jan 2, 2011) Cinderella
(Dec 9, 2009-Jan 9, 2010)Cinderella
(Dec 2008-Jan 2009)Cinderella at the Blackpool Grand Theater (Interview)
(Dec 2007-Jan 2008)Cinderella

(2006-2007)Jack and the Beanstalk at the Marlowe Theater
(2002)Dick Whittington


Pictures were taken at Martin Pipe, the racing horse trainer's birthday party around May 2010.

(Images above used with permission from Matt Shepherd who ran a website at one time at: