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Irene Sutcliffe passes away aged 88

It is Cult Faction’s sad duty to announce that Irene Sutcliffe has passed away at the age of 88 years old.

Sutcliffe is most well known for her role as Maggie Clegg in Coronation Street which she played between 1968-1974. The LAMDA trained actress also starred in Dixon of Dock Green, Pathfinders in Space, Emergency – Ward 10, Couples, Z-Cars, Hazell, Juliet Bravo, Inspector Morse, Withnail & I, Turn-On to T-Bag, Never the Twain, All Creatures Great and Small, Hetty Wainthropp Investigates, Peak Practice, Holby City, The Bill, Doc Martin, Doctors, and her last onscreen role was in The Royals in 2015.

She also had a distinguished career in theatre and was a hard-working committee member of the Actors’ Benevolent Fund for several decades, helping to support actors and stage managers who are experiencing hardship through illness, injury or old age.

Founded Cult Faction in 2014; previously crawled out of the Black Lodge in 1976, only to find himself in the Village.

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