Doris Hare MBE (March 1, 1905 - May 30, 2000) was a Welsh actress, best known for her appearances in the popular sitcom On the Buses alongside Reg Varney and Stephen Lewis.
Born in Bargoed, Mid Glamorgan, Doris Hare made her screen debut in the classic Night Mail film of 1934. She became best known as a comedy actress, and appeared in films like The History of Mr Polly (1949) and popular TV programmes such as Dixon of Dock Green and The Saint. She was awarded an MBE in 1941.
Doris acted the part of Martha Longhurst in the pilot episodes of the soap in 1960 (see Daran Little's 1995 book The Coronation Street Story). Having turned down the role of Ena Sharples, Doris did play Alice Pickens in Coronation Street during 1969. She was due to marry Albert Tatlock but the wedding never took place.
In 1969 she appeared in the paranormal detective series Randall and Hopkirk (Deceased) in the 13th episode "But What a Sweet Little Room" as the scary scientologist Madame Hanska. She also appeared in...
Nuns on the Run is a 1990 British comedy film, starring Robbie Coltrane and Eric Idle. It was written and directed by Jonathan Lynn and produced by Handmade Films. Music composed and performed by Yello.
Tagline:The story of an immaculate deceptionIn West London, two middle-aged petty criminals, Brian Hope (Idle) and Charlie McManus (Coltrane) privately discuss their reluctance at continuing with their current 'jobs' - as a bank robber and getaway driver respectively for their boss Casey. Seeing one of their fellow bank robbers accidentally shot and killed during a robbery only adds to their reluctance. However, they are even more reluctant to tell Casey they're leaving, as when confronted by Casey's car cleaner Norm, who tells the boys that he's not only 'resigning', he told Casey that Brian and Charlie want out as well. Their reluctance proves smart, when they're called later that night by Casey to dispose of Norm's now dead body in the Thames river.
In the mean time, Brian goes to..., http://www.imdb.com/title/tt0100280