Stirling Gallacher

Stirling Gallacher
Born Deborah Ann Stirling Gallacher
(1970-11-30) 30 November 1970
Bowdon, Altrincham, Cheshire, England
Other names Stirling Gleeson (married name)
Occupation Actress

Seán Gleeson (2009 – present);

William Ely (divorced)
Children Ulysses (son)
Awards British Soap Award – Best On-Screen Partnership – Dr. Georgina Woodson

Deborah Ann Stirling Gallacher (born 30 November 1970 in Bowdon, Altrincham, Cheshire) is an English actress best known for playing the Prime Minister's wife and Margaret in Little Britain.


Gallacher played Dr. Georgina Woodson in the British television drama Doctors from 2003 to 2009. In 2007, along with co-star Seán Gleeson, she won the 'Best On Screen Partnership' award at the British Soap Awards.[1][2]

She has worked with actor/comedian Ricky Gervais, appearing in Gervais's stand up show Animals and playing Jennifer Taylor-Clarke in both series of The Office.[3] Following this, she starred in Little Britain as the Prime Minister's wife and Margaret, Roy's wife who has no limbs.[4] Gallacher co-wrote and co-directed the play, The Seven Deadly Sins, with Andrea Seale.

Personal life

Stirling has a son, Ulysses, born in January 2004.[5] On 20 June 2009, she married her ex Doctors co-star, and on-screen husband, Seán Gleeson.[6] They also have a baby boy born in September 2009.


  1. "The British Soap Awards in pictures", Metro, 29 May 2007, retrieved 4 July 2011
  2. "Street wins seven at soap awards", BBC, 26 May 2007, retrieved 4 July 2011
  3. Sickels, Robert C. (2008) The Business of Entertainment: Movies, Praeger Publishers, ISBN 978-0-275-99840-0, p. 63
  4. BBC. "BBC - Drama - Doctors - Actors - Stirling Gallacher". Retrieved 28 September 2016.
  5. "BBC - Comedy: The Office - Character Profile - Jennifer". Retrieved 28 September 2016.
  6. "Ex-EastEnder steps in to save day at opening". 4 August 2010. Retrieved 28 September 2016.

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