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Perry Benson (born 12 October 1961 in London, England, UK) is an actor. He starred as Meggy in This Is England and This Is England '86. Benson did not return for This Is England '88 and his character has been said to have died off screen.


He is best known for his regular roles in British television sitcoms You Rang, M'Lord? (1988-1993), Oh, Doctor Beeching! (1995-1997) and Operation Good Guys (1997-2000).

He has also appeared in the British films Quadrophenia (1979), Scum (1979), Love, Honour and Obey (2000), Alien Autopsy (2006) and This Is England (2006), Somers Town (2008) and Mum & Dad (2008). He has also featured in a 2008 episode of My Family as Gary the bank robber, husband of Joan (who was played by Pauline Quirke).

He had a lead role in Stars of the Roller Skate Disco, a 1984, 90 minute, 'made for TV' play by Alan Clarke.

He also appeared as Sex Pistols drummer Paul Cook in the 1986 biopic Sid And Nancy.

Perry appeared alongside Jimmy Nail in BBC show, Parents of the Band, written by Dick Clement and Ian La Frenais.

Benson stars also in the Vampire film Dead Cert under the direction from Steven Lawson.



Year Title Role
1988 to 1993 You Rang, M'Lord? Henry
1996 to 1997 Oh Doctor Beeching Ralph
1997 to 2000 Operation Good Guys Bones
1999 15 Storeys High Man with a horse in his flat
2000 15 Storeys High Ping Pong obsessed twin
2009 Misfits Beverly Morgan
2010 Doctor Who "The Eleventh Hour" Ice Cream Man
2010 This is England '86 Meggy
2010 Excluded Steve Heston


  • The Class of Miss MacMichael (1978)
  • Quadrophenia (1979)
  • Scum (1979)
  • Sid And Nancy (1986)
  • Love, Honour and Obey (2000)
  • Alien Autopsy (2006)
  • This is England (2006)
  • Somers Town (2008)
  • Mum & Dad (2008)
  • Outside Bet (2011)

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