Marjorie with Harry, Sooty, Sweep, and Soo

Marjorie Corbett (1922-1995), nicknamed Tobes (after the famous Toby jugs), was the wife of Harry Corbett and the mother of Matthew and David Corbett. She also voiced Soo in the early years of The Sooty Show.

According to Brenda Longman, who took over the voice of Soo, the reason Marjorie was replaced was because her heavy smoking caused her to be short of breath. It was also felt that she made Soo sound too old.


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