William George Burden was an English actor known as Billy Burden. He made many appearances at The 'Theatre Royal Panto in bath for 'Frank Maddox'. Debuted on ITV as William in the TV series A Present for Dickie (1969-1970), but only six episodes were made. From 1972 - 1984 he guested many times on the touring cabaret show "The Rick Jango Road Show" In 1978, he guest-starred as a farmer in the episode 'Nappy Days' of George & Mildred. In 1982, he appeared in the Val Guest movie The Boys in Blue (as the herdsman). Burden also guest-starred four times in Hi-de-Hi!; three times as Mr Turner (1986 & 1988) and once as Mr Thompson (1986). Burden is also known for his role as Maurice Moulterd in Grace & Favour (1992-1993), a spin-off from Are You Being Served?
In 1980, he starred in Oh, Happy Band, playing the role of Mr Sowerby.
Billy died of a heart attack in 1994.
Oh Happy Band (TV Series)
- Diplomatic Privilege (1980) ... Mr. Sowerby
- Home Cure (1980) ... Mr. Sowerby
- A Record to Be Proud of (1980) ... Mr. Sowerby
- Let Bygones Be Bygones (1980) ... Mr. Sowerby
- A Bird in the Bush (1980) ... Mr. Sowerby