Paula Tilbrook (born 16th January 1930 in Manchester) is best known for playing village gossip, Betty Eagleton in Emmerdale - making her debut in the programme in 1994. She has appeared in five minor roles in Coronation Street:
- A Customer in May 1967
- Kabin customer Mrs. Cleghorn in December 1973
- Estelle Plimpton in September 1977, who was an acquaintance of Annie Walker's within the Lady Victuallers Association
- Derbyshire pub landlady Olive Taylor-Brown in March 1980
- Vivian Barford, an active WARTS member - a role played intermittently between March 1991 and July 1993.
Other TV credits include minor roles in The Dustbinmen, The Liver Birds, Crown Court, Tales of the Unexpected, Open All Hours, Last of the Summer Wine and So Haunt Me.
Film credits include Me You and Him, Walter, Walter and June, Yanks, A Private Function and The Final Frame.
In April 2015, at the age of 85, Paula announced she was retiring from acting and was leaving Emmerdale after serving twenty-one years on the programme.