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March 30, 2003: Su set to entertain the troops
Su, along with a host of others, is set to entertain the troops in Iraq, via satellite. This taken from BBCi News:

Satellite concert for troops
Stars from the entertainment world including singer Claire Sweeney are holding a variety concert to boost the morale of troops fighting in Iraq. Forces sweetheart Sweeney, comedian Al Murray and Pop Idol contestants Hayley Evetts and Jessica Garlick will perform to a celebrity audience on Sunday. 

The concert, being held in London, will be recorded and beamed around the world to British troops by satellite. It will also be converted into a DVD so it can be sent to forces fighting in the Gulf. 

The star-studded audience will also be entertained by broadcaster Nicholas Parsons, Hi-Di-Hi! star Su Pollard and comic Paul Zenon at the Thai Pavilion restaurant in Kennington, south London. 

Hosted by Gary Wilmot, invited guests include actors Tom Conti and Joely Richardson and stars from Coronation Street and EastEnders. In between acts the audience will get the opportunity to record their own personal messages for the troops. 

A letter of support written by the Duke of York, Prince Andrew, will be read out on the evening by General Sir Roger Wheeler. The concert is being organised by producer James Black on behalf of the Ministry of Defence and Combined Services Broadcasting. 

The event has been hastily been put together in less than a week as a production team works around the clock to get the variety show ready. Mr Black said everyone had been keen to take part in the event, offering their services for free. 

"Everyone wanted to help out. There is a strong feeling that we now must show our support regardless of political differences because they are our troops out there fighting," said Mr Black. 

The show will be seen by up to 200,000 service personnel around the world, including the thousands of men and women fighting in the Iraq war. 

March 28, 2003: 'You Rang, M'Lord?' on DVD Campaign - Update
Hopefully some of you will have sent off your emails to Playback-Universal this past week with regards to the You Rang, M'Lord? DVD release.

I emailed them on Monday, on behalf of SuOnline, with an "empassioned" plea for the liberation of the classic comedy/drama series. No response as yet but I will keep you all posted with any information or feedback they supply me with - Thanks:)

Keep sending those emails to: communicate@unistudios.com

March 28, 2003: Su on TV - 'Hi-De-Hi!' & 'Little Robots'
Hi-De-Hi!Don't forget that UK Gold are currently running repeats of Hi-De-Hi! every day at various times. Please check your TV Guides for speciific times.

Little Robots continues apace too. The animated series can be seen each Tuesday morning around 9.30 am on BBC2.

Don't miss Miss Su being very, very Noisy!!


March 22, 2003: SuOnline's 'You Rang, M'Lord?' on DVD Campaign!
You Rang, M'Lord?Today, SuOnline is "launching" its first ever campaign. The 'Help us secure the DVD release' of the classic comedy series, You Rang, M'Lord?

For further details, and info on how YOU can assist, please click the picture. 

NB. The You Rang, M'Lord? page is a "taster" of the website revamp taking effect in the coming months.

March 18, 2003: Su's Snippets / SuOnline site news
Su's Snippets!Look out in the coming months for a new addition to SuOnline - 'Su's Snippets'! 

As you will read in her latest Web Letter, Su suggested this new section herself as a way of sporadically posting little bits of personal info, latest news and gossip. 

SuOnline will be three years old later in the year and visitors can look forward to lots of changes. The site will undergo a partial makeover and "springclean", so there's lots to look forward to in the coming months. 

For now, though, we hope you enjoy Su's new Web Letter.

March 18, 2003: Su's Latest Web Letter - now online
Su's Web LetterSu's latest Web Letter has just been added to the site. 

As ever, it is packed with Su's latest news, views and gossip. We recommend you grab a cuppa, sit back, relax, and click the picture for a great read!

March 18, 2003: And the winner is...
Congratulations to Kenny McGuinness of Johnstone, Renfrewshire in Scotland. Kenny won the Hi-De-Hi! DVD Set and BBC goodie bag by answering correctly that Maplins is the name of the holiday camp in Hi-De-Hi!
March 12, 2003: SuOnline/BBC 'Hi-De-Hi!' DVD Set Competition
Hi-De-Hi! competitionJust two days left to enter the BBC/SuOnline competition to win a wonderful Hi-De-Hi! DVD set and a selection of BBC goodies. 

To be in with a chance of winning this fab collection, simply answer the following, very easy, question: 

What is the name of the holiday camp in Hi-De-Hi!

Please email your answer to: webmaster@supollard.org 

The competition closes on 14th March and the winner will be notified, via email, soon after. 

Many thanks to Carolyn from the BBC for providing the prize.

March 12, 2003: The BBC needs your 'It Ain’t Half Hot Mum' memories!
The BBC would like to hear from anyone with thoughts, opinion or memories of It Ain’t Half Hot Mum. The classic comedy was, of course, written by Jimmy Perry and David Croft, the men also responsible for Hi-De-Hi! and You Rang, M'Lord? 

If you would like to contribute, please follow the link on SuOnline's main page for full details.

March 7, 2003: More 'Little Robots' info - From Su
NoisySu has been chatting about the news that Little Robots has been recommissioned for a bumper 52 episodes. 

Su said: "It looks like the new series will be every shown every weekday, as opposed to once a week like the current series. 

"I'm going into the studio to record some of the new episodes in the next couple of months. I had a great time doing the originals so it will be fun." 

The first series, currently being shown each Tuesday morning on BBC2, has been a great  success in the UK and overseas.

March 7, 2003: Dear Visitor! - Su's Webletter
Su has let me know she has almost completed her latest Website Letter. Always packed full of her latest gossip and news, the letter is a must-read and always guaranteed to brighten up anyone's website browse. 

Please check back soon for all Su's latest info on Annie, Little Robots, and much more.

March 4, 2003: 'Annie' - Meanwhile... Back at the Orphanage!

Su has confirmed that she will be reprising her critically acclaimed Miss Hannigan in the hit musical Annie. The entire production heads out to Kuala Lumpa in June, there is a possibility that the show will also play a season in Singapore too. Then it's back home for a 15 date UK tour to start in September (details to be confirmed). Anyone who saw Su as Miss Hannigan would have to agree that it was a very funny performance, and one of Su's favourite stage roles. 

Please click the picture to access SuOnline's dedicated Annie section.

March 4, 2003: Su, Noisy and the 'Little Robots' in the U.S.A.
Little RobotsLittle Robots, the animated children's series featuring Su, Lenny Henry and many other famous names, has been a huge success. Not only has the show been a big hit here in the UK, it has also become a favourite with viewers in the US too. 

This great news has resulted in the series being commissioned for another 52 episodes, and the animation now looks like it will become yet another BBC success story. Following in the footsteps of the corporation's recent other children's series Teletubbies, Bob The Builder, and  The Tweenies

Fantastic news for Su and everyone involved in the series.

March 4, 2003: 'Mirror, Mirror, on the wall...'
Snow White 2003It could almost be deja-vu for Su, professionally at least, this year. Not only will she be touring with Annie again this Summer, but Christmas 2003 sees her reprising her role as the Wicked Queen in Snow White And The Seven Dwarfs

This year's panto is a brand new production of Snow White and will play at the Hexagon Theatre in Reading over the festive season. 
Su and ChristopherThe writer and director of this exciting new production is Christopher Lillicrap, who incidentally was Su's co-star in the 1982 BBC children's sketch show Clock On At The Laughter Factory

Su thoroughly enjoyed playing the villainess last Christmas and is thrilled and very much looking forward to doing it all over again, this time in the South of England 

Further information and ticket details will be posted here as soon as they are finalised.

March 4, 2003: No rest for the "Wicked Queen"!
2003 is shaping up to be yet another phenomenally busy year for Su. And, like 2002, she will have a thoroughly wicked time in the process. Su is reprising her role as Miss Hannigan in the wonderful Chris Monero production of Annie for an overseas and UK tour. 

Later in the year Su, once again, will be playing the Wicked Queen in a brand new production of Snow White And The Seven Dwarfs

See News above for further information on these projects. And please don't forget to check in regularly to SuOnline for all the latest Su updates.

March 1, 2003: SuOnline/BBC 'Hi-De-Hi!' DVD Set Competition
Win me!SuOnline, in association with the BBC, are giving one very lucky website visitor the chance to win the brand new Hi-De-Hi! DVD Box Set. The winner will also get some BBC goodies too. 

To be in with a chance of winning this fab collection, simply answer the following, very easy, question: 

What is the name of the holiday camp in Hi-De-Hi!

Please email your answer to: webmaster@supollard.org 

The competition closes on 14th March and the winner will be notified, via email, soon after. 

Many thanks to Carolyn from the BBC for providing the prize.

March 1, 2003: 'Hi-De-Hi!' DVD/VHS Sets
Don't forget that the long awaited Hi-De-Hi! DVD and VHS Box Sets are available to buy from this coming Monday.
March 1, 2003: 'Little Robots' - Tuesday on BBC2
Those 'Little Robots'!Little Robots continues its run each Tuesday morning in the UK.

Little Robots : BBC2 - Tuesday 4th March : 9.30am 

Su Pollard voices Noisy, a robot who lives her life as if it were a musical. With a trumpet-like nose, she loves to sing - and does so everywhere.


March 1, 2003: 'Hi-De-Hi!' - Series Three on UK Gold
Hi-De-Hi! is, once again, being shown on UK Cable/satellite channel UK Gold. 
Episode One from Series Three begins the run... 

Hi-De-Hi! : UK Gold - Monday 10th March : 7.40pm 
Nice People With Nice Manners
Yvonne and Barry, the ballroom dancers, invite the staff to a party. However they only invite staff they feel are “socially acceptable”, but when Peggy mixes up the invitations they get more than they bargained for! 

UK Gold have scheduled Hi-De-Hi! for various times each day, so please check your TV Guide for exact times.


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