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Bucks Free Press: Su Pollard at Aylesbury Waterside Theatre

March 28th, 2017

bfp17aComedy legend Su Pollard lined up for Christmas panto treat at Aylesbury Waterside Theatre

Comedy legend Su Pollard will star in Aylesbury Waterside Theatre’s Christmas pantomime later this year, it has been announced.

The Hi-de-Hi actress will play the wicked queen in Snow White and the Seven Dwarfs and is looking forward to performing in Bucks in December. She said: “Brace yourselves, Aylesbury! I love panto, and can’t wait to whip you all up into a festive frenzy.”

• Continue reading at Bucks Free Press.

Su on the Radio: BBCR2 – Friday Night is Music Night

March 28th, 2017

bbcr217aFriday Night is Music Night salutes the Forces Sweethearts of the Second World War on the occasion of Dame Vera Lynn’s 100th birthday.

This week we have been celebrating the 100th birthday of the East Ham girl whose name became synonymous with the phrase “Forces Sweetheart” – Dame Vera Lynn.

The BBC Concert Orchestra conducted by Richard Balcombe perform Bridge on the River Kwai (Malcolm Arnold); the Spitfire Prelude and Fugue (William Walton) and the Dambusters March (Eric Coates). Our singing guests are Mary Carewe, Lucy Williamson, the Puppini Sisters and making a guest appearance and recalling memories of Gracie Fields – Su Pollard. The presenter is Ken Bruce.

Concert recorded 17th January 2017 at the Mermaid Theatre in London.

• Listen to the show at BBC iPlayer for the next month. Su performs The Thing-Ummy-Job with the BBC Concert Orchestra.

Mix96: Ben and Nia Chat to Su Pollard

March 22nd, 2017

A new radio interview with Su, which aired on Mix96 yesterday. Su chats panto, being wicked, Hi-de-Hi!, the Waterside Theatre and more. Listen to the full chat, at Audio Boom, by clicking below.

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Su on Lorraine’s Best Bits

March 19th, 2017

A screen cap from Su’s guest appearance on Lorraine last Thursday morning. View a photo of Su and guest-host Fearne Cotton at Instagram. A montage of Lorraine’s Best Bits, including Su, has been uploaded to Lorraine‘s You Tube channel. Click below to watch.

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Panto 2017: Su at Aylesbury Waterside

March 17th, 2017

panto14vYes, we know it feels like last year’s panto has only just finished! Press reports on Su’s panto for Christmas 2017 are already being published, and here are just a few:

Bucks Herald: Hi De Hi! Su Pollard will star as the Wicked Queen in this year’s Aylesbury Waterside panto: Su Pollard, will be playing this year’s booable baddie, the Wicked Queen, in Snow White and the Seven Dwarfs Fri 8 – Sun 31 Dec. A legend within the showbiz industry with over four decades of experience under her belt and a huge wealth of starring roles on stage and TV – Continue reading…

Mix 96: Su Pollard wants to be ‘fairest of them all’: Comedian and actress Su Pollard will be playing the role of the Wicked Queen in Snow White and the Seven Dwarfs at the Aylesbury Waterside Theatre this Christmas. The showbiz legend has over 4 decades of experience, and is best known for her roles in roles in the sitcoms Hi-de-Hi!, You Rang, M’Lord? and Oh, Doctor Beeching!, amongst many others – Continue reading…

Buckingham and Winslow Advertiser: Hi De Hi! Su Pollard will star as the Wicked Queen in this year’s Aylesbury Waterside panto: With further casting to be announced, panto fans are urged to grab their shovel and their pick and book now for this year’s magical family pantomime – Visit www.atgtickets.com/Aylesbury.

Su Talks Panto: Su said she was looking forward to coming to Bucks. She said: “Brace yourselves Aylesbury! I love panto, and can’t wait to whip you all up into a festive frenzy. It may only be spring but I’m expecting you to practise your boos and polish up your hisses – I like audiences loud and proud, it’s going to be wicked!”

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Su on the Radio: BBC London/Jo Good

March 12th, 2017

bbcrl17aSu guested on Jo Good’s BBC Radio London show on Thursday – Chatting about participating in the forthcoming Vera Lynn Tribute concert, and much more – including, looking good, past adventures with Jo, her one-woman-show and the possible return of Peggy Ollerenshaw.

Su Pollard and The Barking Hour: Actress Su Pollard chats about ‘100: A Tribute To Dame Vera Lynn’.

• Listen to the show at BBC iPlayer for the next month. Su’s interview begins approximately 11 minutes into the show and runs for around 15 minutes.

Vera Lynn @ 100: Rehearsals with Miss SU POLLARD!

March 12th, 2017

Rehearsals are underway for the big night! The fabulous Su Pollard in rehearsals with Rhys Harding, Josh Baker, Bradley Salter and Louis Clarke-Clare from Birds College. Afternoon of fun with Su, loving her number with the boys. watch out for Su on’ Lorraine’ on the 16th March! For tickets seetickets.com. Dame Vera Lynn 100th birthday celebration London Palladium, March 18th, curtain up 7.30.

• Browse more great photos from the rehearsals at antonyjohns.co.uk. (Photo © antonyjohns.co.uk)

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Su on TV: Lorraine

March 12th, 2017

Su is scheduled to guest on ITV’s morning show Lorraine later this week, to discuss her upcoming guest appearance at Dame Vera Lynn’s 100th birthday concert.

Lorraine: ITV: Thursday 16th March: 8.30am
Morning show with a topical mix of entertainment, discussion and showbiz glamour, as well as featuring the latest fashion, food and celebrity gossip.

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A Tribute to Dame Vera Lynn

March 11th, 2017

Just one week to go until Dame Vera Lynn’s celebration. Stay updated via @DameVeraLynn100 and @PalladiumLondon. Click below for further information and to book tickets.

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Su on TV: Gimme Gimme Gimme

March 7th, 2017

For One Night Only!! … Heidi Honeycomb is… Back! ‘Singing In The Drain’, the episode of Gimme Gimme Gimme with Su as special guest star is repeated on GOLD later this month. This originally aired on BBC1 in December 2001.

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Gimme Gimme Gimme: GOLD: Monday 20th March: 10.20pm
Singing in the Drain. Series 3, Episode 5. Kathy Burke in the in-your-face comedy with the hapless flatmates with every personality flaw going. Linda finally realises her ambition to become a model.Starring: Kathy Burke, James Dreyfus, Brian Bovell, Beth Goddard, Su Pollard, and Jonathan Harvey.

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Retro Su: Meridian TV 1993

March 7th, 2017

Here’s some retro Su, from 1993, recently uploaded to You Tube.

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