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Su on Christmas/New Year TV: Croft and Perry: The Sitcoms

December 20th, 2016

Croft and Perry – The Sitcoms: BBC2: New Year’s Day: 6pm
Responsible for Dad’s Army, It Ain’t Half Hot, Mum and Hi-De-Hi!, David Croft and Jimmy Perry are one of British TV’s most successful comedy writing duos. They talk about their lives, their work and what makes them laugh. With contributions from cast members and fans, including Bob Monkhouse, Simon Cadell, Su Pollard, Harry Enfield and Clive Dunn.

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Good Morning Britain: Snow White/1 Million Minutes

December 20th, 2016

snowwhite16ssLast week’s visit to Rusthall Lodge, Tunbridge Wells by the Snow White cast, as part of the 1 Million Minutes campaign, will air on Good Morning Britain on Thursday.

Visit the 1 Million Minutes info page here.

Good Morning Britain: ITV:
Thursday 22nd December: 6am

Breakfast show featuring the latest news, sport and weather.

Su on the Radio: Dominic King/BBC Radio Kent

December 14th, 2016

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Dominic King: BBC Radio Kent:
Thursday 15th December: 4pm

Su Pollard – Su stops by to chat with Dom about her pantomime role in Tunbridge Wells.

• Listen to the show live at the BBC Kent website, or post-airing at BBC iPlayer.

Su on TV: Celebrity Antiques Road Trip

November 5th, 2016

Celebrity Antiques Road Trip: BBC2: Wednesday 16th November: 7pm
Series 6, Episode 3. Celebrities hunt for antiques across the UK. Two luvvies from the world of stage and TV, Ruth Madoc and Su Pollard, best known for their appearances in sitcom Hi-De-Hi, are antique hunting with Phil Serrell and Raj Bisram. Setting off from the Welsh border town of Monmouth, they head for auction in Congleton, Cheshire. Ruth also gets to find out about the incredible 19th-century nurse – and it is not Florence Nightingale – whilst Su visits ancient Roman town Caerleon and finds time for an amphitheatre showdown with Phil. And Su attempts to resolve an age old mystery – does Phil wear a wig? Starring: Ruth Madoc, Su Pollard.

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Su on TV: Hacker Time

November 5th, 2016

Hacker Time: CBBC: Monday 14th November: 11.20am
Hacker Time: CBBC: Monday 14th November: 2.40pm
Steph Mcgovern. Series 6, Episode 6. Fun, chat and music from Hacker T Dog. BBC Breakfast and Pocket Money Pitch presenter Steph McGovern drops in to the Hacker Time studio to endure Hacker’s jokes about money. Pocket Money Pitch becomes Pocket Money Pooch for one day only, plus there’s a trip to Rearend-On-Sea for TV’s least informative documentary, The Accommodation Place. Starring: Simon Lowe, Su Pollard.

Hacker Time: CBBC: Tuesday 15th November: 11.20am
Hacker Time: CBBC: Tuesday 15th November: 2.40pm
Michelle Hardwick. Series 6, Episode 7. Fun, chat and music from Hacker T Dog. Hacker tricks Emmerdale actress Michelle Hardwick into the studio to endure lots of soap jokes, as well as perform in a sketch entitled Emmerfail. Plus Cel Spellman stars in Lost and Found (…& Lost Again) and there’s another trip to The Accommodation Place. Starring: Simon Lowe, Su Pollard.

Hacker Time: CBBC: Wednesday 16th November: 11.20am
Hacker Time: CBBC: Wednesday 16th November: 2.40pm
Luis Troyano. Series 6, Episode 8. Fun, chat and music from Hacker T Dog. Great British Bake Off finalist Luis Troyano joins Hacker, Derek, Lolly, Wilf, Herman, Larry and whoever the other ones are. Expect plenty of cake jokes, some of them funny! Plus Cel Spellman stars in Lost and Found (…& Lost Again) and another trip to The Accommodation Place. Starring: Simon Lowe, Su Pollard.

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Su on TV: Hacker Time

October 24th, 2016

Hacker Time: CBBC: Saturday 29th October: 6.30pm
Paul Martin. Series 6, Episode 9. Fun, chat and music from Hacker T Dog. Expect antique jokes and jokes about antiques as Paul Martin from Flog It! joins Hacker in the studio. Plus Cel Spellman appears in Lost and Found (…& Lost Again) and Simon Lowe and Su Pollard feature in another edition of The Accommodation Place. Starring: Simon Lowe, Su Pollard.

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Su on TV: Hacker Time

October 17th, 2016

Hacker Time: CBBC: Saturday 22nd October:  6.30pm
Luis Troyano. Series 6, Episode 8. Fun, chat and music from Hacker T Dog. Great British Bake Off finalist Luis Troyano joins Hacker, Derek, Lolly, Wilf, Herman, Larry and whoever the other ones are. Expect plenty of cake jokes, some of them funny! Plus Cel Spellman stars in Lost and Found (…& Lost Again) and another trip to The Accommodation Place. Starring: Simon Lowe, Su Pollard.

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Su on TV: Hacker Time

October 11th, 2016

Hacker Time: CBBC: Saturday 15th October: 6.30pm
Michelle Hardwick. Series 6, Episode 7. Fun, chat and music from Hacker T Dog. Hacker tricks Emmerdale actress Michelle Hardwick into the studio to endure lots of soap jokes, as well as perform in a sketch entitled Emmerfail. Plus Cel Spellman stars in Lost and Found (…& Lost Again) and there’s another trip to The Accommodation Place. Starring: Simon Lowe, Su Pollard.

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Su on TV: Hacker Time

October 6th, 2016

Hacker Time: CBBC: Saturday 8th October: 6.30pm
Steph Mcgovern. Series 6, Episode 6. Fun, chat and music from Hacker T Dog. BBC Breakfast and Pocket Money Pitch presenter Steph McGovern drops in to the Hacker Time studio to endure Hacker’s jokes about money. Pocket Money Pitch becomes Pocket Money Pooch for one day only, plus there’s a trip to Rearend-On-Sea for TV’s least informative documentary, The Accommodation Place. Starring: Simon Lowe, Su Pollard.

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Hi-de-Hi!: Continues on BBC2!

September 12th, 2016

hidehi16eHi-de-Hi! continues to air, and entertain a whole new audience – as well as many from the first time around, on BBC2 each weekday afternoon.

Series Three is currently showing, and Series Four will begin on Friday, with “Co-Respondent’s Course”.

View the full upcoming schedule at the BBC2 website. Please note times may vary on certain days for BBC Scotland. Episodes airing over the next week on BBC2 are:

Hi-de-Hi!: Monday 12th September: 2.15pm
A Matter of Conscience. Series 3, Episode 3: First broadcast: 14/11/1982. The local council decides to build a hospital next to Maplin’s Holiday Camp. Joe Maplin instructs the staff to thwart their plan by making as much noise as possible.

Hi-de-Hi!: Tuesday 13th September: 2.15pm
The Pay-Off. Series 3, Episode 4: First broadcast: 02/11/1982. The local council are still determined to build the hospital next to Maplin’s. Joe sends a shoebox full of money to Jeffrey with instructions that he is to bribe the four councillors. Guest Cast: ROY HEATHER (Inspector Palmer).

Hi-de-Hi!: Wednesday 14th September: 2.15pm
Trouble and Strife. Series 3, Episode 5: First broadcast: 28/11/1982. Ted Bovis’s ex-wife turns up at the camp demanding the arrears of her maintenance. She has in tow a bailiff who presents Ted with a writ. Failure to pay could result in prison for Ted. He is forced to resort to all the fiddles he can remember in order to raise the money. Guest Cast: RIKKI LEE (Hilary Bovis), LENI HARPER (Girl), SION PROBERT (Boy), JOHN D. COLLINS (Bailiff). NB: This is airing on BBC Scotland at 1.30pm.

Hi-de-Hi!: Thursday 15th September: 2.15pm
Stripes. Series 3, Episode 6: First broadcast: 05/12/1982. After a secret visit to the camp, Joe Maplin decides that Gladys should be put in charge of the Yellowcoats. Guest Cast: TALFRYN THOMAS (Gareth Davies).

Hi-de-Hi!: Friday 16th September: 2.15pm
Co-Respondent’s Course. Series 4, Episode 1: First broadcast: 12/12/1982. Jeffrey Fairbrother’s wife sends her new boyfriend to ask Jeffrey for a divorce.  Since the professor is unwilling to co-operate he starts to dig for evidence. Guest Cast: JOHN FORTUNE (Max Tewksbury), JOHN HORSLEY (Clive), DAVID BEALE (Mr. Glover), ROY HEATHER (Inspector Palmer).

Meanwhile @ Maplins: Hi-de-Hi! Continues… on BBC2

September 6th, 2016

hidehi15cThe continuing adventures of Ted, Spike, Gladys, Peggy et al… Hi-de-Hi! on BBC2! Relive the 50s, via the 80s, here in 2016!

Please keep checking the BBC2 website to stay up to date, and browse Su Online’s comprehensive Hi-de-Hi! Episode Guide, compiled by Rob Cope, for lots of info. It includes details on each episode, cast lists, original air dates and more.

Hi-de-Hi!: Tuesday 6th September: 2.15pm
A Night Not To Remember. Series 2, Episode 5: First broadcast: 27/12/1981. Jeffrey gets exceedingly drunk and has to be escorted back to his chalet with man hungry Yellowcoat Gladys Pugh. What actually occurred when they were alone? Guest Cast: DAVID TROUGHTON (Mr. Pritchard), NIGEL WILLIAMS (Bert).

Hi-de-Hi!: Wednesday 7th September: 2.15pm
Sausages or Limelight. Series 2, Episode 6: First broadcast: 03/01/1982. Spike Dixon is in love. Unfortunately his prospective father-in-law insists that Spike give us showbusiness and comes into his lucrative butchery empire. Guest Cast: JULIE ANN BLYTHEN (Brenda). NB: This is airing on BBC Scotland at 1.30pm.

Hi-de-Hi!: Thursday 8th September: 2.15pm
Nice People With Nice Manners. Series 3, Episode 1: First broadcast: 31/10/1982. 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!

Hi-de-Hi!: Friday 9th September: 2.15pm
Carnival Time. Series 3, Episode 2: First broadcast: 07/11/1982. Joe Maplin insists that the staff take part in the Town Carnival by putting in a float. Spike has the job of producing the tableau. Guest Cast: JOHN LE MESURIER (Hugo Buxton), JOYCE GRANT (Mrs. Fairbrother).

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Su on TV: Most Shocking Celebrity Moments of the 80s

September 5th, 2016

Su is one one the “talking heads” guests in the, mammoth almost three hours long, Most Shocking Celebrity Moments of the 80s which airs on Channel 5 this coming weekend.

Most Shocking Celebrity Moments of the 80s: Channel 5: Sunday 11th September: 10pm
The most infamous TV moments of the 1980s, including the disastrous Brit awards hosted by Samantha Fox and Mick Fleetwood, Simon Le Bon’s nautical misadventures and the concert where Ozzy Osbourne famously bit the head off a bat. With contributions from Anthea Turner, Linda Lusardi, Rick Wakeman, Jennie Bond, Nathan Moore, Su Pollard and Paul Burrell.

Su on TV: Lorraine – ITV TOMORROW!

September 1st, 2016

A reminder that Su guests on ITV’s morning show Lorraine tomorrow, to discuss her upcoming guest appearance on Who’s Doing The Dishes? and a lot more besides we are sure.

Lorraine: ITV: Friday 2nd September: 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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Su on TV: Hi-de-Hi! (on BBC2: Series 1 & 2)

August 28th, 2016

Hi-de-Hi!: BBC2: Monday 29th August: 2.15pm
Charity Begins At Home. Series 1, Episode 5: First broadcast: 26/03/1981. Ted gets the Yellowcoats involved in his latest fiddle – the Campers Amenity Fund,  meanwhile Jeffrey comes across two old people who are suffering from a case of very bad luck. Guest Cast: HARRY MARKHAM (Old Man), JOSEPHINE ANTOSZ (Old Woman).

Hi-de-Hi!: BBC2: Tuesday 30th August: 2.15pm
If Wet – In the Ballroom. Series 2, Episode 1: First broadcast: 29/11/1981. The staff are at their wits’ end trying to amuse the campers. Rain has been tumbling down for days and they have practically exhausted their repertoire of indoor amusements. Guest Cast: SAM SMART (Charlie Ruckston ‘No. 7′), WENDY HALL (Olwen Jones ‘No. 8′).

Hi-de-Hi!: BBC2: Wednesday 31st August: 2.15pm
Peggy’s Big Chance, Series 2, Episode 2: First broadcast: 06/12/1981. Peggy has a burning ambition to become a Yellowcoat. Jeffrey arranges an interview, meanwhile Ted is planning a pool wheeze but needs somebody to be the shark.

Hi-de-Hi!: BBC2: Thursday 1st September: 2.15pm
Lift Up Your Minds. Series 2, Episode 3: First broadcast: 13/12/1981. Ex-professor Fairbrother decides to bring some culture into the entertainments programme by presenting a recital of classical music. Naturally the campers are less than keen. Guest Cast: JEAN CHALLIS (Woman), ROY HEATHER (Second man).

Hi-de-Hi!: BBC2: Friday 2nd September: 2.15pm
On With The Motley. Series 2, Episode 4: First broadcast: 20/12/1981. The Camp Host is getting his big chance at a posh golf club dinner, but first he must persuade Jeffrey to give him the time off.