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Su on TV: When Talent Shows Go Horribly Wrong

October 22nd, 2017

When Talent Shows Go Horribly Wrong: Channel 5: Sunday 29th October: 9pm
All-singing, all-dancing special narrated by Kate Thornton, reliving those moments when TV talent shows did not go to plan. Clips include Marie Osmond’s live on-air faint, Jorgie Porter’s swipe at her partner’s face with an ice skate, and Dannii Minogue appearing to ‘out’ Danyl Johnson on live TV. Interviews include James Jordan, Su Pollard and Jenny Eclair.

Su on TV: Celebrity Big Brother’s Bit On The Side

August 2nd, 2017

The latest series – indeed the 20th – of Celebrity Big Brother launched last night and Su is guesting on companion show, Celebrity Big Brother’s Bit On The Side, tonight.

Celebrity Big Brother’s Bit on the Side: Channel 5: Wednesday 2nd August: 11.05pm
Celebrity Big Brother’s Bit on the Side: Channel 5: Thursday 3rd August: 00.05am
Episode 2. Celebrity panelists and an audience of CBB fans debate the hot topics, reveal exclusives and go behind the scenes of the main show. Presented by Rylan Clark-Neal. Also airing on Channel 5 +1 and available on Catch Up after airing.

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Su on TV: Celebrity Antiques Road Trip

July 17th, 2017

Celebrity Antiques Road Trip: BBC2: Wednesday 26th July: 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: Gimme Gimme Gimme

May 14th, 2017

Gimme Gimme Gimme: GOLD: Monday 22nd May: 11.35pm
Gimme Gimme Gimme: GOLD: Tuesday 23rd May: 3.25am
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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Su on TV: Most Shocking Celebrity Moments of the 80s

May 14th, 2017

Most Shocking Celebrity Moments of the 80s: Channel 5: Saturday 20th May: 9pm
The juiciest scandals from the decade of excess are squeezed into one titillating countdown, as we recall the antics of everybody’s favourite pinups, personalities and poshos from the eighties. From the maritime misadventures of Simon Le Bon to the royal rumpy-pumpy of Prince Andrew, celebs seemingly ran riot post-1979. Remember Sam Fox and Mick Fleetwood’s mortifying stint fronting the Brits? Or Ozzy Osbourne’s patented bat diet? Whether you were there or just wish you were, a host of household names from back in the day are on hand to tease out memories of awkward interviews, doomed marriages and wayward popstars. Featuring contributions from the likes of Su Pollard, Anthea Turner, Linda Lusardi, Nathan Moore, Rick Wakeman, Jennie Bond and Paul Burrell.

Su on TV: Who’s Doing The Dishes?

May 9th, 2017

Who’s Doing The Dishes?: Be3: Wednesday 17th May: 5pm
Series 3, Episode 1: Brian McFadden presents a new series of the dining challenge show in which contestants are invited to dinner at a mystery celebrity’s house and must guess who their host is. Comedy actress Su Pollard attempts to baffle a team of magicians. Will they be saying Hi-de-Hi, or be doing the dishes?

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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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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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Su On TV: … Sings the Beatles

February 20th, 2017

… Sings The Beatles: BBC4: Friday 3rd March: 11pm
… Sings The Beatles: BBC4: Saturday 4th March: 2.35am
Recorded for the 40th anniversary of Abbey Road, the Beatles’ final album, a journey through the classic and curious covers in the BBC archives. Featuring Sandie Shaw singing a sassy Day Tripper, Shirley Bassey belting out Something, a close-harmony Carpenters cover of Help!, Joe Cocker’s chart-topping With A Little Help From My Friends, Oasis reinventing the Walrus and a little Lady Madonna from Macca himself. Plus, a few ‘magical’ moments from Candy Flip, the Korean Kittens and Su Pollard.

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Above: Screen captures of Su performing ‘Back In The USSR’. Originally from The Laughter Show in 1984, Please click here to view larger versions of the screen caps.

Su on TV: Celebrity Big Brother’s Bit On The Side

January 27th, 2017

After an abandoned appearance a couple of weeks ago – due to being snowed in – Su will guest on Celebrity Big Brother’s Bit On The Side tonight. It’s eviction night too so the show is certain to be a lot of fun. Keep an eye on the official Big Brother Twitter page for updates this evening.

Celebrity Big Brother’s Bit On The Side: Channel 5: Friday 27th January: 11.05pm
Celebrity Big Brother’s Bit On The Side: Channel 5 +1: Saturday 28th January: 00.05am
Episode 19. Celebrity panellists and an audience of CBB fans debate the hot topics, reveal exclusives and go behind the scenes of the main show. Presented by Rylan Clark-Neal.

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Su on TV: Hacker Time

January 15th, 2017

Hacker Time: CBBC: Saturday 21st January: 3pm
Ricky Martin. Series 6, Episode 10. Fun, chat and music from Hacker T Dog. CBBC’s Art Ninja, Ricky Martin, joins Hacker in the studio for a show about all things art. Plus Luke and Leia sing about their potent breath in Lost and Found (…& Lost Again) and there’s a final trip to Rearend-On-Sea for The Accommodation Place. Starring: Simon Lowe, Su Pollard.

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