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Su on Christmas TV: Better Known For Other Things

December 22nd, 2017

Better Known For Other Things: NOW 80s: Christmas Eve: 12pm
Better Known For Other Things: NOW 80s: New Years Eve/Hogmanay: 12pm
Anyone for a bit of Nick Berry or Su Pollard? Soap stars, movie stars and comedians – they all made music (of variable quality), but were all better known for something else!

• NOW 80s airs on Sky channel number 378.

Su On Christmas TV: … Sings the Beatles

December 20th, 2017

… Sings The Beatles: Yesterday: Christmas Eve: 8.15am
… Sings The Beatles: Yesterday: Christmas Eve: 4.15pm
… Sings The Beatles: Yesterday: Christmas Eve: 11.45pm
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 Christmas TV: Better Known For Other Things

December 20th, 2017

Better Known For Other Things: NOW 80s: Thursday 21st December: 1pm
Anyone for a bit of Nick Berry or Su Pollard? Soap stars, movie stars and comedians – they all made music (of variable quality), but were all better known for something else!

• NOW 80s airs on Sky channel number 378.

Su on Christmas TV: Who’s Doing The Dishes?

December 18th, 2017

Who’s Doing The Dishes?: Be3: Saturday 30th December: 1.30pm
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 Christmas TV: Benidorm (2010 Christmas Special)

December 14th, 2017

benidorm12cThe 2010 Benidorm Christmas Special, in which Su guested, is airing again this coming festive season in Ireland.

Benidorm: Be3: Wednesday 27th December: 00.30am
Christmas Special. It’s Christmas on the Costa Blanca and the Garveys are staying with Mel and Madge in their luxury hilltop villa – but will Mel make it back from a business trip in time for Christmas dinner? Noreen finds a travel companion, but he may not be all he seems. There is confusion at the Solana when Donald and Jacqueline check in with a group of close personal friends – including king of the swingers Marvin. Madge is left in charge of the Christmas Spectacular at the Benidorm Palace but when star of the show Su Pollard takes an unexpected detour via a Spanish nudist camp it looks as if the event will be left without its big finale. Can Donald and Jacqueline’s famous friend save the day? Starring: Jake Canuso, Janine Duvitski, Siobhan Finneran, Tim Healy, Kenny Ireland, Elsie Kelly. (Also airing on Be3 HD)

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Su on Christmas TV: Better Known For Other Things

December 14th, 2017

Better Known For Other Things: NOW 80s: Thursday 14th December: 8pm
Anyone for a bit of Nick Berry or Su Pollard? Soap stars, movie stars and comedians – they all made music (of variable quality), but were all better known for something else!

• NOW 80s airs on Sky channel number 378.

Su on TV: Lorraine on ITV

December 7th, 2017

Su guesting on Lorraine earlier today: We’re with showbiz legend Su Pollard finding out what’s underneath that showbiz exterior! Chatting about being the Wicked Queen in Christmas panto to whether she’d ever go into the Im A Celebrity jungle! (Photo © ITV/Lorraine)

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Su on TV: Better Known For Other Things

November 29th, 2017

Better Known For Other Things: NOW 80s: Thursday 30th November: 3pm
Anyone for a bit of Nick Berry or Su Pollard? Soap stars, movie stars and comedians – they all made music (of variable quality), but were all better known for something else!

• NOW 80s airs on Sky channel number 378.

Su on TV: Better Known For Other Things

November 3rd, 2017

Better Known For Other Things: NOW 80s: Saturday 4th November: 9am
Better Known For Other Things: NOW 80s: Tuesday 7th November: 7pm
Better Known For Other Things: NOW 80s: Wednesday 8th November: 4pm
Anyone for a bit of Nick Berry or Su Pollard? Soap stars, movie stars and comedians – they all made music (of variable quality), but were all better known for something else!

• NOW 80s airs on Sky channel number 378.

Su On TV: … Sings the Beatles

October 31st, 2017

… Sings The Beatles: BBC4: Saturday 11th November: 1.10am
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: 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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