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Su on TV: Who’s Doing The Dishes?

October 16th, 2018

Who’s Doing The Dishes?: Virgin Media One: Saturday 20th October: 8am
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?

Su on TV: Hi-de-Hi! on GOLD

October 16th, 2018

Don’t forget that Hi-de-Hi! is currently airing twice daily week days on GOLD. Tomorrow’s episode is Series Six, Episode Six… Raffles. Airing at Midday and 5.20pm.

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Su on TV: Doctors on BBC1

October 2nd, 2018

doctors18cDoctors: BBC1: Monday 8th October: 1.45pm
Feud. What should have been a simple home visit lands Sid in the middle of a love triangle, causing chaos for him in the Minor Surgery Unit. Karen holds a protest for James, but has she taken it too far this time? Elsewhere, Zara makes a decision which surprises Daniel.

Starring: Su Pollard, Ruth Madoc, Paul Elliott, Ashley Rice, Matthew Chambers, Elisabeth Dermot-Walsh.

Series 19, Episode 270. Available to watch on BBC iPlayer post broadcast. (Photo © BBC)

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Su on TV: Hi-de-Hi! on GOLD

September 25th, 2018

hidehi15bGOLD are airing Hi-de-Hi! again from Monday 1st October, beginning at Series 5, Episode 1. The epsiodes are broadcast twice daily weekdays.

Hi-de-Hi!: GOLD: Monday 1st October: 12pm/5.20pm
Concessions. (Series 5, Episode 1). As Barry and Yvonne dance to Diaghilev, Spike jokes to Pinocchio, Ted contrives to get in with the local council ‘Mr. Big’ to confound Joe Maplin’s plans to expand his empire.

Hi-de-Hi!: GOLD: Tuesday 2nd October: 12pm/5.20pm
Save Our Heritage. (Series 5, Episode 2). When a local cottage is faced with  with destruction and it’s owner threatened with eviction to make way for an extension to the camp Jeffrey is insensed and rallies the staff into thwarting Joe Maplin’s plans.

Hi-de-Hi!: GOLD: Wednesday 3rd October: 12pm/5.20pm
Empty Saddles. (Series 5, Episode 3). Joe Maplin orders that Fred Quilly’s lame horses must be sent to the knackers-yard. It falls upon the entertainment staff to try to save the horses from their fate.

Su on TV: Who’s Doing The Dishes?

September 18th, 2018

Who’s Doing The Dishes?: Virgin Media Two: Saturday 29th September: 7am
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: Mark Goodier’s No. 2s of 1986

September 16th, 2018

Mark Goodier’s No. 2s of 1986: NOW 80s: Tuesday 18th September: 10pm
60 minutes of back to back UK chart runners-up from 1986 – including hit ladies Madonna, Sinitta, Kim Wilde and Su Pollard! With Mr Charts himself, Mark Goodier.

Su on TV: When Talent Shows Go Horribly Wrong

August 30th, 2018

When Talent Shows Go Horribly Wrong: 5Select: Saturday 1st September: 10pm
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: Hi-de-Hi! on GOLD (Series 2)

August 6th, 2018

gold18aFive more classic comedy nuggets of Hi-de-Hi! on GOLD this week, with episodes from Series 2, which were originally broadcast in November and December 1981.

Good news too, airings have returned to twice daily every day this week.

Please click on the cast photos below for our Episode Guide. (Photos © BBC)

Hi-de-Hi!: GOLD: Monday 6th August: 1.20pm/6.40pm
Peggy’s Big Chance. (Series 2, Episode 2). 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!: GOLD: Tuesday 7th August: 1.20pm/6.40pm
Lift Up Your Minds. (Series 2, Episode 3). 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.

Hi-de-Hi!: GOLD: Wednesday 8th August: 1.20pm/6.40pm
On With The Motley. (Series 2, Episode 4). 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.

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Hi-de-Hi!: GOLD: Thursday 9th August: 1.20pm/6.40pm
A Night Not To Remember. (Series 2, Episode 5). 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?

Hi-de-Hi!: GOLD: Friday 10th August: 1.20pm/6.40pm
Sausages or Limelight. (Series 2, Episode 6). Spike Dixon is in love. Unfortunately his prospective father-in-law insists that Spike give us showbusiness and comes into his lucrative butchery empire.

Su on TV: The Festival Show (STV)

August 4th, 2018

The Festival Show: STV: Thursday 16th August: 8.30pm
Episode 4. The stories and stars from Edinburgh at festival time. With festival virgin Su Pollard and children’s writer and comedian Julian Clary.

Su on the Radio: BBC Radio 4 Loose Ends

August 2nd, 2018

bbcr418aWhile at The Edinburgh Festival Su will be guesting on BBC Radio 4′s Loose Ends.

Loose Ends: BBC Radio 4/Radio 4 Longwave
Saturday 11th August: 6.15pm/6,45pm

Julie Hesmondhalgh, Su Pollard, Jayde Adams, Tracyanne & Danny, Aidan Moffat & RM Hubbert, Arthur Smith, Clive Anderson: Clive Anderson and Arthur Smith are joined by Julie Hesmondhalgh, Su Pollard and Jayde Adams for an eclectic mix of conversation, music and comedy. With music from Aidan Moffat & RM Hubbert and Tracyanne & Danny.

• Further info at the BBC Radio 4 website. The programme will be available post-airing at BBC iPlayer Radio.

Su on TV: Hi-de-Hi! on GOLD (Series 1&2)

July 30th, 2018

gold18aMore Hi-de-Hi! on GOLD this week, with episodes from Series 1 and 2, which originally aired in March/April/November 1981. Aside from Monday the episodes are only airing once daily for the rest of the week.

Please click on the cast photos below for our Episode Guide. (Photos © BBC)

Hi-de-Hi!: GOLD: Monday 30th July: 1.10pm/6.30pm
The Partridge Season. (Series 1, Episode 3). Mr. Partridge goes on one of his seasonal “benders” which results in him locking his chalet door and refusing to come out. Unable to sober him up Jeffrey is forced to perform the Punch & Judy show.

Hi-de-Hi!: GOLD: Tuesday 31st July: 1pm
The Day Of Reckoning. (Series 1, Episode 4). Fred Quilly thinks that the racing mobster Big Mac from Brighton has tracked him down to Maplin’s Holiday Camp,  the staff are on their toes to prevent Big Mac from taking his revenge.

Hi-de-Hi!: GOLD: Wednesday 1st August: 1.15pm
Charity Begins At Home. (Series 1, Episode 5). 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.

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Hi-de-Hi!: GOLD: Thursday 2nd August: 1.20pm
No Dogs Allowed. (Series 1, Episode 6). Jeffrey is left with a large dog to look after. All pets being banned from Maplin’s he has to break in and try to keep it secretly in his chalet.

Hi-de-Hi!: GOLD: Friday 3rd August: 1.20pm
If Wet – In The Ballroom. (Series 2, Episode 1). 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.

Su on TV: Top Of The Pops

July 27th, 2018

Top Of The Pops: BBC4: Friday 3rd August: 7.30pm
Top Of The Pops: BBC4: Saturday 4th August: 0.20am/11.55pm
1986. Gary Davies and Steve Wright present the pop chart programme, first broadcast on 13 February 1986. Featuring Belouis Some, Whitney Houston, Su Pollard, Shakin’ Stevens and Billy Ocean.

Su on TV: You Rang, M’Lord? on GOLD

July 27th, 2018

You Rang, M’Lord?: GOLD: Saturday 28th July: 10.10am
You Rang, M’Lord?: GOLD: Sunday 29th July: 7.30am
Pilot. (Series 1, Episode 1). The casts of Hi-De-Hi! and It Ain’t Half Hot, Mum intermingle in the first episode of the chucklesome sitcom with butlers galore, written by Jimmy Perry and David Croft. London, 1927: Alf Stokes and his daughter Ivy are given the boot from their jobs on the music halls. Alf decides that he has no option but to go back into service as a butler. When he arrives at the residence of Lord Meldrum some familiar faces await him. Starring: Paul Shane, Su Pollard, Jeffrey Holland, Donald Hewlett.

You Rang, M’Lord?: GOLD: Saturday 28th July: 11.15am
You Rang, M’Lord?: GOLD: Sunday 29th July: 8.25am
The Phantom Signwriter. (Series 1, Episode 2). Alf and Ivy are settled into their new jobs but things soon start to hot up when Sir Ralph suspects that his wife is having an affair. Lord Meldrum’s car is vandalised – someone has daubed ‘fornicator’ on the side which causes panic when the Bishop wants to use the vehicle.

Su on TV: BBC Breakfast at The Fringe

July 25th, 2018

BBC Breakfast: BBC1: Friday 3rd August: 6am
BBC Breakfast comes live from the heart of the festival on August 3 with Charlie Stayt hosting big name interviews and live performances with Festival talent including Maureen Lipman, Su Pollard, Frank Skinner and Lost Voice Guy.