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Su on TV: Hi-de-Hi! on GOLD (Series 4)

June 4th, 2018

gold18aMore of the excellent comedy writing of Perry & Croft, and superb acting from a stellar cast, in five episodes of Hi-de-Hi!, which originally aired on BBC1 in December 1982/January 1983.

Please click on the cast photo below for our Episode Guide. (Photo © BBC)

Hi-de-Hi!: GOLD: Monday 4th June: 1.40pm/6.40pm
Co-Respondent’s Course. (Series 4, Episode 1). 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.

Hi-de-Hi!: GOLD: Tuesday 5th June: 1.40pm/6.40pm
It’s A Blue World. (Series 4, Episode 2). Ted Bovis is offered the chance to hire an artistic but strictly adult film to show to the male campers late at night.

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Hi-de-Hi!: GOLD: Wednesday 6th June: 1.40pm/6.40pm
The Society Entertainer. (Series 4, Episode 4). Jeffrey decides that a change of voice on Radio Maplin would be a good idea. In the meantime Spike meets a femme fatale which results in a dramatic change in his outlook. Ted however has other ideas.

Hi-de-Hi!: GOLD: Thursday 7th June: 1.40pm/6.40pm
Sing You Sinners. (Series 4, Episode 5). Owing to the departure of the local vicar, Jeffrey finds himself conducting the Sunday half-hour. Needless to say he makes a hash of it.

Hi-de-Hi!: GOLD: Friday 8th June: 1.40pm/6.40pm
Maplin Intercontinental. (Series 4, Episode 6). The annual Best Yellowcoat Competition has a very special prize this year – the winner will go to the new Maplin’s Holiday Camp in the Bahamas.

You Rang, M’Lord? on GOLD

June 4th, 2018

You Rang M’Lord? – Series 2, Episode 7 and Series 3, Episodes 1 to 4 – airing on GOLD at 11.20am and 5.40pm Monday to Friday this week!

TV3 Ireland: Last Laugh in Vegas

June 4th, 2018

Last Laugh in Vegas: TV3: Wednesday 6th June: 10pm
Episode 2. Five-part series following veteran comedy and variety acts as they prepare for a one-night-only performance in Las Vegas, featuring Cannon and Ball, Bernie Clifton, Mick Miller, Bobby Crush, Kenny Lynch, Jess Conrad, Anita Harris and Su Pollard.

Su on TV: Hi-de-Hi! on Drama (Series 7)

May 29th, 2018

drama18aMore holiday camp capers on Drama this week, with four episodes of Hi-de-Hi! from Series Seven, which originally aired in January/February 1986.

Please click on the cast photo below for our Episode Guide. (Photo © BBC)

Hi-de-Hi!: Drama: Tuesday 29th May: 1.40pm/6pm
Who Killed Mr Partridge? (Series 7, Episode 3). Ted and Spike discover Mr. Partirdge’s body lying face down in the pool with a knife in his back. Who is the murderer and are they still at large?

Hi-de-Hi!: Drama: Wednesday 30th May: 1.40pm/6pm
Spaghetti Galore. (Series 7, Episode 4). It is Gladys Pugh’s birthday but she faces a dilemma, both Clive and Harold Fox have invited her out for a meal and she doesn’t want to upset either. Peggy comes to the rescue with her motorbike.

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Hi-de-Hi!: Drama: Thursday 31st May: 1.40pm/6pm
A Lack Of Punch. (Series 7, Episode 5). The staff learn that they are to stand in as children’s entertainers for the rest of the season and Yvonne and Barry are the first to have a go with the playlet ‘Tuffet Tantrums’. Then Ted and Spike spot a smelly tramp entertaining kids on the beach, they think they’ve found the answer to their problems.

Hi-de-Hi!: Drama: Friday 1st June: 1.40pm/6pm
Ivory Castles in the Air.  (Series 7, Episode 6). Clive takes Gladys to see his family home and Gladys takes Clive to her heart.

Su on TV: Hi-de-Hi! on GOLD (Series 3)

May 29th, 2018

gold18aMore Maplins mayhem on GOLD this week, with four episodes of Hi-de-Hi! from Series Three, which originally aired in late 1982.

Please click on the cast photo below for our Episode Guide. (Photo © BBC)

Hi-de-Hi!: GOLD: Tuesday 29th May: 1.40pm/7.20pm
A Matter Of Conscience. (Series 3, Episode 3). 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!: GOLD: Wednesday 30th May: 1.40pm/6.40pm
The Pay-Off. (Series 3, Episode 4). 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.

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Hi-de-Hi!: GOLD: Thursday 31st May: 1.40pm/6.40pm
Trouble and Strife. (Series 3, Episode 5). 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.

Hi-de-Hi!: GOLD: Friday 1st June: 1.40pm/6.40pm
Stripes. (Series 3, Episode 6). After a secret visit to the camp, Joe Maplin decides that Gladys should be put in charge of the Yellowcoats.

You Rang, M’Lord? on GOLD

May 29th, 2018

You Rang M’Lord? – Series 2, Episodes 3 to 6 – airing on GOLD at 11.20am and 5.40pm Tuesday to Friday respectively this week! (NB: Tuesday’s episode airs at 11am)

Su on TV: Hacker Time

May 29th, 2018

Hacker Time: CBBC: Sunday 3rd June: 12.15pm
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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Su on TV: Pointless Celebrities (Challenge)

May 23rd, 2018

A couple of repeats next week of the Pointless Celebrities episode with Su and Ruth Madoc appearing together. This originally aired on BBC1 in August 2014. (Photo © BBC)

Pointless Celebrities: Challenge: Monday 28th May: 7pm
Pointless Celebrities: Challenge: Tuesday 29th May: 2am
Series 6. Episode 12. Alexander Armstrong and Richard Osman present a special celebrity edition of the general knowledge quiz in which four teams try to come up with the answers that no-one else could think of. Featuring Lesley Joseph and Linda Robson, Ronni Ancona and Phil Cornwell, Su Pollard and Ruth Madoc and Josh Widdicombe and Sara Pascoe.

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Su on TV: Hi-de-Hi! on Drama (Series 6 & 7)

May 21st, 2018

drama18aFurther adventures of those iconic holiday camp characters – Fun in the Sixties, via the Eighties, here in the Twenty Tens! (Photo © BBC)

Hi-de-Hi!: Drama: Mon 21st May: 1.40pm/6pm
Opening Day. (Series 6, Episode 3). The new season opens at Maplins and the entertainments staff head down to the station to meet the first lot of campers off the train.

Hi-de-Hi!: Drama: Tuesday 22nd May: 1.40pm/6pm
Off With The Motley. (Series 6, Episode 4). Peggy is promoted to Stores Supervisor. Even with more money and responsibility she yearns to be back among the fun around the pool.

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Hi-de-Hi!: Drama: Wednesday 23rd May: 1.40pm/6pm
Hey Diddle Diddle, Who’s On The Fiddle? (Series 6, Episode 5). Peggy finds a letter from Joe Maplin which seems to indicate that Clive has been given the job of entertainments manager to spy on the rest of the staff. They all have to be careful to conceal their fiddles.

Hi-de-Hi!: Drama: Thursday 24th May: 1.35pm/6pm
Raffles. (Series 6, Episode 6). Clive is badly in debt and when some thugs arrive threatening violence if the money is not repaid Clive begins to look at ways of getting money quickly.

Hi-de-Hi!: Drama: Friday 25th May: 1.45pm/6pm
It’s Murder! (Series 7, Episode 2). Mr. Partridge is causing havoc with his drunken antics and has just about upset everyone on the camp, in the meantime he goes missing leaving the staff in chaos.

Su on TV: Hi-de-Hi! on GOLD (Series 2 & 3)

May 21st, 2018

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Hi-de-Hi!: GOLD: Mon 21st May: 1.40pm/7.20pm
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.

Hi-de-Hi!: GOLD: Tue 22nd May: 1.40pm/7.20pm
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: Wednesday 23rd May: 1.40pm/7.20pm
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.

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Hi-de-Hi!: GOLD: Thursday 24th May: 1.40pm/7.20pm
Nice People With Nice Manners. (Series 3, Episode 1). 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!: GOLD: Friday 25th May: 1.40pm/7.20pm
Carnival Time. (Series 3, Episode 2). 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.

You Rang, M’Lord? on GOLD

May 21st, 2018

You Rang M’Lord? – Series 1, Episodes 4, 5, 6 and Series 2, Episodes 1, 2 – are airing on GOLD at 11.20am and 5.40pm Monday to Friday respectively this week!

TV3 Ireland: Last Laugh in Vegas

May 21st, 2018

Last Laugh in Vegas begins airing on TV3 in Ireland at the end of May.

Last Laugh in Vegas: TV3: Wednesday 30th May: 10pm
Episode 1. Five-part series following veteran comedy and variety acts as they prepare for a one-night-only performance in Las Vegas, featuring Cannon and Ball, Bernie Clifton, Mick Miller, Bobby Crush, Kenny Lynch, Jess Conrad, Anita Harris and Su Pollard.

Su on TV: Hacker Time

May 21st, 2018

Hacker Time: CBBC: Thursday 24th May:  12.35pm
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: Hi-de-Hi! on Drama (Series 5 & 6)

May 13th, 2018

hidehi16eMore classic comedy on Drama. (Photo © BBC)

Hi-de-Hi!: Drama:
Monday 14th May: 1.40pm/6pm

The Graven Image. (Series 5, Episode 5). Joe Maplin orders the unveiling of a statue of himself at the camp. Problems arise when Spike gets very drunk and decides to liven up the statue on the night before the unveiling ceremony.

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Tuesday 15th May: 1.40pm/6pm

Peggy’s Penfriend. (Series 5, Episode 6). Peggy is excited about a visit from her long-term penfriend. The staff become suspicious of his motives and follow them to the sand dunes.

Hi-de-Hi!: Drama: Wednesday 16th May: 1.40pm/6pm
The Epidemic. (Series 5, Episode 7). Chads are breaking out all over the camp, what is worse Joe Maplin is expected at the camp for a lecture with Gilbert Harding. Can the staff stem the flow of chads before he arrives. NB: This episode marks Simon Cadell’s departure.

Hi-de-Hi!: Drama: Thursday 17th May: 1.40pm/6pm
Together Again. (Series 6, Episode 1). It is 1960 – a new season at Maplin’s Holiday Camp is about to commence. The staff arrive by train to prepare the camp for holiday makers.

Hi-de-Hi!: Drama: Friday 18th May: 1.40pm/6pm
Ted At The Helm. (Series 6, Episode 2). Ted thinks he is about to be offered the job as entertainment’s manager when he gets a summons to head office in London. Meanwhile a new face arrives at Maplin’s.