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Su on TV: Last Laugh in Vegas (Episode 2)

April 10th, 2018

lliv18lLast week’s first episode of Last Laugh in Vegas launched with almost 2.5m viewers – overnight ratings, a final figure should be available soon – and tonight sees episode two airing on ITV.  Please click on the photo of Su to see all of our Last Laugh news. (Photo © ITV)

Last Laugh in Vegas: ITV
Tuesday 10th April: 9pm

Episode 2. The showbiz entertainers begin rehearsals for the biggest performance of their lives, but impressing their American producer Frank Marino is proving to be tough. Anita Harris, Tommy Cannon, Jess Conrad and Mick Miller take time out of rehearsals to head out into the desert to meet a Native American medicine man; Bobby Crush takes inspiration for his act from the Liberace Museum, and the comedy acts turn to American comedy legend Frankie Scinta for advice on how to win over a Las Vegas audience.

Su on TV: Last Laugh in Vegas (Episode 1 Repeat)

April 9th, 2018

lliv18kNot only is the first episode of Last Laugh in Vegas available to watch online at ITV Hub (registration required) but a repeat airing of last Tuesday’s series debut airs again tonight ahead of tomorrow night’s second episode. (Photo © ITV)

Last Laugh in Vegas: ITV
Tuesday 10th April: 0.15am
Episode 1. Documentary series. Nine British showbiz legends from the ’60s, ’70s and ’80s are about to be given the chance to put on their dream gig in the entertainment capital of the world. The theatre is booked for one night only and the bill includes comedy double act Cannon and Ball, entertainer Bernie Clifton, stand-up comedian Mick Miller, pianist Bobby Crush, singer Kenny Lynch, ’60s pop idol Jess Conrad OBE, actress and singer Anita Harris, and actress, singer and comedian Su Pollard.

Herald: ‘Age Is No Barrier, Darling’, Say Showbiz Veterans

April 2nd, 2018

herald18aWhat happens when a group of British showbiz veterans are let loose in Sin City? You’re about to find out, as ITV’s new five-part series, Last Laugh In Vegas, sees some of the most famous names from the 1960s, 70s and 80s whisked off to put on their dream gig in the variety capital of the world.

Putting the show in showbiz, the line-up includes pianist and entertainer Bobby Crush, singer Kenny Lynch, 60s pop idol Jess Conrad, actress and singer Anita Harris, actress, singer and comedienne Su Pollard, comedy double act Cannon and Ball, entertainer Bernie Clifton and comedian Mick Miller.

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Cameras will follow the entertainment veterans right through from the point they leave their homes in the UK to Vegas living, rehearsals and the final spectacular: treading the boards at Vegas’ iconic Orleans theatre. Despite all eight acts having extensive careers, access to the world-class stages that run along the Vegas strip would mark a new experience for most. And it’s one none of the celebrities could turn down.

“It was like going over a rainbow and arriving at an incredible place,” gushes Harris, 75, who returned to the city for the first time since her early twenties.

“It’s a lovely thing for people to do,” agrees Pollard, 68. “You’re outside of your comfort zone, you’re outside of things that you wouldn’t do on an everyday occurrence, so it was lovely. We embraced the opportunity and everything that they put on for us.”

• Continue reading at Herald Scotland. Last Laugh In Vegas premieres on ITV/STV on Tuesday, April 3. (Photo © ITV)