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Su on TV: Doctors on BBC1

October 2nd, 2018

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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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ATV Today: Doctors Say Hi-de-Hi

October 2nd, 2018

atvtoday18aDoctors say Hi-de-Hi to Ruth Madoc and Su Pollard

The holiday camp actresses are joined by Paul Harman-Elliott, better known as Paul Chuckle, for a forthcoming storyline.

From 1980 until 1988 millions of viewers tuned to BBC One for a regular visit to the Maplins Holiday Camp in Crimpton-On-Sea. The fictional home of 1950s-set sitcom Hi-de-Hi! The series made stars of the cast which included Simon Cadell as entertainment manager Jeffery Fairbrother, Ruth Madoc as seductive head yellow coat Gladys Pugh, Paul Shane as always on the fiddle camp host Ted Bovis and Su Pollard as the over-excited chambermaid Peggy Ollerenshaw; who was forever trying to become a yellow coat.

The series followed the adventures of the staff at the run down holiday destination as their attempts to entertain the campers entertained beeb viewers across 58 episodes, nine series, and even lead to a stage version and cast album. The comedy was created and written by Jimmy Perry and David Croft who had also brought to life Dad’s Army, It Ain’t Half Hot Mum and You Rang M’Lord?

Two of the key actresses from the show – Ruth Madoc and Su Pollard are being reunited on screen in BBC One daytime soap opera Doctors. Ruth plays Jean Marsh while Su features as Mary Dunlop in an episode to be screened on 8th October. The pair are joined for the plot by ChuckleVision ‘Chuckle Brother’ Paul Harman-Elliott who plays Ronnie Hislop, a man whom has been a little naughty to say the least.

• Continue reading at ATV Today.

Doctors: Su & Ruth Madoc Film Guest Roles

May 17th, 2018

doctors18aSu and , her former Hi-de-Hi! co-star and great friend, Ruth Madoc will guest in a forthcoming episode of, BBC1′s long-running daytime drama/soap, Doctors.

The air date for the episode is unknown as yet, but we can reveal Su will play a character (rather than herself) called Mary.

Doctors is a continuing British medical soap opera which first broadcast in the United Kingdom on BBC One on 26 March 2000.

Set in the fictional Midlands town of Letherbridge, defined (in the programme) as being in the city of Birmingham, the soap follows the lives of the staff of both a Doctor’s surgery and University Campus Surgery as well as their families and friends.

• Browse the Doctors website at bbc.co.uk. Click below to visit the programme’s Facebook page. (Photo © BBC)

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Su & Ruth Madoc on BBC1′s ‘Celebrity Antiques Road Trip’

August 9th, 2016

Su and Ruth Madoc have filmed an episode of the BBC1 series Celebrity Antiques Road Trip. The hit series in which antiques experts accompany celebrities on a road trip around the UK searching for treasures and competing to make the most money at auction.

More details on that, again, as soon as it’s made available.

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Pointless Celebrities @ BBC iPlayer

July 15th, 2016

Su and Ruth’s fabulous appearance on BBC1′s Pointless Celebrities, repeated earlier this week, is now available to watch online for the next month at BBC iPlayer. Click below to watch.

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Su on TV: Pointless Celebrities

July 3rd, 2016

Pointless Celebrities: BBC1: Wednesday 13th July: 5.10pm
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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Pointless Celebrities: Christmas TV Ratings

December 30th, 2015

Pointless Celebrities Christmas Special was the third most watched programme of the day on BBC1 on Christmas Eve, and the fifth most watched of the day overall, with almost 4m viewers. See the full Top 10s for Christmas Eve, Christmas Day and Boxing Day here. The festive special is available to watch at BBC iPlayer.

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Pointless Celebrities Christmas Special: New Photo

December 15th, 2015

A new photo of the “cast” of this year’s Pointless Celebrities Christmas Special, which airs on BBC1 on Christmas Eve. Click below for the programme’s page at bbc.co.uk. (Photo © BBC)

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Pointless Celebrities Christmas Special: BBC1: Christmas Eve: 7.10pm
Christmas Special. A special celebrity Christmas edition of the general knowledge quiz in which four teams try to come up with the answers that no-one else could think of. Presented by Alexander Armstrong and co-host Richard Osman. Featuring Jeffrey Holland and Su Pollard, Alison Hammond and Robin Windsor, The Krankies, Louise Jameson and Colin Baker.

Su on Christmas TV: Pointless Celebrities Christmas Special

December 9th, 2015

Su will be making a festive appearance on your TV screen on Christmas Eve, in the Pointless Celebrities Christmas Special. (Photo © Richard Osman)

Pointless Celebrities Christmas Special: BBC1: Christmas Eve: 7.10pm
Christmas Special, with Jeffrey Holland and Su Pollard, Alison Hammond and Robin Windsor, Colin Baker and Louise Jameson. Plus Kim Wilde joins host Alexander Armstrong for duet

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Su on TV: Pointless Celebrities (Christmas 2015)

August 2nd, 2015

pointless15cAs previously mentioned, Su will guest in the Pointless Celebrities Christmas Special this forthcoming festive season. The programme is provisionally scheduled to air on Christmas Eve on BBC1, though this is subject to change. Su guests alongside Jeffrey Holland, The Krankies and Colin Baker & Louise Jamieson. The special was filmed in early July (yes, really!). There’s already been a few press reports on it.

Richard Osman @ Twitter: One of the co-presenters of Pointless tweeted this photo on the day of filming last month, saying “Merry Christmas everyone! #PointlessChristmasSpecial”. (Photo © Richard Osman) – Visit Richard’s Twitter…

Scottish Daily Record: Fan Dabi Dozi: The Krankies to star on BBC quiz show Pointless Celebrities on Christmas Eve: The popular gameshow hosted by Alexander Armstrong and Richard Osman returns to BBC One Saturday nights at the end of August. But the climax will be the December 24th Christmas special with Ian and Janette Tough taking on the likes of Hi-de-Hi’s Su Pollard and Jeffrey Holland and Doctor Who legends Colin Baker and Louise Jameson – Continue reading…

Birmingham Mail: Nigel Mansell is now a Pointless Celebrity: Alison Hammond will team up with Strictly Come Dancing professional Robin Windsor in the Christmas special, which will also feature Walsall’s Jeffrey Holland (with Su Pollard) – Continue reading…

Pointless Christmas: More info as and when it becomes available.

Su on TV: Pointless Celebrities

January 10th, 2015

Pointless Celebrities: BBC1: Saturday 17th January: 5.20pm
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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