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ATV Today: Doctors Say Hi-de-Hi

October 2nd, 2018

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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.

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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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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 on Australian TV: Celebrity Antiques Road Trip

March 27th, 2018

Celebrity Antiques Road Trip: Lifestyle HD/Foxtel: Friday 6th April: 7.55am
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. (Photo © BBC)

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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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Celebrity Antiques Road Trip: Watch Online

November 20th, 2016

Click below to watch Su and Ruth on Celebrity Antiques Road Trip at BBC iPlayer.

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Su on TV: Celebrity Antiques Road Trip

November 5th, 2016

Celebrity Antiques Road Trip: BBC2: Wednesday 16th November: 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 & 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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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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