Enjoy Celebrity Radio’s Roy Hudd Interview 2018…
Roy Hudd OBE is an English comedian, actor, radio host, author and showbiz legend!
He is passionate about show business and the history of music hall entertainment.
Hudd was born in Croydon. In 1958 he took a summer job as a Redcoat at Butlins, Clacton working alongside Cliff Richard and Dave Allen – beginning his career in show business.
Roy will be appearing at 1.30pm at The Belgrade Coventry for The Magic of Music Hall with Jan Hunt, Andy Eastwood, Van Buren & Allyson, Maggie O’Hara and The Martin James Orchestra on April 23rd. BOOK TICKETS HERE!
Enjoy an exclusive interview with Roy and Alex via YouTube:
He also starred in the ITV drama ‘The Quest’, alongside Sir David Jason and Hywel Bennett, from 2002-2004.
In 2007 he appeared in episodes of New Tricks, Casualty and The Last Detective. In 2010 he appeared in BBC dramas Missing and Ashes to Ashes.
Here’s Alex with Roy in 2017:
Most famously Hudd first appeared on radio in 1959 on Workers’ Playtime. He remains best known for the BBC Radio 2 satirical series The News Huddlines, which ran from 1975 to 2001.
Here’s the article in the Daily Mirror 9th April 2018:
Recently Roy starred as Archie on ITV’s Coronation Street.
In 2012 he appeared in an episode of the BBC drama Call the Midwife. In 2014 he appeared in episodes of Midsomer Murders, Law & Order: UK and Holby City.
In December 2015 Hudd played Bud Flanagan in the BBC drama We’re Doomed! The Dad’s Army Story, about the creation of the titular long-running sitcom.
In 2016 he appeared in an episode of Benidorm. In 2017 he appeared in the ITV series Broadchurch.
Interview by Alex Belfield for Celebrity Radio 4th April 2018.