Enjoy Celebrity Radio’s Harriet Thorpe Interview – Mad Drag Night 2019…
Harriet Thorpe is one of the UKs most loved actresses. She trained at London’s Central School of Speech and Drama.
She is known for her roles in the British sitcoms, The Brittas Empire (1991–97) and Absolutely Fabulous (1992–2012) and has also starred in the West End musicals, Cabaret (2006), Wicked (2008) and Mamma Mia! (2010).
Thorpe will star with in an all star cast of A MAD DRAG NIGHT this August…
A MAD Drag Night ‘Beat for the Gods’ supporting The Make A Difference Trust will take place on Sunday 18 August at Proud Embankment, with two shows at 6.30pm and 10.30pm Since the inception of A MAD Drag Night in 2015, our audiences have been treated to some of the West End’s finest performers, but as you’ve never seen them before.
Faye Tozer, Dr Ranj, David Ames, Tom Reid Wilson, Harriet Thorpe, Riyadh Khalaf and Miss Rory will join the hosting team for the 5th annual A MAD Drag Night supporting The Make A Difference Trust.
Enjoy an exclusive interview with Harriet via YouTube:
A MAD Drag Night ‘Beat for The Gods’ promises to be a Dragulicious Night of Extravaganza Eleganza.
Our girls may start the night as Goddesses but at A MAD Drag Night, anything is possible. Fierce dancers, incredible singers, hilarious comedians, you may even find yourself face to face with a few unexpected, yet familiar, characters as A MAD Drag Night continues to bring its own spin on the Drag show.
Thorpe played Fleur in Absolutely Fabulous, an eccentric and somewhat odd work-colleague who spoke in a very precise fashion. Along with working extensively with Dawn French and Jennifer Saunders.
She has also appeared in BBC2’s Alexei Sayle’s Stuff, A Bit of Fry and Laurie; BBC’s Casualty, Material Girl and ITV’s The Bill and Midsomer Murders.
She played Beverley Osman in the BBC children’s comedy drama No Sweat, starring boyband North and South. She made a guest appearance in Channel 4 soap opera, Hollyoaks as Elizabeth.
Harriet is going into MAME at the Hope Mill for 6 weeks from the end of September 2019..
Interview by Alex Belfield for Celebrity Radio 1st July 2019.