Enjoy Celebrity Radio’s Su Pollard Life Story Interview……
Su Pollard is the legendary comedy actress and singer, most famous for her roles in the sitcoms Hi-de-Hi! and You Rang, M’Lord?.
As a singer, she scored a UK No.2 hit with the song “Starting Together” in 1986.
She is also well known for her unusual and flamboyant dress sense and her abrupt voice.
Pollard was born the eldest daughter of Don and Hilda Pollard, and she is a supporter of Nottingham Forest.
Pollard’s interest in acting began at the age of six when she played an angel in a school nativity play, and at the age of 16 she began singing in working men’s clubs and charity shows.
Hear Su & Alex Belfield catch up in London….
Following an apprenticeship at the Arts Theatre in Nottingham, Pollard appeared on Opportunity Knocks in 1974 singing “I Cain’t Say No” from Oklahoma! and came second to a singing Jack Russell.
Pollard started appearing in many West End musicals including Godspell, Big Sin City, Grease and Oh, Mr Porter!.
Here’s Alex Belfield and Su Pollard….
She married Peter Keogh in 1984 and in 2013 he published his acclaimed memoir -‘My Hi-de-Highlife’ – Before, During and After Su Pollard’
Alex has known Su since the age of 13!
Interview recorded by Alex Belfield for Celebrity Radio and the BBC 2007