Past Su News : August/September 2001

27 August : Su TV/Radio News
Hi De Hi!
Tues 28/Wed 29/Fri 31 Aug
1.20pm each day : RTE 1

Woman's Hour
Thursday 30 Aug
10.00am : BBC Radio 4
Su talks to Jenni Murray about her role in Gilbert and Sullivan's Pirates Of Penzance.

Songs Of Praise
Sunday 2 Sep
5.20pm : BBC 1
Su Pollard introduces music and worship from Winter Gardens in Cleethorpes. As well as reminiscing about times gone by, she takes in the sunshine on the beach, visits the fun fair, and meets donkey keepers, an artist, and Hollywood star Patrick Stewart.

Penny Crayon : Monday 3 Sep
1.15pm : BBC 2
Tower of London. 
Animation narrated by Su Pollard and Peter Hawkins. Penny and Dennis foil an attempt to steal the Crown Jewels.

29 September : More 'Pirates Of Penzance' Dates
The second leg, scheduled for 2002, of the Pirates Of Penzance tour can exclusivlely be revealed on Su Online:

21st January : Theatre Royal, Bath
28th Jan : Opera House, Buxton
4th February : Marlowe Theatre, Canterbury
11th Feb : Alhambra Theatre, Bradford
18th Feb : Civic Theatre, Darlington
25th Feb : Congress Theatre, Eastbourne
4th March : Mayflower Theatre, Southampton
11th Mar : Wimbledon Theatre, Wimbledon
18th Mar : Princess Theatre, Torquay
25th Mar : Apollo Theatre, Oxford
1st April : Opera House, Manchester
8th April : Corn Exchange, Cambridge
15th April : Everyman Theatre, Cheltenham
22nd April : Bristol Hippodrome, Bristol
29th April : The Lyceum, Sheffield

31 August : Su as Pirate Maid Ruth
Here is a taster for everyone who will be attending Pirates Of Penzanze around the country over the following months. This is Su as pirate maid Ruth.

Look out for Su presenting this Sunday's Songs Of Praise, from Cleethorpes. BBC 1 at 5.20pm


15 August : 'Pirates Of Penzance' & 'Dick Whittington' Promo Posters
The promotional posters for Su's two forthcoming theatre productions, The Pirates Of Penzance and Dick Whittington, have now been released. Both are wonderful, colourful creations.
15 August : Su's Second Website Letter
Just added to Su Online is Su's second letter. Catch up on all the gossip and latest news by hopping over to the Letters page via the Index menu, or simply click here.
6 August : Gimme Gimme Gimme
The recording took place on Wednesday 1st August of the episode of Gimme Gimme Gimme, featuring Su. Filmed in studio three at The London Studios, it is number five in the third series of six shows. The much anticipated episode is called "Singing In The Drain" and sees Su as Tom's singing teacher, Miss Heidi Honeycomb.

This third, and rumoured final, series will be broadcast by BBC Television later this year. When programme schedules are finalised the info will be on SuOnline.

27 August :'Pirates' Opens
Su opens tonight in Pirates Of Penzance at the Open Air Theatre, Regent's Park for a two week season ending on 8th September . As Su mentioned in her latest diary entry, the run of Pirates is extensive.

Su plays the role of the pirate maid, Ruth, in this updated version which is presented by the Open Air Theatre, Regent's Park following last summer's Olivier award nominated run.

Su will be joined on the tour by actor/singer Gary Wilmot who will be playing the Pirate King,  Su is very excited as this is a major departure for her having not done G & S before..

All venues are listed below (News : 24 June).

Please note venue for the Glasgow run will be The Theatre Royal and not The King's Theatre as previously advertised

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