Out Basil... Su's On Her Way!
Watch out Blackpool - Su
Pollard is hitting town next week!
already got the social calendar arranged,"
says Su, who is starring in A Happy Medium at the
Grand next week: "There are five girls in
the show, it's quite a small cast. We've let
Basil Newby know we're coming!"
Pollard's enthusiasm is infectious. It's quite
possibly the first interview I've ever done where
the only question I've had to ask is 'how are
you?' That sends Su off into a discussion which
touches on just about everything - from the
luxurious Darlington hotel she is speaking from
("They always look after you") to her
two minor criticisms of Blackpool ("You have
to change trains in Preston to get there.
there is only one restaurant where you can get
really nice fresh vegetables.")
importantly, she looks forward to her visit:
"I like Blackpool.
people are fabulous, and you get great
sandwiches. As I recall, it's lost its way a bit
and they are trying to work it out. I hope it
doesn't change too much.
can't wait to get back to the ballroom.
like going and watching them all dancing, all the
lovely ladies with their silver shoes and their
husbands twirling them around."
last seen in the resort in Annie, is also
enjoying her starring role in A Happy Medium,
which tells the story of Ellen Small, a woman who
wants to make contact with her dead sister to
fulfil a promise made years before. "It's a
great play," says Su: "It's funny, it's
fast, only a couple of hours long and you can
take kids as young as six. If you're into
Shakespeare it wouldn't be your thing.
not subtle, it's just good fun.
have already had spiritualists and people who are
into the psychic world along to see it and they
have really enjoyed it. I can promise a good fun