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November 2002
Great Nottinghamians : Su Pollard
Su Pollard
Su Pollard
Su Pollard is perhaps Nottingham's most famous entertainer, read her biography below.
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Torvill and Dean

Sir Jesse Boot

Harold Larwood

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There are many names that nearly made it onto this list of famous Nottinghamains.

Other famous people from Robin Hood County include:

Ball, Captain Albert VC
Bendigo
Birch, Rob

Blower, Tom
Boot, Sir Jesse
Booth, General William
Bowden, Sir Frank
Bowles, Peter
Byng, Douglas
Byron, Lord John
Clarke, Rt Hon. Kenneth
Clough, Brian OBE
Coates, Eric
Cole, Andy
Cranmer, Thomas
Dance, Sir George
Dwight, Roy
Flowers, Wilfred
Fothergill, Watson
Hallam, Nick
Hewson, Sherrie
Hitchcock, Alma Reville
Hood, Robin
Howe, Lord Admiral Richard
Howitt, T. Cecil
Karno, Fred
Khaliq, Jawaid
Knight, Dame Laura
Larwood, Harold
Lawrence, DH
Lee, Alvin
Lindsey, Robert
McCarthy, Dennis
Meadows, Shane
Mee, Arthur
Owen, Greg
Player, John
Pollard, Su
Randall, Derek
Reynolds, John
Russell, Graham
Sillitoe, Allan
Smith, Paul CBE
Slater, Colin MBE
Stardust, Alvin
Torvill, Jayne MBE & OBE
Trease, Geoffrey
Walker, Chris
Watson, Dave
Westwood, Lee

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Su Pollard
1949 - Born on the 7th of November in Nottingham. Su was the eldest daughter of Don and Hilda Pollard.
1955 - Su's interest in the stage began at the age of six when she played an angel in the school nativity play.
1974 - Su made her television debut on Opportunity Knocks, where her rendition of 'I'm Just A Girl Who Can't Say No' from Oklahoma saw her come second to a singing Jack Russell dog.
1978 - Su's first comedy role was in a BBC series entitled Two Up, Two Down in which she played a hippy named Flo.
1979 - First appeared in Hi Di Hi as Peggy.
1987 - Su tours the country with the Su Pollard show.
1986 - She also took the song "Starting Together" to number two in the charts.
1988 - Hi Di Hi ends after 58 episodes.
1988 - You Rang M'Lord begins, Su was cast as Ivy Teasdale, it ran until 1992.
1989 - Su is made the subject of 'This is your Life'.
1995 - Co-stars with Les Dennis and Roy Walker for Blackpool's Biggest Show in 1995.
1996 - Su appears in 'Oh Dr Beeching'.
1997 ~ present - Su regularly appears in panto and other stage shows.
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