Cilla Black would have been thrilled by
Irish IndependentCilla Black would have been thrilled by musical about her life, son saysIrish IndependentHe said: "We had started this journey with her, and because everything changed after she died and it was about a year after I had a sit down with (the show's writer) Jeff Pope and Laurie (Mansfield, Black's manager) and Bill (Kenwright, the show's ...Cilla Black's son Robert is searching for an actress to play the role of his iconic mum for a new musical about her lifeThe SunCilla Black musical to open in LiverpoolComplete Music UpdateCilla Black's son reveals how you could play the star on stage as he opens up about missing his mumMirror.co.ukHeat -Sunday Worldall 7 news articles »
Posted on 2 March 2017 | 4:31 am
Cilla and the Shades of the 60s review at
The StageCilla and the Shades of the 60s review at Towngate Theatre, Basildon – 'upbeat, but slight'The StageLiverpool's very own Cinderella, Cilla Black came from a working-class background but went on to become a major British singing star, before forging a career in light-entertainment that lasted until her death in 2015. Cilla and the Shades of the 60s is ...
Posted on 1 March 2017 | 9:04 am
National open auditions will be held to find
London News Online (blog)National open auditions will be held to find Cilla for new musicalLondon News Online (blog)Cilla's son, Robert Willis, will be the Executive Producer of the spectacular and heart-warming musical adaptation of the critically acclaimed ITV mini-series based on the early life of Cilla Black, by BAFTA award winner, Jeff Pope (The Moorside ...
Posted on 28 February 2017 | 6:36 am
Cilla musical will paint the Opera House
Your MoveCilla musical will paint the Opera House BlackBlackpool GazetteA musical based on the life of singing and TV star Cilla Black is coming to Blackpool. Bill Kenwright and Laurie Mansfield bring the new musical about the life and legend of the Blind Date star to the Blackpool Opera House on October 17-21.Cilla musical set to premier in LiverpoolYour MoveCilla The Musical UK TourBritish Theatreall 3 news articles »
Posted on 27 February 2017 | 5:13 am
Open auditions for new Cilla Black musical -
The StageOpen auditions for new Cilla Black musicalThe StageA new musical based on the life of Cilla Black is to hold open auditions to find its star. The musical will premiere in Black's hometown of Liverpool in September, before touring nationwide. Featuring songs made famous by Black, as well as other 60s ...Cilla Black the musical set to open this autumn before becoming a West End smashMirror.co.ukCilla - The Musical to embark on a UK tourWhatsOnStage.comSurprise, Surprise! A Cilla Black musical is coming in 2017Gay Times MagazineChesterChronicle.co.uk -Liverpool Confidential -Daily Mailall 11 news articles »
Posted on 24 February 2017 | 5:11 am
Sheridan Smith on The C Word blogger: 'I
Actor speaks about her emotional journey making a BBC drama about Lisa Lynch’s struggle with breast cancer Sheridan Smith has spoken about her emotional journey making BBC drama The C Word. Smith, who was recently seen in her role as Cilla Black, portrays blogger Lisa Lynch in the BBC1 film. Continue reading...
Posted on 13 April 2015 | 7:16 am
Actress Sheridan Smith to play cancer
Actress Sheridan Smith has spoken about her emotional journey making The C Word. Smith, who was recently seen in her role as Cilla Black, portrays blogger Lisa Lynch in the BBC1 film.
Posted on 13 April 2015 | 6:40 am
Sheridan Smith reveals shaved head for The C
Images of the actress in her new drama have been released.
Posted on 13 April 2015 | 5:08 am
Smith 'inspired' by C Word blogger
Actress Sheridan Smith has spoken about her emotional journey making The C Word.
Posted on 13 April 2015 | 4:16 am
Sheridan Smith's transformation for role
Exhausted, washed out and hairless, even down to her missing eyebrows, Sheridan Smith’s physical transformation is painful to see.
Posted on 12 April 2015 | 4:50 pm
Carol Vorderman 'covered in burns' after
Last week, Vorderman was among the celebrities who attended the funeral of Cilla Black in Liverpool. In 2013, she went onto BBC Radio 2 to deny accusations that she had faked an accident to disguise a "secret nose job".
Posted on 27 August 2015 | 7:02 am
A Cilla Black fan from Fenland gets more
The Cilla for Christmas number one Facebook page was started by 35 year old carer Gareth Wells who started it as his way of paying tribute to the Cavern Club’s former cloak room girl. He hopes the Blind date and Surprise Surprise star’s record can beat ...
Posted on 26 August 2015 | 11:59 pm
Was Paul O'Grady's Cilla Black tribute TV's
Paul O’Grady’s moving tribute to his friend Cilla Black is expected to be among the nominees for the nation’s favourite TV Moment of the Year so far. The National Television Awards is asking TV lovers to think about the biggest moments captured on ...
Posted on 26 August 2015 | 10:00 am
See the very rare drawings by Paul McCartney
a handkerchief signed by Cilla Black in 1964, a 1960 Cavern program for a show that featured Rory Storm and Ringo Starr, a rare Beatles Cavern night 1962 handbill, an Elephant's Memory band demo album and a vintage Beatles place mat from Canada.
Posted on 25 August 2015 | 3:41 pm
Cilla Black’s family thanks fans after
Cilla Black has posthumously notched up her first number one album this weekend after her greatest hits compilation reached the top of the charts. The entertainer and legendary Blind Date presenter, who died earlier this month, topped the charts with The ...
Posted on 23 August 2015 | 4:30 pm
Resolved Question: Was Cilla Black the
Cilla Black's real name was Priscilla White. She was born White and she made a career out of pretending to be Black. Why would she do that?
Posted on 20 August 2015 | 4:32 am
Resolved Question: Anyone like to leave as
Posted on 5 August 2015 | 12:57 am
Resolved Question: What are your memories of
Cilla passed away today. RIP.
Posted on 1 August 2015 | 9:41 pm
Resolved Question: Is Cilla Black a nasty
A friend and I have just been discussing the career of the late, great Dusty Springfield and how fabulous a talent she was-and very nice apparently. After discussing other chanteuses from the 60's such as Sandy Shaw and Lulu, I was shocked to discover that Cilla Black was the biggest-selling female artist of the decade.
This bemuses me! I understand that people consider her a national treasure after hosting hit television shows such as Blind Date and Surprise Surprise making her the highest paid female television presenter of the 80's and 90's, but she has always struck me as a narcissistic, stuck-up and difficult piece of work, who has forgotten her humble, working class roots in Liverpool.
My grandmother once met her in Deansgate in the late 90's, and after asking her for her autograph-Cilla gave her the most disgusted look, and appeared very inconvenienced by the request.
After reading lots of examples of her bitterness, I find it hard to believe she is anything but nasty.
Posted on 3 August 2014 | 5:34 am
Resolved Question: Why Cilla Black won't do
Now that she's not doing any regular tv shows, Cilla is now, once again, more famous as a singer which she was. With that beautiful voice of hers still intact combine with her charming personality, she can pack any concert halls if she decides to become a Concert Queen.
Posted on 29 July 2012 | 9:21 pm