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**ignore previous** anyone familiar with both LAST CHOIR STANDING and BOO (cbeebies)???

(7 Posts)
EddieStobart Tue 16-Sep-08 20:40:29

black bescarfed lady judge

and the singing voice from boo

same person?

bluesky Tue 16-Sep-08 20:44:40

probably, she is also in Holby at the mo, and she was in Lion King when we went to see it at the Theatre!

EddieStobart Tue 16-Sep-08 20:47:39

yes

<<punches air>>

"Sharon D. Clarke is a British actress and singer popularly known for her role in the UK medical drama Holby City, in which she plays the role of Lola Griffin, a doctor with ancestors from Ghana. Other notable television roles include the character of Gran'Ma Flosse in the CBBC show The Crust as well as the narrator in the children's television program Boo!.

Sharon is also noted for her West End theatre work. She has played many roles, including Guys and Dolls(1996) as General Cartwright, Rent(1998) as Joanne Jefferson, Fame(1999) playing Miss Sherman, Rafiki in The Lion King from 2000-2002 and in 2004 played the character of Matron Mama Morton in Chicago. Sharon originated the role of Killer Queen in the Ben Elton/Queen jukebox musical We Will Rock You.

Sharon has also achieved chart success with the FPI Project's remake of Going Back To My Roots and in Nomad with the single (I Wanna Give You) Devotion, the latter of which sold over two million singles worldwide.

Sharon was also part of the female vocal group Sixchix, formed for the Eurovision Song Contest 2000. They came second in the UK selection with the song 'Only The Women Know' written by Katrina and The Waves member Kimberley Rew. They were beaten by Nikki French singing 'Don't Play That Song Again' which went on to Stockholm to finish 16th.

In 2008 Sharon acted as a judge on the BBC show Last Choir Standing."

JackieNo Tue 16-Sep-08 20:48:33

It was on my IMDB link on your other threadgrin

EddieStobart Tue 16-Sep-08 20:49:27

oh

sorry jackie

grin

JackieNo Tue 16-Sep-08 20:50:07

wink.

Raahh Wed 17-Sep-08 13:02:43

Flippin heck!! I never knew this- did wonder why some random actress was giving singing advice on the Choir thingy, but never bothered to find out why.

Dd loves Boo. I would prefer it if he was never found.... grin

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