Rosemarie Ford is probably best known for being Sir Bruce Forsyth’s assistant on The Generation Game in the 1990s as well as for presenting the popular television series Come Dancing. Her theatre credits include playing both Grizabella and Bombalurina in Cats (New London Theatre) and Maisie in Divorce Me, Darling! (Chichester Festival Theatre).
On Sunday 4th June, Rosemarie will be hosting the Sunday at the Musicals at St. Paul’s Church (The Actors’ Church) in Covent Garden, a show which features a large cast of singers from the world of musical theatre, plus 54 members of Rock Choir, performing songs from past and present musicals, accompanied by pianist, Matt Pallant.
Rosemarie took some time away from her busy schedule to complete our Sugar Rush Quiz
What are you currently working on?
Sunday At The Musicals, a charity show with donations going to The Royal Variety Charity.
What is the one thing that has helped you to become successful?
A passion for dance and theatre encouraged by Jean Pearce, my dance teacher; who instilled individuality in her pupils.
What is your favourite Book?
Girl On A Train, by Paula Hawkins.
What are you currently watching on TV?
Breakfast TV, with a cup of tea; My catch up time before my sons get up!
Would you choose the cinema, theatre or a restaurant for a night out?
Theatre. My husband is an actor, so we go to see plays together. I still get a thrill from going to the theatre and I recently went to see An American In Paris.
What’s your favourite sweet?
Cheesecake (Lemon is my favourite flavor).
What did you want to be when you were a child?
Exactly what I am now! I was a high Jump champion and I could have been an Athlete but I chose the theatrical profession.
What was the naughtiest thing you did when you were a child?
I cut all of my doll’s hair off and scribbled all over it’s face in ink!
What is your proudest achievement to date?
My two sons (14 & 17).
Sunday At Eight, where I will perform as well as host on October 15th,2017.
Sunday at the Musicals will take place at the St. Paul’s Church (The Actors’ Church) in Covent Garden, London, on Sunday 4th June 2017 at 7.30pm. All profits after staging costs will be made to the Royal Variety Charity.