Ep. 291 - Anita Harris
Anita Harris is a singer and actress who is one of the biggest stars of the 60s, 70s and 80s and is still performing today. Her huge hit song Just Loving You was suggested for Anita by Dusty Springfield and written by Dusty’s brother. As an actress she was in the film Carry On Doctor, Casualty, French and Saunders, Midsummer Murders and her own one-woman show. In the 1970’s she was the assistant to the TV magician David Nixon on his TV shows, as well as performing in the Royal Variety performance and having her own This Is Your Life. She was the Variety Club of Great Britain’s Cabaret Performer of the year in 1982 and played the part of Griselda in the west end production of Cats for two years. She’s just about to tour the country again with Freddie Davis’ Legends of Variety Tour, alongside such legends as Freddie himself, Bobby Crush, Bernie Clifton, Tommy Canon, Billy Pearce and The Grumbleweeds, amongst others.
Anita Harris is guest number 291 on My Time Capsule and chats to Michael Fenton Stevens about the five things she'd like to put in a time capsule; four she’d like to preserve and one she’d like to bury and never have to think about again .
Follow Anita Harris on Twitter: @TheAnitaHarris .
Produced and edited by John Fenton-Stevens for Cast Off Productions .
Music by Pass The Peas Music .
Artwork by matthewboxall.com .
This podcast is proud to be associated with the charity Viva! Providing theatrical opportunities for hundreds of young people.
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