Off-stage, Sara Poyzer shows no signs of saying “mamma mia, here we go again”. And that’s somewhat surprising given that she’s played the lead role in the Abba jukebox musical for more than 1,000 performances in 22 countries, writes Lizz Brain.
Behind the cutting criticism of his TV persona is a talented director and perfectionist choreographer. Lizz Brain talks talent with Craig Revel Horwood. As a judge on BBC’s Strictly Come Dancing he’s the one whose opinion the contestants most dread, whilst simultaneously craving his approval.
He is a prince of puns, a lord of language, and an undisputed wizard of wordplay. He’s taken to the boards in everything from Shakespeare to his own musicals, is in demand as an after-dinner speaker and is author of royal biographies, political diaries and historical fiction.