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Isla St. Clair

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b. Isabella Margaret Dice, 2 Might 1952, Grangemouth, Stirling, Scotland. While still just 10 years previous, St. Clair had been a favoured vocalist on the Aberdeen Folk Membership. She acquired her radio and tv debut at age 12, soon getting popular on programs such as Tales Are For Performing, and My SORT OF Folk. She acquired always been known as Isla, but followed the original edition of her mom’s maiden name Sinclair, when her mom re-married. Her mom, Zetta, already a proper respected vocalist and writer within the folk fraternity, was a big impact. Meeting such set up traditional performers as Jeannie Robertson, helped additional still to gasoline the fireplace of passion. After leaving senior high school aged 17, St. Clair became a specialist folk vocalist. She then provided The Song AS WELL AS THE Tale for BBC tv, singing music to showcase traditional means of lifestyle steadily disappearing. On 18 August 1971, on the Sir Walter Scott Bicentenary Ceilidh, she sang her edition of the melody ‘Annie Of Lochroyan’. For the record Isla St. Clair Sings Traditional Scottish Music, she was supported by Tom Ward (British concertina), but received just £50 for the documenting. Afterwards she became recognized to a wider market as the helper to Larry Grayson on BBC tv’s game present The Generation Video game. Inheritance proclaimed her go back to documenting, while Moments Of Scotland noticed St. Clair carrying out her mom’s compositions. She is constantly on the sing in folk night clubs around the united states and in 1999 she also began her own tv production business, Storyshop Productions.

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Full Name Isla St Clair
Profession Actor, Singer, Television presenter, Television producer
Nationality Scottish, British
Music Songs When the Pipers Play, Shian Road, Scottish Soldier, My Love Is Like A Red Red Rose, Muir of Culloden, A Hundred Pipers, Lament For The Commandos, Flowers of the Forest, Bonnie Boats O' Buckie, American Piper, Eppie Morrie, Dying Ploughboy, Mouth Music, Ticonderoga, Tatties and Herrin', Highland Division's Farewell to Sicily, The Piper at the Alamo, Ae Fond Kiss, MacCrimmon's Lament, Female Drummer Boy, Teady O'Neale, Lifeboat Song, The Plooman Laddies, Lament for the Commandos / Dunkirk, Carls O'Dysart, Will You Go To Flanders, The Boatman, King George V's Army, Queen Edinbro, Love Farewell, Irish Dance - Regimental Pipers, The Ballad Of Danny Boy
Albums When the Pipers Play, The Lady And The Piper, Tatties & Herrin': The Land, Scenes Of Scotland, Tatties & Herrin': The Sea, Looking Forward To The Past, Highland Laddie, Amazing Grace, Great Songs And Ballads Of Scotland, Remember, My Generation, Another Version, Across the Waters
TV Shows The Generation Game, The Saturday Show


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Actress

Actress

TitleYearStatusCharacter
Return of the Groom 2005 Short Narrator (voice)
Red Rose 2004 Lady Miller
Welcome to the Ceilidh 1977 TV Series

Soundtrack

Soundtrack

TitleYearStatusCharacter
Return of the Groom 2005 Short performer: "My Love is Like a Red, Red Rose"
Red Rose 2004 performer: "Red Rose", "Ae Fond Kiss'

Producer

Producer

TitleYearStatusCharacter
When the Pipers Play 2000 TV Movie documentary co-producer

Self

Self

TitleYearStatusCharacter
Come on Down! The Game Show Story 2014 TV Mini-Series documentary Herself - Co-host, The Generation Game
Sidekick Stories 2010 TV Movie documentary Herself
50 Greatest Comedy Catchphrases 2008 TV Movie documentary Herself
Perfect Night In 2007 TV Series documentary Herself
The Story of Light Entertainment 2006 TV Mini-Series documentary Herself
Who Killed Saturday Night TV? 2004 TV Movie documentary Herself
The Weakest Link 2003 TV Series Herself
When the Pipers Play 2000 TV Movie documentary Singer
The Unforgettable Larry Grayson 2000 TV Short documentary Herself
Noel's Telly Years 1996 TV Series Herself
Punchlines! 1983-1984 TV Series Herself
The Saturday Show 1982-1984 TV Series Herself - Presenter
Children's ITV 1983 TV Series Presenter (Feb. 1983)
The Royal Variety Performance 1982 1982 TV Movie Herself
Metal Mickey 1982 TV Series Herself
Max Bygraves Side by Side 1982 TV Series Herself
Bruce Forsyth and the Generation Game 1978-1981 TV Series Herself - Hostess
The Russell Harty Show 1981 TV Series Herself
Blankety Blank 1979-1980 TV Series Herself
The Val Doonican Music Show 1980 TV Series Herself
Multi-Coloured Swap Shop 1979 TV Series Herself
Juke Box Jury 1979 TV Series Herself - Panellist
Saturday Night at the Mill 1979 TV Series Herself
The Andy Stewart Show 1975 TV Series Herself
The Great Western Musical Thunderbox 1974 TV Series Herself - Music Performance

Archive Footage

Archive Footage

TitleYearStatusCharacter
The Joy of Disco 2012 TV Movie documentary Herself
Auntie's Bloomers 1991 TV Series documentary Herself

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