CONNIE FISHER

Connie Fisher -  presenter and actress

Connie rose to fame playing the lead role of Maria in ‘The Sound Of Music’ at The London Palladium having won ‘How Do You Solve A Problem Like Maria?’, Andrew Lloyd Webber’s reality TV show for the BBC.

  

Christmas 2009 saw Connie’s small screen debut in the lead role for the ITV1 drama ‘Caught in a Trap’, playing a woman obsessed with Elvis Presley memorabilia. She then went on to star in the film ‘The Wedding Dress’ in 2009. As well as the national tour of The Sound Of Music, in 2012 she played the lead role in the UK tour of Bernstein’s ‘Wonderful Town’.

 

After working as both contestant and actress, Connie took to the world of presenting, hosting ‘The National Lottery’ and ‘Cardiff Singer of the World’ for the BBC. She also fronts her own series for BBC Wales: ‘Connie’s Musical Map of Wales’ and ‘Connie’s People’ and continues to present one-off documentaries and arts programmes. She has also hosted her own show for BBC Radio Wales ‘The Connie Fisher Show’. For several years she has been a regular presenter on ‘Songs of Praise’ on BBC One.

 

In 2015 BBC Four broadcast the documentary 'Connie: I Will Sing Again'. The film followed Connie on her emotional journey trying recapture her singing voice, three years after retiring from public performance due to a congenital throat condition which affected her vocal chords.

 

For more information about Connie Fisher please contact her agent Andrew Wilson: andrew@cloud9management.co.uk

CREDITS

Presenting credits

 

Connie: I Will Sing Again (BBC Four)

Connie on Make-Up (BBC Wales)

The National Lottery (BBC One)

Songs of Praise (BBC One)

Cardiff Singer of the World (BBC Four)

Connie's Musical Map of Wales (BBC Wales)

Connie's People (BBC Wales)

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ACADEMY

THE CONNIE FISHER ACADEMY

 

'The Connie Fisher Academy' is a training course for aspiring musical theatre performers, who wish to pursue a professional career in the performing arts sector. The course will be run by the West-End star herself, along with her strong team of industry experts who aim to support performers, by working to adapt their talents in preparation for a potential career in musical theatre.