Sick Rolf pulls out of panto.TV star Rolf Harris Rolf Harris, MBE (1968), OBE (1977), CBE (2006), AM (1989) (born 30 March 1930) is an Australian musician, composer, painter, and television host.
Named after Rolf Boldrewood, an Australian writer his mother admired, he was born in Bassendean, a suburb of Perth, Western was counted out of a Christmas panto panto
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The Aussie entertainer was laid low with flu, leaving hundreds of families disappointed.
They had flocked to the theatre in Woking, Surrey, looking forward to seeing 66-year-old Rolf as Baron Hardup in Cinderella.
Just 24 hours earlier, TV's Animal Hospital presenter had starred on the opening night with Gary Wilmot Gary Owen Wilmot (born May 8 1954 in Lambeth, London) is a British actor, writer, comedian, impressionist and singer. He rose to fame in the 1980s through a number of television appearances, and subsequently moved into theatre. .
But Rolf was confined to bed on doctor's orders "Doctor's Orders" is the title of an episode from the third season of the television series . Its episode number is 068, and it first aired on 18 February 2004. Plot summary
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A spokesman for the New Victoria theatre said last night: "Rolf was feeling unwell this morning and was told to rest.
"He's got that nasty flu which is going round.
"He hopes to be back on Monday and he is anxious not to infect the rest of the cast."
Rolf's Baron Hardup character also got a rest from last night's performance of the panto, in which ex-Olympic skater Robin Cousins appears.