CILLA


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CILLAConference on Indigenous Languages of Latin America (University of Texas)
CILLACenter for Indigenous Languages of Latin America (University of Texas at Austin)
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It begins at the beginning with young Cilla, who works in a typing pool, being urged by her friends to get up and sing at the Cavern Club.
With the same charm as the woman she is portraying, Kara draws you in with a perfectly executed blend of warmth and gritty determination as Cilla battles to get noticed in the maledominated music industry.
BARRY GORDON | Cilla The Musical will be appearing at the King's Theatre in Glasgow from Jan 30 - Feb 3.
Paul O'Grady with Cilla The end drama turned out spectacularly, with Sheridan Smith playing Cilla.
John James-Chambers, of the society, said: "We think Cilla herself would have loved the idea of a statue, she always dreamed of being famous and this is a way to honour her forever.
Cilla impersonator Brenda Collins, 64, entertained the crowds with a rendition of the singer's biggest hit, Anybody who had a Heart.
Cilla was "fearless" on stage, treated everyone the same and celebrated life in the way she lived it, her son Robert Willis said.
But a bemused Cilla soon found her sitting next to her with a hand on her knee, a whisper in her ear.
Her dad, John, was a docker and her mother Priscilla Blythen - Big Cilla to pals - sold vintage clothes on a market.
Signing books, Cilla, whose mother was a market trader, said: "I really hope I get the chance to do some shopping myself.
Cilla - who suffered from hearing problems and arthritis - reportedly died overnight after flying to Spain with her son Robert.