Celia is an Olivier Award-winning English actress. In a career starting in the early 1970s, Imrie has played Marianne Bellshade in Bergerac, Philippa Moorcroft in Dinnerladies, Miss Babs in Acorn Antiques, Diana Neal in After You've Gone and Gloria Millington in Kingdom. She has been described as "one of the greatest British actresses of recent decades" and was recently seen in the award winning film The Best Exotic Marigold Hotel and in Noises Off in the West End
Cited by Michael Coveney from Whatsonstage as "A Shining Star in her weird and wonderful new cabaret act...", she will perform something old, something new, something borrowed, something blue... and the one about the snakes. With songs and sketches by Jerry Herman, Lynda La Plante, Hermione Gingold, Noel Coward and Mozart, and anecdotes from her best-selling autobiography, The Happy Hoofer, Celia intends to show you why Laughing Matters.