Michael Siggers presents

The Legendary Aimi Macdonald

in 'This is How I Did It!'

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Last Show: Wednesday 2 nd August 2017

The Pheasantry (Chelsea)

As a young dancer in Paris and Las Vegas, Aimi went on to star in many plays and musicals in the West End of London. Television made her a household name in 'At Last the 1948 Show' with John Cleese. Many TV and film credits followed working with legendary people such as Roger Moore,Bruce Forsyth ,Oliver Reed and Christopher Biggins. Now it's time for her to tell a few tales about her life in, and out, of show business. Accompanied by her musical director, Trevor Defferd, she will get you foot-tapping ,as well as well as break your heart with songs from the world of Sondheim, Lloyd-Webber and Dolly Parton.

“D'you know what I mean Darling”

“Aimi uses her famous 'little – girl' voice effectively while exhibiting a very impressive vocal range. Lively, full of humour, and possessing that distinctive vocal tone she is still 'The Lovely Aimi Macdonald'.

Derek Ansell. ( Arts and Entertainment)

Aimi began her career at the age of 16 as a dancer with Le Charley Ballet Company at Casino De Paris in Paris and Follies Bergere in Las Vegas.

Her numerous West-End performances include ‘On The Town’, ‘The Boys From Syracuse’, and ‘Lady Be Good’ in which she played the starring role; Fieldings Music Hal, Ray Cooney's ‘The Mating Game’ with Terry Scott and ‘Run For Your Wife’ at the Criterion Theatre with Una Stubs and Ernie Wise.

Her touring productions include ‘Barefoot In The Park’, ‘Born Yesterday’, and ‘Miranda’. She also toured with Brian Murphy and the late Carmen Silvera in ‘Why Me’, and played the actress in ‘Whodunnit’. Other roles include Jean Brodie in ‘The Prime Of Miss Jean Brodie’ at the Connaught Theatre and leading roles in both ‘The Sleeping Prince’ and ‘Present Laughter’ at the Crucible Theatre Sheffield and The Perth Festival. 

Aimi achieved television fame in ‘At Last The 1948 Show’ with John Cleese and then followed ‘The Saint’, ‘The Avengers’, ‘The Les Dawson Show’, ‘Celebrity Squares’, ‘Blankety Bank’ and ‘The World Of Shirley Maclaine’. She also had a regular spot on the John Davidson Show in the U.S.A as well as the U.K. A special followed called ‘Those Wonderful Scottish Girls’ with Lulu and Annie Ross and then followed ‘Rent A Ghost’ playing Susie Starlight. 

Aimi's film credits include ‘Take A Girl Like You’ with Oliver Reed, ‘Vendetta’ with Roger Moore and ‘No One Of The Secret Service’ with Nicky Henson. She has also toured the Far East in Neil Simon's ‘Last Of The Red Hot Lovers’ and back in the U.K. Playing LUCIA in the musical version of E. F. Benson's ‘Map And Lucia’. She has played many international venues for The Intercontinental Hotels with her one woman shows and is currently doing her cabaret show at venues around the U.K. and London.