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Lisburn, Co. Antrim, Northern Ireland



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Kate PielouKate Pielou, 25, is a singing teacher and lives in Lisburn. She has been nominated for an award from the Association of the Irish Musical Society for her lead performance in Lisnagarvey Operatic Society's production of Pirates of Penzance.

What do you like doing on your day off?

I like to relax and do as little as possible to be honest. I might go shopping and meet friends for a meal.

If you were to choose your favourite meal what would it be, where and why?

Steak, chips and peppered sauce from Bar Burgandy. The food is lovely and the service is first class.

What has been your proudest moment?

Being nominated for my performance of Mabel in The Pirates of Penzance at Easter.

What was the most frightening moment of your life?

When I am about to go on stage - at the very last moment the nerves start.

How would you describe your taste in clothes? What's the most you ever spent on a single item?

I don't conform to the latest fashion. I buy things that suit me. I once spent �275 on a beautiful dress.

What would you do if you won a million pounds?

I would start up a Musical Academy as I think there is so much musical talent in the local area.

What was your most embarrassing moment?

As part of my Licentiate Diploma I had to sing in full costume. I had to change behind a screen, which I accidentally knocked over and the judges saw me in my underwear.

What music do you like?

I am a trained opera singer and obviously enjoy opera music but I do like all sorts of music.

What sports person do you most admire?

Mary Peters because of what she has done for Northern Ireland

Describe your best ever holiday. What would your dream holiday be?

In December 2004 when my boyfriend proposed to me in Times Square in New York. I would like to go to Kenya on Safari.

If you were on a desert island what three things would you like to take with you?

Books, Fianc� and ear plugs.

If you could spend a day with a celebrity whom would you choose?

Peter Kay.


Car  Mazda 323 f
Film Lord of the Rings
Comedian Peter Kay
CD Any acoustic rock compilations
Book Any of Marian Keyes
Actor Robin Williams
Actress Jodie Foster
Drink Britvic 55 Apple

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