Ida Barr is a music hall singer who has embraced hip hop and rap, reflecting the culturally diverse landscape of the London's East End, where she has been living in retirement for several decades. She lives in Thabo Mbeki Court, shops at Lidl, has a warden called Mrs. Gupta, and a friend called Maude Edwardes (an elderly male impersonator with a shady past). She's an inner city pensioner in multi-cultural post-new Labour Britain; her glory days are behind her but her creativity is still flowering.
Ida has released several albums, Artificial Hip Hop and Slipped Disco. Her latest is called "Get Old Or Die Tryin'". Ida is the star of her very own film which you can see on the multi-media page. You'll be thrilled.
Ida is the host of her own brand of bingo, featuring her patented calls, such as Idi Amin - 15, or I don't speak Urdu - 22.
This show and Ida's other shows have played all over the world, on a variety of media.
Ida really is "the people's pensioner". She has a legion of fans, and you'll be one too soon.