08 Mar 2017
Angela Blanchard asks - 'If you could choose anyone (dead or alive) who would you invite to your dinner party & what would you cook for them?'
Marti says - 'If I could invite anyone from the past or present around for a dinner party, I’d invite Groucho Marx and cook him the tastiest Duck Soup he’d ever had.'
Sam Smith asks - 'Marti, you have been to York a couple of times what with performing in Évita and also playing at the Racecourse with the Wets. Have you any special memories or favourite haunts in York?
Marti says - 'York is an incredibly beautiful city - and I love going there. There’s a wee deli I wondered into I think called The Hairy Fig - excellent pies I seem to remember'
Elaine Anderson asks - 'Do you have any plans to go back into musical theatre Marti? And do you have an all-time favourite musical that you would like to be offered a part in? Barry and I are looking forward to seeing you at The Barbican. Take care. xxx'
Marti says - 'I’d have to say the musical that really has a special place in my heart is Chicago - because it was my very first one.'
Wee Lass Ratcliffe asks - 'Marti, have you ever thought what your life would be like if you were not famous and what occupation would you have gone for?xx'
Marti says - 'Yes - I often think what life would be like if I wasn’t famous - and the career I would have gone for is food as I just love cooking. In another life I’d have loved to have been a chef.'
Nichola Mills asks - 'Hiya Marti If you could pick one person to duet past or present who would it be?'
Marti says - 'Well there are several people both from the past and present whom I’d love to perform a duet but if I had to pick one…. Barbra Streisand.'
Sue Harrison asks - 'Where's your most favourite town or place you've been too xx'
Marti says - 'My favourite place in the world - very hard to say - but if you want one - Tokyo’s pretty amazing.'
Helen Bramfitt-Lines asks - 'If you could choose any song in the world (not yours or wet wet wet) that you wish you had written which would it be?'
Marti says - 'One song I wish I’d written is "Have I Told You Lately That I Love You" - by the great Van Morrison.'
Jane Harrison asks - 'What does Marti's iPod playlist look like?'
Marti says - 'On my ipod playlist - well amongst a few things I’m particularly enjoying Ray Lamontagne and Rag’n’Bone Man….'