Claire Sutton

50 and fabulous: a very special birthday competition!

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FIFTY! Fifty! 50… however you say it, whisper it, or shout it, it’s still the same!

And here it is tapping on my door. Aside from the OMG moments… aren’t I blooming well lucky to be able to be 50, to be able to celebrate my five decades with those I love.

Claire Sutton's father

Many of you will know my wonderful Daddy died at 40 years old He certainly didn’t celebrate his 40th with any kind of party as he was battling liver cancer and I don’t suppose leaving his wife and his 13 year old, 14 year old and 16 year old children put him in any kind of party mood. I decided some years ago to mark any important occasions with a bang, for him and for all the other special people I know who aren’t here anymore  to celebrate their important days.

So… that said, it is a trifle strange I admit when people keep saying it to me it’s such a bench mark. Am I supposed to be mature and grown up? Can’t I still behave a little foolishly or crazily?

I’m guessing of course I can but what I am waiting for though is that I don’t care feeling, the one everyone says you get when you get older. I admire others with that brilliant attitude of “so what”and “I’m doing what I want” and all that. It’s just I’m not sure if I will ever be that person, perhaps I’m too much of a people pleaser!

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So it all started on March 25th when I was born with the cord wrapped around my neck and whisked off to Special Care apparently. According to my mother I was not a pretty sight. Very weeny, skinny with my skin hanging off me. “No one will ever love her, but I will”, she thought. Thank goodness for that I say!

Luckily I quickly became a chubby and healthy little thing, sporting the shortest of dresses you’ve ever seen and a variety of Bam Bam style hair do’s with ribbons… just to showcase the fact I was a GIRL,  a sister to Mark and Neil. I too went on to have two boys and then a girl, how funny is that.

I had a lovely and carefree childhood, we had moved to Rochdale because of my Daddy’s work though also spent many wonderful hours exploring the Yorkshire Dales as we were lucky enough to have a cottage to escape to. It still remains one of my biggest joys and is the most special place for me as it holds such memories of those early years before my Daddy sadly lost his battle with cancer. I was 13 years old and he was just 40. A matter of weeks after his death I started Upper School. I really didn’t love that school, it has to be said! Sounding Southern amidst Northerners was tough at times. I had two accents; one for home as my parents were both from the South, and then a Northern, swearing version when I was at school to try and fit in! Plus the adjustment to our family unit being irrevocably altered meant I coped with some difficult things. That said, I developed a stronger skin and I formed some friendships I hold dear to this day.

My dancing, gymnastics and competitive swimming certainly kept me hugely busy until at 16 I left home to attend Laine Theatre arts in Epsom. I was in heaven, I knew early on this was the path I was going to take and was grateful then and now to Mummy for helping me to live my dream, no doubt a particularly tough decision for her as she was on her own with my brothers having left for University and College. As a Head Teacher I guess “dancing” was rather out of her comfort zone, yet because I could take my teaching qualifications she felt more confident there was “something to fall back on”!!! (Qualifications never used to this day, except perhaps to coach Maddie prior to an exam!) Thus I embarked upon the dancing career I always knew I would have.

During my twenties I danced my way through many television, theatre shows and fashion shows. I featured on your screens in lots of commercials and on the Saturday night show Take Over Bid with the legendary Bruce Forsyth. I was his PA! Get me! The show did 2 series, thinking back if that happened now I would have been catapulted into the world of “celebrity” (whatever that is based upon!) but I was still a dancer at heart at that stage and I was lucky there was a lot of jobs available to dancers in those days. My face fit and so I worked and worked, and it was as I shook my pom poms in Gladiators, the popular Saturday evening TV show, that I also finally met the man of my dreams… boom! Dan arrived in my life.

Claire Sutton

Heading into my 30s, not only had I bagged Dan! I also started a wonderful job!!! Yes, I started at QVC in October 1998 at 31 years old, a mere baby!  Dan proposed in 1999 and we married in the September of that year. I adored him then and he has become an even better man than I could have ever dreamed of.

In 2001 our first son Tom was born, it seemed at the time life had dealt another cruel blow, as Tom has Downs Syndrome.We were utterly shocked, distraught and desolate in those early days, but our love for Tom was instant and undeniable. Our life with Tom has without a doubt been enriched by having him and there’s many a time I think if we could have only peeked into the next page, so to speak, we would have wiped the tears much more quickly. The joy I felt when Joe was born the following year and then Maddie in 2004 was indescribable.

 

I couldn’t have been happier and life was a wonderful and busy whirl of late shifts at QVC, playgroups, coffee mornings and all the riches of family life.

Though looking back, I do not know how I survived, with three under 3, give or take a few weeks, and of course the extra things happening for Tom. Crazy days, crazy but wonderful!

My 40s to my 50s has  been equally busy; a house move and rebuild at the start of this decade has meant a super environment for the children to grow up in. Life is full on in some ways and yet in others there’s a distinct calm as the children are  surging ahead independently (well, in a fashion). I have found there is now some time for me! I have re-visited my dancing love affair, enjoyed holidays, and loved re-acquainting myself with old friends and new.

Claire Sutton's children

There’s a definite feeling of being a different version of me, I do yearn for the other one sometimes. People say they still feel 21… I don’t think I do. I am 50, I kind of feel it. I’ve had some big old things happen and they have altered me… I am lucky and I am loved and I hope that this next decade will feature love aplenty and that I can look back upon it with great happiness.

Claire Sutton

I’m not sure why I was put here on this earth but I do try to live with care and thought for others and if I can take that into my next decade then surely that’s a good thing.

Now I have just spent my day baking 470 mini cupcakes for my birthday party with my sister in law, well let’s face it, she did most of it and I did my usual assisting. She has now taken pity on me and taken the remainder of them back with her to continue decorating, though possibly it’s because my roses were not at all as beautiful as hers! With edible gold leaf, glitter, pink shades of buttercream and all the extra sparkles you can shake a stick at they are looking boooootiful. I can’t wait to take some pictures to show you on my rather fancy cake stand I have made.

Claire Sutton with competition prize

I would love to share my cakes with you all but cannot promise there will be any left! So, I have a rather gorgeous handbag that I have been lucky enough to commandeer as a competition prize for you to celebrate my 50th birthday. It is by Smith & Canova and I think it’s absolutely stunning, so classy and elegant. It has a value of £139, whilst I would love to win it myself, I mustn’t be greedy! It’s not all about me… ha! Though on one’s 50th I reckon it kind of could be!

If you would like to win the bag then all you have to do is answer this question:

What was the name of the Saturday night TV series I danced in where I met my gorgeous husband Dan ? ( The answer is in this blog. )

Pop your answer below and we will select one of you as the winner next week, you have until Friday 31st March to enter. For more details check the full standard Terms and Conditions.

“50 and fabulous” has to be the phrase going forward… and “Don’t let anyone dull your sparkle”.

Let’s do this next decade in style, team!! I’m super glad to have you all with me.

With much love,

Claire

Xxx

668 Comments

  1. carol williams March 24, 2017 at 11:55 am -  Reply

    The answer is Gladiators. Happy 50th Claire and just remember 50 is the new 40!!!

    • Susan Tweedale March 28, 2017 at 11:10 am -  Reply

      The Answer is Gladiators
      A very Happy belated Birthday and might l add you certainly don’t look 50 that’s for sure. I know what its like to lose a Father so young, my own died at 53 and l miss him still. Thankyou for sharing wonderful family photos loved the one in your dancers attire very glamorous you cer haven’t lost that whilst presenting always immaculate. I hope the next decade will be kind to you and your lovely family
      Love Susan xxx

  2. Lynne Cranie March 24, 2017 at 12:04 pm -  Reply

    Gladiators

  3. Marie Rodgers March 24, 2017 at 12:12 pm -  Reply

    Happy 50th Claire the answer is Gladiators

  4. sarah kershaw landy March 24, 2017 at 12:12 pm -  Reply

    the show was Gladiators. I turned 50 last year, and it is a milestone. Take care and best wishes Sarah

  5. Karen james March 24, 2017 at 12:17 pm -  Reply

    The show was gladiators

  6. Helen Grant March 24, 2017 at 12:21 pm -  Reply

    Hi Claire, Huge Congratulations on reaching your milestone birthday, I’m a couple years ahead of you, just remember its only a number. The answer is Gladiators, I loved that programme. Have a great birthday Helen x

  7. Rachel March 24, 2017 at 12:24 pm -  Reply

    Gladiators what a lovely read, thanks for sharing Claire..

  8. patricia bird March 24, 2017 at 12:26 pm -  Reply

    Happy birthday glamorous Claire, gladiators is the answer x

  9. Rachel March 24, 2017 at 12:29 pm -  Reply

    ps.. happy 50th Claire.. have a fabulous year ahead..!! I too am to be 50 soon this year.. & I’m feeling proud & lucky to have come so far whilst some of my nearest & dearest didn’t make it this far..xx

  10. Barbara Michael March 24, 2017 at 12:37 pm -  Reply

    Answer is Gladiators – Happy 50th Birthday Claire you look wonderful – enjoy your dayxx

  11. caroline knight March 24, 2017 at 12:50 pm -  Reply

    Gladiators.What a lovely blog.I think if you were ever unsure of your purpose in life you just need to read your blog its all there!.Happy Birthday ClaireX

  12. Lesley Scott March 24, 2017 at 1:00 pm -  Reply

    The answer is gladiators.Enjoy your 50th as did I.A new chapter has begun.x

  13. jacqui james March 24, 2017 at 1:03 pm -  Reply

    The answer is gladiators. Happy 50th Birthday.

  14. Carol March 24, 2017 at 1:12 pm -  Reply

    Its gladiators.
    Can’t believe your 50 Claire, you look amazing.
    What’s your secret, please tell.

  15. Margaret Glover March 24, 2017 at 1:12 pm -  Reply

    The answer is Gladiators. Many Happy returns have a wonderful celebration.

  16. Caroline Moffatt March 24, 2017 at 1:31 pm -  Reply

    Its Gladiators!!!!

  17. Anne Whitehead March 24, 2017 at 1:31 pm -  Reply

    Happy birthday Claire, the answer is Gladiators

  18. Sharon Rees March 24, 2017 at 1:36 pm -  Reply

    The answer is Gladiators.
    Happy 50th Claire. Remember age is just a number. 😀🎂

  19. Margaret Harty March 24, 2017 at 1:37 pm -  Reply

    The answer is gladiators ,continue to enjoy your life and family as you joyously as you do the are beautifull. Margaret

    • Yasmine choudhry March 27, 2017 at 12:53 pm -  Reply

      Happy 50th Claire
      the answer is Gladiators
      You have had a very glamorous life.
      I am shocked at how old you are i thought you were in your 30s.
      Have a great Birthday 🎉

  20. Claire gardner March 24, 2017 at 1:37 pm -  Reply

    Hi Claire, happy birthday! Love Tom’s tshirt! The answer is Gladiators.. Xxxx

  21. Christine Jennings March 24, 2017 at 1:39 pm -  Reply

    Hi Claire the answer is Gladiators.

  22. Lisa wolf March 24, 2017 at 1:40 pm -  Reply

    Gladiators
    Have a very special birthday full of love & joy.

  23. Sue Reilly March 24, 2017 at 1:46 pm -  Reply

    Happy 50th!
    Answer: Gladiators.

  24. Fran Wilkinson March 24, 2017 at 1:52 pm -  Reply

    Gladiators ! Happy Birthday Claire.

  25. Karen Whenman March 24, 2017 at 2:11 pm -  Reply

    Hi Claire, the answer is Gladiators.

    Have a very happy 50th birthday xx

  26. Marion Patterson March 24, 2017 at 2:12 pm -  Reply

    The show was Gladiators. Hope you enjoy your birthday

  27. Julia Jenkins March 24, 2017 at 2:12 pm -  Reply

    Hi Claire
    The show was Gladiators
    Have a wonderful birthday. Baking 470 cupcakes sounds like a lot of hard work but I am sure it will be worth it, you have a lovely sister in law. Looking forward to seeing the photographs in future blogs.

    Love
    Julia x

  28. Mandy March 24, 2017 at 2:19 pm -  Reply

    Hi Claire, the answer is Gladiators. I do remember seeing you on the show. We all used to watch it when we still lived at home with Mum & Dad; it was brilliant! Hope you have a lovely birthday on Saturday. My birthday was last Sunday (I did go away for the weekend as I’m not someone who likes being centre of attention so enjoyed being with my “Prince Charming” (hubby) Your cakes sound delicious, yes you must take photos of all your hard work. Enjoy yourself & if the day gets too much you can always take a large glass of something nice & a cake & have 40 winks in your gypsy caravan! (I always think of you & the Flake advert with the caravan in the late 70s/80s, do you remember?)
    Have a great week Lovely!
    Love Mandy xxx

  29. Margaret Rees March 24, 2017 at 2:22 pm -  Reply

    The Gladiator is the answer Happy Birthday Claire

  30. Denise Thomson March 24, 2017 at 2:23 pm -  Reply

    The answer is : Gladiators. Enjoy your special day x

  31. Lynda Lee March 24, 2017 at 2:24 pm -  Reply

    The answer is Gladiators, happy 50th birthday.

  32. Margaret Rees March 24, 2017 at 2:26 pm -  Reply

    Gladiators is the answer

  33. Carol Cooper March 24, 2017 at 2:27 pm -  Reply

    Hello Claire,

    I don’t expect that you will read my comments, but feel compelled to express my thoughts about your blog.

    Of course I wish you a happy 50th birthday, but feel very offended with your comment about growing up in the north and having to adapt your accent when at school to a northern swearing accent. I can assure you that both my children attended a lovely school in the north as you put it, and did not feel the need to swear. I too am proud of both my children who went on to university and now have good careers, and have given us the joy of having four lovely grandchildren.

    • Claire Sutton March 28, 2017 at 1:53 pm -  Reply

      Carol,
      Thank you for your message on my blog, I have of course read the replies… and my eyes are nearly cross eyed now there were so many!
      I did want to respond as I would never intend to offend, perhaps my words were open to misinterpretation.
      It was not my intention to be rude about the Northern accent in any way at all, more that my journey through senior school was not a pleasant one for me. I did not fit in as I spoke so differently, I was beaten up at school by 2 girls badly and the police were involved because I was “posh” and a “snob” as they said… repetitively. As with any situation one tries to blend in and I took on the flavour so to speak of that time, that school and the people around me.
      Please forgive me for causing you offence.
      Claire

  34. ELIZABETH WHITTAKER March 24, 2017 at 2:28 pm -  Reply

    GLADIATORS! Happy Birthday lovely Lady! X X

  35. Pauline B March 24, 2017 at 2:30 pm -  Reply

    Happy Birthday Claire. The answer is Gladiators.

  36. Gita Patel March 24, 2017 at 2:42 pm -  Reply

    The answers Gladiators.
    Have a wonderful birthday Claire 💐

  37. Alison Piff March 24, 2017 at 2:46 pm -  Reply

    Gladiators.
    Happy 50th Birthday Claire.
    Have a fab party.
    It is my birthday tomorrow and i will be the big 50 next year..

  38. Adrienne Abbott March 24, 2017 at 2:49 pm -  Reply

    Hi Claire, You look great.. The answer is gladiators xxx

  39. June Moxon March 24, 2017 at 2:53 pm -  Reply

    Happy birthday you are a breath of fresh air on QVC my husband never looks up from his paper when I have the show on but funnily he always looks up when you appear (think it’s the blonde hair) oh by the way the answer is Gladiators ! X

  40. bobbysgirl March 24, 2017 at 2:53 pm -  Reply

    Hello Birthday Girl! You would pass for 40 easily. Hope you enjoy your next half century. Me and my family went to see GLADIATORS! in Birmingham twice. It was amazing and took hours to produce an hours show. We loved it. Many Happy Returns. PS The answer is Gladiators.

  41. Mags March 24, 2017 at 2:54 pm -  Reply

    The answer is Gladiators. Happy 50th birthday.

  42. Hefina March 24, 2017 at 3:02 pm -  Reply

    Happy birthday Claire the answer is Gladiators. xx

  43. Linda Watkins March 24, 2017 at 3:23 pm -  Reply

    the answer is Gladiators, happy brithday Claire xx

  44. Cheryl Minton March 24, 2017 at 3:23 pm -  Reply

    The answer is Gladiators.

  45. Jenny G March 24, 2017 at 3:24 pm -  Reply

    It was the Gladiators! And you definitely look fab at fifty 🙂

  46. Clare Smith March 24, 2017 at 3:24 pm -  Reply

    Gladiators

  47. Yvonne mary March 24, 2017 at 3:25 pm -  Reply

    The answer is Gladiators Happy Birthday!

  48. Tracey Norris March 24, 2017 at 3:29 pm -  Reply

    It’s Gladiators!!! My favourite show growing up as a tomboy!! Happy Birthday Claire Xx

  49. kathryn wood March 24, 2017 at 3:35 pm -  Reply

    Gladiators.

  50. Jeanetta Lumsden March 24, 2017 at 3:40 pm -  Reply

    Happy 50th birthday Claire the answer is Gladiators

  51. Angela bell March 24, 2017 at 3:43 pm -  Reply

    The answer is Gladiators and a very happy birthday to you Claire xx

  52. Helen March 24, 2017 at 3:45 pm -  Reply

    Happy Birthday, Happy Birthday. That’ll be me later this year, the big 50 eek! How did that happen lol.

    The answer is …..Gladiators.

  53. Shirley Symonds March 24, 2017 at 3:52 pm -  Reply

    Hi Claire Happy 50th the answer is Gladiators

  54. Lizzer March 24, 2017 at 3:53 pm -  Reply

    Happy Birthday to you 🍰🍾🍸 my answer is Gladiators 🍀

  55. Elaine Blackhall March 24, 2017 at 3:53 pm -  Reply

    Happy Birthday
    Gladiators

  56. Lesley Elmes March 24, 2017 at 3:55 pm -  Reply

    Gladiators is the answer.
    Have fun in your fifties.

  57. Karen March 24, 2017 at 3:55 pm -  Reply

    Gladiators is my answer, Have a fabulous birthday 🎁🎉💖

  58. Nazma Leyson March 24, 2017 at 3:55 pm -  Reply

    Happy 50th birthday Claire, you still look as young as the day you started at QVC! Answer is Gladiators.

  59. Lesley Elmes March 24, 2017 at 3:56 pm -  Reply

    Gladiators is the answer.

  60. Eileen Davies March 24, 2017 at 3:58 pm -  Reply

    Gladiators. Claire hope you have a lovely Birthday x

  61. Sandra Jobson March 24, 2017 at 3:58 pm -  Reply

    The Answer is Gladiators. Happy 50th Birthday Claire xx

  62. Annette Donnelly March 24, 2017 at 4:05 pm -  Reply

    The answer is Gladiators. Happy 50th Birthday Claire, remember age is just a number xx

  63. maureen mcilroy March 24, 2017 at 4:05 pm -  Reply

    Happy birthday Claire. The answer is GLADIATORS.

  64. Joanne Rowe March 24, 2017 at 4:06 pm -  Reply

    Happy 50th Claire! The answer is Gladiators

  65. Gemma slater March 24, 2017 at 4:07 pm -  Reply

    Gladiators! Happy birthday!!

  66. Linda F March 24, 2017 at 4:11 pm -  Reply

    Gladiators. Happy birthday

  67. Angela strawbridge March 24, 2017 at 4:13 pm -  Reply

    Happy birthday claire🎂 fabulous and fifty. 👜 Answer to question is gladiators

  68. Linda Marshall March 24, 2017 at 4:13 pm -  Reply

    Hi Claire, hope you have a lovely birthday you deserve it.
    The answer is Gladiators. love Linda xxx

  69. Louisa Doyle March 24, 2017 at 4:23 pm -  Reply

    The answer is Gladiators Claire hope you have a wonderful birthday 🎉

  70. Anita Hemstock March 24, 2017 at 4:23 pm -  Reply

    The answer is Gladiators.
    Congratulations on your special birthday! Hope you have a lovely day 🎂🎈🎉😊

  71. Karen Theedom March 24, 2017 at 4:24 pm -  Reply

    Hi Claire, hope you will have a very happy birthday spent with all the special people in your life. The answer is Gladiators.

  72. Lynn Sword March 24, 2017 at 4:26 pm -  Reply

    HAPPY 50 BIRTHDAY! ANSWER GLADIATORS

  73. Elaine Townend March 24, 2017 at 4:27 pm -  Reply

    Gladiators

  74. Jackie Jones March 24, 2017 at 4:34 pm -  Reply

    Show was Gladiators. I really enjoyed reading your blog, so full of life, love and happiness. You are truly blessed. Have a very happy birthday and look forward to reading about the celebrations.

  75. Sandra Morgan March 24, 2017 at 4:35 pm -  Reply

    Happy Birthday Claire – you certainly don’t look 50 at all!! Have a lovely day

  76. Mary March 24, 2017 at 4:42 pm -  Reply

    Gladiators… 50 you don’t look it. Have a wonderful birthday. xx

  77. Janet Richardson March 24, 2017 at 4:43 pm -  Reply

    Happy Birthday Claire! The answer is Gladiators.

  78. Bernadette Hancock March 24, 2017 at 4:48 pm -  Reply

    Gladiators

  79. Debbie March 24, 2017 at 4:49 pm -  Reply

    Hi Claire happy 50th birthday,I just celebrated mine too on February the 1st…thanks to qvc beauty department I’m keeping the wrinkles under control!! Haha…Gladiator s is where you met Dan(I’m looking in the wrong places)…enjoy your special day with your lovely family Xx

  80. Katie Cairns March 24, 2017 at 4:51 pm -  Reply

    Hi Claire, the answer is Gladiators. Wishing a very happy birthday and many more! Katie x

  81. Cathy March 24, 2017 at 4:53 pm -  Reply

    Gladiators. Happy Birthday.

  82. Clare Smith March 24, 2017 at 4:59 pm -  Reply

    The answer is gladiators. Happy 50th Birthday

  83. E Thomas March 24, 2017 at 5:01 pm -  Reply

    What a lovely blog. Happy special birthday Claire. Gladiators is the answer.

  84. Julie Roberts March 24, 2017 at 5:06 pm -  Reply

    Happy Birthday Claire! The answer is Gladiators xx

  85. Margaret Hewlett March 24, 2017 at 5:19 pm -  Reply

    Have a great birthday. The answer is Gladiators.

  86. sandy mayers March 24, 2017 at 5:24 pm -  Reply

    Hi Claire.
    The answer is Gladiators.
    Happy 50th. Have a wonderful day!

  87. Leigh March 24, 2017 at 5:24 pm -  Reply

    The answer is Gladiators 🙂

  88. Elizabeth Wood March 24, 2017 at 5:36 pm -  Reply

    The answer is Gladiators. Happy birthday

  89. Susan March 24, 2017 at 5:38 pm -  Reply

    What a fab blog for a fab 50th! I echo above, just read your blog and that’s why you’re here. We all struggle with our purpose when things seem so difficult and trivial as well at times. You met Dan on gladiators. What did he do by the way?! Happy birthday Claire! Gorgeous lady!X

  90. Catherine March 24, 2017 at 5:38 pm -  Reply

    Wow loved reading your story. I’m 50 this year too and your right the past experiences have made us what we are today and we are very lucky to be here when others haven’t made it. The answer is gladiators- wish me luck.

  91. Rebecca March 24, 2017 at 5:41 pm -  Reply

    Happy 50th birthday. I hope I look as good as you when I get there in 8 years. Have a great time. A lovely blog Claire as always.
    The answer is Gladiators.

  92. Rebecca March 24, 2017 at 5:51 pm -  Reply

    There are some lovely photos of you and your family there. You are right, we should celebrate special times in our life. I think we often don’t realise how lucky we are to be here. Birthdays are special times and we should make them special. I hope you have a wonderful birthday and i am wishing you a very happy one. xx
    The answer to your question is Gladiators.

  93. Sharron Reed March 24, 2017 at 5:51 pm -  Reply

    Happy 50th Birthday Claire I celebrated my 50th last month the answer is Gladiators xx

  94. Margaret March 24, 2017 at 5:55 pm -  Reply

    Have a very happy 50 th Birthday Claire you really don’t look that age more 30s life has been good to you what with your wonderful husband and lovely children what more can I girl want anyways have fun Claire oh and the answer to your question is gladiators big hugs xxx

  95. Mary griffin March 24, 2017 at 5:55 pm -  Reply

    Answer is GLADIATORS. Happy 50th.

  96. Hayley Edwards March 24, 2017 at 5:56 pm -  Reply

    Hi Claire the answer is Gladiators.

  97. Shirley Mckillen March 24, 2017 at 6:05 pm -  Reply

    Many Happy Returns Claire ! Gladiators

  98. Josephine Jennings March 24, 2017 at 6:08 pm -  Reply

    Gladiators.
    Congratulations on your birthday, enjoy every moment.xx

  99. Hilary Power March 24, 2017 at 6:09 pm -  Reply

    Gladiators. Happy 50th Claire.

  100. Shirley Mckillen March 24, 2017 at 6:09 pm -  Reply

    Sorry for multiple messages !!

  101. lorraine macleod March 24, 2017 at 6:09 pm -  Reply

    Happy Birthday the answer is Gladiators.i was 50 earlier this year i dont feel it either.

  102. Julia March 24, 2017 at 6:17 pm -  Reply

    Happy birthday Claire! The answer is “Gladiators”. I remember a song where the answer or purpose of life is to love and be loved – I think it was Nat King Cole. I can’t think of a better purpose. It seems you have “knocked it out of the ballpark” as far as I can see. Best wishes from Julia.

  103. Valerie March 24, 2017 at 6:20 pm -  Reply

    Hi, Claire the answer is Gladiators. Happy Birthday.

  104. Shenagh Webster March 24, 2017 at 6:24 pm -  Reply

    Gladiators. Have a wonderful birthday!!!!!

  105. Katy March 24, 2017 at 6:37 pm -  Reply

    Hi Claire – great blog. My answer is Gladiators. Have a very Happy Birthday! xx

  106. Liz Sands March 24, 2017 at 6:38 pm -  Reply

    The answer is Gladiators . Have a super birthday Claire and you look fab at 50!

  107. Mrs Judith Dunster March 24, 2017 at 6:48 pm -  Reply

    Happy Birthday Claire , the answer is Gladiators xx

  108. Gillian Moore March 24, 2017 at 6:48 pm -  Reply

    Happy 50th Claire, enjoy your day. Gladiators is the answer 😊🎂 x

  109. jackie March 24, 2017 at 6:49 pm -  Reply

    the answer is gladiators, happy birthday

  110. Andrea Egan March 24, 2017 at 6:50 pm -  Reply

    Happy Birthday Gladiators

  111. Joanne Wilding March 24, 2017 at 6:54 pm -  Reply

    The answer is gladiators. Happy 50th Birthday.

  112. Pauline S March 24, 2017 at 6:59 pm -  Reply

    Beautifully written .. the answer is Gladiators Claire

  113. Susan walker March 24, 2017 at 6:59 pm -  Reply

    Have a wonderful 50th, you certainly don’t look it.
    Gladiators!

  114. Bobbie March 24, 2017 at 7:00 pm -  Reply

    The answer is Gladiators. Have a great ‘special’ birthday.

  115. Paula Jefferys March 24, 2017 at 7:04 pm -  Reply

    The answer is Gladiators Claire. Wishing your a happy 50th birthday and enjoy xx

  116. Sue March 24, 2017 at 7:06 pm -  Reply

    Happy birthday! 🎂 Gladiators

  117. jackie houghton March 24, 2017 at 7:11 pm -  Reply

    Gladiators
    Happy Birthday xxx

  118. Debbie McLean March 24, 2017 at 7:14 pm -  Reply

    The anwser is Gladiators!!!
    Happy birthday Claire have a wonderful party you are always so glamorous I bet you will look fabulous as always.
    You have had some set backs but always stay positive and give uplifting love of life to everyone you are a star!
    Cheers to you,happy happy birthday!!! Xxxxx

  119. Anne Harper March 24, 2017 at 7:21 pm -  Reply

    The answer is Gladiators.
    Enjoy your special day celebrating.

  120. Judith Brown March 24, 2017 at 7:24 pm -  Reply

    Happy Birthday Claire. The answer is Gladiators.

  121. Kim March 24, 2017 at 7:27 pm -  Reply

    Hi Claire the answer is Gladiators .
    Hope you enjoy your 50 th Birthday , I had shingles on mine in November. , so I will be celebrating with girlfriends in may on another friend 50 th. Enjoy we all deserve it. .

  122. Lucy March 24, 2017 at 7:29 pm -  Reply

    Wishing you a lovely birthday Clare,your blogs are so honest and very inspiring!enjoy every minute of your very special day!!

  123. Pamela Blackwood March 24, 2017 at 7:36 pm -  Reply

    Happy birthday Claire the answer is Gladiators

  124. Heather Simpson March 24, 2017 at 7:53 pm -  Reply

    Happy Birthday Claire 🎂🍾 you share a birthday with my lovely mother who was the nicest, most caring and happy person I have ever met and as I watch you on screen I can see those qualities in you. Please stay happy and healthy xx
    The answer is Glatiators x

  125. Tanya Wolfson March 24, 2017 at 7:57 pm -  Reply

    Gladiators, Happy Birthday xx

  126. Helen T March 24, 2017 at 8:01 pm -  Reply

    The answer is Gladiators. Wishing you a wonderful birthday Claire xx

  127. I Noon March 24, 2017 at 8:01 pm -  Reply

    gladiators have a wonderful day with your family

  128. Cheryl jordan March 24, 2017 at 8:07 pm -  Reply

    Gladiators was the show a very happy high-speed watching you from the very beginning x

  129. Diane Haw March 24, 2017 at 8:09 pm -  Reply

    Oh Claire!!! You are inspirational.
    Answer is Gladiators.

  130. Sue Hodgson March 24, 2017 at 8:15 pm -  Reply

    Hi Claire The answer is Gladiators. Happy 50th Birthday xx I too will be celebrating my 50th Birthday this year and cannot believe how quickly the years have gone by. Very best wishes for a wonderful year xx

  131. theresa March 24, 2017 at 8:17 pm -  Reply

    Gladiators. I must say Claire you would not know Rochdale now. It’s nice looking back over time and seeing what you have acheived in life and how you live it. You have a wondetful family and I know your half centurary biryhday will be celebrated in the Claire style. I hope you also have a lovely mothers day on sunday two days of being treated, so have a wonderful 50th and may the year ahead be good for you x

  132. Sarah furness March 24, 2017 at 8:18 pm -  Reply

    Happy birthday Claire 🎉🍸Enjoy ! The answer is Gladiators xx

  133. Carol Gamble March 24, 2017 at 8:19 pm -  Reply

    Gladiators. Happy Birthday Claire.

  134. Sophie Cardwell March 24, 2017 at 8:23 pm -  Reply

    Gladiators! You look stunning in you dancing outfit, but you are clearly a stunningly inspirational person on the inside too! What a bright star.

  135. Ann maire March 24, 2017 at 8:24 pm -  Reply

    Hi Claire Happy Birthday to you hope you had a lovely day you have got such a lovely family the answer is Gladiator

  136. Maria Fernandes March 24, 2017 at 8:24 pm -  Reply

    Dear Claire I want to wish you a wonderful birthday full of love, happiness,joy and please cherish kindly with every beat of your heart the Blessed family you have created in your life with so much patience dedication and deep love,family is an eternal commitment and pure sentiment in the unique bondness of our own souls entwined with such Gift God Has bestowed upon our hearts and life’s what I call Home…My sweet Claire make it the Best do your Best Love is the Answer… Be a super Gladiator… A Shower of blessings to your dear family…

  137. Sandra catherwood March 24, 2017 at 8:26 pm -  Reply

    The answer is gladiators,hope you enjoy your birthday xx

  138. Sophie Cardwell March 24, 2017 at 8:28 pm -  Reply

    Oh and Happy 50th Birthday! Xx

  139. Linda March 24, 2017 at 8:29 pm -  Reply

    Happy 50 claire the gladiators

  140. Stefanie Reeve March 24, 2017 at 8:30 pm -  Reply

    Happy Birthday Claire! The answer is Gladiators! My birthday is 26th March so the bag would be a lovely gift! Hope the party goes well? xx

  141. marie mugford March 24, 2017 at 8:31 pm -  Reply

    Dear Claire what a wonderful blog it has brought tears to my eyes.
    I wish you a wonderful 50th birthday and a fabulous next decade. I would of course love to win the bag and the answer is Gladiators.
    Marie xx

  142. Sue March 24, 2017 at 8:32 pm -  Reply

    Gladiators. Happy Birthday Claire. Enjoy your celebrations.

  143. Gillian Burnett March 24, 2017 at 8:34 pm -  Reply

    The answer is Gladiators. Have a wonderful birthday Claire x

  144. Mandy jennings March 24, 2017 at 8:41 pm -  Reply

    The answer is gladiators have a great birthday

  145. Angela Hepburn March 24, 2017 at 8:42 pm -  Reply

    Gladiators Happy 50th birthday Claire.

  146. Jackie payne March 24, 2017 at 8:44 pm -  Reply

    Gladiators. Happy 50th Claire.

  147. Karen March 24, 2017 at 8:45 pm -  Reply

    Gladiator, Happy 50th Birthday and have a lovely party. X

  148. Michelle Fogg March 24, 2017 at 8:47 pm -  Reply

    Happy 50th Birthday Claire. A lovely blog to read. The answer is Gladiators.

  149. Georgelilley March 24, 2017 at 8:51 pm -  Reply

    Gladiators happy birthday Clare….

  150. Michelle Irvine March 24, 2017 at 9:17 pm -  Reply

    Hi Claire, I turned 50 in January this year and yes it does take a bit of getting used to. I wondered should I actually start acting my age but it was short lived and I have gone back to being a recycled teenager yet again… you are full of fun so don’t change , here’s to your next 50 years…the answer to your question is the gladiators…. I know you can’t hear me but I will be singing happy birthday to you….best wishes

    Michelle.x

  151. Robyn boyes March 24, 2017 at 9:24 pm -  Reply

    The answer is Gladiators! Fab programme! Loved it. Congratulations for your birthday and for achieving so much. Lovely family photos.

  152. Kim edmonds March 24, 2017 at 9:30 pm -  Reply

    Claire i can’t believe you’re 50, you look amazing! The answer is Gladiators

  153. Margaret Kelso March 24, 2017 at 9:34 pm -  Reply

    Gladiators.

  154. Lesley McFadyen March 24, 2017 at 9:56 pm -  Reply

    The answer is Gladiators, have a very happy Birthday Claire xx

  155. lin March 24, 2017 at 10:00 pm -  Reply

    gladiators have a very happy 50th birthday claire enjoy your day

  156. Diane March 24, 2017 at 10:01 pm -  Reply

    Hi Claire, the answer is Gladiators
    50 is a milestone, mine was last year, life events do change us but as you say we are privileged to get there.
    I love Toms T shirt, I must get one for Amy 🌷

  157. Julie Adams March 24, 2017 at 10:04 pm -  Reply

    Massive congratulations and a very special 50th Birthday Claire.
    The answer is Gladiator

  158. Pat Vowles March 24, 2017 at 10:13 pm -  Reply

    Happy birthday Claire the answers gladiators

  159. Morag Will March 24, 2017 at 10:13 pm -  Reply

    Gladiators! Happy Birthday 🎉

  160. Karen March 24, 2017 at 10:15 pm -  Reply

    What a fabulous blog! Have a wonderful birthday and have fun! X
    The answer is Gladiators.

  161. SheMag March 24, 2017 at 10:20 pm -  Reply

    Gladiators, dude! Loved the theme tune! I was 50 this year…so was Jackie Kabler…we’re ok and you will be too! Btw the “sod em all” attitude kicks in out of nowhere about a month after your birthday…I’ve found it immensely liberating! You’ll have to ask Jackie whether she had the same experience!

  162. Michelle Evans March 24, 2017 at 10:21 pm -  Reply

    Hi Claire, Happy Birthday!
    The answer is Gladiators, fingers crossed x

  163. Elaine Young March 24, 2017 at 10:28 pm -  Reply

    Answer = Gladiators. Hope you have had a brilliant 50th Claire.

  164. Beryl edwards March 24, 2017 at 10:32 pm -  Reply

    Hi Claire have a lovely 50th the answer is gladiators.

  165. Linda Dunn March 24, 2017 at 10:33 pm -  Reply

    Happy birthday Claire.The answer is Gladiators, lv Linda Dunn.

  166. CLAIRE March 24, 2017 at 10:36 pm -  Reply

    Gladiators
    Happy Birthday you look amazing. I have just had my 50th.
    Enjoy xx

  167. Linda Willmore March 24, 2017 at 10:43 pm -  Reply

    Hi there, the answer is Gladiators.
    Hope you have a lovely birthday.

  168. MaryBiondi March 24, 2017 at 10:52 pm -  Reply

    Gladiators. Happy 50th Clare.X

  169. MaryBiondi March 24, 2017 at 10:57 pm -  Reply

    Gladiators. Happy Birthday Clare.X

  170. Corinne March 24, 2017 at 11:03 pm -  Reply

    Gladiators
    I’m still a people pleaser and I’m 64. So I guess if it’s in your nature u can’t change. Have a lovely birthday

  171. JAN ROSMANN March 24, 2017 at 11:09 pm -  Reply

    Hi Claire
    Hope you are having a wonderful birthday. Answer is Gladiators. All the best Janx

  172. Elizabeth March 24, 2017 at 11:09 pm -  Reply

    The answer is Gladiators

  173. anita bates March 24, 2017 at 11:17 pm -  Reply

    The answer is gladiators happy birthday 🎂 Claire

  174. Maureen March 24, 2017 at 11:17 pm -  Reply

    Wonderful blog as usual. The answer is Gladiators. Happy birthday – 50 years young, you look fabulous.

  175. Fiona Carne March 24, 2017 at 11:21 pm -  Reply

    The answer is gladiators,didn’t everyone think they could play and beat the gladiators, anyway massive Happy Birthday,ever young 50

  176. Margaret Upton March 24, 2017 at 11:22 pm -  Reply

    Hi Claire,
    The show was Gladiators.
    I hope you had a wonderful birthday, My 50th went by just like any other but for my 60th my daughter to me to New York for a long weekend, I often look at the photographs we took to remind me I really was there.
    Time seems to go by so quickly, we’re lucky to be here and to still make happy memories.

    Love,
    Maggie

  177. M slater March 24, 2017 at 11:26 pm -  Reply

    Gladiators, was the popular Saturday evening TV show,

  178. Denise March 24, 2017 at 11:26 pm -  Reply

    Gladiators. Many happy returns on your birthday, you look amazing.

  179. Angela March 24, 2017 at 11:34 pm -  Reply

    Happy 50th and wish you many more special memories.
    The answer is Gladiators

  180. Jay Wood March 24, 2017 at 11:54 pm -  Reply

    The answer is the late, great Gladiators! I have very happy memories of Saturday family teatimes watching that show when my children were young. Happy days – and Happy 50th Claire.

  181. Linda Powell March 24, 2017 at 11:59 pm -  Reply

    Happy Birthday Claire, you don’t look 50.
    You have a lovely family.
    I like all the presenters on qvc,
    But your my favourite. X

  182. Iwade March 25, 2017 at 12:11 am -  Reply

    Gladiators.
    Happy birthday Claire, 50 is the new 30 so have a blast. Xx

  183. donna kells March 25, 2017 at 12:15 am -  Reply

    Gladiators. Have a fab 50th birthday Claire with your lovely family !

  184. Alison Hendriks March 25, 2017 at 12:16 am -  Reply

    Gladiators – have a lovely birthday

  185. Linda Langham March 25, 2017 at 12:40 am -  Reply

    The answer is Gladiators.
    Happy Birthday Claire, hope you have a wonderful day with your lovely family.

  186. Brigit March 25, 2017 at 12:48 am -  Reply

    Hi Claire, Happy Birthday! The answer is Gladiators. X

  187. Jill Cope March 25, 2017 at 1:12 am -  Reply

    Gladiators

    Happy 50 Birthday .

  188. Barbara Lea March 25, 2017 at 4:09 am -  Reply

    Gladiators. Have. A very Happy Birthday

  189. Jennifer Eady March 25, 2017 at 5:12 am -  Reply

    Congratulations Claire on your 50th. The answer is Gladiators. Remember it well! Love Jennifer xx

  190. Sheila hoskins March 25, 2017 at 5:33 am -  Reply

    The answer is gladiators

  191. Ciara M March 25, 2017 at 5:38 am -  Reply

    Gladiators.

  192. Rena Higginson March 25, 2017 at 5:44 am -  Reply

    Hi Claire
    he answer is The Gladiators

    Hope you have a great Birthday

  193. Marilyn Cogin March 25, 2017 at 5:55 am -  Reply

    Gladiators Happy Birthday Claire have a wonderful time x

  194. Teresa Nicholas March 25, 2017 at 6:52 am -  Reply

    Happy Birthday Claire. The answer is Gladiators. Have a lovely day. Xx

  195. Luc Ly March 25, 2017 at 6:52 am -  Reply

    Happy birthday .. you definitely look fab for 50 ( wish I looked as fab when I reach that age too )..
    Answer to the competition is gladiators.

  196. Toni Hoult March 25, 2017 at 6:52 am -  Reply

    Gladiators. Happy birthday. X

  197. Jane Willis March 25, 2017 at 7:09 am -  Reply

    Gladiators

  198. Ann Marie Connolly March 25, 2017 at 7:10 am -  Reply

    The answer is Gladiators. Happy 50th Birthday Claire. I am 49 today and looking forward to the big one next year. Every birthday is precious and special. Enjoy!

  199. Ann Marie Connolly March 25, 2017 at 7:11 am -  Reply

    The answer is Gladiators. Happy 50th Birthday Claire. I am 49 today and looking forward to the big one next year. Every birthday is precious and special. Enjoy your day.

  200. Ann Marie Connolly March 25, 2017 at 7:12 am -  Reply

    Gladiators – Happy 50th Birthday Claire. You and I share a birthday! I’m 49 today but looking forward to the next big birthday next year! Enjoy your day.

  201. Pauline bell March 25, 2017 at 7:32 am -  Reply

    Gladiators .
    Wonderful uplifting post x

  202. Pauline March 25, 2017 at 7:46 am -  Reply

    Gladiators

  203. Julie Shrubb March 25, 2017 at 7:48 am -  Reply

    The answer is Gladiators. My dad died when he was 48 & as you say it shapes the rest of your life. My childhood memories are extremely happy ones – we didn’t have much money but I was loved. My dad taught me to appreciate simple things – he was happiest with his family & taking walks in the countryside. I was 50 last year & although I miss my dad every day I know he had a massive impact on my life & helped make me the person I am today. Happy Birthday!

  204. Jean Taylor March 25, 2017 at 7:49 am -  Reply

    The show was Gladiators – happy birthday

  205. Susan March 25, 2017 at 7:53 am -  Reply

    The answer is gladiators.Happy 50th birthday Claire.what a beautiful family you have x

  206. Marie Menzies March 25, 2017 at 7:54 am -  Reply

    Have a wonderful birthday. The show was The Gladiators.

  207. Susan Gould March 25, 2017 at 8:02 am -  Reply

    Happy Birthday Claire, what a lovely blog.
    Gladiators is the answer. enjoy every day..

  208. Amanda March 25, 2017 at 8:03 am -  Reply

    Gladiators. Happy birthday

  209. Elaine March 25, 2017 at 8:05 am -  Reply

    Hi Claire
    The answer is gladiators have a great birthday x

  210. Mary Kidd March 25, 2017 at 8:07 am -  Reply

    Happy Birthday. The answer is Gladiators

  211. janet groves March 25, 2017 at 8:10 am -  Reply

    Hi Claire ” Happy 50th Birthday”.
    Lots of love to you and your lovely family.
    Not interested in entering the competition.

    Love Janet Xxxxx

  212. Hannah Kilbank March 25, 2017 at 8:22 am -  Reply

    Happy birthday!!!!!! Looks like it was a good onex answer is: Gladiators.

  213. Sue S March 25, 2017 at 8:25 am -  Reply

    Gladiators. Enjoy your 50th year

  214. Eve Richardson March 25, 2017 at 8:25 am -  Reply

    Happy 50th birthday .
    My answer is GLADIATORS

  215. Nicole Sutherland March 25, 2017 at 8:30 am -  Reply

    Happy birthday Claire, my birthday is on Monday and I am 58 so a little ahead of you, have a lovely birthday, I hope I do.

    Gladiators is the show you met Dan.
    Nicole.

  216. Carol Huddart March 25, 2017 at 8:45 am -  Reply

    Gladiators

  217. Pat McMahon March 25, 2017 at 8:50 am -  Reply

    Happy birthday Clare, it’s my mums birthday today also she’s 87 and still going strong.
    You danced in Gladiators,🎂

  218. Asiya Ali March 25, 2017 at 8:51 am -  Reply

    Gladiators show. Now you are on your way to 60!!

  219. Linda Spevick March 25, 2017 at 8:53 am -  Reply

    Gladiators…Happy Birthday..have a fun day!

  220. Brenda Sunderland March 25, 2017 at 8:56 am -  Reply

    Hello. The answer is Gladiators. Happy 50th

  221. Brenda March 25, 2017 at 8:57 am -  Reply

    Hello. The answer is Gladiators. Happy 50th

  222. Christine Kirkpatrick March 25, 2017 at 9:04 am -  Reply

    Gladiators. Hope you have a wonderful birthday today Claire.

  223. Deborah Thompson March 25, 2017 at 9:18 am -  Reply

    Happy Birthday Claire !
    Competition answer is Gladiators .

  224. Sarah March 25, 2017 at 9:21 am -  Reply

    50 years young Happy Birthday have a fabulous celebration. GLADIATORS

  225. Susan Singleton March 25, 2017 at 9:30 am -  Reply

    Gladiators. Happy Birthday.

  226. Kim March 25, 2017 at 9:32 am -  Reply

    The answer is Gladiators.

  227. Jenny Bailey March 25, 2017 at 9:49 am -  Reply

    The answer is Gladiators and a very Happy Birthday to a lovely lady xx

  228. Angela lee March 25, 2017 at 9:52 am -  Reply

    Gladiators is the answer. Lovely blog claire. My milestone is Wednesday so not far behind you. Here’s to many more wonderfully years xx

  229. Shirley Davies March 25, 2017 at 9:58 am -  Reply

    The answer is gladiators… have a wonderful birthday xx

  230. Jill jennings March 25, 2017 at 9:59 am -  Reply

    Hi claire,you have a lovely family and love to read your blog,have a wonderful birthday…..the answer is gladiators. Jill.xxx

  231. Maria E March 25, 2017 at 9:59 am -  Reply

    Gladiators – Happy 50th

  232. Brenda maconachie March 25, 2017 at 10:28 am -  Reply

    Gladiators.. You look amazing, you look not a day over 35. What’s your secret. Have an amazing birthday xx

  233. Di Cuff March 25, 2017 at 10:35 am -  Reply

    The Gladiators…happy birthday Claire enjoy your celebrations .x

  234. Susan Middleton March 25, 2017 at 10:46 am -  Reply

    The answer is Gladiators. Happy birthday.

  235. Jan Drayson March 25, 2017 at 10:46 am -  Reply

    Gladiators

  236. CAROL PATTRICK March 25, 2017 at 10:53 am -  Reply

    Happy 50th birthday Claire the answer is Gladiators

  237. Susan Dale March 25, 2017 at 11:12 am -  Reply

    Happy Birthday Clare,the answer is Gladiator s

  238. Jacqueline Webber March 25, 2017 at 11:21 am -  Reply

    Have a day full of joy laughter and happy tears: The answer is Gladiators

  239. Barbara March 25, 2017 at 11:24 am -  Reply

    Gladiators.
    Hope you have a very happy birthday. Doesn’t time fly, your children are beautiful.

  240. Rita Millar March 25, 2017 at 11:24 am -  Reply

    Gladiators it was Claire.

  241. val Stewart March 25, 2017 at 11:27 am -  Reply

    Many Happy Returns of the Day Claire. The name of the show was Gladiators. x

  242. Elaine WILCOCK March 25, 2017 at 11:30 am -  Reply

    Happy Birthday Claire. The answer to your question is GLADIATORS

  243. EDITH COCKBURN March 25, 2017 at 11:33 am -  Reply

    Gladiators. Have a lovely birthday Claire.

  244. Alfreda Emery March 25, 2017 at 11:41 am -  Reply

    Happy birthday Claire

    Have a great time GLADIATors

  245. Patricia Kurton March 25, 2017 at 11:42 am -  Reply

    It’s Gladiators Claire. Wow, takes me back and you still look great.

  246. Libby Cobbold March 25, 2017 at 11:43 am -  Reply

    Gladiators is the answer. Happy birthday, Claire. Have an amazing 50th year. Xxxx

  247. Christine Bird March 25, 2017 at 11:48 am -  Reply

    Gladiators and Happy Birthday. ~ I know how you feel as my dear Dad died from lung cancer when he was only 49, leaving four daughters aged 8-17 years old. Now two of my four children have reached the age of 49, I realise how very young this was.

  248. Anne Docherty March 25, 2017 at 11:56 am -  Reply

    Happy birthday Claire, the answer to the question is Gladiators

  249. Linda March 25, 2017 at 11:58 am -  Reply

    Gladiators is the answer. Lovely handbag. No way do you look 50!! Age is just a state of mind!

  250. janet jones March 25, 2017 at 12:10 pm -  Reply

    Hi Clare the answer is Gladiators
    Happy 50th Birthday x

  251. GILL CORBITT March 25, 2017 at 12:11 pm -  Reply

    Gladiators

  252. Sarah March 25, 2017 at 12:20 pm -  Reply

    You were in Gladiators, wishing you a very Happy Birthday. 🎉🍾

  253. Lanie March 25, 2017 at 12:26 pm -  Reply

    Hi Claire,
    The answer is Gladiators.
    Hope your 50th brings you lots of happiness and sparkle.
    It’s always a pleasure reading about your tribe.
    Wishing you all the very best, Lanie xx

  254. Teresa Karasavvas March 25, 2017 at 12:49 pm -  Reply

    A very HAPPY 50th BIRTHDAY Claire. Enjoy it. Lovely blog and very touching too.

    The answer is Gladiators.

  255. Karen Williams March 25, 2017 at 1:08 pm -  Reply

    Gladiators. Enjoy your 50s!!

  256. Amanda Williamson March 25, 2017 at 1:31 pm -  Reply

    Gladiators . Have a lovely birthday Claire and Mother’s Day. Your children are gorgeous, hubby Yummy!! and of course you just stunning.
    Take care hun
    Hugs
    Amanda
    xxxx

  257. Jane Stevens March 25, 2017 at 1:42 pm -  Reply

    Claire – your story made me shed a tear! What a lovely person you are. You certainly do not look 50! I turn 50 this year as well and I do feel it too but I still keep trying hard to do the best I can and to be good to others. Hope you have a fantastic birthday!

  258. Jane Stevens March 25, 2017 at 1:45 pm -  Reply

    I forgot to say the answer is Gladiators!

  259. eng winter March 25, 2017 at 1:47 pm -  Reply

    hi Claire, the answer is Gladiators
    Happy 50th Birthday and many many more birthdays to come!
    mine was 13 years ago.

  260. Pauline bradley March 25, 2017 at 1:53 pm -  Reply

    Gladiators and welcome to the nifty fifty club

  261. Gillian March 25, 2017 at 2:18 pm -  Reply

    Bless you Claire, you are one of my favourite presenters. I wish you a very Happy 50th Birthday, hope you are spoilt rotten by everyone. Remember age is only a number, you are as old as you feel. You certainly look good for your age I thought you were so much younger. The answer to the question is Gladiators. Gill xxxxxxxx

  262. Helen Flanagan March 25, 2017 at 2:24 pm -  Reply

    Hi Claire and A very Happy Birthday!
    The answer is Gladiators. X

  263. Michelle Cooper March 25, 2017 at 2:25 pm -  Reply

    Happy 50 claire the anserw is gladiators

  264. Polly Murphy March 25, 2017 at 2:30 pm -  Reply

    Gladiators
    Many happy returns of the great day

  265. Elaine Adams March 25, 2017 at 2:37 pm -  Reply

    The answer is Gladiators
    Happy birthday Claire

  266. Tracy Russell March 25, 2017 at 2:44 pm -  Reply

    Gladiators!!! Happiest of Birthdays on this Ur 50th! I to was born with the bird round my neck!! Have a lovely day Claire!!! 😘🎉🌟🎂🍷💐💐Tracy

  267. Julie Nattrass March 25, 2017 at 2:56 pm -  Reply

    Gladiators.
    Happy Birthday

  268. jennifer adam March 25, 2017 at 3:01 pm -  Reply

    Answer Gladiators.
    happy 50th birthday Claire. Have a great day.

  269. Lisa March 25, 2017 at 3:05 pm -  Reply

    Gladiators. Happy 50th !!

  270. Lynn senior March 25, 2017 at 3:09 pm -  Reply

    Happy 50th Claire..such a lovely interesting blog.
    The answer is Gladiators xx

  271. Marion Nelson March 25, 2017 at 3:11 pm -  Reply

    Happy Birthday Claire and the answer is Gladiators x

  272. Fiona Findlay March 25, 2017 at 3:11 pm -  Reply

    Hi Claire, The answer is Gladiators.

  273. Marcia Lumsden March 25, 2017 at 3:11 pm -  Reply

    The show was Gladiators. Enjoy your 50th. I celebrated mine last year.

  274. Lisa Richardson March 25, 2017 at 3:12 pm -  Reply

    50, flirty & fabulous xxxx
    The show was Gladiators.

  275. Andrea Parry March 25, 2017 at 3:12 pm -  Reply

    Wishing you a very happy 50th birthday Claire. The answer is Gladiators

  276. Pauline Jollands March 25, 2017 at 3:12 pm -  Reply

    Gladiators. Many Happy Returns of the day xx

  277. Diane Scanlon March 25, 2017 at 3:12 pm -  Reply

    The answer is Gladiators. Thanks for the blog Claire!

  278. Amanda ash March 25, 2017 at 3:15 pm -  Reply

    Gladiators happy birthday claire x

  279. Pauline Evans March 25, 2017 at 3:17 pm -  Reply

    Gladiators …Have a lovely Birthday xx

  280. Trish March 25, 2017 at 3:18 pm -  Reply

    Happy birthday 🎂 and welcome to your 50th year. You met your lovely husband on Gladiators. A prize for you that was better than a 🚗!

  281. Karen huxtable March 25, 2017 at 3:23 pm -  Reply

    Gladiators, remember it well!

  282. Jennifer Dunford March 25, 2017 at 3:27 pm -  Reply

    Happy Birthday Claire, you’re a very special lady. Gladiators

  283. Lin clarke March 25, 2017 at 3:27 pm -  Reply

    Happy birthday. Answer is Gladiators

  284. Lynn Jones March 25, 2017 at 3:31 pm -  Reply

    Gladiators. Happy birthday x

  285. Carol Ashwin March 25, 2017 at 3:33 pm -  Reply

    Gladiators and a very happy birthday to you..

  286. AMANDA PORTER March 25, 2017 at 3:34 pm -  Reply

    Happy 50th Claire, enjoy every minute with your beautiful family.
    The answer is Gladiators, please enter me into the draw for this gorgeous bag. Thank you xx

  287. Christine Milnes March 25, 2017 at 3:34 pm -  Reply

    The answer is Gladiators have a lovely birthday Claire.xx

  288. Janette March 25, 2017 at 3:34 pm -  Reply

    Gladiators

    Have a ball of a time at your party. Love watch you. Yes Gladiators was a great program and that’s where you met Dan.

  289. Anne mccormack March 25, 2017 at 3:40 pm -  Reply

    Gladiators. Have a wonderful birthday.

  290. Katrina de banks March 25, 2017 at 3:41 pm -  Reply

    Happy birthday, it’s my50th this year as well , the answer is gladiators, hope you have a wonderful day

  291. Katrina de banks March 25, 2017 at 3:42 pm -  Reply

    Happy birthday, it’s my 50 th this year as well , hope you have a fabulous day .

  292. Heidi March 25, 2017 at 3:44 pm -  Reply

    Gladiators

  293. ANNE MARIE SCOTT March 25, 2017 at 3:46 pm -  Reply

    Answer is Gladiators. Happy Birthday Claire it’s not so bad being 50! 😍 Beautiful family. Xx

  294. Angela Foreman March 25, 2017 at 3:53 pm -  Reply

    Gladiators.
    Wishing you special birthday wishes.

  295. Susan mchutchison March 25, 2017 at 3:54 pm -  Reply

    Gladiators…fifty and nifty congratulations..I also have a son who has ds he is my world xx

  296. Joan Whittle March 25, 2017 at 3:55 pm -  Reply

    Happy Birthday, the answer is Gladiators xx

  297. Emm March 25, 2017 at 3:57 pm -  Reply

    Gladiators. 11 years ago, I gave birth to my beautiful little boy. Happy birthday to the both of you xx

  298. Carol MacKenzie March 25, 2017 at 4:00 pm -  Reply

    Hi Claire, the answer is Gladiators. Hope you are having a wonderful 50th Birthday. Xx

  299. Lisa Coughlan March 25, 2017 at 4:03 pm -  Reply

    Hi Claire, Happy 50th Birthday Hope You Have A Fantastic Day And Get Spoiled, You Don’t Look 50 You Are Beautiful And So Are Your 3 Children, The Answer Is Gladiators. God Bless You All. XX 🎂🌹🌷🌼🌻

  300. Jean Caswell March 25, 2017 at 4:06 pm -  Reply

    Happy 50th birthday Claire 🍸🍾🍰
    The answer is “Gladiators “

  301. Cassandra March 25, 2017 at 4:06 pm -  Reply

    Happy birthday. Hope it’s all you wished for. Answer is Gladiators

  302. Siobain Nicholls March 25, 2017 at 4:07 pm -  Reply

    Gladiators.
    Have a super birthday Claire. Dont change chick, your personality,enthusiasm, wit and sense of humour make your shows a real pleasure to watch. BTW 50 is the new 30, so youve got nothing to worry about….. just enjoy every second.

  303. Maureen Davis March 25, 2017 at 4:07 pm -  Reply

    Gladiators. Hope you had a Fab day

  304. Jane Harvey March 25, 2017 at 4:10 pm -  Reply

    I believe the show was Gladiators.
    Really enjoyed reading your “blog” Claire, such a full life you have had so far and I wish you a wonderful birthday celebration and many many happy years to come.
    Very best wishes.

  305. Valerie Guynan March 25, 2017 at 4:16 pm -  Reply

    Hi Claire
    Happy 50th birthday. Answer is Gladiators

  306. Hazel Jennings March 25, 2017 at 4:17 pm -  Reply

    Happy Birthday Claire ,the answer is Gladiators .

  307. Katrina de banks March 25, 2017 at 4:19 pm -  Reply

    A very happy birthday Claire , the answer is gladiators, it’s my 50th birthday this year as well , 1967 is a good year xx

  308. Mandie Paxton March 25, 2017 at 4:21 pm -  Reply

    Gladiators… Happy 50th Birthday – I hope you have the most amazing day and get spoilt xxx

  309. Jenny Bell March 25, 2017 at 4:21 pm -  Reply

    Hi birthday girl. The answer is Gladiators.

  310. Tracey Thurston March 25, 2017 at 4:32 pm -  Reply

    The answer is Gladiator Happy 50th Claire I know how you feel I turned 50 on the 25th Feb
    Enjoy your day lovely lady xx

  311. Susan Thomas March 25, 2017 at 4:32 pm -  Reply

    Happy Birthday Claire.The show was ” The Gladiators

  312. Tracey Thurston March 25, 2017 at 4:33 pm -  Reply

    Gladiators*

  313. Carol May March 25, 2017 at 4:35 pm -  Reply

    A very happy birthday and congratulations as it’s a special one! Your children are all lovely and lucky to have you as their mummy as are you to be their mummy! The answer is Gladiators. Thank you and fingers crossed. By the way enjoy all the special celebrations. Xx

  314. LeeAnn Ikin March 25, 2017 at 4:40 pm -  Reply

    The answer is Gladiators. Happy birthday Claire. X

  315. Laura myers March 25, 2017 at 4:42 pm -  Reply

    Gladiators loved this and we have one of them working with us !!!

  316. Gill March 25, 2017 at 4:43 pm -  Reply

    Gladiators

    Wishing u a very happy birthday Claire xx

  317. Marjory campbell March 25, 2017 at 4:47 pm -  Reply

    Gladiators,
    Happy 50th birthday x

  318. Susan Hunter March 25, 2017 at 4:48 pm -  Reply

    Many Happy Returns X The answer is Gladiators.

  319. Barb Gamble March 25, 2017 at 4:50 pm -  Reply

    Gladiators of course 🙂

  320. Janette Rutherford March 25, 2017 at 4:52 pm -  Reply

    Gladiators.
    You are an inspiration Claire. You are beautiful inside and out! Happy 50th birthday. xx

  321. Heather Hurn March 25, 2017 at 4:53 pm -  Reply

    Gladiators happy 50th Claire, it is my sisters 60th today too so celebrating with you all X 🍸🍾🎁🎂🎉💕

  322. Vanda Robinson March 25, 2017 at 5:02 pm -  Reply

    The answer is Gladiators. You don’t look 50 you look fabulous !

  323. Lesley Smith March 25, 2017 at 5:02 pm -  Reply

    Gladiators
    Have a wonderful birthday!! 🎂

  324. karen March 25, 2017 at 5:06 pm -  Reply

    Gladiators

  325. Sue OHanlon March 25, 2017 at 5:09 pm -  Reply

    Gladiators.
    Happy birthday xxx

  326. LeeMcLardy March 25, 2017 at 5:13 pm -  Reply

    The answer is Gladiators. Happy 50th CLAIRE

  327. chris howells March 25, 2017 at 5:16 pm -  Reply

    It’s Gladiators. Happy Birthday Claire your blog is a joy to read and I remember your first day at QVC ~ you are as professional and beautiful as ever. Enjoy your birthday celebrations with your lovely family.

    Chris xx

  328. Lee Mclardy March 25, 2017 at 5:18 pm -  Reply

    The answer is Gladiators. Happy 50th Claire.

  329. Brenda March 25, 2017 at 5:18 pm -  Reply

    Gladiators. Would love to see an old episode. Happy Birthday hope you have the brilliant birthday you deserve xx

  330. Rita Rees March 25, 2017 at 5:19 pm -  Reply

    Happy Birthday Claire.You have a beautiful family.The answer is Gladiators.xxx

  331. Susan Oldroyd March 25, 2017 at 5:20 pm -  Reply

    Happy 50th birthday Claire the answer is Gladiators x

  332. Diane shaw March 25, 2017 at 5:22 pm -  Reply

    Hi Claire the answer is gladiators hope you have a fab birthday lots of love xx

  333. Sian March 25, 2017 at 5:24 pm -  Reply

    It’s Gladiators. Happy Birthday!!

  334. Karhleen harrison March 25, 2017 at 5:29 pm -  Reply

    Gladiators

  335. Louise lane March 25, 2017 at 5:35 pm -  Reply

    The answer is Galdiators. I too felt the same way about reaching 50, having lost my darling daddy early and my best friend the same year I feel we should celebrate the milestones and be thankful for every year we are granted. Happy birthday.

  336. Marie Anna Aiken March 25, 2017 at 5:38 pm -  Reply

    Gladiators
    Happy Birthday Claire xx

  337. Melanie Brower March 25, 2017 at 5:45 pm -  Reply

    Gladiators. Have a fantastic 50th.

  338. Tracey G March 25, 2017 at 5:45 pm -  Reply

    The show was Gladiators. Happy Birthday Claire- Enjoyed your moving, memorable blog.

  339. Brenda Leaman March 25, 2017 at 5:47 pm -  Reply

    Gladiators was where you met your Dan the Man of your dreams. Have a wonderful 50th Claire. My daughter is 50 this year too and I am 70 so would love to win the beautiful bag for my Daughter x

  340. Jeanette Pickeds March 25, 2017 at 5:52 pm -  Reply

    Gladiators Have a lovely birthday

  341. Jeanette Pickess March 25, 2017 at 5:54 pm -  Reply

    Gladiators Have a lovely birthday

  342. Edwina hicks March 25, 2017 at 5:58 pm -  Reply

    Gladiators. Happy 50th.

  343. Teresa Burrows March 25, 2017 at 6:05 pm -  Reply

    The answer is Gladiators. Wishing you a very Happy 50th Birthday claire.

  344. Hayley Edwards March 25, 2017 at 6:11 pm -  Reply

    Happy 50th Claire the answer is Gladiators xx

  345. Valerie Crane March 25, 2017 at 6:12 pm -  Reply

    Answer Gladiators. Happy birthday Claire I am a few years past 50 but you are right each one is special.

  346. Hayley Edwards March 25, 2017 at 6:12 pm -  Reply

    The answer is Gladiators xx

  347. Gail March 25, 2017 at 6:13 pm -  Reply

    It’s gladiators, Hav a very Happy 50th Claire enjoy your day 🍾🎉🎂🎁🎈

  348. Caroline Macdonald March 25, 2017 at 6:19 pm -  Reply

    Gladiators. Happy Birthday. x

  349. Susanne Weaver March 25, 2017 at 6:20 pm -  Reply

    Gladiators. Best wishes for another 50!!

  350. Jane Whitehead March 25, 2017 at 6:36 pm -  Reply

    Gladiators x

  351. Stephanie martin March 25, 2017 at 6:36 pm -  Reply

    Gladiators. Happy Birthday.

  352. Kay Donnellan March 25, 2017 at 6:39 pm -  Reply

    Gladiators,
    Hope your Birthday has special memories xx

  353. Jackie Bascombe March 25, 2017 at 6:40 pm -  Reply

    Gladiators. Happy birthday

  354. Elaine Pinchen March 25, 2017 at 6:41 pm -  Reply

    The answer is Gladiators. Enjoy your special day

  355. Erica Denny March 25, 2017 at 6:45 pm -  Reply

    Firstly happy birthday 🙂 and the answer to the question is “Gladiators” xx

  356. Charli March 25, 2017 at 7:01 pm -  Reply

    Gladiators is the show. Enjoy all of your celebrations!x

  357. Angela Tizley March 25, 2017 at 7:10 pm -  Reply

    Hi Claire. You met your Dan on the show Gladiators. X

  358. Lorraine March 25, 2017 at 7:11 pm -  Reply

    Wow Claire loved reading your wonderful story, have a very happy 50th – you deserve it! (Looking great by the way!) ans is gladiators.

  359. Dawna Ward March 25, 2017 at 7:14 pm -  Reply

    Happy Birthday! Gladiators was the show. Have a fab celebration 🎉 x

  360. Vanessa Bond March 25, 2017 at 7:26 pm -  Reply

    Gladiators
    Congratulations on your 50th Birthday ,have a wonderful time celebrating 💐🎁🎂🍷🎉🎊xx

  361. Flora MacIsaac March 25, 2017 at 7:31 pm -  Reply

    Tha answer is gladiators Happy 50th.

  362. Cath White March 25, 2017 at 7:34 pm -  Reply

    Gladiators
    Have a wonderful birthday, and here’s to the next 50 ! x

  363. Sarah Cranmer March 25, 2017 at 7:34 pm -  Reply

    Gladiators

  364. Pat Ashington March 25, 2017 at 7:34 pm -  Reply

    Gladiators . Have a super duper (50th) birthday Xx

  365. Rita Jenkins March 25, 2017 at 7:39 pm -  Reply

    Have a lovely “Special Birthday” Claire, you so deserve it.
    The answer is Gladiators.

  366. Angela Simpson March 25, 2017 at 7:48 pm -  Reply

    Gladiators
    Have a wonderful birthday xxx

  367. fiona kenrick March 25, 2017 at 7:49 pm -  Reply

    Gladiators

    Happy 50th claire you dont look it ! Xx

  368. Jane Richards March 25, 2017 at 7:54 pm -  Reply

    Gladiators.Happy 50th! X

  369. Linda Mcmanus March 25, 2017 at 7:56 pm -  Reply

    The show was Gladiators.

  370. Mrs Audrey Lonsdale March 25, 2017 at 8:00 pm -  Reply

    Gladiators. is the answer a special birthday for a special lady xxx

  371. Linda Martin March 25, 2017 at 8:06 pm -  Reply

    Gladiators

  372. sharon buchalter March 25, 2017 at 8:07 pm -  Reply

    gladiators – happy 50th Claire – life certainly begins at 50!

  373. Wendy Wilkerson March 25, 2017 at 8:09 pm -  Reply

    The answer is Gladiators. Hope you had a lovely birthday.

  374. Chloe Wilkerson March 25, 2017 at 8:12 pm -  Reply

    The answer is Gladiators. I hope you had a lovely 50th Birthday.

  375. Nadia Ansary Clark March 25, 2017 at 8:12 pm -  Reply

    Gladiators
    Happy Birthday Claire

  376. susan young March 25, 2017 at 8:17 pm -  Reply

    take over bid

  377. Anita March 25, 2017 at 8:18 pm -  Reply

    Gladiators. You look so fabulous at fifty!

  378. Wendy keating March 25, 2017 at 8:20 pm -  Reply

    Happy Birthday Claire xx Gladiators is the answer xx 💙

  379. Jan March 25, 2017 at 8:31 pm -  Reply

    Gladiators. X
    Happy 50th Claire.

  380. Fran Whitehead March 25, 2017 at 8:47 pm -  Reply

    Gladiators.
    Happy Birthday to you Claire. Zero Birthdays are always a time to reflect and appreciate who and what you have in life. Have a wonderful evening.
    Fran x

  381. Doreen March 25, 2017 at 8:49 pm -  Reply

    Gladiators, Happy Birthday!

  382. Salma Zuberi March 25, 2017 at 8:52 pm -  Reply

    Happy 50th birthday Claire! The answer is Gladiators 👜❤

  383. Sharron D Crocker March 25, 2017 at 8:52 pm -  Reply

    Gladiators

  384. Ildiko Csetfalvi March 25, 2017 at 8:54 pm -  Reply

    It is the gladiators. Happy late birthday! I was 50 last month.

  385. Josie May Crocker March 25, 2017 at 8:54 pm -  Reply

    Gladiators

  386. Elaine munn March 25, 2017 at 8:55 pm -  Reply

    Gladiators. Happy 50! 🎂

  387. Helen Dovidio March 25, 2017 at 8:56 pm -  Reply

    Hi Claire,the answer is Gladiators.Have a fab birthday-enjoy being 50.Make every day count with you wonderful family!

  388. Angela Critchley March 25, 2017 at 9:00 pm -  Reply

    Gladiators . Happy Birthday Claire and welcome to the 50 club x

  389. Norma Fox March 25, 2017 at 9:02 pm -  Reply

    Wishing you a very happy birthday. I will be 80 next year. That is when life begins! I look forward to it.
    The show was Gladiators.

  390. Lesley Armstrong March 25, 2017 at 9:09 pm -  Reply

    Gladiators

  391. Paula Edmondson March 25, 2017 at 9:16 pm -  Reply

    The answere is Gladiators . I was 50 last year and people have said omg that’s old. To me it’s just another chapter and the alternative is not worth thinking about. Have a fantastic time with your lovely family .

  392. terry lello March 25, 2017 at 9:19 pm -  Reply

    have a wonderful birthday – the answer is Gladiators

  393. Julie March 25, 2017 at 9:21 pm -  Reply

    Hi Claire. The answer to your competition is Gladiators. I am a couple of years behind you and hope to follow your example of being 50 and fabulous!! Have a wonderful birthday.

  394. Gaynor Dyer March 25, 2017 at 9:21 pm -  Reply

    The fantastic Gladiators. Happy 50th Claire

  395. Andrea ross March 25, 2017 at 9:25 pm -  Reply

    Happy birthday Claire..hope you have a fabulous day..The answer is Gladiators…x

  396. Gail Robinson March 25, 2017 at 9:34 pm -  Reply

    Gladiators

  397. Emma March 25, 2017 at 9:42 pm -  Reply

    Gladiators
    Lovely look on life. Happy 50th!

  398. WILMA March 25, 2017 at 9:47 pm -  Reply

    Gladiators

  399. Marie March 25, 2017 at 9:50 pm -  Reply

    Many happy returns, hope you have a Blessed Day, Claire 🙂
    The answer to the question is: Gladiators!

  400. vee bolton March 25, 2017 at 9:53 pm -  Reply

    A very happy birthday and very best wishes for the future. Love to see you on QVC. X

  401. MRs Juliette Scott March 25, 2017 at 9:56 pm -  Reply

    The answer is gladiators . I’m also 50 this year’s April 11 th ! So here’s to the over 50 s !

  402. Chris Bennett March 25, 2017 at 9:58 pm -  Reply

    The answer is Gladiators.
    Have a very Happy Birthday Claire!

  403. Andrea Collins March 25, 2017 at 10:04 pm -  Reply

    Gladiators

  404. Lisa Sanders March 25, 2017 at 10:09 pm -  Reply

    Hi Claire the answer is gladiators,hope i look as good as you do next year for my 50th xxx

  405. Christine Stephenson March 25, 2017 at 10:10 pm -  Reply

    The answer is GLADIATORS. Happy Birthday to you I had my 50th also on the 24 March and I have a grandson with down syndrome who fills this world with love with his beautiful smile.

  406. Audrey Smillie March 25, 2017 at 10:11 pm -  Reply

    The answer is Gladiators. Hope you had a lovely birthday xx

  407. Margaret Platts March 25, 2017 at 10:12 pm -  Reply

    Gladiators, Happy Birthday Claire

  408. Melanie Hewitt March 25, 2017 at 10:12 pm -  Reply

    Gladiators is the lucky show where you met Dan. A very happy birthday to you lovely lady and here’s to the next 50. Enjoy every moment X

  409. Heather March 25, 2017 at 10:15 pm -  Reply

    Gladiators. Happy birthday Claire 😘

  410. saeeda kayat March 25, 2017 at 10:23 pm -  Reply

    OMG you so do not look 50!!!!!
    the answer is gladiators

  411. sue March 25, 2017 at 10:27 pm -  Reply

    Happy 50th Claire ,the answer is Gladiators

  412. Joan Bailie March 25, 2017 at 10:33 pm -  Reply

    The show was Gladiators. Have a great birthday.

  413. Keryn murphy March 25, 2017 at 10:33 pm -  Reply

    Answer is gladiators Happy birthday … I was 60 march 1st ..xx

  414. Sophie March 25, 2017 at 10:36 pm -  Reply

    Gladiators. Hope you had a fabulous day.

  415. Carole March 25, 2017 at 10:40 pm -  Reply

    Congrats on your birthday Claire.
    Gladiators

  416. jacqueline pepper March 25, 2017 at 10:41 pm -  Reply

    Answer is Gladiators.

  417. jacqueline pepper March 25, 2017 at 10:43 pm -  Reply

    FAB at 50 x

  418. Rachel calvert March 25, 2017 at 10:48 pm -  Reply

    Gladiators
    Have a lovely birthday , enjoy the celebrations

  419. sandra March 25, 2017 at 10:58 pm -  Reply

    Gladiators. Happy birthday Claire,enjoy your celebrations.

  420. Beryl Anderson March 25, 2017 at 11:02 pm -  Reply

    Hi Claire the answer is Gladiators.
    What a lovely Family & Blog

  421. Joanne March 25, 2017 at 11:06 pm -  Reply

    Hi Claire the show was called Gladiators, I will be 50 in May I always say 1967 was a vintage year 😃

  422. Penny Hamilton Scott March 25, 2017 at 11:07 pm -  Reply

    Gladiators is the answer.
    Happy Birthday

  423. Karen Reading March 25, 2017 at 11:08 pm -  Reply

    Gladiators.

  424. Jan Beal March 25, 2017 at 11:18 pm -  Reply

    Gladiators. Hope you enjoy your special day!

  425. Leigh Barrett March 25, 2017 at 11:25 pm -  Reply

    Answer Gladiators

    Happy 50th Birthday !!!

  426. Denny Goodrum March 25, 2017 at 11:31 pm -  Reply

    The show was Gladiators, happy birthday.

  427. Jacqui law March 25, 2017 at 11:33 pm -  Reply

    Gladiators.
    Happy, happy. Irthday. X

  428. Maxine Bodkin March 25, 2017 at 11:38 pm -  Reply

    Looking lovely at fifty and a joy to watch at whatever age.

  429. Maxine Bodkin March 25, 2017 at 11:41 pm -  Reply

    The answer is Gladiators. Looking lovely at fifty and a joy to watch at any age.

  430. Fiona Brackenridge March 25, 2017 at 11:49 pm -  Reply

    The answer is Gladiators. Here’s to the next fifty years . Happy birthday

  431. Barbara Sutherland March 25, 2017 at 11:53 pm -  Reply

    Hi Claire it’s Gladiators. Have a fab birthday with your lovely family x x

  432. Gillian Dulieu March 26, 2017 at 12:10 am -  Reply

    GLADIATORS……..is the answer. Happy 50th Claire. You have a wonderful family. Enjoyed your life journey. 💗

  433. Jacqui setters March 26, 2017 at 12:28 am -  Reply

    The answer is Gladiators, Happy 50th birthday Claire, you so don’t look 50, hope you had a lovely day x

  434. Suzanne Donnelly March 26, 2017 at 12:30 am -  Reply

    Happy 50th Birthday – Congratulations – the answer is Gladiators

  435. Anne Clarke March 26, 2017 at 12:48 am -  Reply

    Hi Claire, the answer is Gladiators, and wishing you a very happy Birthday 🍾🥂

  436. Gwen Smith March 26, 2017 at 12:52 am -  Reply

    Happy birthday Claire. Gladiators was the show.

  437. Angie Henry March 26, 2017 at 12:53 am -  Reply

    Gladiators. Happy 50th Claire. Looking fabulous as usual.

  438. Bev Berry March 26, 2017 at 12:59 am -  Reply

    !! “50 and fabulous” it’s a must Gladiators is the show

  439. Sarah Hammond March 26, 2017 at 2:03 am -  Reply

    Many Happy Returns Claire

    Gladiators

  440. Kit Jim March 26, 2017 at 2:35 am -  Reply

    The answer is Gladiator. Happy Birthday Claire! It was my 50th Birthday too, but a day earlier on the 24th.😊

  441. Michelle Stevenson March 26, 2017 at 6:45 am -  Reply

    Gladiators…..happy 50th x

  442. Angela Mitchell March 26, 2017 at 7:01 am -  Reply

    Hi Claire, the show was Gladiators. Happy 50th, 50 is the new 40! X

  443. Sam King March 26, 2017 at 7:25 am -  Reply

    Happy Birthday and I wish you many more. The answer is Gladiators

  444. Jackie millward March 26, 2017 at 7:26 am -  Reply

    The answer is gladiators. Happy special birthday claire

  445. Kerry Evans March 26, 2017 at 7:41 am -  Reply

    Take Over Bid

  446. Sue Hopkins March 26, 2017 at 8:16 am -  Reply

    The Gladiaters, Happy Birthday Clare.x

  447. Linda Dunn March 26, 2017 at 8:27 am -  Reply

    Hi Claire
    Gladiators ……ready!!!!!
    Hope you had a great birthday.

  448. Christine Shelley March 26, 2017 at 8:29 am -  Reply

    Gladiators Have a wonderful birthday

  449. Sue Wilson March 26, 2017 at 8:37 am -  Reply

    Hope you had a wonderful birthday Claire. The answer is Gladiators – I used to love it!

  450. Alyson Newton March 26, 2017 at 8:53 am -  Reply

    Hi Claire Birthday greetings for your special day. Really enjoyed reading your blog. Like most of us you’ve had ups and downs in your life but i hope the highs have out shone the lows. Enjoy your celebrations.The answer is Gladiators

  451. Pauline Stallabrass March 26, 2017 at 8:59 am -  Reply

    Gladiators, many thanks for the joyous blogs you write x

  452. Tracy Stedman March 26, 2017 at 9:02 am -  Reply

    Answer is Gladiators. Happy Birthday 50 and fabulous x

  453. Julie Evans March 26, 2017 at 9:02 am -  Reply

    Happy 50th Claire. May the next decade be filled with all that you wish for. The answer is Gladiators.

  454. Maria Royle March 26, 2017 at 9:18 am -  Reply

    Gladiators

    Wonderful blog mx

  455. Hayley March 26, 2017 at 9:25 am -  Reply

    Happy Birthday Claire xxx the answer to your question is Gladiators.

  456. Hayley March 26, 2017 at 9:26 am -  Reply

    Happy birthday Claire xxx the answer to your question is Gladiators.

  457. Caroline Sherry March 26, 2017 at 9:26 am -  Reply

    Gladiators. Happy birthday Claire x

  458. Susanne perry March 26, 2017 at 9:40 am -  Reply

    The answer is Gladiators.

  459. Stephanie March 26, 2017 at 9:50 am -  Reply

    Hi
    happy 50th i am also turning 50 later on this year it seems quite unreal

    the answer is Gladiators

  460. Anita Outram March 26, 2017 at 10:07 am -  Reply

    Gladiators.

    Huge 50th birthday wishes. Its a worthy club to be in !! x

  461. Jane March 26, 2017 at 10:22 am -  Reply

    Answer is gladiators. Much love on your birthday

  462. Christine March 26, 2017 at 10:40 am -  Reply

    Answer Gladiators

    Happy birthday Claire.
    X

  463. Kay Grundy March 26, 2017 at 11:09 am -  Reply

    Gladiators was the programme,happy 50th,a very touching blog must admit to a few tears in my eyes as I read it

  464. Lorraine Fisher March 26, 2017 at 11:09 am -  Reply

    Happy Birthday Clare 🎉 you look wonderful, the answer is Gladiator s I remember watching it every week, xx 🎂🍸

  465. Maureen Feldman March 26, 2017 at 11:23 am -  Reply

    Gladiator, for sure !

  466. Elviramuir March 26, 2017 at 11:24 am -  Reply

    It’s gladiators Claire happy birthday have a great day xx

  467. Elaine Craig March 26, 2017 at 11:31 am -  Reply

    The answer is Gladiators

  468. Jan Ashton March 26, 2017 at 11:38 am -  Reply

    The answer is Gladiators. Have a wonderful birthday Claire!! x x

  469. Judith Lennon March 26, 2017 at 12:08 pm -  Reply

    Very many belated birthday wishes! Hope the next decade will bring you even more happy times. The competition answer is Gladiators. Really enjoyed your blog and seeing the changes in your lovely family over the years. Take care lovely lady. Judith xx

  470. Clare B March 26, 2017 at 12:24 pm -  Reply

    The answer is Gladiators…. classic TV. Happy Birthday!!! Clare

  471. karen evans March 26, 2017 at 12:32 pm -  Reply

    gladiators is the answer, and i will be”glad” if i win too

  472. AnneMarie McGurk March 26, 2017 at 12:38 pm -  Reply

    The answer is Gladiators

  473. Ursula McDermott March 26, 2017 at 12:55 pm -  Reply

    Gladiators

  474. Christine snell March 26, 2017 at 1:32 pm -  Reply

    Hi Claire I love reading your blog! I haven’t replied before , but I always feel I can’t relate to you when you talk about the events in your life.I too lost my gorg dad when I was 15 and he only 47 I still miss him so much and I try not to ponder over all the good times we have missed out on.The other similarity is my son Adam who has a disability he was diagnosed with ACC when he was 10 months old that was such a shock and i can’t remember driving home that day! Yes life at times has been tough he needs 24 hr care but I love him more than anything, he is happy and enjoys the activities and groups he is involved in I just wish there was more available but that’s a conversation for another day!!!Adam is now 22yrs I dong know where the time has gone!! Anyway here’s wishing you a very Happy 50th Birthday 😁😁😁 and hope you enjoy your celebrations with your lovely family, oh and before I forget the answer to the competition is Gladiators

    Lots of love. Chrisxxxxx,

  475. Bernadette March 26, 2017 at 1:44 pm -  Reply

    Gladiators . Have a magical birthday full of love & best wishes .

  476. Christine snell March 26, 2017 at 1:52 pm -  Reply

    Sorry Claire my finger slipped!!! I meant to write can relate not can’t!!! Ha eyes are not what they were Ha xxx

  477. Jackie March 26, 2017 at 2:50 pm -  Reply

    Hi Claire, the answer is Gladiators. I enjoyed reading your blog. Have a lovely Birthday X

  478. Linda March 26, 2017 at 2:55 pm -  Reply

    The answer is Gladiators.
    Happy 50th Claire you look amazing!

  479. Shirley kerr March 26, 2017 at 3:04 pm -  Reply

    Happy 50th Claire.The answer is Gladiators xx

  480. P Kippax March 26, 2017 at 3:20 pm -  Reply

    Gladiators

  481. donna coy March 26, 2017 at 3:24 pm -  Reply

    its the Gladiators

  482. Judith March 26, 2017 at 3:29 pm -  Reply

    I hope you had a fab 50th Claire.
    Gladiators is the answer.

  483. Diana Bliss March 26, 2017 at 4:04 pm -  Reply

    Gladiators….happy birthday, Claire…the best is yet to come !!

  484. Diana Bliss March 26, 2017 at 4:05 pm -  Reply

    Gladiators was the show…..happy fiftieth, Claire….the best is yet to come

  485. Bernadette Skinner March 26, 2017 at 4:24 pm -  Reply

    the answer is Gladiators – have a wonderful birthday – age is only a number!!!

  486. Mrs Angela Dobson March 26, 2017 at 4:34 pm -  Reply

    Hello and congratulations on your 50th Birthday. You look absolutely fabulous! The answer to the competition is Gladiators.

  487. mary cooper March 26, 2017 at 5:07 pm -  Reply

    Gladiators. happy fab 50th.xxx

  488. Barbara Rider March 26, 2017 at 6:07 pm -  Reply

    Many Happy Returns Claire.
    The show was Gladiators.

  489. Paula Hill March 26, 2017 at 6:10 pm -  Reply

    The answer is Gladiators. Happy 50th beautiful lady x

  490. Janine Hammond March 26, 2017 at 6:13 pm -  Reply

    Hi, the answer is Gladiators. Happy Birthday!

  491. Anne B March 26, 2017 at 6:13 pm -  Reply

    Answer is Gladiators. Happy 50th birthday. X

  492. Lesley March 26, 2017 at 6:26 pm -  Reply

    The answer is gladiators happy birthday Claire x

  493. Lisa March 26, 2017 at 6:26 pm -  Reply

    Gladiators, have a fabulous 50th I love reading your blog it’s always so inspiring x

  494. Lynne March 26, 2017 at 6:27 pm -  Reply

    Hi Claire, the answer is Gladiators. Happy 50th birthday!!

  495. Brenda kendall March 26, 2017 at 6:39 pm -  Reply

    Hi Claire the answer is gladiators have a great birthday, 🎁🎁🎉🎉

  496. Brenda kendall March 26, 2017 at 6:41 pm -  Reply

    Hi Claire the answer is gladiators have a great birthday🎉🎉

  497. Anna Birch March 26, 2017 at 6:42 pm -  Reply

    Hi Claire, the answer is Gladiators. Hope you had a great birthday!

  498. Kim March 26, 2017 at 6:54 pm -  Reply

    Gladiators, you gorgeous girl happy birthday

  499. JEAN COLLINS March 26, 2017 at 7:10 pm -  Reply

    Gladiators. Happy birthday

  500. stephanie cheek March 26, 2017 at 7:17 pm -  Reply

    Gladiators.

    I am also 50 in 2 weeks time!

    Wishing you a lovely time x

  501. Lesley Millar March 26, 2017 at 7:25 pm -  Reply

    Gladiators
    Happy Birthday 🎂

  502. Chrissie Norris March 26, 2017 at 7:28 pm -  Reply

    Gladiators
    Happy 50th Claire, enjoy your special day and all the very best for the future.

  503. Sheila KINGHORN March 26, 2017 at 7:31 pm -  Reply

    The answer is Gladiators, many congratulations on your birthday, 50 is only a number have fun

  504. Vicki Farrington Smith March 26, 2017 at 7:46 pm -  Reply

    The show was Gladiators. Happy Birthday!

  505. coral dean March 26, 2017 at 7:52 pm -  Reply

    Gladiators.

  506. Olga March 26, 2017 at 7:59 pm -  Reply

    Gladiators

  507. Vicci March 26, 2017 at 8:03 pm -  Reply

    Gladiators

    “Happy 50th Birthday Claire”

  508. Alison March 26, 2017 at 8:09 pm -  Reply

    Hi Claire, wishing you a fabulous birthday and to say you’re looking good girl. Keep doing what ever you are doing because it’s working, lots of love x

  509. Claire Harris March 26, 2017 at 8:14 pm -  Reply

    Gladiators was the programme you met Dan the love of your life! We share the same Birthday and my name is Claire!

  510. Sandra barron March 26, 2017 at 8:30 pm -  Reply

    Gladiators. Happy birthday!

  511. janis hamilton March 26, 2017 at 8:32 pm -  Reply

    Answer is Gladiators
    Have a fantastic 50th birthday
    you look fabulous x

  512. Wilma Davidson March 26, 2017 at 8:49 pm -  Reply

    The answer is Gladiators Claire, it’s my 60th this year, also blessed to be sharing it with friends and family. Xx

  513. Anita Porter March 26, 2017 at 8:52 pm -  Reply

    Answer Gladiators

    Happy Birthday Claire

    I am also soon to celebrating my 50th

  514. Sonia Sharp March 26, 2017 at 9:04 pm -  Reply

    Gladiators. A Great read for me as I’m 50 too, two days after you on 27th. Positivity rules! Many happy returns x

  515. Alisonboswell March 26, 2017 at 9:14 pm -  Reply

    Gladiators happy 50th birthday Claire ,

  516. Kim vernon March 26, 2017 at 9:15 pm -  Reply

    Gladiators is the answer hope you have had a super birthday

  517. Jennifer brammer March 26, 2017 at 9:15 pm -  Reply

    Happy 50th Birthday Claire, I am also celebrating the big 50 in July.
    The answer is Gladiators

  518. Jacqui Heath March 26, 2017 at 9:28 pm -  Reply

    Hi Claire ,Happy 5oth birthday!
    Answer is Gladiators

  519. Julie Cook March 26, 2017 at 9:48 pm -  Reply

    Gladiators

    • Suzanne Curtis March 29, 2017 at 6:28 pm -  Reply

      Happy birthday have a lovely time at your party the answer is gladiators

  520. marilyn jones March 26, 2017 at 9:51 pm -  Reply

    Hello Claire
    Gladiators is the answer
    My dad is 86 and has only a handful of days left
    but at 46 he had only 6 weeks to live if he didn’t loose an eye
    He showed me how to conquer life when three months later
    in 1976 I too suffered a life changing disability
    What a lovely photo of your dear father
    God bless x

  521. Vas March 26, 2017 at 10:13 pm -  Reply

    Hi Claire, the answer is gladiators. Have a Fabulous 50th Birthday!!!!!

  522. Marian Lang March 26, 2017 at 10:28 pm -  Reply

    What a wonderful uplifting post. Have a fantastic birthday and the answer is Gladiators x

  523. Sue Knight March 26, 2017 at 10:29 pm -  Reply

    Gladiators – Fifty means fun and new challenges – I took up Paddle Boarding and Coasteering – enjoy.

  524. Susan chapman March 26, 2017 at 10:41 pm -  Reply

    Hi Claire, the answer is gladiators,what a wonderful family you have, and wow, you look fantastic at 50, Happy 50th, you are a breath of fresh air with your wonderful smile.xx

  525. Karen March 26, 2017 at 10:44 pm -  Reply

    Gladiators. Happy 50th Claire, what a beautiful life, thanks for sharing xx

  526. Sue Kirk March 26, 2017 at 10:58 pm -  Reply

    Gladiators

  527. lorna March 26, 2017 at 11:09 pm -  Reply

    Gladiators. Happy 50th!

  528. Carol Crosbie March 26, 2017 at 11:16 pm -  Reply

    Gladiators and happy birthday gorgeous lady x

  529. Barbara T March 26, 2017 at 11:23 pm -  Reply

    The show was Gladiators.
    Hope you had a lovely birthday Claire.

  530. Ali March 26, 2017 at 11:23 pm -  Reply

    The answer is Gladiators. Happy 50th Birthday.

  531. Hazel March 26, 2017 at 11:24 pm -  Reply

    It’s Gladiators
    Have a wonderful 50th

  532. Ann Marie Rice March 26, 2017 at 11:38 pm -  Reply

    Gladiators is the answer.
    Happy 50th

  533. Sonia Baker March 26, 2017 at 11:45 pm -  Reply

    Hi Clare all the best —the answer is Gladiators

  534. Linda Allan March 26, 2017 at 11:59 pm -  Reply

    Gladiators have a brilliant day x

  535. Sue Huskisson March 27, 2017 at 12:07 am -  Reply

    Hi Clare. The answer is gladiators.
    You only have to look at your gorgeous husband and beautiful children to know why you were put on this earth.
    I too lost a parent at a very young age, my mum died of cancer aged 50 when I was only 11. I also lost my dad when I was 18 but I am proud to say I turned 65 three weeks ago. These awful events are bound to have an effect on our lives but I think the secret is not to let them take over the rest of our lives.
    I hope you had a wonderful birthday and just remember, age is just a number! Love Sue X

  536. Catherine March 27, 2017 at 12:11 am -  Reply

    Fabulous Fifty, welcome to the club, Claire.
    The answer is Gladiators.

  537. Dawn Alice Gould March 27, 2017 at 12:15 am -  Reply

    Gladiators

  538. Heather Williams March 27, 2017 at 2:10 am -  Reply

    The show was Gladiators.

  539. Irene Price March 27, 2017 at 3:26 am -  Reply

    Gladiators
    Have a lovely 50th Birthday Claire I’ve got my 60th at the end of this yr xx

  540. Alison jones March 27, 2017 at 5:09 am -  Reply

    Gladiators.
    Have an amazing birthday, life really starts here

  541. Linda Hutchison March 27, 2017 at 7:47 am -  Reply

    The answer is Gladiators

  542. Gail Chapman March 27, 2017 at 8:34 am -  Reply

    Hi the answer is Gladiators hope you had a nice birthday x

  543. Lynn emmitt March 27, 2017 at 9:02 am -  Reply

    The answer is gladiators.happy birthday weekend to you.xxx

  544. Elizabeth March 27, 2017 at 9:22 am -  Reply

    Happy birthday Claire. I love your energy on television & it nice that you are willing to share your personal life with us outside of QVC xx

  545. Liza Barbour March 27, 2017 at 9:36 am -  Reply

    The answer is Gladiators.
    Happy 50th Birthday Claire, hope you had a fab time x

  546. Jan gurmi March 27, 2017 at 10:05 am -  Reply

    HAPPY BIRTHDAY Claire U looking good girl. The answer is gladiators xx

  547. Pam Townsend March 27, 2017 at 10:07 am -  Reply

    The answer is Gladiators.
    Happy 50th birthday Claire x

  548. Gail March 27, 2017 at 10:20 am -  Reply

    Lovely Claire, if anyone should write a book it should be you. You have a beautiful way with words, you really do. So, so sad to hear that you lost your much loved, treasured Dad at such an early age. Brought a tear to my eye as i know much loved Dads are very much missed. Thank goodness you were all old enough to have made some memories. Lots of love to your gorgeous Mum too; I can’t imagine how hard it must have been for you all. Sending you belated Birthday wishes and you are absolutely right to celebrate those milestones in your life. You have a lovely, beautiful family and that photo of the three children with their backs to you is a definite large, canvas on the wall moment waiting to happen, GOR-GE-OUS xx. Can’t wait to see those birthday photos.

    Lots of love, Gail xxxx

  549. Debbie Creasey March 27, 2017 at 10:22 am -  Reply

    The show was gladiators.
    Happy Birthday 🙂 xx

  550. Angela Lindsay March 27, 2017 at 10:39 am -  Reply

    Answer is Gladiators.
    Have a lovely birthday x

  551. Vanessa Foster March 27, 2017 at 10:39 am -  Reply

    Answer : Gladiators
    Happy Birthday Claire, you are beautiful inside and out! x

  552. Julie March 27, 2017 at 10:55 am -  Reply

    The answer is Gladiators. Happy 50th birthday. I’ve got mine next year. 🍾🥂🍰

  553. Helen Brunton March 27, 2017 at 11:26 am -  Reply

    Gladiators

  554. Hester Tulloch March 27, 2017 at 11:37 am -  Reply

    Many happy returns Claire the show was Gladiators.

  555. Carol m Williams March 27, 2017 at 12:42 pm -  Reply

    The answer is Gladiators. Happy 50th Claire

  556. Carol m Williams March 27, 2017 at 12:44 pm -  Reply

    GLADIATORS NAME OF THE SHOW.BEST WISHES ON YOUR 50TH

  557. Margo March 27, 2017 at 12:55 pm -  Reply

    Gladiators.
    I may have been born in 1959, but I admit to being 39 and holding….a bit like an plane before it has to land!

  558. Anita C March 27, 2017 at 1:09 pm -  Reply

    The Answer is Gladiators
    Happy Birthday Claire 🍸🍰

  559. Suzie March 27, 2017 at 1:15 pm -  Reply

    Gladiators! Happy birthday Claire!! I turned 40 a few months back and have embraced it fully! You don’t look 50 at all. Been watching you on QVC from when you joined. Congratulations xxx

  560. Bronwyn Dennis March 27, 2017 at 1:18 pm -  Reply

    The show was Gladiators

  561. Christine March 27, 2017 at 1:25 pm -  Reply

    Hope you had the most fabulous 50th birthday celebrations with your wonderful family. I will be celebrating my 50th next year and believe that age is just a number as I can’t believe I’m approaching half a century! It is 13 years since I lost my dad & 2 years since I lost my mum but I have a great husband who is my soul mate & 2 wonderful sons who their grandparents would be very proud of and they will help me celebrate in style I’m sure!
    The competition answer is gladiators.

  562. jeannette March 27, 2017 at 1:35 pm -  Reply

    NO WAY 50, FIFTY…….wow you look Fabulus.
    thank for sharing your blog
    The answere is….GLADIATORS.
    Have a Fantastic, wonderful, fun filled Birthday Month, well it is a speacial birthday. I had a birthday month for my 50th…. 🙂

  563. Carolyn Acland March 27, 2017 at 1:52 pm -  Reply

    The answer is Gladiators. Hope you have a wonderful birthday!

  564. Moona Thompson March 27, 2017 at 2:06 pm -  Reply

    Happy 50th birthday Clare love and best wishes – the answer is Gladiators

  565. jane wisby March 27, 2017 at 2:12 pm -  Reply

    Happy birthday the ans is gladiators

  566. TinaParish March 27, 2017 at 2:37 pm -  Reply

    Hi Claire. The answer is gladiators.

  567. Jackie Lawson March 27, 2017 at 2:38 pm -  Reply

    Gladiators Happy 50th Birthday Claire Still so young

  568. Helen Heywood March 27, 2017 at 2:48 pm -  Reply

    Hi Claire,what a lovely birthday blog. I hope you enjoyed your birthday celebrations. The answer is Gladiators xxx

  569. Joy Hughes March 27, 2017 at 3:32 pm -  Reply

    The answer is Gladiators.

  570. Mary Collins March 27, 2017 at 3:57 pm -  Reply

    The answer is gladiator 😣💟💞👗

  571. Julie March 27, 2017 at 4:10 pm -  Reply

    The answer is Gladiators.

    Happy Birthday Claire, it was mine Christmas eve, its a bit scary approaching it, but its just a number I’m sure you’ll have a wonderful day.

    PS what a lovely post.

  572. Paula March 27, 2017 at 4:11 pm -  Reply

    Gladiators!

    Think fabulous at 50 Claire!

  573. Maria March 27, 2017 at 4:11 pm -  Reply

    Gladiators. Happy 50th birthday!!

  574. Sarah Warner March 27, 2017 at 4:36 pm -  Reply

    Gladiators
    Happy Birthday to you, I will be joining the 50th club in August too, glad to know that I am in good company!! Xx

  575. Linda M Binns March 27, 2017 at 4:42 pm -  Reply

    Gladiators.
    Happy 50th Claire. Looking good.
    Linda B. x

  576. Lynn Brown March 27, 2017 at 6:22 pm -  Reply

    Gladiators

  577. Jean Harris March 27, 2017 at 6:38 pm -  Reply

    Gladiators. What a great blog.

  578. Cindy Corrigan March 27, 2017 at 7:15 pm -  Reply

    The answer is Gladiators. Congrats Claire, 50 is just a number and its man made, if we couldn’t count we wouldn’t have a clue how old we were. Keep on being your lovely kind positive self and you will be great. Love Cinds (73) xx

  579. Rose Edgar March 27, 2017 at 8:01 pm -  Reply

    Happy 50th Claire. The answer is Gladiators x

  580. Anne Rhodes March 27, 2017 at 8:11 pm -  Reply

    Here’s hoping you have a fab birthday Claire, what’s in a number if you are happy and content, you’re “as old as you feel” as they say. This is the first time I have entered a competition,, so fingers crossed the answer is GLADIATORS.

  581. beverley riley March 27, 2017 at 8:18 pm -  Reply

    The Gladiators is the answer Claire. You look Great for 50 “me duck” 🙂

  582. RUSSELL COUGHLIN March 27, 2017 at 8:26 pm -  Reply

    answer is Gladiators

  583. Susan Flowers March 27, 2017 at 8:35 pm -  Reply

    The Gladiators ,Big congratulations on your 50th 😀

  584. JENNY RUSCOE March 27, 2017 at 8:47 pm -  Reply

    The answer is Gladiators. Happy 50th Birthday Claire!
    Xx

  585. karen carson March 27, 2017 at 10:01 pm -  Reply

    Happy birthday ! Gladiators​

  586. Lynn Kent March 27, 2017 at 10:06 pm -  Reply

    Have a wonderful birthday .Answer is Gladiators

  587. Susan Corder March 27, 2017 at 10:44 pm -  Reply

    Gladiators

  588. Yasmin Rahman March 27, 2017 at 10:48 pm -  Reply

    Hello, answer is Gladiators. You look wonderful!

  589. Julie March 27, 2017 at 10:49 pm -  Reply

    Answer…Gladiators. Hope the fizz was flowing Claire! Huge congratulations on your 50th birthday.

  590. Tanya McMean March 27, 2017 at 10:50 pm -  Reply

    Happy 50th Birthday Claire & thank you for sharing your lovely life . I remember your wedding it was magical with all the glitter & fairy dust… I hope you realise all your aspirations in your next decade…. xx
    The answer to your question is The Gladiators

  591. Janet Smith March 27, 2017 at 10:55 pm -  Reply

    The show was ‘Gladiators’.

  592. Evelyn McDermott March 28, 2017 at 12:02 am -  Reply

    Gladiators

  593. Joan March 28, 2017 at 12:39 am -  Reply

    Gladiators. Happy 50th Birthday Claire! Wonderful blog 🙂

  594. lesley ferguson March 28, 2017 at 1:52 am -  Reply

    The answer is gladiators!! Happy birthday gorgeous! Hope all the family have fun celebrating! My children are the same age and I was fifty in 2015… Still recovering from the ad hick lol xxx

  595. lesley ferguson March 28, 2017 at 1:55 am -  Reply

    The answer is gladiators!! Happy birthday gorgeous! Hope all the family have fun celebrating! My children are the same age and I was fifty in 2015… Still recovering from the shock xxx

  596. Tamie March 28, 2017 at 3:12 am -  Reply

    Answer Gladiators
    Not far behind you! Happy 50th!

  597. Lynda Moore March 28, 2017 at 6:44 am -  Reply

    Gladiators. Happy Birthday

  598. Lynn Reynolds March 28, 2017 at 6:47 am -  Reply

    Have a fabulous birthday celebration. The answer is Gladiators.

  599. helen March 28, 2017 at 9:38 am -  Reply

    Happy birthday Claire.the answer is Gladiators x

  600. Barbara March 28, 2017 at 9:53 am -  Reply

    Hello Claire,

    Saturday night TV series Gladiator is where you met your gorgeous husband Dan.
    Happy Birthday Claire, and age is just a number, just have a wonderful time.

    Thank you for sharing your lovely pictures, you look amazing and your children and Dan make such a happy lovely family, enjoy every moment, as time passes so very quickly, our children are so very precious !!

    So sorry to hear your father passing so early, my father was 45 years old Claire, and my other brothers the same.

    Oh, how amazing that you were Bruce Forsyth’s PA, he was born in Edmonton, London, as was I Clarie.

    I moved to Bournemouth with my parents though when I was 15 years old, so I do not know much of London.

    Have a wonderful Birthday and enjoy every single moment !!!!

    Love

    Barbara xx

  601. Christine Zammit March 28, 2017 at 10:27 am -  Reply

    The answer is Gladiators Claire,and happy belated 50th birthday.

  602. Emma Woods March 28, 2017 at 10:39 am -  Reply

    Gladiators is the answer. I am struggling to accept 40’s but you are breezing in to 50’s looking fabulous and that has given me hope! Happy Birthday.

  603. Jean mullen March 28, 2017 at 10:51 am -  Reply

    Happy birthday you look fab. The answer is gladiators

  604. Karen Connell March 28, 2017 at 10:57 am -  Reply

    Gladiators, happy 50th I’ve just celebrated mine

  605. Karen Connell March 28, 2017 at 10:57 am -  Reply

    Gladiators, happy 50th

  606. Angela Barron March 28, 2017 at 12:26 pm -  Reply

    Gladiators. Happy Birthday

  607. Margaret Mulholland March 28, 2017 at 12:28 pm -  Reply

    Gladiators

  608. Ally March 28, 2017 at 12:31 pm -  Reply

    Have a very happy birthday!
    The answer to your question is GLADIATORS
    Thanks.

  609. Helena Wilson March 28, 2017 at 1:04 pm -  Reply

    Answer: Gladiators. What a beautiful blog. You are an inspirational young woman Claire. Xx

  610. Jackie Elliott March 28, 2017 at 1:13 pm -  Reply

    Gladiators. I hope you had a fabulous 50th to match how fabulous you are!

  611. Sheila Lea March 28, 2017 at 1:14 pm -  Reply

    Gladiators happy birthday x

  612. Lisa Creighton March 28, 2017 at 1:16 pm -  Reply

    Gladiators. Remember it well watched every saturday. You don’t look any different. Xx

  613. Annie Taylor March 28, 2017 at 1:32 pm -  Reply

    Gladiators. Golly talk about a life well lived. A lesson to us all. Cram everything you can into your life, you only get one shot at it don’t you. Happy 50th from one who’s been there and done that … and done 60 too! Where so those years go. Yikes.

  614. ANDROULLA XIARCHOU March 28, 2017 at 1:42 pm -  Reply

    GLADIATORS

  615. Karen Gower March 28, 2017 at 1:58 pm -  Reply

    The answer is Gladiators Wishing you a belated Happy Birthday too xxx

  616. Anne Wilson March 28, 2017 at 3:25 pm -  Reply

    Hi Claire Happy Birthday
    The answer is Gladiators. xxx

  617. Paul March 28, 2017 at 4:43 pm -  Reply

    Gladiators happy 😊 birthday Claire xx

  618. Laura Smith March 28, 2017 at 5:46 pm -  Reply

    It was Gladiators you gorgeous lady! Many congratulations on your 50th birthday, what a fantastic age 😊 I’m sure you had a wonderful day with your family xxx

  619. Joanne Peate March 28, 2017 at 6:36 pm -  Reply

    Happy Birthday Claire. The answer is gladiators x

  620. Barbara Heane March 28, 2017 at 7:28 pm -  Reply

    The answer is gladiators. Happy 50th birthday x

  621. Helen Branford March 28, 2017 at 7:58 pm -  Reply

    🥂Happy belated birthday Claire. 👯The answer is….Gladiators x

  622. Denise wilkinson March 28, 2017 at 8:04 pm -  Reply

    Can I just say the 5th decade is the most wonderful time of your life. Enjoy every minute – you deserve it. You come over as a very warm hearted, kind, caring person and have found your soul mate in Dan. The answer is Gladiators although I really don’t think I could make good use of this handbag. Many many happy returns and thank you for your wonderful shows. So

  623. Noreenhalstead March 28, 2017 at 11:02 pm -  Reply

    Answer is gladiators have a fantastic birthday

  624. J kemp March 29, 2017 at 12:05 am -  Reply

    Happy birthday! The answer is Gladiators x

  625. Felicia March 29, 2017 at 8:20 am -  Reply

    The answer is Gladiators. Have a lovely birthday .

  626. Yvonne M March 29, 2017 at 1:14 pm -  Reply

    Many Happy Returns Claire, the answer is Gladiators xx

  627. Pat Daly March 29, 2017 at 1:33 pm -  Reply

    No chance of winning but hey ho have a go
    Gladiators is the answer. Birthday wishes and lots of nice photo’s

  628. Pat Daly March 29, 2017 at 1:35 pm -  Reply

    Gladiators is the answer. Birthday wishes and lots of nice photo’s

  629. Morag colley March 29, 2017 at 1:38 pm -  Reply

    Gladiators. Happy birthday Claire. You write always such a lovely blog sharing your family life. Loved also Mandy’s dem on Philip Kingsley.

  630. Janice Owen March 29, 2017 at 1:58 pm -  Reply

    Gladiators, used to watch it all the time, don’t remember you, just Hunter

  631. Ann Huntley March 29, 2017 at 3:02 pm -  Reply

    The show is Gladiators. Wishing you a very happy 50th birthday.

  632. Janet cullen March 29, 2017 at 3:26 pm -  Reply

    Answer gladiators .happy birthday

  633. Anna nowak March 29, 2017 at 3:51 pm -  Reply

    GLADIATORS!
    Believe me you will soon enough get that feeling where you feel strong enough to make decisions and not really care too much about what others think. Your heart tells you when you are right. You will feel it, believe me.
    Happy Birthday , you gorgeous lady!

  634. Kerry barrett March 29, 2017 at 5:16 pm -  Reply

    It’s gladiators

  635. Alison March 29, 2017 at 5:43 pm -  Reply

    Hi Claire, The answer is Gladiators…. I turned 50 in 2015 and although my body does feel the odd stiffness and twinges, I love being in my 50’s, its FABULOUS!!!! I’ve worked all my life and have just been told that I’m to be made redundant, do I care? Not a bit!!!! I’m positive that I will find another job and things will turn out just fine, no point worrying. I’m very grateful to have reached this age knowing that millions of people sadly never reach these milestones…..I hope you had a wonderful birthday and enjoy the happy years ahead of you… warmest wishes x x x

  636. Dawn Thompson March 29, 2017 at 5:44 pm -  Reply

    Happy 50th Claire, what a wonderful blog you have wrote x The show where you met your husband was Gladiators xx

  637. Katie Douglass March 29, 2017 at 5:47 pm -  Reply

    Hi. The answer is Gladiators.