Andreo Teo, producer of Under One Roof and Phua Chu Kang Pte Ltd dies of terminal disease at 56
Andreo was suffering from one of the most deadly diseases in the world-cancer. Andrew Teo lived with cancer for two years.
Two of the most revolutionary and path-breaking shows were produced by Andreo Teo. Channel 5 sitcoms Under One Roof and Phua Chu Kang Pte Ltd were produced by Andreo. Andreo took their last breath at the age of 56.
tributes have been pouring in and one special mention to the friend and former broadcasting coworker Woon Tai Ho. She called her an “innovator and trailblazer”.
Ms. Teo’s Under one roof was broadcasted for 8 years from 1995 to 2003. The star cast became really popular and Mr. Moses Lim, Ms. Koh Chieng Mun and Ms. Vernetta Lopez became famous.
Andreo Teo created two most popular shows in Singlish:
This was produced in Singapore with an entire Singapore cast but it was in English and the show became such a hit that it was later televised in Canada and Australia.
The show is about a minimart owner and his wild family.
while talking to an interviewer in 2000 Andreo Tero said the following.
“making people happy, make them think a bit, make them smile”. “What I like about TV is that you can reach people, you can touch them.”
She was once informed that in a cancer ward the patient used to watch and wait for her show.
“They were all waiting for Under One Roof to come on. I think to be able to do that is very cool,” she said.
Ms. Teo’s debut in comedy was Ra Ra Show (1993).one of her hits was Phua Chu Kang Pte Ltd (1997 to 2007), , Andreo Teo was the co-creator of the show.
The shows had a touch of Singapore accent usually called Singlish was also accepted. earlier it was considered a sin to speak in Singlish at National Cinema.
Ra Ra One could not be handled by people because of Singlish and its wild content.
Ms. Teo “decided it was time for Singapore to have its own sketch comedy show”. “The fact that she’d never done comedy before didn’t faze her. A few months later, The Ra Ra Show was born, and Singlish was first heard on TV.”
The career of Andreo Teo and her associations:
She also worked in an alcohol company from 2002 to 2008. Then she moved to Universal studio where she would manage thousands of shows