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Esther – Holiday of my Lifetime

Esther Rantzen goes on the Holiday of my Lifetime with Len Goodman on Tuesday 21st October at 3.45pm on BBC One.

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Michelle Ackerley to be a Juror for BAFTA TV

Michelle will sit as a juror for BAFTA TV for the 2014 Kids BAFTA Awards. She will view all programmes submitted on the awards shortlist and will vote for both the nominations and the final winner. The jury will sit at the BAFTA Boardroom on Thursday 9th October.

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Matt Johnson marches for Stand Up To Cancer

This Saturday 11 October, Matt will join forces with thousands of others in Cardiff to march for Stand Up To Cancer, a joint national fundraising campaign from Cancer Research UK & Channel 4 to bring new cancer treatments to UK patients & raise money to beat cancer sooner – It’s Payback time! The campaign culminates in a live TV event on Friday 17 October on Channel 4.

To find out more click here

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Hilary Devey – new series

Hilary Devey has signed another exclusive contract with Channel 4 and is currently filming an exciting new series with them for transmission in 2015.

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Sam & Mark host new game show

Duo Sam & Mark host CBBC’s new sport based game show; Sam & Mark’s Sport Showdown dedicated to all things sport. Two families will go head to head in a number of sport based challenges in a bid to win. Watch the new series every Friday at 5pm on CBBC.

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Michelle Ackerley shows her football skills

Michelle Ackerley has been putting her football skills to the test with Ballers, the home of soccer skills on YouTube. With over 100k subscribers and more than 2.8 million views, the Ballers Freestylers taught Michelle a variety of football freestyle tricks pitch side at Wembley stadium to raise money for Comic Relief. See how she got on at their YouTube Channel here

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Ross King’s new book published

Ross King has teamed up with Scottish author Shari Low to write “Taking Hollywood” together as Shari King, published by Pan Macmillan on 14 August 2014.

1993 – In front of a galaxy of stars, three young film makers accept their Oscar for Best Original Screenplay. Davie Johnston, Zander Leith & Mirren McLean, childhood friends from a rough housing estate in Glasgow, have taken Hollywood by storm. Only they know what they did to get there…

2013 – Twenty years later Davie Johnston is the top host & reality show producer in town. Mirren McLean is a respected writer & movie director & Zander Leith is box office gold. But they haven’t spoken to each other in twenty years, their relationships devastated by one horrific secret.

For more info or to purchase click here

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Louise Hulland joins BMA

We are delighted to announce the addition of award winning journalist, documentary maker & presenter Louise Hulland to the Billy Marsh Associates roster. Louise has over 10 years of experience working as a reporter in news & current affairs & can be seen reporting regularly for London Live. She also has a strong presence on various radio channels & was named an Up & Coming Radio Star by The Independent when her first documentary, Missing the Message won her a Gold Sony Radio Academy Award. She has produced a wealth of content for both radio & television & has recently launched a series of documentaries for London Live, making four programmes for the documentary strand Platform 8. It is for this channel that she has made her directorial debut as a film maker with her first programme, The Wrong Way Home which uncovers the truth about unlicensed minicabs in London.

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Sir Bruce is back, recording for BBC1 Entertainment ‘Bruce Forsyth’s Hall of Fame’

This is a co-production produced by Kalooki Pictures and Hat Trick Productions for BBC1.

The legendary Sir Bruce Forsyth is back in his first show since announcing he is stepping down from hosting Strictly Come Dancing after more than a decade – in Bruce Forsyth’s Hall of Fame. This Saturday night entertainment series comes to life hosted by Sir Bruce with some of the biggest names in show business taking to the stage to celebrate the artists who inspired their careers.

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Dr James Logan joins BMA

We are very happy to announce that Dr James Logan, a presenter, expert & senior lecturer at the Department of Disease Control at the London School of Hygiene & Tropical Medicine, has joined our client list at Billy Marsh Associates. In addition to conducting internationally renowned research, including self-experimentation with parasites, James regularly appears as an expert on shows such as Embarrassing Bodies, The One Show, Bang Goes the Theory & The Discovery Channel’s Weird Connections to name but a few. His knowledge & passions span many areas, including travel, health & biology. He is also a massive health & fitness enthusiast.

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Sky at Night Magazine

We are delighted to announce that the much loved Impressionist & space enthusiast Jon Culshaw has joined The Sky at Night Magazine as a columnist. His column will be entitled Exoplanet Excursions & this off-world travelogue will take readers on a tour of the Kepler 62e system. It will be a voyage of awe & discovery through the beautiful yet hostile environments that make up space.

Jon said “each month in our Exoplanet Excursions I shall bring these exotic other worlds to life as our human senses might perceive them, imagining such alien experiences as what it would feel like to watch four suns of varying hues set after a blizzard of raining glass”.

To catch up on Jon’s latest column, click here

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Matt Johnson – Heavy Rep Gear Ambassador

Billy Marsh Associates are excited to announce that Matt Johnson has just been unveiled as the brand ambassador for clothing brand Heavy Rep Gear.

When he’s not busy presenting on TV & radio, Matt can often be found getting a sweat on in the gym & is a big believer in their brand philosophy. Based in Wales, Heavy Rep Gear are one of the UK’s leading brands for fitness & lifestyle apparel creating unique fashionable clothing for athletes.

Matt said: “I am beyond excited to join forces with Heavy Rep Gear as their brand ambassador. I’ve been a big fan of their sportswear ever since they started. I’m also very much looking forward to working with them closely, as they continue to grow their brand globally to international markets, promoting a positive & healthy lifestyle, via badass workouts!”

More exciting news coming soon. See the Spring/Summer range here

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Pollyanna Woodward to blog for Seraphine luxury maternity wear brand

Gadget expert & TV Presenter Pollyanna, who is also due to give birth later this year, is delighted to announce that she’ll be blogging for the luxury maternity wear brand Seraphine. Her blog will cover all aspects of pregnancy & her experiences of being pregnant, as well as trying to clear up many of the myths that new Mum’s face when pregnant. It will also feature a list of her must have baby technology! Her first blog will hit the website soon so watch this space..

For more info on Seraphine click here

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Hilary Devey

Hilary Devey was one of three expert panellists at a recent event entitled What is the DNA of an entrepreneur? at the Royal Institution in conjunction with Hiscox Insurance.

Hilary and her fellow panellists (Luke Johnson, CEO of the Centre for Entrepreneurs and Andrew Green from Gallup) considered the weighty questions around small businesses and entrepreneurship and their life in business. Hosted by broadcaster and science writer Vivienne Parry OBE, the debate was a lively one! For a flavour of the event, click here.

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Radio Academy Awards

The winners of the 2014 Radio Academy Awards, recognising the best of the best in the UK Radio Industry and celebrating outstanding achievement, were announced on Monday 12th May. The Secret World on BBC Radio 4 featuring Jon Culshaw picked up the Gold Award for Best Comedy.

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Dickinson’s Real Deal

David Dickinson has again signed with ITV to present the eleventh series of his hugely popular daytime show, Dickinson’s Real Deal.

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Alison O’Neill – Cool Places video project

Shepherdess Alison O’Neill runs guided walks through the Lakes and Yorkshire Dales and likes to go barefoot, feeling the ground beneath her feet. Cool Places joined her at her farm in the Howgill Fells to check out her favourite walks and wild swimming spots in the wonderful landscape that is her backyard. To watch the video click here
For more information on Cool Places click here

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Matt Johnson to front exclusive content for Vue Cinemas

Matt is now presenting entertainment & film junkets for Vue Cinemas. Interviewing the stars of the big blockbusters hitting our screens, Matt will be getting all of the inside information from the cast whilst bringing us a sneak preview of the films themselves! See the latest one with the cast of ‘The Stag’ here

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Sam & Mark

Listen to Sam & Mark’s Radio Show, 96.4 Free Radio every Sunday at 11am.

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Children’s BAFTA win for Sam & Mark

We are delighted to announce that Sam & Mark scooped their first BAFTA in the Presenter category for their CBBC Show – Big Friday Wind Up. For more information click here and to watch the Red Carpet Arrivals click here



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