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A RESPECTED NAME

Billy Marsh Associates is one of the most highly respected names in the entertainment industry. As top television agents with a unique balance of clients, the company handles the flourishing careers of some of the nation’s most talented young artistes, as well as being famous for representing a most prestigious and select list of the longest established star names in television, musical theatre and the media.

YEARS OF SUCCESS

Following the fine traditions of its remarkable founder, Billy Marsh, the Agency continues its proud reputation over years of positive, practical success, through genuine care and absolute commitment to its clients and to the industry which it actively serves.

VAST EXPERIENCE

Billy Marsh Associates is a dynamic, progressive and creative Agency. Led by Billy Marsh’s protégé and business partner, Jan Kennedy, the Agency’s dedicated team handle all aspects of business with enthusiasm and proven ability.

THE HISTORY OF BILLY MARSH

Billy Marsh was one of the leading Theatrical Agents for over 30 years from the earliest days of commercial television. The success and enduring popularity of some of his best-known clients, including Morecambe & Wise, Norman Wisdom and Bruce Forsyth, to name but a few – is possibly the greatest testament to his talent and the esteem with which he is held. Billy was the only Agent ever to be the subject of ‘This is Your Life’.

Respected and as loved as he was, it was agreed that his final resting place would be in The London Palladium which is very fitting for a man who was the doyen of Agents and who helped many stars begin their careers at this wonderful theatre. Billy’s ashes were interred close to the stage where many performers of today see the blue plaque placed in his honour.

We at Billy Marsh Associates proudly continue to bear his name and we were delighted that Billy was chosen to be the subject of ‘Great Lives’ on BBC Radio 4. The programme was presented by Matthew Parris. He talks to Michael Grade who worked with Billy and William G. Stewart who Billy represented for many years. To listen to the programme click here

LATEST NEWS

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Fiona Phillips – Lorraine

Fiona is covering for Lorraine on The Lorraine show for two weeks in July at 8:30am on ITV.

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Dr James Logan – Midges Documentary

Dr James is currently filming a documentary for BBC Scotland on Midges. Watch this space!

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Matt Johnson – Surprise Surprise

Matt Johnson has been handing out the surprises on the latest season of Surprise Surprise – Click here to see him in action.

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Michelle Ackerley Reports for Crimewatch Roadshow

Michelle Ackerley acted as a roving reported for the Crimewatch Roadshow on BBC One earlier this year. For more information, please see here.

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Sam Nixon – Celebrity MasterChef

Sam Nixon has made it into the final four on Celebrity MasterChef! – Currently showing on BBC 1.

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Sam & Mark – Park Resorts

Book your tickets to see Sam and Mark’s On The Road Show at Park Resorts now!

Click here for more info

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Fiona Phillips – The Truth About Sugar

Fiona sifted fact from fiction in her new BBC One documentary: The Truth About Sugar as she asks what sugar really does to our bodies, why some people crave it more than others, & why it is often a hidden ingredient in some seemingly healthy foods. This transmitted on 19th March and captivated audiences pulling in 3.6 million viewers. Catch it here on BBC iPlayer.

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Dale Winton

Dale will soon start filming a new series of In It To Win It for BBC1 which will air later this year.

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Dickinson’s Real Deal

David’s new series of Dickinson’s Real Deal can be seen every Monday at 3pm on ITV1. This is series 11 and is looking great with lots of new graphics and changes.

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Dame Esther Rantzen DBE

We are proud to announce that Esther Rantzen was appointed Dame Commander of the Order of the British Empire (DBE) in the 2015 New Year Honours for services to children and older people through ChildLine and The Silver Line.

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Sam & Mark – The Adventures of Long Arm

Presenter duo Sam and Mark have secured a 2 book deal with publishers Scholastic, and have recently released their first children’s book The Adventures of Long Arm. They are currently doing signings and school visits across the country.

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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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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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Sam & Mark

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

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