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Archie the Octonauts fan and Harry’s ‘dad chat’ – JJ Chalmers

The Duke and Duchess of Sussex’s son Archie is a big fan of the children’s television series Octonauts, Harry’s friend JJ Chalmers has revealed.The TV presenter and former Strictly Come Dancing star told Radio Times he and Harry have grown up together and do “dad chat” now.He said three-year-old Archie loves the popular animated show Octonauts, just like his own son James.Happy World Ocean Day Octo-Cadets! Whether you live on the coast or far inland, we all need a healthy ocean to survive and thrive 🌊🌐Download your free World Ocean Day Octonauts kit here to celebrate: #wod @WorldOceansDay—...
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JJ Chalmers explains why he is ‘forever grateful’ to Prince Harry

TV presenter JJ Chalmers has named the Duke of Sussex as “one of the key people who created one of the key catalysts in my recovery”, and said he would not be here today if it were not for his friend Prince Harry.The former Strictly Come Dancing star, who was injured in a bomb blast in Afghanistan in 2011 while serving as a Royal Marine, said he is “forever grateful” to the royal.Chalmers, who has taken part in the Invictus Games, the sporting event for wounded, injured and sick service personnel founded by Harry and who now serves as...
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Get to know presenter JJ Chalmers from Money for Nothing

BBC’s Money for Nothing is back in 2021! The show first launched back in 2015 and now, it’s onto its 11th season. Presenters such as Jay Blades, EJ Osborne, Sarah Moore, Jacqui Joseph and more have appeared on the show. Revamping peoples’ unwanted items and giving them a new lease...

JJ Chalmers: Meeting the pilot who flew me home injured from Afghanistan

BBC presenter JJ Chalmers has said he "burst into tears" when he realised the pilot flying him to the Tokyo Paralympics was the same man who flew him home injured from Afghanistan. Chalmers was injured in a bomb blast while serving as a Royal Marine Commando in Afghanistan in 2011.

Afghan veteran JJ Chalmers: ‘It’s heartbreaking to watch something that defines you fall apart’

For the past decade, JJ Chalmers has lived by a mantra: “I should make the best of any situation I’m in, because I could so easily have not had it.”. It’s something that’s served him well ever since the summer of 2011 when, aged 24, he was out on foot patrol eight weeks into a six-month tour of Helmand Province, Afghanistan, with the Royal Marines, when one of his colleagues stepped on an improvised explosive device.