Martin Kemp

Martin Kemp and Lady Leshurr for BBC music talent show

Martin Kemp and Lady Leshurr have teamed up to mentor two musical groups on BBC's new music talent show 'Rock of Ages'. BBC bosses are launching a new music talent show with Martin Kemp and Lady Leshurr. The Spandau Ballet star and rapper will join forces for 'Rock of Ages',...
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Loose Men: Martin Kemp on taking over Loose Women for the day – and why ‘it’s crucial that men open up’

If there were ever a time to talk about men’s mental health, it’s now. Official data from the Office for National Statistics (ONS), published in September last year, found men accounted for about three-quarters of suicide deaths registered in 2019, 4,303 compared with 1,388 women, and that the suicide rate for men in England and Wales in 2019 was the highest for two decades.
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'I sneaked it on and he loved it! Martin Kemp reveals George Michael got him his role in EastEnders and told how the singer requested he wear one of his jumpers onscreen in return

Martin Kemp has revealed that the late George Michael got him his role as Steve Owen in EastEnders, with the Careless Whisper singer demanding he wear one of his jumpers on the show in return. Speaking on his show Martin and Roman's Weekend Best on Saturday, the Spandau Ballet star,...
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DNA Journey: Roman Kemp opens up about close relationship with dad Martin Kemp

Radio DJ Roman Kemp and Spandau Ballet star dad Martin Kemp are the latest celebrity duo taking part in ITV's DNA Journey. The 26-year-old, who is best known for his Capital FM presenting role, and was one of the most popular campmates on 2019's I'm a Celebrity, has spoken about the close bond he shares with his dad, who he affectionately calls his "best friend" and his "hero".
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'Drinking was slowing me down': Martin Kemp, 59, reveals he's 'mentally stronger' after quitting booze 10 years ago and vents that 'nothing upsets him more' than seeing young smokers

Martin Kemp has reflected on how his life changed when he quit drinking. The Spandau Ballet star, 59, spoke on Lorraine on Thursday about his health regime and how he quit drinking a decade ago because booze was 'slowing him down'. He also admitted that seeing young people smoking upsets...
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Martin Kemp penning a novel

Martin Kemp is writing a novel. The Spandau Ballet star has revealed he's taken up writing as a new hobby during the COVID-19 lockdowns, and is now planning on transforming his work into a published piece of fiction. Martin is still "in the middle of writing" the book, and won't...