Martin Kemp is most famed for playing bass guitar in the new romantic band Spandau Ballet, but you know that.
The group went toured the world and became regular chart-botherers in the 1980s. The single True made the American Top 10.
The band reformed and Martin has spent the last two years touring the world promoting the film ‘Soul Boys of the Western World’ and playing to sold out arenas at every stop.
But later this month Martin is swapping the arena for the decidedly more intimate confines of The Stables in Milton Keynes, for ‘An audience with…’
Martin has also had a hugely successful film and TV acting career, most notably starring alongside his brother Gary in the film ‘The Krays’ before moving to Hollywood. He then starred in several films including: Sugar Town opposite Rosanna Arquette, Monk Dawson, Vampires Embrace and Sailors Tatto before returning to Britain.
In 1998 he was offered the role of Steve Owen in the BBC’s Bafta Award winning drama series EastEnders, a role he played until March 2002. During that time Martin won numerous awards including Best Male Actor at the National TV Awards. Martin then went on to star in many critically acclaimed roles for ITV dramas such as Daddy’s Girl, Serious and Organised, Brides in the Bath, The Family and Can’t buy me Love.
Martin played the role Will Spencer in the British Feature Film Back In Business, Jacke Afflick in Miss Marple – Sleeping Murder for ITV and Mark Terry in Love Lies Bleeding, which also starred Hugo Speer and Claire Goose. The Best Years, Assassin with and Age of Kill where he takes the lead as British spy Sam Blake,
His book ‘True – An Autobiography of Martin Kemp’ was published in 2000 and spent several months in the Sunday Times best sellers list.
Most recently, Martin Kemp has one of the judges on Gary Barlow’s new show “Let It Shine” alongside Dannii Minogue, Amber Riley and Gary himself plus other guest judges.
In short, there will be no shortage of things to chat about - and as part of the show, you’ll get the opportunity to ask Martin your own question.
Tickets for the show - on Sunday, September 24 - won't be waiting around for long - book here now.
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