Martin Kemp will be joining us for an evening at The Leadmill!
Martin was born in Islington in October 1961.
In 1979 he formed the new romantic band Spandau Ballet playing bass guitar. The group went on to tour the world and had a number of Top 20 hits in the 80’s. The single ‘True’ made the American Top 10.
By the late 80’s Martin had married Shirlie, one of the backing singers from Wham, and had started a family. He was then asked to star alongside his brother Gary in the film ‘The Krays’ which was a huge success. He then moved to Hollywood and made several films including: Sugar Town opposite Rosanna Arquette, Monk Dawson, Vampires Embrace and Sailors Tattoo 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 in both 2001.
Martin has directed two feature films Stalker a horror/thriller and Top Dog a gritty movie for Universal.
His book ‘True – An Autobiography of Martin Kemp’ was published in 2000 and spent several months in the Sunday Times best sellers list.
A few years ago Martin been spent time touring the world with Spandau Ballet, promoting the film ‘Soul Boys of the Western World’ and playing to sold out arenas at every stop!
Most Recently in 2017 , Martin will be Judge on BBC Saturday Night Entertainment show Let It Shine alongside Dannii Minogue and Gary Barlow.
Unreserved Seating: £23.50
VIP Ticket: £48.50 (Includes meet & greet, front row seating and a free glass of bubbly on arrival)
VIP Ticket with Printed & Framed Photo: £58.50 (Includes meet & greet, printed and framed photo with you and Martin Kemp, front row seating and a free glass of bubbly on arrival)