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AN AUDIENCE WITH MARTIN KEMP Friday 24 November 7.30pm, The Hawth Crawley

From the incredible global success of Spandau Ballet to hitting the headlines on BBC1’s EastEnders – Martin Kemp has a truly amazing career.

Now it’s your chance to get up close and personal as Martin talks about his life and being in the business – all of it is true and with your chance to put your questions forward to Martin – Live!

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Martin has conquered personal challenges, has written a best-selling book and won many new fans on Celebrity Big Brother.

Kemp was born in 1961.By the age of six he was attending the Anna Scher Children’s Theatre, and by the age of ten appeared regularly on television in programmes including Rumpole Of The Bailey, Dixon Of Dock Green, The Tomorrow People and Jackanory!

In 1979 his older brother, Gary, formed the new romantic band Spandau Ballet. 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.

He later starred alongside his brother Gary in the film ‘The Krays’ which was a huge success. He then moved to Hollywood and starred in several films.

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 since appeared in ITV’s Daddy’s Girl, Serious and Organised, Brides In The Bath and Can’t Buy Me Love.

His book ‘True – An Autobiography of Martin Kemp’ was published in 2000 and spent several months in the Sunday Times best sellers list.

Tickets priced £25 are available from The Hawth Box Office on 01293 553636 and

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