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Tributes Pour In For Jimmy Hill

Jimmy had been living in a nursing home in Sussex, England and passed away on Saturday (19Dec15) following a long battle with Alzheimer's disease, his agent Jane Morgan confirmed. "It is with...

Martin Kemp Stars In Chitty Chitty Bang Bang Musical

The Spandau Ballet musician will play the creepy Child Catcher, alongside fellow former EastEnders star Michelle Collins, who will transform into Baroness Bomburst. Theatre actor Lee Mead will share the lead role...

Spandau Ballet Cut Further Shows As Drummer Battles Illness

The True hitmakers scrapped two concerts in Italy earlier this month (Aug15) after Keeble was hit with a "sudden illness", and he has not recovered in time for their gigs in Spain this...

Spandau Ballet Scrap Second Show Due To Illness

The True hitmakers initially scrapped plans to perform in Torre del Lago on Sunday (09Aug15) after Keeble fell sick with a "sudden illness" His condition failed to improve and on Monday, doctors...

Spandau Ballet Lp For 2016 Release

Spandau Ballet will release a new album in 2016.The 'Gold' hitmakers have revealed they plan to put out their first LP of original material in 27 years, next year, following the release of 'Once More'...

Martin Kemp Surprised By Emotion He Brought To Role

Martin Kemp didn't want 'Age of Kill' to just be a film about ''a man running around with a gun''.The 53-year-old actor has confessed he enjoyed being able to use his experience of acting in...

Martin Kemp: Cheese Keeps Spandau Ballet Together

Martin Kemp says cheese is behind Spandau Ballet's success.The 53-year-old bassist has revealed having various types of the dairy product with them at all times on tour has become ''the glue'' that keeps the group...

Steve Strange Laid To Rest

Visage's Steve Strange was laid to rest today (12.03.15).Stars packed All Saints Church in Porthcawl, South Wales to pay tribute to the late musician, who tragically passed away whilst on holiday in Sharm el-Sheikh, Egypt...

Boy George Heartbroken Over Steve Strange's Death

Boy George has been left ''heartbroken'' by Steve Strange's death.The Culture Club frontman has paid tribute to his friend following his sudden death from a heart attack aged 55 yesterday (12.02.15).George - who, prior to...

Celebrities Pay Tribute To Alvin Stardust

Stars including Kenney Jones, Martin Kemp and Antony Costa have paid tribute to veteran glam rocker Alvin Stardust following his death on Thursday (23Oct14).The My Coo Ca Choo hitmaker, real name Bernard Jewry, passed away...

Martin Kemp Doesn't Regret Taking Drugs

Martin Kemp doesn't regret abusing drugs and alcohol during Spandau Ballet's heyday.In a preview of Spandau Ballet's biographical film, 'Soul Boys of the Western World', bassist Martin has already admitted that he used ''cocaine, champers...

Spandau Ballet Plan World Tour

Spandau Ballet are planning a world tour next year.The 80s pop stars - fronted by Tony Hadley - are set to hit the road in support of their new LP which they are currently recording,...

Spandau Ballet To Record First Album For 25 Years

Spandau Ballet are to record their first new album in 25 years.The new wave group - comprised of Tony Hadley, Gary Kemp and his brother Gary Kemp, Steve Norman and John Keeble - confirmed via...

Martin Kemp Wishes Tom Hardy Luck With Krays Role

British actor/singer Martin Kemp has wished Tom Hardy luck in portraying both Kray twins in a new biopic, insisting he found it tough playing just one of the crime lords back in the 1990s.Hardy will...

Martin Kemp Wishes Tom Hardy For Cray Twins Role

Martin Kemp wished Tom Hardy luck for playing both Kray Twins in 'Legend'.The 52-year-old actor starred as Reggie Kray in 1990's drama 'The Krays' and insists he had enough difficult job portraying just one of...

Martin Kemp Renews Wedding Vows For 25th Anniversary

Spandau Ballet star Martin Kemp has renewed his wedding vows with his former pop singer wife Shirlie in a romantic ceremony on a beach in St Lucia.The stars married in 1988 and decided to celebrate...

Martin Kemp To Renew Wedding Vows After 25 Years

Former Spandau Ballet star Martin Kemp is set to walk down the aisle with his wife for a second time later this year (13) to renew their wedding vows.The musician/actor wed ex-pop star Shirlie Holliman...

Martin And Gary Kemp To Present Gang Tv Series

Martin Kemp and his brother Gary are teaming up to present a new U.K. Tv series about gangs.The Spandau Ballet stars, who played English gangsters Ronald and Reginald Kray in 1990 movie The Krays, will...

Martin Kemp Left Los Angeles Over Riots

Musician/actor Martin Kemp moved back to his native Britain from Los Angeles in the 1990s amid fears for his family's safety during the city's infamous riots.The Spandau Ballet bassist and his partner Shirlie moved to...

Celebrity Big Brother's Mc Harvey Slammed For Indecent Exposure

The latest scandal to hit the Celebrity Big Brother house involved Mc Harvey, reports The Daily Mail. The rapper has upset both the Cbb bosses and his fellow housemates with some indecent exposure. Tuesday night...

Martin Kemp's Tv Tears For Late Parents

British pop star-turned-actor Martin Kemp broke down in tears on U.K. TV on Tuesday night (04Sep12) as he remembered his late parents.The Spandau Ballet star was left devastated when his mother and father, Eileen and...

Jasmine Lennard: Don't Define Me By Simon Cowell Romance!

Jasmine Lennard, the reality television star and former girlfriend of Simon Cowell, says she doesn't want to be defined by her relationship with the X Factor mogul. The model - who shot to fame in...

Martin Kemp And Coleen Nolan Among U.k. Celebrity Big Brother Contestants

1980s pop stars Martin Kemp and Coleen Nolan are among the famous faces who have agreed to give up their privacy for British reality TV show Celebrity Big Brother.The Spandau Ballet bassist and The Nolans...

Brit Stars Brave Weather For Diamond Jubilee Celebrations

Spice Girl Emma Bunton, Simon Le Bon and Martin Kemp are among the thousands of Brits who have braved the wet U.K. weather on Sunday (03Jun12) to celebrate Queen Elizabeth Ii's Diamond Jubilee.The celebrities are...

Adele Gives 'Middle Finger' At Brits After Being Cut Off

Adele comically gave the 'middle finger' at the Brit Awards after being cut off by host James Corden as she was about to begin her acceptance speech after winning Best British Album for '21'.As she...

Adele Cut Off Abruptly During Brit Awards Acceptance Speech

Adele was abruptly cut off by host James Corden just seconds into her acceptance speech for the Best Album award at the Brit Awards on Tuesday (February 21, 2012). The show had been building up-to...

Martin Kemp To Reunite Spandau Ballet?

Martin Kemp would reunite with Spandau Ballet "in a heartbeat". The 'Hustle' actor - who formed the band with his brother Gary and Steve Norman in the 1970s before being joined by Tony Hadley and...

Harry Potter Wins Big At Kids' Baftas

'Harry Potter and the Deathly Hallows: Part 2' was the big winner at the British Academy Children's Awards last night (27.11.11).The film - the final instalment of the hugely successful movie series about the schoolboy...

Martin Kemp's Delight At Release Of Directorial Debut

Spandau Ballet star Martin Kemp is delighted after his first feature film as a director was given an official release.The musician has enjoyed a variety of screen roles since launching his acting career in 1990...

Kemp: 'Michael Is Doing Okay'

SPANDAU BALLET star MARTIN KEMP has confirmed his pal GEORGE MICHAEL is "doing okay" and coping "as well as you can expect" in prison as he serves out his eight-week sentence.The former Wham! star has...

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