Martin Kemp

Martin Kemp told Roman to read his book to learn about drugs

Martin Kemp told Roman to read his book to learn about drugs

Martin Kemp says when his DJ son Roman asked him about drugs, he advised him to read his book. The 57-year-old Spandau Ballet bassist has been very open about his past drug use and has always been a relaxed parent to Roman, 26, and his sister Harley, 29, so when the Capital Breakfast host became curious about trying drugs he told him to "read chapter seven off my autobiography" so he wou... »

Martin Kemp proud of open-minded son Roman

Martin Kemp proud of open-minded son Roman

Spandau Ballet star Martin Kemp is proud that he "handed down" his open-minded attitudes to his son Roman Kemp and daughter Harley. The 57-year-old bassist and his bandmates – brother Gary Kemp, Steve Norman, John Keeble and Tony Hadley – were at the forefront of the New Romantic music scene in the 1980s, a pop culture movement that was synonymous with androgynous fashion and... »

Martin Kemp says Spandau Ballet is over until Tony Hadley returns

Martin Kemp says Spandau Ballet is over until Tony Hadley returns

Martin Kemp says Spandau Ballet is over until former lead singer Tony Hadley returns to the group. The New Romantic band were left without a frontman when Tony made the decision in 2017 to quit the group and after playing some shows with new singer, West End performer Ross William Wild, last summer the remaining members came to the decision that it didn’t work without all five original membe... »

Martin Kemp and Shirlie Holliman hint at reality show

Martin Kemp and Shirlie Holliman hint at reality show

Martin Kemp and his wife Shirlie Holliman may get their own reality TV show. The couple’s son Roman Kemp, 26, has hinted the ‘EastEnders’ actor and the former Pepsi & Shirlie pop singer have been offered their own porgramme, and he has urged them to "accept the offer" because they loved featuring on BBC Two series ‘Eight Go Rallying: The Road To Saigon’.... »

Roman Kemp to host Takeshi’s Castle

Roman Kemp to host Takeshi’s Castle

Roman Kemp is to host the new series of ‘Takeshi’s Castle’ The 25-year-old presenter will be joined by one of his celebrity friends for each episode of the cult gameshow to provide commentary on the attempts of the challengers to overcome various obstacles and storm the castle. Among those confirmed to be joining Roman on the show are his father, Spandau Ballet star Martin Kemp, ... »

Spandau Ballet want to release new music

Spandau Ballet want to release new music

Spandau Ballet hope to release "new music" in the near future. The 80s pop band recently replaced Tony Hadley, 57, with West-End performer Ross Williams, 30 after the group’s original singer announced he would be quitting last year, and have said they’re now ready to embark on a new music journey with their new vocalist. The group – also comprised of Gary Kemp, Steve No... »

Bear Grylls says Gordon Ramsay will do ‘survival challenge’

Bear Grylls says Gordon Ramsay will do ‘survival challenge’

Bear Grylls says Gordon Ramsay will complete a "super hard" survival challenge. The 44-year-old adventurer – who fronts Channel Four’s ‘Celebrity Island’ show – and TV chef Gordon Ramsay, joined the ‘Jonathon Ross Show’ this week (06.10.18), and revealed the pair are getting their "dates aligned" to take part in a survival challenge tog... »

Roman Kemp to front new music game show

Roman Kemp to front new music game show

Roman Kemp is set to front a new music game show. The 25-year-old radio host – whose father is Spandau Ballet’s Martin Kemp – was left red faced last year when his ITV2 show ‘Bromans’ was dropped after just one series, but he hasn’t let that stop him from pursuing his presenting career as he’s reportedly been asked to front the forthcoming programme ‘... »

Spandau Ballet’s new singer makes them feel young

Spandau Ballet’s new singer makes them feel young

Spandau Ballet’s new singer makes the band feel younger. The 80s pop band have replaced Tony Hadley, 57, with West-End performer Ross Williams, 30 after the group’s original singer announced he would be quitting last year. Now, the band – Gary Kemp, Steve Norman, Martin Kemp and John Keeble – have admitted performing with their new man brings more energy to their performanc... »

Tony Hadley to work with Beyonce’s ‘If I was a Boy’ writer for next album

Tony Hadley to work with Beyonce’s ‘If I was a Boy’ writer for next album

Tony Hadley is working with Beyoncé’s ‘If I Was a Boy’ writer for his next album. The 58-year old former ‘Spandau Ballet’ frontman only released his fourth solo album ‘Talking to the Moon’ in June, but has admitted he’s already "thinking about" his next album, and will be travelling to LA to work with A-List hitmaker, Toby Gad, who has work... »

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