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Ep. 5 - Martin & Shirlie Kemp

Animal People with Supervet Noel Fitzpatrick

Pop icons Martin and Shirlie Kemp join Noel for a trip down memory lane, from a horse in a council house, to dreaming of opening an animal sanctuary, via their chart-topping success.


20 Apr 2020

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Martin and Shirlie Kemp - Walking The Dog Episode 56

Walking The Dog with Emily Dean

This week Emily goes for a walk with Martin Kemp and Shirlie Kemp and their toy poodle Pops. They talk about their first date 40 years ago, their friendship with George Michael and finally performing together for their new album In the Swing Of It.See acast.com/privacy for privacy and opt-out information.

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10 Feb 2020

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Martin & Shirlie Kemp and Beth Moran

Steve Wright’s Big Guests

Martin & Shirlie's album is In The Swing Of It and Beth's directed Missing a Note.


28 Nov 2019

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Shirlie Kemp

Voices with Sally Morgan

Welcome to Voices with Sally Morgan. Each week Sally will be sitting down with different woman to talk about their lives. Each one of these strong, powerful and inspirational ladies tells their story to help and inspire others.In this episode Sally sits down with Shirlie Kemp. Shirlie discusses her life in the music industry and the passions she has been following since her pop days. With discussions from Menopause and Motherhood to art and success, Shirlie's story of her evolution both personally and professionally is truly inspiring.Since the episode was recorded Shirlie has now announced exactly what her new musical project is, a Brand New Album with her husband Martin Kemp. Get your copy of Martin & Shirlie - In The Swing Of It, by clicking here https://smarturl.it/MSITSOI_PVYou can Follow Shirlie on her instagram @shirliekempTickets for Sallys tour are available at Sallymorgan.tvFollow Sally on Instagram @sallymorgantvThis is a Peroxide Media PodcastExecutive Producer and Audio Engineering : Martin JosephProducer : Fern WiltshearIf you have enjoyed this podcast the check out The Real Brunch from Peroxide Media See acast.com/privacy for privacy and opt-out information.


4 Nov 2019

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S6, Ep5 How to Fail: Shirlie Kemp

How To Fail With Elizabeth Day

Today, I welcome Shirlie Kemp to the podcast. She was an 80s icon: a backing dancer for Wham! who ACTUALLY APPEARED IN THE MUSIC VIDEO FOR 'LAST CHRISTMAS', as well as being a best friend to George Michael until his untimely death in 2016 at the age of 53. She was also one-half of the pop duo Pepsi & Shirlie and the wife of Martin Kemp, of Spandau Ballet fame (fun fact: their son, Roman, is the Capital Radio DJ). Shirlie joins me to talk about what went on behind the scenes of fame and her memories of George, including the last conversation they ever had. She talks about her challenging council estate upbringing, feeling a failure at school and developing an eating disorder in her teens. We also discuss her long journey to self-confidence as a woman and how she and Martin coped with his brain tumour diagnosis in 1995, and what got them through those tough times as a couple. And we touch on the mean photography teacher whose criticism she will NEVER FORGET (but more fool him, because now she's an amazing photographer so there). Thank you for coming on How To Fail, Shirlie: you are truly the loveliest woman. * The How To Fail Live tour has now started! I will be at various venues around the UK and Ireland over the next two months, sharing my failure manifesto with the help of some very special guests. Limited tickets left! These events are not recorded as podcasts so the only way to be there is to book tickets via www.faneproductions.com/howtofail *  The Sunday Times Top 5 bestselling book of the podcast, How To Fail: Everything I've Ever Learned From Things Going Wrong by Elizabeth Day, is out now and is available here. * Shirlie and Martin Kemp are releasing a joint album, In The Swing of It, next month. You can pre-order it here. *  This season of How To Fail With Elizabeth Day is hosted by Elizabeth Day, produced by Naomi Mantin and Chris Sharp and sponsored by Sweaty Betty. Sweaty Betty are offering listeners 20% off full-price items with the code HOWTOFAIL To contact us, email howtofailpod@gmail.com *  Social Media: Elizabeth Day @elizabday Shirlie Kemp @shirliekemp Sweaty Betty @sweatybetty


23 Oct 2019

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Westlife, Sue Perkins, Jason Manford, Pet Shop Boys and Martin & Shirlie Kemp

The Zoe Ball Podcast

More highlights from another fabulous week of the Zoe Ball Breakfast Show! If you want to get in contact with the show email zoeball@bbc.co.uk


13 Sep 2019

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Dream Homes and Sensitivity to Space with Shirlie Kemp

Interior Style Hunter Podcast, The Business of Interior Design

In this episode of the Interior Style Hunter podcast we welcome a friend and inspiring creative Shirlie Kemp! Shirlie has built a brand and business around photographing what she loves in a way that is meaningful to her and has turned a passion into a way to see the world. In our conversation we talk about about the sensitivity that Shirlie has always felt and the role this plays in how she goes about living and working. We also cover thoughts on homes and the important roles that the spaces we inhabit have on our mindset. Shirlie is kind enough to share many of her insights and approaches to her work, which has always been led by her intuition and feelings. Feng Shui has played a big part in the way Shirlie has come to understand the world and we discuss her relationship with this framework and how she has used it during her career. For all this and much more, listen in! Key Points From This Episode: The project that Shirlie and Grant worked on together in Jordan. Shirlie’s extreme sensitivity and how this informs how she works. The connection between our personalities and our homes. Collecting meaningful and beautiful items for the home from across the globe. Shirlie’s experience and interaction with hotels and temporary spaces. Space clearing and the processes Shirlie has undertaken in her home. How Shirlie approaches photographing interiors. The beginnings of Shirlie’s photography career with the birth of her children. The organic way in which Shirlie has self-taught and built her skill.  Shirlie’s favourite places to visit and why she feels at home in the south of France.  A round of quick fire questions with our guest! Shirlie’s lifelong desire to design and build her own home.  And much more! Tweetables: “That’s the story of my life really, kind of meeting people at odd places, odd times, nothing is kind of regular in my life.” — @Shirliekemp [0:01:30.8] “Having that sensitivity, I see where the light is.” — @Shirliekemp [0:04:31.2] “I have always loved interiors!” — @Shirliekemp [0:15:26.3] “To this day I don’t know if I do it right!” — @Shirliekemp [0:20:49.9] Links Mentioned in Today’s Episode: Interior Style Hunter Shirlie Kemp Shirlie Kemp on Twitter Architectural Digest William Spear Feng Shui Made Easy Karen Kingston Velvet & Linen


13 Nov 2018