Andrew is the former British Tennis No.1.
Presenter of GMTV for 10 years and BAFTA nominee for BBC Tennis coverage. Andrew is a very pro-active supporter of Shooting Star CHASE and recently appeared on the BBC quiz show “Pointless” with his daughter Georgina, in aid of the charity. Andrew lives in London with his wife Sophia and their family.
Camilla Al Fayed
Camilla is greatly committed to Shooting Star CHASE and has enjoyed many visits to both hospices meeting the children and families. Through the Al Fayed Charitable Foundation, Camilla, along with her father, generously supporters the charity on a monthly basis, bringing financial sustainability and support to the charity’s vital work.
Chris is a well known Broadcaster and producer in TV and Radio. Currently presenting the Radio 2 Breakfast Show and co-host on BBC1 The One Show. Chris is married to Shooting Star CHASE Patron Natasha Evans and have two sons Noah and Eli.
Anneka is a keen supporter and Patron of Shooting Star CHASE, hosting a special Challenge Anneka programme bringing children from hospices throughout the UK to perform through music, resulting in a top 20 selling album. With many children and teenagers taking part from Shooting Star House and Christopher’s hospices.
Anneka lives in West London with her family.
Phillip is definitely the housewives choice, as present on ITV1’s This Morning. Phillip is also host for many top TV shows, such as Mr & Mrs, Dancing On Ice and the British Soap Awards.
Phillip is a keen supporter and Patron of Shooting Star CHASE, along with his wife Stephanie.
Max has been in the PR and media business for over 40 years working with stars from Frank Sinatra to Simon Cowell. Max is a very keen Patron and supporter of Shooting Star CHASE and recently co-hosted a special Valentine Afternoon Tea with Simon Cowell at The Dorchester in London. Max and his wife Jo have worked tirelessly to support the charity.
Best known as “Miss Moneypenny” to Pierce Brosnan’s 007, and from TV’s Outnumbered and Downton Abbey. Samantha also appeared on Who Wants To Be A Millionaire for Shooting Star CHASE, alongside Designer Gardener Diamuid Gavin.
Samantha along with her actor husband Alex Hanson, have been fantastic supporters of the charity for many years. Samantha lives in West London with Alex and their two children.
Tony Hadley is a Vice-President of Shooting Star CHASE. Tony, best known as Spandau Ballet’s frontman, has performed for many years in aid of the charity, with his Big Band at some of the charity’s high-profile events, along with celebrities and patrons including Michael Ball. Tony appeared on the celebrity edition of Who Wants To Be A Millionaire with Spandau bandmate John Keeble, winning £64,000 for Shooting Star CHASE. Tony lives in Buckinghamshire and has five children.
Dr Vincent Cable MP
Economist and Liberal Democrat MP for Twickenham, Dr Vince Cable has been the Secretary of State for Business, Innovation and Skills and President of the Board of Trade within the coalition government formed in 2010. Dr Cable spearheaded a campaign across the Shooting Star CHASE retail chain to encourage volunteers to give a helping hand. The glass sculpture at Shooting Star House memory garden was donated in memory of his late wife Olympia.
Joan Collins OBE
Joan Collins is one of the most famous women in the World, best known for her role as Alexis Carrington in Dynasty, which attracted millions of fans worldwide. Joan is an international actress, icon, entrepreneur and author and splits her time between her homes in London and the US. Joan has hosted many glittering events for Shooting Star CHASE and is excited to be performing in a special show for the charity in the West End in April 2012.
Laurence is a successful interior designer and television personality best known for the BBC’s Changing Rooms. In January 2006, Laurence and his wife Jackie won £500,000 on behalf of Shooting Star CHASE in a special Celebrity Valentine’s Day edition of Who Wants to be a Millionaire? This actual show won a National TV Award, major media attention and to date the only celebrity to win the highest amount on the Millionaire. Laurence and Jackie live in Gloucestershire with their two daughters.
Jackie started her own business as one of the UK’s first professional wedding organisers, appeared regularly on daytime TV as a wedding expert and in 1993 she wrote Debrett’s Wedding Guide. Since 2000 Jackie has turned her business acumen to running Llewelyn-Bowen Limited. Jackie joined her husband Laurence on a Who Wants To Be A Millionaire celebrity special, winning £500,000 for Shooting Star CHASE, holding the record for the most money won on a celebrity special. Jackie and Laurence live in Gloucestershire with their two daughters.
Sir Cliff Richard OBE
British pop singer, musician, performer, actor, entrepreneur and philanthropist. Sir Cliff officially executed the “Topping Out” ceremony of Shooting Star House in 2004 and remains a loyal and long supporter of Shooting Star CHASE. Sir Cliff divides his time between homes in England, Barbados and Portugal.
Keeley is an English actress and model, known for many television roles, including the iconic Ashes to Ashes, Upstairs Downstairs and Spooks. Keeley and her husband, actor and Patron of Shooting Star CHASE, are keen visitors to Christopher’s hospice and have taken part in a special Carol Concert in aid of the charity, screened on ITV1. Keeley lives in West London with Matthew and their two children.
Matthew is an actor known for his role as BBC television drama series Spooks and for starring as Darcy in Pride and Prejudice. Matthew recently starred in hit film The Three Musketeers. He is married to Keeley Hawes and they have two children together. Matthew lives in West London with Keeley and their two children.
Retail magnet and entrepreneur. Theo made his fortune in the retail sector but is best known for his appearances on BBC’s Dragon’s Den and as the former chairman of Millwall Football Club. Theo has been a fantastic support through his business chain Ryman and helping with gifts from his Red Letter Day collection, for special treats and occasions for the charity. Theo lives in Surrey with his wife and children.
Best known as DCI Hunt in the iconic BBC Drama’s Life on Mars and Ashes to Ashes. Philip is currently filming the third series of Sky 1 Mad Dogs drama. Philip is helping to organise a celebrity golf day in aid of Shooting Star CHASE at the prestigious Wentworth Golf Club. Philip lives in West London with his actress wife Beth Goddard and their two daughters.
Michael has brought two great Gala evenings in aid of the charity. With a special Christmas Concert at Feltonfleet School in Cobham and a Star-studded West End Show with fellow-Patrons, Tony Hadley and Philip Glenister. Michael also kindly donated 100 tickets for a special charity evening for his new West End hit Sweeney Todd.
Bobby brings the light and laughter to Shooting Star CHASE and has performed for the charity many times with fellow Patrons. Bobby recently put together an evening of comedy and music at Syon Park, raising £50,000 for the charity.