Martin Roberts is one of the UK’s most respected Property, Travel and Lifestyle TV presenters and journalists. Over the past 25 years he has appeared on BBC TV and Radio, ITV, CNN and Satellite TV Worldwide. He was a regular presenter on ITV’s top rated travel show ‘Wish You Were Here..?’ for 8 years and the travel editor of ‘Woman’ magazine for 15 years.
For the past 14 years he has written and presented the hit BBC property auction show ‘Homes under the Hammer’, which is shown on BBC1, Satellite and internet Channels Worldwide and is now in its 21st series, with over 1250 programmes produced. He is a respected UK and Overseas Property expert, appearing as expert guest on programmes such as ‘BBC Breakfast’ , ‘BBC News 24’, ‘Sky Sunrise’, the Jeremy Vine Show and BBC Radios 2, 4 & 5 Live.
He presents a weekly property show on National DAB and internet station TalkRadio, which he broadcasts from a treehouse in his garden.
He has been a celebrity contestant on Eggheads, Celebrity Mastermind, Pointless, Ready Steady Cook, Masterchef and Hole in the Wall.
Most recently, in November 2016 Martin entered the Australian Jungle to take part in ITV’s flagship family entertainment show “I’m a Celebrity…Get me out of here!”. Watched nightly by over 12 million viewers, his hatred of beans and rice, love of trees and talcum powder, and fun, engaging and spirited character made him hugely popular with the viewing public. He ended in sixth pace, surviving all but two days in camp.
Martin is also Author of the best selling book Making Money from Property, his most recent title The Property Auction Guide and the children’s book series The Villes – including a dedicated version - Sadsville - to support the NSPCC.
Speaking Skills & Corporate engagement abilities
1. Charity Auctioneer
Martin has been a very well loved and successful auctioneer at various charity and fundraising events, having beaten time and time again, the charity’s own fundraising targets and expectations.
Charities that he has worked for include: Make a Wish, Born Free Foundation, NSPCC, Animals Asia, The Willow Foundation, Bristol Children’s Hospital, Marie Curie Care, Children’s Hospice South West and the Wallace & Gromit Grand Appeal.
2. Corporate Host / Compere
Martin has worked alongside numerous organisations to host or compere specific events. From the National Landlords’ Association conference and the Lincolnshire Chamber of Commerce awards, to the Staffordshire Women’s Institute and Institute of Travel and Tourism AGMs.
For the last two years, Martin has also acted as event host and compere for ‘Strictly Fun Dancing’ in aid of Weston Hospice Care.
He is comfortable working to a script or ‘ad lib’ and can interview anyone from members of the public to CEOs’. His relaxed style and friendly approach puts all at their ease and brings the best out of any interviewee.
3. Guest / After Dinner Speaker:
Martin has appeared as a guest speaker at various corporate conferences and events, entertaining the audience with presentations about the state of the property market, advice on buying property at auction or anecdotes from his time on ‘Homes under the Hammer’ and ‘I’m a Celebrity, Get Me out of Here’.
4. Expert / Celebrity Lecturer:
Martin has been a guest lecturer on P&O and SAGA cruise ships, recording high customer feedback ratings. Other cruise ship engagements are in the pipeline.
5. Expert Interviewee:
Martin is often invited to appear on news based television and radio shows, to provide expert comment or opinion on current property stories. This includes local and national BBC TV, ITV, Channel 5 and SKY, as well as other radio, newspapers, magazines and on-line platforms.
To book Martin for your Event, contact a Prime Performers Booking Agent via the online booking enquiry form or alternatively call us on 020 7251 8222 to discuss your requirements.
You did a great job linking all the presentations using both gravitas and humour. You also got the panel session buzzing which I suspect we could have run for another hour without losing the momentum.
Your recent presentation on the current state of the UK property market to the lawyers, barristers and judges attending our annual conference was extremely well received…. You struck the perfect balance between up to date information and analysis, and a light hearted overview of the situation as you see it ‘at the coalface’.
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