Through the realms of television, radio and theatre, Maggie Moone has emerged not only as a highly accomplished singer, but as a versatile entertainer who appeared on just about every light entertainment television show during the 1980's and 90's. To name but a few:
Des O'Connor; Morecambe & Wise; Jim Davidson; Live From The Piccadilly; Live From The Palladium; Mike Yarwood In Persons; Max Boyce; Starburst; Blankety Blank; Give Us A Clue etc.
However, it is as the resident singer on ITV's NAME THAT TUNE that she became a firm family favourite during four network series for Thames Television reaching a whopping 16.8 million viewers. As an actress, she then joined funny man RUSS ABBOT in his BBC Comedy Series, when she revealed her natural flair for mimicking accents and dialects (a talent first noticed when she played opposite MIKE YARWOOD in a "Hart to Hart" take-off sketch during his ITV Series).
Maggie was nominated alongside MADONNA, WHAM! and CLIFF RICHARD by the British public as the "UK‘s Most Popular Singer" in the 1986 TV Times' Annual Television Awards.
Since the age of 3, Maggie trained in tap, ballet and modern jazz dance and became a professional dancer before making her singing debut. As a WINNER of "NEW FACES", (receiving maximum possible marks from record producer MICKIE MOST (the 80's SIMON COWELL!), she was "discovered" by mega hit song-writers DON BLACK and GEOFF STEPHENS who signed her for the lead role of PANDORA on their concept album "Dear Anyone". (DJM Records).
She was voted Equal-First in A SONG FOR EUROPE and represented the UK in the SEOUL SONG FESTIVAL. She appeared as special guest artiste to JOHNNIE MATHIS during his four week British tour which opened at The Royal Albert Hall and went on to support world-famous pianist PETER NERO in concert in Chicago.
As Principal Boy she has starred in eleven major PANTOMIME PRODUCTIONS, and between 1996 and 2002 she toured major UK theatre venues with MARK RATTRAY in two superb productions: "The Magic of Bacharach" and "Musical Magic", (featuring Songs From The Musicals, past and present). She has worked extensively for the armed forces overseas and is a regular guest artiste on board major CRUISE LINERS and at CORPORATE EVENTS.
Past recordings include rock concept album "Dear Anyone", cover albums "I Wanna Be Loved By You" and "The Thrill Of Love", diversifying again in the early 90's with a 16 track dance album. She sings in Greek, Italian and has also recorded an album of original songs in Spanish. In 2006 she teamed up with ex-singing partner MO RIVERS to record the album "As Time Goes By" – a contemporary revival of nostalgic songs dating from the first world war to second world war. Please visit www.moonrivermusic.co.uk for more information.
In December 2008, Maggie appeared on "Richard & Judy" and prior to that "I'm A Celebrity" after chat show. Maggie is an ex-polo player and was a member of Edgeworth Polo Club, Cirencester for 7 years. She had two ponies, and still rides occasionally. Other hobbies include oil painting, writing and jewellery design.
Whatever your age group your audience may be, Maggie has just the right repertoire of songs to suit. Coupled with her relaxed approach, great audience communication and flare for comedy, Maggie can provide excellent entertainment for your venue or event.
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