Ian Kelsey Dec 2013 - the nicest man in show business
1/ Ian will appear on a medical drama-themed edition of "Pointless Celebrities" on Saturday 19th April on BBC1 at 19.00.
Updated 14 April 2014
1a/ Ian has been nominated for best actor by the British Soap Awards. To vote follow this link
Updated 17 March 2014
1b/ Ian recently popped into Stone's PSSA youth theatre to help the youngsters hone their "Grease" swagger.
Updated 17 February 2014
1c/ Ian will be hosting a luxury raffle as part of the Mayor's Variety Show at Hove Town Hall. The event, which is in aid of the Mayor's charities, will take place on Saturday 12th April 2014 starting at 7.30pm. Further information and details on tickets here
Updated 12 February 2014
1d/ There is a review of "Christmas with the Stars" up on the site now with exclusive photos of Ian and Mia courtesy of Leukaemia and Lymphoma Research and taken by Dave Nelson.
Updated 22 December 2013
1e/ Ian is once again appearing in "Christmas with the Stars" at the Royal Albert Hall in aid of Leukaemia and Lymphoma Research. This year's concert is on 10th December. Ian's wife Mia and his "Blue Murder" co-star Caroline Quentin will also be appearing. Further details here
Updated 26 November 2013
2/ Want to see Ian as a farmer? The TV Channel Drama (Freeview 20, Sky 166, Virgin 190) are repeating the episodes of "Down to Earth" that Ian appeared in as farmer Matt Brewer, from Tuesday 29th October. The series was originally shown on the BBC ten years ago in 2003 with Angela Griffin as co-star. Drama will show the episodes Mon - Fri at 08.00 and again at 17.10. (NB 29 Oct episode starts 17.30)
Updated 04 November 2013
3/ Ian talks about the forthcoming Jane Austen Week in Doctors (14-21 Oct) in this BBC video trailer
Updated 04 October 2013
4/ Ian made a fleeting appearance on the ITV2 show "Peter Andre: My Life" when Peter visited the drama school run by Ian's wife Mia to inspire and advise the youngsters. It can be viewed for a month here
Updated 23 September 2013
5/ Ian has been nominated as "Best Daytime Star" for the Inside Soap Awards.
Updated 09 September 2013
6/ Ian was interviewed on Radio Stoke on Friday 31st May by Matt White. You can hear the interview on BBC iplayer here for the next 7 days. Ian's interview is about 47 minutes in.
Updated 31 May 2013
7/ Ian will be the guest on "Loose Women" on ITV at 12.30 on Friday 10th May.
Updated 30 Apr 2013
8/ Ian is up for best comedy performance at the British Soap Awards which take place in Manchester on 18th May. Just hope they judge him by Howard's performance in "Doctors" and not Ian's jokes on Twitter! :-)
Updated 31 Apr 2013
9/ Really TV (Freeview 17) have today resumed showing Series 15 of Casualty every week day at 10.30 including on Wednesday 17th April, the popular episode "Merry Christmas Dr Spiller"
Updated 15 Apr 2013
10/ Ian is now on Twitter as @deaddaveglover. This is his only official internet voice so do drop by and follow him.
Updated 14 Mar 2013
11/ Ian sends everyone his best wishes and says to look out for him at the soap awards.
Updated 11 Apr 2013
12/ Really TV Channel is repeating Series 15 of Casualty at 9.25am every day from Tuesday 12th March giving you another chance to see Patrick Spiller throwing his weight around. Really TV is Freeview Channel 17.
Updated 11 Mar 2013
13/ There is a double-page spread on Ian in the current issue of "Inside Soap" dated 9th - 24th March in which he answers a series of readers' questions.
Updated 11 Mar 2013
Paris, Madame Fifi's. A Rogue Champagne Cork!
14/ I have set up a facebook account - good place to chat about Doctors live or semi-live. Look for Ian Kelsey Appreciation Group at @IanKelseyAG
Updated 04 Aug 2013
15/ Ian appeared at the "Christmas with the Stars" event at the Royal Albert Hall on 11th December in aid of Leukaemia and Lymphoma Research, both as himself and as Elvis! As well as the photo above, there are more photos on the Leukaemia and Lymphoma page. courtesy of Leukaemia and Lymphoma Research.There is an additional off-stage photo of him by TV Times Magazine here
Updated 14 Dec 2012
16/ Doctors' facebook page has posted a photo of Ian with Santa on the set of the show
Updated 27 Nov 2012
17/ This is just wrong on so many levels! - photo by Matt Chambers
Updated 21 Nov 2012
18/ Behind the scenes footage of Ian and the rest of the cast filming today's episode "Boot Camp." Ian's "dying fly" impersonation was coming on nicely!
Updated 2 Nov 2012
19/ Reminder: I have started a Facebook group on Ian which allows more interactivity than this website. After joining, you can post photos, share news and chat. Just search for "Ian Kelsey Appreciation Group"
20/ Ian has sent his best wishes to the soap "Emmerdale" on the occasion of its 40th Anniversary live episode via the on-line site Digital Spy . Ian started his TV career on Emmerdale as Dave Glover . Just hope that isn't his dinner he is posing with!
Updated 17 Oct 2012
21/ Ian attended the Inside Soap Awards on 24th September 2012. Here he is pictured with fellow Doctor's' actress Charlie Clemmow. There are other photos of him if you continue to click through the gallery.
Updated 26 Sept 2012
22/ Ian attended the after-show party of the final performance of Chicago at the Garrick Theatre in London on 1st September. Check out some photos here
Updated 17 Sept 2012
23/ Ian appeared as the Mystery Chef on ITV's "This Morning" programme on Monday 23rd July. He made Yorkshire toad in the hole with mustard mash.
Updated 25 July 2012
24/ Digital Spy has interviewed the producer of Doctors, Peter Lloyd about future storylines involving Howard and the rest of the cast.
Updated 11 July 2012
25/ Looks like Ian will be figuring prominently in the first episode of Doctors after the summer break on Monday 9th July, as Howard helps an injured young soldier. Meanwhile, here are are some clips of previous episodes
Updated 02 July 2012
26/ Just added another video to the video page It's a blast from the past from 1994 when Ian was appeared alongside a very young Ant and Dec on a programme called "Gimme 5." He played a game called "Tweak the Beak," the sole aim of which appeared to be to cover him in gunk.
Updated 17 June 2012
27/ Wow, over 500 visitors to the site in the 5 days since Ian first appeared on Doctors. Welcome to all - both new-comers and regulars. If you want to chat about Ian's appearance in Doctors or anything else, why not visit our facebook page
Updated 05 June 2012
28/ Ian appeared on BBC Breakfast on BBC1 on Thurs 31 May to talk about his role in Doctors. If you missed it, it should be available here for 7 days: Ian Kelsey on BBC Breakfast
29/ Have found a couple of new YouTube uploads - one is a clip of Ian filming Doctors and the other is a blast from the past - probably the first time we saw Ian on TV, when the Glovers first arrived in Emmerdale. Have put these on the Doctors and Emmerdale pages respectively
Updated 21 May 2012
30/ Seems Ian, as Howard, will upset almost every member of the cast in his 1st week! Check out Doctors' spoilers here.
31/ Sounds as if Howard has learnt his interpersonal skills from Patrick (his character in Casualty) - spoiler for episode to be broadcast 29th May Enter Howard Bellamy! and his first appearance by Ian as Howard Bellamy on Monday 28th May - spoiler alert - Because he's worth it!
Updated 19 May 2012
32/ Further to last week's exclusive that Ian is to join the cast of the BBC lunchtime soap "Doctors", I can now reveal that his first appearance on screen will be on May 28th. He will play the new practice manager Howard Bellamy, a divorced ex-army captain. For those living outside of the UK or just unfamiliar with the show, it is shown on BBC1 at 13.45 from Monday to Friday and lasts 30 minutes. Further details on Ian's casting in Doctors
Updated 07 May 2012
33/ Exclusive Breaking News! Ian is to join the cast of the BBC1 daytime soap "Doctors" from the last week in May. More details to follow! (2nd May)
34/ I have just started a Facebook group on Ian which allows more interactivity than this website. After joining, you can post photos, share news and chat. Just search for "Ian Kelsey Appreciation Group"
Updated 04 May 2012
35/ Ian attended the 2012 British Soap Awards in London held on Sunday 29th April. He was photographed on the red carpet with "Doctors" actress Elisabeth Dermot Walsh - see photos here and here. The show will be broadcast on ITV1 on Wednesday 2nd May from 8 - 10 pm.
Updated 30 April 2012
36/ Ian is involved in a new 30 minute short film with Caroline Quentin which is aiming for the festival circuit. It's called "Extreme" and is written by Steve Coe and directed by Gavin Toomey. It's a comedy about "Sexual Addiction Counselling With a Difference". In the trailer, Ian appears to be playing a detective.
Updated 31 March 2012
37/ Ian and Caroline Quentin have made a series of 4 short films called "Coral's World." Only a couple of minutes long each, they are shorts, virtually silent and in the slapstick style. Click the link below to see them and other videos featuring Ian:
Updated 15th January 2012
38/ Ian was on ITV's "This Morning Show" with Caroline Quentin on Thursday 5th January, talking about Pippin. As you can see, he also did a very good impression of the Milk Tray Man!
Updated 06th January 2012
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