Homes Under The Hammer is one of the BBC’s most popular daytime TV programme ever. Regularly attracting an audience of nearly 2 million viewers, the hour long show is now in its 21st series and approaching its 14 year anniversary.During that time, there have been over 1250 shows. It is also shown on UKTV Style, where it is the 5th most popular programme on the channel, and on TV stations around the world, including South Africa, Australia, Canada, America and most of Europe.
Other TV appearances include:
m a Celebrity… Get Me Out Of Here!
The Sky Travel Guide (Sky TV)
CNN Travel News (CNN)
Wish You Was Here (ITV)
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.
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.
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’.
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.
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.
Just a few of the comments Martin has received after hosting a variety of events and Charity Auctions…
“Excellent job moderating this event…”
“Linked with gravitas and humour…”
“You got the panel session buzzing…”
“Thanks to your skilful auctioneering, we raised over £100,000…”
“I have heard nothing but positive comments in the days following yourappearance…”
“Martin raised a huge amount of money for us through his charm andtechnique..!!”
“A very charming, warm person, who was so keen to help us, and hispresence at the event made it all the more special…”