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Gemma Atkinson

Gemma Atkinson

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Actress, Radio Host, Podcast Presenter & Author 

Hits Radio Drivetime Host

• 'The Ultimate Body Plan' & The Ultimate Body Plan for New Mums' & 'Dogs Don't Dance

• Podcast host 'The Overshare with Gemma Atkinson' 

• Cbeebies Baby and Toddler Club Presenter

• Reality TV series 'Life behind the Lens' with partner Gorka Marquez and their family for UKTV W Channel'

• Strictly Come Dancing finalist


Gemma first gained national recognition as Lisa Hunter in ‘Hollyoaks.’ Over the past few years she’s taken her acting career to new heights and notably went on to play Carly Hope in ITV's Emmerdale from 2015 - 2017 and became one of the most popular characters on the ITV soap, which led to her first NTA nomination for 'Best Newcomer'.


From there, Gemma landed Strictly Come Dancing in 2017 and has gone on to present for Steph's Packed Lunch and The Toddler Club and is the co-host on the Drivetime show on Hits Radio. Now, with over 1.9 million followers on instagram, Gemma continuously works with brands that align with her ethos and passions, such as, Symprove, All Plants, Holland & Barrett as well as household names such as Indesit, eBay, Vodafone, Purina, Hamleys, SKY, Reebok and Morrisons. Gemma has successful clothing collections with In The Style. Gemma’s debut podcast The Overshare’ reached number one in the Apple podcast charts – with over 500k downloads for series one and over 11 million impressions on the podcast social accounts. 


She and her partner Gorka, have also just launched their new 3 part series with W and UKTV, Gemma and Gorka: Life Behind The Lens.

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