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Laura Hamilton is a best known as one of the faces of Channel 4's popular television show 'A Place in the Sun'.  BUT THERE IS SO MUCH MORE TO HER THAN THAT. Laura is an entrepreneur and mum to Rocco and Tahlia. She considers herself a 'Professional Multi-Tasker' and thrives on being busy!

 

Laura loves to travel and has hands on experience when it comes to property and interior design. She started renovating houses aged 19, and has developed 16 properties to date. In 2013, she presented 'Beat my Build' for Channel 4 which saw participants renovating their projects and competing against each other to win a cash prize. She has also presented 'Cowboy Builders and Bodge Jobs' for Channel 5.

 

One thing's for sure, Laura seldom relaxes and in April 2017, Laura rescued her local post office, qualified as a Post Mistress and set up and opened 'Lord Roberts on The Green'; a Restaurant & Deli with 24 staff.  LROTG has become a popular community hub in her local area and Laura is proud of the brand she has built.

Laura presented the action adventure show 'Fort Boyard' for ITV for 5 series and is always keen to take on a physical challenge.  In 2014 she took part in the first series of 'The Jump' (just four weeks after the birth of her first child, and in 2011 Laura was crowned runner of the popular ITV series 'Dancing on Ice' where she wowed audiences with her headbanger.

 

A keen writer, Laura regularly writes articles for Hello Magazine online.  She also provides travel and property content for several well known national magazines and publications. Her features have been published in 'The Mail on Sunday','Flashpack.com', 'Family Traveller' and in the 'A Place in the a Sun' magazine.   Laura started exploring the globe as a solo traveller age 22.  She has travelled extensively and so have her children who have seen many parts of the world since they were 4 weeks old. Laura is now somewhat of an expert when it comes to travelling with little ones!

Laura  began her television career working behind the scenes as an assistant floor manager. After four years working on a variety of shows, she moved to the other side of the camera and started working as a children's TV presenter.  Few people know Laura can both sing and dance.  She has appeared on the stage several times as 'Cinderella' in pantomime alongside Steve Guttenberg, Stephen Gately and Bradley Walsh. 

Laura is a big advocate of body confidence and whilst she enjoys keeping fit, she describes herself as 'strong not skinny'.  She is passionate about encouraging women to embrace their body types no matter the shape or size and to always try and positive and happy.

Television

A Place in The Sun | Channel 4 | 2012-2020

Presenter

Pointless Celebrities | BBC | 2020

Celebrity Contestant

Cowboy Builders & Bodge Jobs | Channel 5 | 2015

Presenter

This Morning | ITV | 2015

Travel Feature

The Jump | Channel 4 | 2014

Celebrity Contestant

Daybreak | ITV | 2013

Live Correspondant

Fort Boyard Ultimate Challenge | ITV | 2011-2015

Presenter

Beat My Build | Channel 4 | 2013

Presenter

Celebrity Eggheads | BBC2 | 2012

Property Expert Team Member

Dancing on Ice | ITV | 2011

Celebrity Contestant - Runner Up

Celebrity Winter Wipeout | BBC | 2011

Celebrity Contestant 

Nickelodeon |  2006

Presenter

Staraoke | Cartoon Network | 2004

Presenter

Fun Song Factory | CITV | 2004

Presenter

Stage

The Wizard of Oz | Pantomime | Woodville Halls 2009-2010

'Dorothy'

Cinderella | Pantomime| Milton Keynes, Bromley, Brighton 2004-2008

'Cinderella'

Brand Collaborations

Sofology | July 2020

Brand Ambassador

The Funky Appliance Company | The Funky Iron | July 2020

Brand Ambassador

Curvey Kate | Wrapsody Launch | June 2020

Brand Ambassador

Network Rail | A World Without Women | June 2020

Social Advertising Campaign

Visit Orlando | Tourist Board Campaign | June 2019

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