Matthew Kelly

Matthew Kelly

Kelly shuts the door on TV role

MATTHEW KELLY is quitting Stars in their Eyes after an 11-year run on the hit show.

One year after child abuse claims, Kelly takes best actor win at Olivier Awards

MATTHEW Kelly, the television presenter whose career was nearly ruined by child sex-abuse allegations, was last night named best actor at the Olivier Awards.

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Kelly back on Stars in Their Eyes

TV presenter Matthew Kelly is to return as host of Stars In Their Eyes for the first time since being cleared over a child porn allegation, show bosses said today.

Kelly rises above the mundane

MATTHEW Kelly has suffered so much unwelcome attention during the past few months that it seems a shade intrusive even to review his performance in this strong, good-looking production by Birmingham Rep of John Steinbeck’s great Depression classic, Of Mice and Men, which is playing at the King’s Theatre until Saturday.

Mice work for Matthew

TV presenter Matthew Kelly has arrived in Edinburgh where he is starring in a production of John Steinbeck’s Of Mice and Men at the King’s Theatre.

Kelly set for city stage

TELEVISION presenter Matthew Kelly is set to take to the stage in Edinburgh tonight just two weeks after being cleared of child sex abuse allegations.

Reclaimed reputation - Of Mice and Men

Trial by media is not a pleasant thing. Last week John Leslie was spotted making a rare outing to his local pub with his girlfriend Abby Titmuss, six months after the TV presenter was accused of rape. Sacked from his job, he has been forced to live like a recluse, and is reportedly overweight and depressed. At the end of last month, police announced that Leslie’s bail was to be renewed "indefinitely", yet there are no signs that he will be brought to trial at any point in the near future.

Still stars in his eyes

ONCE upon a time, Matthew Kelly was perceived as light entertainment’s fairy godmother, waving his wand over a receptionist from Tring, so she could be transformed into Cher. However, in recent months it has been Kelly who has been transformed before our eyes from the buffoonish presenter of Stars In Their Eyes into a man of hidden depths and striking contradictions.

Television presenter Kelly cleared of child sex abuse allegations

THE celebrity presenter Matthew Kelly was cleared of all child sex allegations yesterday.

Kelly's relief after sex inquiry ordeal

TELEVISION presenter Matthew Kelly has spoke of his relief after police ruled out further action over an allegation that he sexually abused a young boy.

Kelly abuse charges dropped

TV presenter Matthew Kelly will face no charges over allegations of sex abuse against young boys dating back to the 1970s, police said today.

Kelly to appear in play at King's

MATTHEW Kelly will honour a commitment to star in a play in Edinburgh, despite child sex abuse allegations made against him.

Songwriter arrested in Kelly, Paton child sex abuse probe

POLICE investigating allegations of child sex abuse against the former manager of the Bay City Rollers Tam Paton, 64, and the television presenter Matthew Kelly yesterday arrested a songwriter in connection with their inquiry.

Kelly to appear on stage in city

TV star Matthew Kelly is set to take to the stage in Edinburgh despite child sex abuse allegations hanging over him.

Sri Lankans seize Kelly computer

POLICE in Sri Lanka were last night sifting through dozens of videos seized from the holiday home of TV presenter Matthew Kelly.

Matthew Kelly's Sri Lankan retreat raided in child probe

CHILD protection officers yesterday swooped on the Sri Lankan hideaway owned by television presenter Matthew Kelly, who is at the centre of a police probe into sex abuse.

Paton and Kelly released on bail after allegations of child sex abuse

THE former manager of the Bay City Rollers, the Seventies pop band, and Matthew Kelly, the television presenter, were released on bail yesterday after being questioned as part of an inquiry into sexual abuse against young boys.

Flamboyant extrovert became a TV favourite

HIS extrovert style and a quality that one critic dubbed his "psychotic sincerity" has turned Matthew Kelly into one of television’s biggest and most flamboyant stars. He bounded on to the nation’s screens with Game For A Laugh, with co-star Jeremy Beadle in 1981 and has been the face of Saturday night television with the hit ITV show Stars In Their Eyes for almost a decade.

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