It was announced today (16 April 2015) that Billy Marsh Associates will join Avalon Management Group.
Following the remarkable legacy left by Billy Marsh who personally represented throughout his career many major television stars, and under the continued direction and management of Jan Kennedy, Billy Marsh Associates has flourished and grown and continues to represent a high calibre of established stars and talented young artistes, together with the estates of artistes including: KENNY EVERETT and PETER COOK & DUDLEY MOORE. Billy Marsh Associates will operate alongside Avalon Management Group and Artist Rights Group (ARG), who joined the group in 2012.
JAN KENNEDY, Managing Director of Billy Marsh Associates, said: “Working with Billy Marsh was a privileged experience and I was proud to take over the baton from him 25 years ago, and together with my dedicated team, have taken the agency from strength to strength. I’m sure that all the many talented artistes he represented, past and present, would be happy to know that his renowned and most respected name will progress well into the future, in the capable hands of the team at Avalon.”
JON THODAY, Joint MD of Avalon Management Group, added: “Billy Marsh Associates are one of the truly iconic brands of British artist representation and we are delighted to welcome Jan’s team to Avalon.”
Avalon Management Group companies operate from offices in London, LA and New York.
For further information please contact: Dan Lloyd at Avalon on 020 7598 7222 / firstname.lastname@example.org
Notes to Editors
Billy Marsh Associates was founded by BILLY MARSH, a leading Theatrical Agent for over 40 years he discovered and represented artists including: SIR BRUCE FORSYTH, NORMAN WISDOM OBE and MORECAMBE & WISE. BILLY MARSH was the only Agent ever to be the subject of This is Your Life and was a subject of Great Lives on Radio 4 where MATTHEW PARRIS discussed his life with MICHAEL GRADE and WILLIAM G. STEWART.
Avalon Management clients include: CHRIS ADDISON, DAVID BADDIEL, FIONA BRUCE, ADRIAN CHILES, GREG DAVIES, DAVE GORMAN, RUSSELL HOWARD, LEE MACK, AL MURRAY, JOHN OLIVER, FRANK SKINNER and WORKAHOLICS.
Artist Rights Group (ARG) clients include: RUPERT EVERETT, RICHARD E GRANT, FREDDIE HIGHMORE, JAMES NESBITT, RUPERT PENRY-JONES, TOBY JONES, DANIEL RADCLIFFE, LESLEY SHARP, STEPH & DOM, IMELDA STAUNTON and ALISON STEADMAN.