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31 August 1995
Manchester, England, UK
|Occupation||Actor, TV & Radio presenter|
BBC Radio 1
Waterloo Road (2010–2011)
Friday Download (CBBC) 2011–15 (Series 1-8)
CBBC Official Chart Show
Ceallach "Cel" Spellman (// KEL-akh; born 31 August 1995) is an English actor and presenter best known for playing Matthew Williams in the ITV drama Cold Feet, Harry Fisher in the BBC One school-based drama Waterloo Road from 2010–11 and hosting Friday Download and various programmes on CBBC. Since July 2015 he has presented his own show on BBC Radio 1 which airs every Sunday afternoon between 16:00 and 19:00 with his co-presenter Katie Thistleton.
Life and career
Spellman was born on 31 August 1995 and he is of Irish descent. A Roman Catholic, he attended St Bede's College, Manchester. Subsequently, he attended Sylvia Young Theatre School from the age of 11.
In May 2011, Spellman started presenting Friday Download on CBBC alongside Georgia Lock, Richard Wisker, Dani Harmer, Tyger Drew-Honey, Aidan Davis and Dionne Bromfield. From 19 July 2015, he started presenting his own show on Sunday afternoons on BBC Radio 1. In September 2016, he began starring as Matthew in the sixth series of British comedy-drama Cold Feet.
On 1 July 2016, he was rated as one of "50 Fittest Boys" by Vogue magazine. On 11 October 2016, it was announced that Spellman would be joining The Voice UK on ITV as social media reporter and online presenter of The V Room. On 15 November 2016, it was announced he will do the same for The Voice Kids UK.
Film and television
|2003–09||Blue Murder||Tom Lewis||ITV1||19 episodes|
|2005||Holby City||Troy Dolan||BBC One||1 episode 'Learning Curve'|
|2008||The Cup||Malky McConnell||BBC Two||All episodes|
|2009||Casualty||Daniel||BBC One||1 episode 'Watershed'|
|2010–11||Waterloo Road||Harry Fisher||S6.E1 - S7.E10|
|All Over The Place||Himself||Co-Presenter|
|2012; 2015–2016||Hacker Time||Himself; Various||Special Guest; Series regular|
|Jedward's Big Adventure||Himself||CBBC||Special Guest|
|Phineas and Ferb||The Hipster||Disney XD||1 episode 'Sipping with the Enemy'|
|2013–||How to be Epic @ Everything||Himself||CBBC||Voiceover|
|2013||Blue Peter: You Decide||Himself||Judge|
|2014–15, 2018||Sam & Mark's Big Friday Wind-Up||Himself||Guest; 2 episodes|
|2014||The Dog Ate My Homework||Panelist||1 episode|
|2015||At Home with Cel and Dodge||Himself||5 episodes|
|2015–17||CBBC Official Chart Show||Himself||Host|
|Cucumber||Adam Whitaker||Channel 4||Recurring|
|Drunk History||Scout||Comedy Central||Series 1 Episode 8|
|Hacker's Birthday Bash: 30 Years of Children's BBC||Host||CBBC||One-off special|
|2016–||Cold Feet||Matt Williams||ITV||Recurring|
|2016||Operation Ouch! Hospital Takeover Live||Himself||CBBC||Guest|
|Hank Zipzer's Christmas Catastrophe||Radio DJ||TV Movie|
|Hacker's Crackers||Himself||TV special|
|2017||The V Room||Himself||ITV Hub||Presenter|
|2011||Lost Property: The Year My Mother Went Missing||Vincent||Jessica Dromgoole||BBC Radio 4 Afternoon Play|
|2015–||Sunday Afternoon & Radio 1's most played with Katie Thistleton||Himself||N/A||BBC Radio 1|
|2015||"Rest Your Love"||The Vamps|||
|2018||Forever and Ever More||Nothing But Thieves|
- "Ceallach's Personal Download". CBBC. BBC. Retrieved 16 April 2013.
- "BBC Radio 1 Profile - Cel Spellman". BBC. Retrieved 25 August 2015.
- "BBC One - Waterloo Road - Harry Fisher". bbc.co.uk. Archived from the original on 29 October 2010. Retrieved 29 January 2012.
- Catholic pupil kicks off festival, catholicherald.co.uk; accessed 11 July 2016.
- "Sylvia Young Theatre School - Alumni". www.syts.co.uk. Retrieved 17 June 2019.
- "CBBC Programmes - Friday Download, Series 1, Episode 1". BBC. 6 May 2011. Retrieved 29 January 2012.
- "Cel Spellman to host new Radio 1 show dedicated to number ones". Bbc.co.uk. Retrieved 17 July 2016.
- "Ceallach Spellman to appear in Cold Feet reboot". Bbc.co.uk. Retrieved 17 July 2016.
- "50 Fittest Boys". Vogue.co.uk. Retrieved 11 September 2016.
- Wilson, Victoria (11 October 2016). "Cold Feet's Cel Spellman to host The Voice UK's V Room". what's on tv. Retrieved 11 October 2016.
- "Hooray, our Voice Kids 2017 coaches are confirmed!". Itv.com. Retrieved 15 November 2016.
- "CBBC - At Home With Cel and Dodge, Episode 1". BBC. Retrieved 15 November 2016.
- "Hacker T Dog on Twitter". Twitter.com.
- "Radio 4 Programmes - Afternoon Play, Lost Property, The Year My Mother Went Missing". BBC. 10 May 2011. Retrieved 29 January 2012.
- Davidson, Amy (27 November 2015). "The Vamps party hard in their new music video". Digital Spy. Retrieved 19 April 2019.
- NBTVEVO (25 September 2018), Nothing But Thieves - Forever & Ever More (Official Video), retrieved 17 June 2019
- Cel Spellman on IMDb
- Radio 1's Life Hacks (BBC Radio 1)
- The Official Chart: First Look on Radio 1 (BBC Radio 1)