A group of famous pensioners set out to explore the world to look at how different countries deal with getting old in The Real Marigold on Tour.

The show kicks off on February 13th on BBC One at 9 pm.

For 2019 there’s a new addition to the group joining in on the adventures.

So let’s meet the cast of The Real Marigold on Tour 2019!

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The Real Marigold on Tour S3 St Petersburg, Russia. Stanley Johnson, Sheila Ferguson, Bobby George, Miriam Margolyes

Miriam Margolyes

A staple of the show since 2016, 77-year-old Miriam is back at it again travelling the world.

Miriam is an English actress and has also been the voice of many animated characters in children’s films including Happy Feet and Flushed Away.

In 2002 she was awarded an OBE for her Services to Drama.

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The Real Marigold on Tour S3 Miriam Margolyes

Bobby George

Bobby, 73,  has also been a cast member of The Real Marigold on Tour since 2016.

Best known for being a huge personality in the Darts world, he won the News of the World Darts Championship twice. Since retiring from Darts, Bobby has also dabbled in TV presenting covering Darts tournaments.

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The Real Marigold on Tour S3 Bobby George

 Sheila Ferguson

American singer and songwriter Sheila, 71, is probably best known for being the longest-serving member of the 70’s girl group The Three Degrees.

After she left the group she went on to have her own successful solo career as a singer.

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The Real Marigold on Tour S3 Sheila Ferguson

Stanley Johnson

Born in Cornwall, England, 78-year-old Stanley went on to have a career in politics and he was a Conservative MEP for Wight and Hampshire East for five years from 1979.

Stanley is father to former Mayor of London and former Foreign Secretary Boris Johnson.

He is also an author and has written books on environmental and population issues.

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The Real Marigold on Tour S3 Stanley Johnson

Wayne Sleep

Dancer, director and choreographer, Wayne has starred in The Real Marigold on Tour since 2016.

The 70-year-old is best known for his career as a dancer and is the shortest male dancer admitted into the Royal Ballet School at 5 ft 2 (1.6 metres).

He still holds the record for the entrechat-douze (a jump with six beats) which he performed on TV in 1973.

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The Real Marigold on Tour S3 Wayne Sleep

Jan Leeming

TV Presenter and newsreader, Jan, 77, is also taking part in The Real Marigold on Tour.

She’s been a cast member since 2017.

Previously Jan was a contestant in series 6 of I’m A Celebrity…Get Me Out Of Here! and starred in Celebrity First Dates in 2017.

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The Real Marigold on Tour S3 Jan Leeming

Paul Nicholas

Paul is an English singer and actor. He’s best known for starring in the 1983 BBC sitcom Just Good Friends as Vince Pinner.

Paul was nominated for best comedy performance in Just Good Friends and the show went on to win a BAFTA.

In more recent years Paul acts in, directs and produces musicals.

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The Real Marigold on Tour S3 Paul Nicholas

 

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