PEEL Talent Family Host Hayden Lee

In The Spotlight: Family Host Hayden Lee

With our Family Hosts open day coming up in Yorkshire this week, the team here at PEEL Talent spoke with our TUI Discovery Family Host, Hayden Lee to discover more about this new role onboard the newest cruise ship in the ever-expanding Thomson fleet… What made you apply as a family host for PEEL? I […]

BRAXI, winners of Unsigned Only's 'Vocal Performance' category

BRAXI Come Out On Top

We at PEEL Talent are incredibly proud to announce that Max and Brandi (BRAXI Music) have recently been awarded first place in the ‘Vocal Performance’ category in the 2016 Unsigned Only Music Competition. With nearly 6,000 entries from over 100 countries, BRAXI’s performance of their marvellous single ‘Il Nostro Amore’ fought off competition from runner-up […]


PEEL HQ’s Date With TUI Discovery

After months of hard work and dedication from everybody involved, TUI Discovery is now well underway on its maiden voyage around the Mediterranean. With numerous new entertainment concepts and features, production shows and game shows plus much more, it is most definitely one of the most exciting projects we have had the pleasure to work […]

BRAXI's second single Breathless is now available to pre-order worldwide, as they continue to juggle performing as part of their cruise contract and releasing music simultaneously

BRAXI Prepare for Second Single Release

You may remember a while back we told you about BRAXI, The Pioneers of Popera. They are still on their contract onboard SilverSeas Cruises, where they have been extremely busy, travelling the world and entertaining new audiences each week – all with the same dazzling effect and rave reviews we have come to expect from the […]


PEEL Film With Strictly Star

PEEL Entertainment are continuously at the forefront of entertainment solutions. With a dynamic team, who are consistently using their innovation and creativity to provide new and exciting ways to entertain audiences across the globe, it is no surprise we are able to attract some of the biggest names in the industry to work with us. […]

PEEL Talent present comedian Luke Graves, who will be performing at Edinburgh Festival Fringe this August

Debut Hour for Luke Graves

At PEEL Talent, our ever-expanding directory of managed acts perform to audiences all across the globe. This month we’re proud to shine the spotlight on one of our rising stars from the comedy world, young stand-up comedian Luke Graves. With all the accolades associated with a world-renowned comic Luke, who is still relatively new to […]

PEEL Talent hold regular auditions for singers, dancers, and entertainment hosts to join our award-winning teams on board cruise ships

What to Expect at Our Auditions

Have you ever dreamed of a life in the entertainment industry? Being under the spotlight as you pursue a career in what you simply love to do, one which offers opportunities quite like no other job can? It’s not easy, but once you get there we can honestly say, there’s nothing else quite like it. […]

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PEEL Says Fond Farewell to Liz Waddington

After many years of service, it is with a heavy heart that PEEL say goodbye to one of its longest-serving employees, Liz Waddington. After meeting Managing Director Susannah Daley, many years ago, Liz joined the Daley family business way back (before PEEL began in 1999) when it was The Daley Partnership. Liz has played a […]


Introducing: ANDANTE

After a string of successful shows, the outstanding quartet Andante is back. Performing together last year they received standing ovations from full theatres of up to 800 people, so it is safe to say they were popular! Taking influence from artists such as Queen, Billy Joel and the late great David Bowie, Andante provide entertainment […]

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Meet BRAXI – The Pioneers of “Popera”

Here at PEEL Talent we pride ourselves on providing outstanding entertainment and our ever-expanding stable of phenomenal managed acts are certainly doing just that, performing across the globe to increasingly large and appreciative audiences – proving perseverance pays off! We’re thrilled to announce that the future is looking very bright for one of our acts […]

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In the Spotlight: Cruise Director Lewis Power-Stannard

The latest in our series with teams onboard Thomson Cruises’ fleet focuses on Cruise Director Lewis Power-Stannard. Where you are from & what did you before working for PEEL? I’m from Essex. Before I worked at PEEL I was a Fitness Manager at Nuffield Health on Cannon Street in London. What did you make of […]


Creating the perfect gameshow

We asked PEEL Talent Light Entertainment Coordinator David Beattie for his top tips on how to create the perfect gameshow. Where do your ideas for new gameshows come from? When I watch a gameshow on a ship I have half an eye on the presenters and half an eye on the audience. I ask myself […]

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In the spotlight: Kids’ Host Stephanie May

The latest in our series with teams onboard focuses on Kids’ Host Stephanie May. Where are you from, and what did you do before working for PEEL? I’m from Leeds and before joining PEEL I completed a course in Travel and Tourism and worked at a hotel in Majorca as a children’s rep. After that I […]

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Our Entertainment Teams’ Top 5 Destinations

One of the most frequent questions we ask our team members in their Q&A’s is “What is your favourite destination you have visited so far?” This is because the opportunity to see the world whilst performing is one of the main reasons why our staff apply for our on board roles and, as a consequence, they […]

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In the Spotlight: Thomson Dream Singer Matt Smith

The latest in our series with Entertainment Teams onboard Thomson Cruises fleet of ships focuses on Thomson Dream Singer Matt Smith. Where are you from, and what did you do before joining? I’m from Edinburgh and before joining PEEL I worked in France for a holiday company and then in Majorca for a hotel company. In between […]

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In the Spotlight: Thomson Majesty’s Ben Miller

The latest in our series with our Cruise Ship Entertainment teams focuses on Thomson Majesty Showteam member Ben Miller. Where are you from, and what did you do before working for PEEL? I’m from Leeds, and before working for PEEL I was co-founding a sketch company whilst working full time in a cocktail bar. When did […]

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Welcome Team Celebration

A warm welcome to the Thomson Celebration Winter 15 Showteam who arrived in Yorkshire for the start of their rehearsal period this week. The team will be put through their paces at PEEL Talent’s studio for the next 10 weeks, before joining the Celebration for their Winter contract. We’re close to finalising the dates for our […]

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Why you should apply to be an Entertainment Host

Light Entertainment Coordinator David Beattie explains his route into the industry and why a lack of experience shouldn’t hold you back. I’m from a small town in Lancashire called Burnley, and when I was younger all I could think about was escaping to a sunnier climate. That was always my ambition before I started working for PEEL. I wanted […]

Thomson Spirit Entertainment Hosts Lauren Morgan & Adam Mustoe

In the Spotlight: Thomson Spirit’s Adam Mustoe

The latest in our series with teams onboard Thomson Cruises’ fleet focuses on Spirit Entertainment Host Adam Mustoe. What did you do before working for PEEL? I worked on local radio and still do when I’m not onboard. I also worked in retail before riding the waves. PEEL have given me the opportunity of a lifetime that doesn’t […]

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Murder mystery on Fred. Olsen Boudicca

It was a case of ‘whodunnit’ on the seven seas as a cohort of PEEL Talent’s actors boarded Fred. Olsen Cruise Line’s Boudicca recently. As part of the nine-day Castle & Gardens Cruise, our actors played out a tale of murder and deception, and it was up to guests onboard to decipher the clues and […]