Paul Martin (TV presenter)

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Paul Martin
BornPaul Martin
(1959-01-05) 5 January 1959 (age 53)
Teddington, Surrey, England
OccupationTelevision presenter
Known forFlog It!
Spouse(s)Charlotte Godfrey (2007-present)
ChildrenDylan William Martin
Meredith Elizabeth Martin
 
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Paul Martin
BornPaul Martin
(1959-01-05) 5 January 1959 (age 53)
Teddington, Surrey, England
OccupationTelevision presenter
Known forFlog It!
Spouse(s)Charlotte Godfrey (2007-present)
ChildrenDylan William Martin
Meredith Elizabeth Martin

Paul Martin (born 5 January 1959)[1] is the presenter of BBC antiques programme Flog It!. In 2009, he also hosted the series Trust Me, I'm a Dealer.

Born in Teddington, on the border of Surrey, he studied art and woodwork at Falmouth College in Cornwall. Following his graduation, he spent two years as a scenic painter on film sets. From the age of 25, he owned a pitch on London's famous Portobello Road.

He then went on to work as an antiques props stylist for magazines like Marie Claire and New Woman, whilst also undertaking larger projects by designing antique sets for television shoots for The Clothes Show and Granada TV.

Paul is a professional drummer, working with bands such as Average White Band, The Quireboys and Dogs D'Amour in the 1990s. To this day, he can be seen playing in local Jazz and Blues bands. He also ran an antique shop, The Table Gallery, in Marlborough, Wiltshire, specialising in 17th and 18th century Welsh and English oak furniture and Victorian lavatories.

He married BBC production co-ordinator Charlotte Godfrey in September 2007. They live in the village of Seend in Wiltshire. They have a son named Dylan William Martin, born in November 2009, and a daughter named Meredith Elizabeth Martin, born in October 2011. They also have many animals including 3 dogs called, Diesel (Basset Hound), Bluebell (German Shepherd) & Woof (Jack Russell).[2]

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