TOY FAIR 09: Celebs line up for press day

Melinda Messenger, Brian Blessed and the Gladiators among photocall opportunities at ExCeL today.
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The UK Toy Fair opens its doors at ExCeL today, with a number of companies welcoming celebrities to their stands for the media day.

The unveiling of the first ever Toy Fair Best New Toys took place earlier this morning, followed by Britain’s Got Talent winner George Sampson launching Battle Strikers.

Dancing on Ice star Melinda Messenger will be appearing on stand SK69 at 11.30am, followed by Big Brother contestants ‘Samanda’ at 11.40am and world champion fingerboarder Dimitri Schlotthauer at 11.45am (SG40).

The voice of Great Uncle Walter in Little Princess, Brian Blessed will be helping to launch the new toy range on stand SE40 at midday, while LazyTown’s Sportacus will be holding a PA at 1pm, followed by a Q&A session by alter ego, and show creator, Magnus Scheving at 3pm.


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