We're delighted to have such a passionate and dedicated network of supporters from the fields of sport, entertainment and the arts.
You can get in touch with our VIP team by emailing [email protected].
Some of our high profile supporters
Both Jane's father and uncle lived with Parkinson's for many years, inspiring her to support our work and help us to increase understanding of the condition. Jane has been a BBC journalist for more than 20 years and is currently a presenter for BBC News at One, Six and Ten.
Former Radio 1 DJ and Top of the Pops presenter David was diagnosed with Parkinson's in 2013. Since speaking publicly about his diagnosis in January 2018, he's attended numerous charity events, inspired a beneficiary dinner at Crystal Palace FC, as well as the production of a charity single.
A successful journalist, newsreader and TV presenter, Natasha has been a dedicated supporter of Parkinson’s UK since 2013. Her continued support includes attending research lectures, personal fundraising and hosting events organised by the charity.
Award-winning comedy writer, producer and editor Paul was diagnosed with Parkinson's in 2011. He now promotes the therapeutic power of laughter as a stand-up comedian, and is an active member of the Parkinson’s UK Oxford Branch.
Best known as the UK's favourite talk show host, Graham Norton supports Parkinson's UK because his father lived with the condition. His brilliant involvement has included presenting our BBC Lifeline Appeal in 2013, attending events, and supporting our Parkinson's Is campaign.
The UK's longest-serving weather forecaster, Sian has been a fantastic supporter of Parkinson's UK since her mother's diagnosis. Sian's continued support includes press interviews, donations, attending events and helping to increase understanding of Parkinson's through social media.
We have many other high profile supporters from entertainment, sport and the arts who make a special and valuable contribution to our work. They include:
- Reverend Richard Coles
- Mick Ferry
- Neil and Katya Jones
- Claire McCollum
- Adil Ray
- Gerald Scarfe
- Dougray Scott
- John Stapleton
- Anne Twist
- Ayda Williams