Specialists in Cerebral Palsy

Meet our Patrons and Ambassadors

Patrons

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Royal Patron:
HRH The Duchess of Gloucester, GCVO

 

 

 

 

Sir Bryn Terfel CBE
Sir Bryn Terfel is a Welsh baritone opera singer and performer from Caernarfonshire, North Wales. He has performed around the world in some of the most prestigious venues, including the Royal Opera House (London) and the Metropolitan Opera (New York), and has recently received a knighthood for his service to music in 2017.

Ambassadors

Mark Lewis Jones               
Mark Lewis Jones is a Welsh actor heavily trained on the theatrical stage. He has been a part of many theatrical shows including Royal Shakespeare Company, and at Shakespeare’s Globe Theatre. His extensive television work includes appearances on 55 Degrees North, Waking the Dead and the Hallmark production Jason and the Argonauts. His film appearances have been tied to several notable, high-budget productions including Master and Commander: The Far Side of the World, Game of Thrones and more recently Star Wars film, The Last Jedi.

 

Peter_Karrie_2Peter Karrie
Peter Karrie’s voice has been showcased in many of the greatest theatrical successes in contemporary musical theatre, the highlight of which must be his highly acclaimed portrayal of the Phantom in Andrew Lloyd Webber’s record-breaking sensation The Phantom of the Opera. Peter has been an invaluable and loyal supporter of Bobath and we were delighted when he agreed to become an ambassador in 2006.

 

Bonnie Tyler
Bonnie Tyler is a Welsh singer. She spent seven years performing in pubs and clubs around South Wales before being signed to RCA Records in 1975. Tyler is known for her distinctive husky voice. Both “It’s a Heartache” and “Total Eclipse of the Heart” are among the best-selling singles of all time, with sales in excess of six million. Her work has earned her two Grammy Award nominations and three Brit Award nominations, among other accolades.

 

lynnebowlesLynn Bowles
Lynn Bowles is the morning traffic reporter on BBC Radio 2 and was, until recently, reporting for Sir Terry Wogan. She now reports for the Chris Evans Show. Lynn has supported our ‘A Question of Women’ events for many years and is a great supporter of Bobath Children’s Therapy Centre Wales.

 

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Lucy Owen presents ‘BBC Wales Today’ and has also joined her husband, Rhodri Owen, on the team of BAFTA award winning, ‘X-Ray’. Lucy has compered our ‘A Question of Women’ event and has, in the past, supported our Bake for Bobath campaign.

 

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Margaret Williams has been one of Wales’ most popular singers for the past 40 years, having recorded over 20 of her own T.V. series “Margaret Williams” for S4C,and BBC Wales. As an actress, Margaret Williams has appeared in numerous shows ranging from the BBC’s “Life and Times of David Lloyd George” to the present day “Pobol y Cwm” on S4C.

 

 

Matthew Rhys
Matthew Rhys, is a Welsh actor best known as Kevin Walker in the ABC family drama Brothers & Sisters, and as Dylan Thomas in The Edge of Love. He stars as Philip Jennings in the FX drama series The Americans. Matthew was born and brought up in Cardiff, he then went on to attend the Royal Academy of Dramatic Art in London. His mother, Helen, is a close friend and volunteer at Bobath Wales.

 

Lindsay DoyleLindsay Doyle
Lindsay Doyle is a long-term supporter of Bobath Children’s Therapy Centre Wales and has dedicated his spare time to helping raise awareness of the charity. Born and bred in Talbot Green, Lindsay spent his working years in finance and business development roles where he made a huge impact on Welsh business. On retiring, Lindsay spends his time not only helping Bobath Wales but also other local children’s charities. He is father to four children and seven grandchildren.