Ceallach is the host of Radio 1’s Sunday afternoon show and has previously presented ITV’s ‘The Voice UK’ and ‘The Voice Kids UK’ spinoff show ‘The V Room’. 2017 will see Cel appear in the much-anticipated return of the cult ITV show, 'Cold Feet'!
Ceallach first appeared on our TV screens in 2003 when he starred as Tom Lewis in the ITV1 crime drama Blue Murder. His next main role came in the form of Malky McConnell in The Cup (BBC1) before he moved on to series six and seven of Waterloo Road (BBC1), with series six winning the Best Drama Award at the National Television Awards in 2011. Ceallach has also worked on ITV1’s drama Homefront and in 2014 starred in Channel 4’s controversial drama Cucumber by Russell T Davies.
Ceallach started his career by gaining The Stage Scholarship to attend Sylvia Young Theatre School. His first acting job was in 2003 playing Chip in Disney’s Beauty and the Beast at the Palace Theatre in Manchester. He went on to appear in productions Wizard of Oz, Chitty Chitty Bang, Oliver Twist and Dido Queen of Carthage at the National Theatre.
Ceallach has appeared in several radio plays including Walter Now with Sir Ian McKellen, Jack Rosenthal’s Last Act and Lost Property which won the Best Audio Drama Award in 2012.
Having grown up as part of the CBBC family, Cel is often seen as one of the faces of CBBC Pres and was part of the Friday Download presenting line-up for a whopping eight series! In 2013 Cel was chosen to be one of three judges alongside Eamonn Holmes and Myleene Klass on Blue Peter- You Decide! Other television credits include Casualty, Holby City, Coronation Street, This is Jinsy, Jedward’s Big Adventure and CBBC’s All Over The Place.
In 2014 Cel put his skills to the test standing in for The Dan & Phil Show on Radio 1 and presenting live back stage at The Vamps album launch, which has led to his very own weekly Radio 1 Sunday show from July 2015.