(update November 2011)
Andy has sent me the following news: In case you thought I'd disappeared off the face of the earth I thought I'd let you know what I've been up to. Apart from the usual writing I've been working on a new band. It's something I'm very heavily involved with and passionate about. The band is called "Meow"
In the meantime I have also added new photos of Andy on the gallery taken when I met him at the Ivor Novello awards in May this year.
Andy can also be seen and read about about a lot in my two books as follows - (unofficial) Bucks Fizz Annual 2012 and I'd like to say I love you (Confessions of a Bucks Fizz fan 1981-2011) only available on the following links:
(update March 2010)
There are two brand new Andy Hill written tracks on the new Boyzone album 'Ruby' and 'Right here waiting'. The first of which was written with Shelly Poole ex Alishas attic). Also a track on Susan Boyles album called 'Proud' that originally appeared in Britannia High.
(update August 2009)
(update January 2009)
News today on digital spy reveals:
" Britannia High has been axed after just one series.
ITV1 has decided to discontinue the musical drama, which failed to be a ratings success for the channel.
The show, which cost £2 million to produce, was created by Strictly Come Dancing judge Arlene Phillips and Take That singer Gary Barlow.
"We thought Britannia High would be an all-singing, all-dancing success - especially having the top names in dance and music on board," a source told The Sun.
"Sadly, the stories of these youngsters vying for their dreams didn’t seem to capture viewers’ imagination.
"The credit crunch is affecting everything, not least TV. A second series of Britannia High was just not viable."
(update September 2008)
Here's a fun bit of Britannia High news for you - the title track to the series is called Start of Something and has been co-written by Gary Barlow, Andy Hill and Eliot Kennedy. He has also co-written two other songs on the album, as well as additional songs features in the show.
Oh, and episode one contains a mention of a member of Bucks Fizz!!
Hope you're well.
(update November 2007)
Thanks to member 'I hear talk' who advises " It appears that Andy has been colaborating with Gary Barlow (Take That)! They have written 2 tracks on Katherine Jenkins new album Rejoice. The tracks are titled Viva Tonight & Shout in Silence".
(update January 2007)
At last some news! Thanks to Tracey whoa advises: Andy's son Thomas has his own band called Purple Melon. They are being managed by Paul McCartney's former press officer. They are currently recording an album called Harry's Rocket and it being produced by one other that Brian Tench. Don't bother looking for a web site they haven't got one as yet.
Andy is currently living in Suffolk.
(update March 2006)
Thanks to KC kelley who found the following news:
Award-winning English wine producer Nyetimber has been sold in what observers are calling the biggest investment ever made in English vineland.
The Sussex vineyard, England's leading sparkling wine producer, has been sold by owner Andy Hill to investor Eric Heerema. decanter.com understands the price paid is in the region of £7.5m (€10.9m).
The sale includes a fine Elizabethan manor house, the business, the stock, goodwill and 45 acres (18ha) of Pinot Noir and Chardonnay at its peak.
English wine expert Stephen Skelton MW says, 'this is by far the biggest investment ever made in English wine.'
Wine enthusiast Heerema, who already owns a vineyard near Petworth, Sussex, has acquired Nyetimber with a view to investing in the vineyard. It is understood he will be adding some 120acres (49ha) of plantings, either at Nyetimber or at his Petworth property.
He said, 'We will be planting more vines this year to enable us to increase production.'
Management consultant Christopher Varley has been appointed as interim General Manager. Dermot Sugrue will continue as winemaker.
Nyetimber is one of England's best-known and most-awarded producers. Its sparkling wines have regularly held their own against the top Champagnes in blind tastings on both sides of the Channel.
It is served at Buckingham Palace and Downing Street, at restaurants such as Gordon Ramsay, Petrus, Oxo Tower, Rhodes 24 and Rick Stein, and is sold at Waitrose, Majestic and independent retailers.
(up-date August 2005)
You can watch a short clip of Il Divo in the studio with Andy on their official website www.ildivo.com under the "diary" section.
(update May 2005)
This morning (30th May) Andy was interview from Nyetimber on BBC Breakfast time.
The Daily Mail 'Weekend' supplement on Saturday 21st featured a two page article on Andy and Nichola. It charted their wine business plus of course their career with Bucks Fizz. Nice Eurovision photo of the group mid skirt ripping mode. Thanks to Paul Dolman for the update.
(update February 2005)
Just had an email from Ben a visitor to this site who says he has received an email from Pete Sinfield saying he is working with Andy on what he calls one of Andy's "Italian songs". Presumably this is something again for Il Divo?
(below updated January 2005)
Andy has just finished working on some tracks off the first Il Divo album. The opera male four piece band. This is the groups first album so it seems a shame to try to ruin their career so early on, but then again, can they peform 'Baby, one more time' by Britney Spears?! I think you KNOW what I mean??!!!! Anyway two tracks are written by Andy 'Everytime I look at you' (with John Reid) and 'Dentro Un Altro Si (with Don Black and featuring additional keyboards by Andy).
Andy "tells me" (I was saying to Paul the other day, it's such a shame you can't now get The Beatles back together) that he is also working with Jeff Beck. (Don't ask me, I'm too young to remember! I have difficulty remembering Debbie Gibson. Maybe not such a bad thing!).
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