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Athlete Derek Redmond and World Rally Championship competitor Penny Mallory part of Celebrity Silhouette speaker lineup

Athlete Derek Redmond and World Rally Championship competitor Penny Mallory are part of the speaker line-up
Penny Mallory, the first woman in the world to compete in a World Rally Car for Ford in the World Rally Championship, and Olympic athlete Derek Redmond will provide entertainment for passengers on board Celebrity Cruises’ Celebrity Silhouette, as part of its speaker lineup.

‘I’m looking forward to...speaking to guests about how practising and building mental toughness has shaped my life and my career,’ said Mallory, with Redmond adding, ‘I’ll be speaking about my own experiences as an athlete and how my life changed forever after that infamous race at the 1992 Olympics.’

Music and theatre 

The West End’s The Barricade Boys will perform on board, as well as The Beatles Celebration on selected sailings.

Celebrity’s main stage productions ‘Cosmopolitan’ — which explores culture, music and dance from around the world — and pop art concert ‘Life’ will be performed on every sailing.

String Duo will play to passengers on the real grass Lawn.

Magic and group activities 

Illusionist Matt McGurk and Lance Corp. Richard Jones, winner of Britain’s Got Talent, will also perform.

Passengers will be able to undertake lessons in archery, DJing or ballroom dance while sailing.

‘Influential’ talent

These influential athletes and performers perfectly complement Celebrity’s existing vast entertainment offering,’ commented Jo Rzymowska, VP & MD, EMEA, Celebrity Cruises ahead of the vessel’s UK sailing, which departs Southampton July 3, sailing six- to eight-night itineraries along the British coastline.