Nikki Grahame

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June 12, 2015  Nikki Grahame to re-enter the Big Brother House

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It has been confirmed that Nikki will enter the Big Brother House tonight on the #BBTimeWarp show. Emma Willis recently revealed that there will be a fake eviction tonight, with the evicted housemate moving into a secret room to be joined by a housemate from a previous series.

It has also been revealed by Rylan Clark who was on the "This Morning" show today that Nikki will enter the house with last years winner Helen Wood, a 3rd housemate remaining secret until tonight.

Nikki has been dropping a few hints all week on twitter and media releases made it fairly obvious that Nikki will be one of the legendary housemates.

Yesterday Nikki had returned from Paris where she had been having a gap year working in a cafe. After this stint on Big brother she will be moving back to London in her new apartment. Nikki will enter the time bomb bunker tonight and move into the house on sunday during the launch of Time Warp week until next friday and will exit during the eviction show.



Nikki recently gave an interview on Fubar radio Hot Gossip Show, Nikki said she was backing Jack "Pie Face" McDermott to win this year's series. But in her interview with digital spy she has said "He was my favourite. And then he got too confident and cocky and bolshy, so I'm hoping he's going to turn it round and I'll come out liking him."

Listen to her interview on Fubar Radio Hot Gossip Show here. Nikki talks about her time on Big Brother, the time warp twist and what she is currently up to.



November 30, 2013  Nikki in new music venture with best friend Carly

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Hi guys, hope all is well? Not long til Christmas now!!..

While things have been quiet I have been working on a new venture which is music, along with my best friend Carly Cunningham! We are called "Little Lady"
Our first song is "Dance all night" which is on iTunes and available to pre order now and purchase on
the 1st dec..

We will hopefully be doing some club P.As very soon..
Exciting news!!

Anyway have a lovely Christmas one and all,

x Nikki x



The single is also available from Amazon - Dance All Night - Single

August 14, 2013  Nikki Grahame DJ Set and Meet & Greet

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Big Brother Legend Nikki Grahame will be doing a Guest DJ Set - Meet & Greet at Coyotes Bar in Chatham on Saturday 17th August 2013 at 10pm.

Nikki has just completed a successful tour with the travelling play Up4aMeet with great reviews. So if you would like to meet and greet Nikki and listen to some tunes why not get yourself down to Coyotes on Saturday night.

June 20, 2013  Nikki Grahame supporting NOW magazine 'Race For Wife"

This saturday Nikki will be taking part in 'race for wife' with Now Magazine to raise money for cancer research UK please sponser this deserving cause. raceforlifesponsorme.org/now-race-for-wife

June 20, 2013  Nikki Grahame in touring play

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Nikki will be performing in a touring play called Up4aMeet this summer starting in July. Nikki is excited in joining this play which had two successful runs in 2003 and again in 2012 in London. The show has now been re-written to include a part for Nikki which will see the show on the road for the first time. The show is a bit naughty but a great comedy and to find out what part Nikki plays well you just have to go find out.

Up4aMeet is a big, fabulous and sexy comedy about social media, with killer one-lines, some great characters, and more nudity than is decent.

Tour dates:
The Courtyard Theatre, LONDON 10 to 13 July
The Marlborough Theatre, BRIGHTON 16 to 20 July
The Crescent Theatre, BIRMINGHAM 22 to 24 July
The Taliesin Arts Centre, SWANSEA 26 to 27 July
The Lantern Theatre LIVERPOOL 29 July to 1 Aug
AXM Club MANCHESTER 2 Aug to 3 Aug
The Electric Circus EDINBURGH 6 Aug to 8 Aug
Oran Mor Theatre GLASGOW 9 to 10 Aug

For more information and to make a booking then goto up4ameetontour.com/

May 6, 2013  Nikki Grahame at Essex fashion week

There is a nice story in the Daily Mail online with pictures of Nikki with Lauren Pope and Aislyene. The title "Who is SHE? Former Big Brother star Nikki Grahame looks healthier than ever as she makes a rare public appearance". Read the article here.

December 24, 2012  Nikki is spending Christmas in Liverpool, with the magic of panto as fairy god mother

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Nikki is spending Christmas in Liverpool as fairy Godmother in Cinderella. With great reviews with the panto Cinderella at the Epstein theatre. Nikki is a Beatles Fan and is enjoying her time in Liverpool making new friends and the family are coming to see her in Cinderella, her mum, sister and nepthew Sunny. But she'll be staying in Liverpool for the big day itself and as a Beatles fan she's looking forward to exploring the city.

Here is what Liverpool Echo had to say on the website:

SHE wielded a hairdryer and scissors in Celebrity Salon – despite breaking an arm on a night out while filming the TV show in Ireland.

And now, arm fully functioning again, Nikki Grahame (pictured) is the proud possessor of a magic wand in Cinderella, currently at the Epstein Theatre.

"I do all the fun bits," she says of her role as Fairy Godmother in the theatre's inaugural festive production since it was refurbished and renamed (as the Neptune of course it had a long tradition of panto).

"I played Princess Jasmine in Aladdin at Kettering the year before last, and last year I did Cinderella – again I was Fairy Godmother so I know the part well."


The 30-year-old arrived in the public arena as a contestant on Big Brother back in 2006, and later she was runner up in Ultimate Big Brother as well as having her own TV show, Princess Nikki.

But don't assume the reality TV star, who published an autobiographical book Fragile – writing candidly about her battles with anorexia – earlier this year, doesn't know her way around a stage.....
read more at Liverpool Echo

If you are in Liverpool why not catch up with Nikki at the Epstein Theatre, the panto runs until January 6th.

December 17, 2012  Nikki is in Liverpool and wishes everyone a Wonderful Christmas

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Hi everyone, hope you are all getting excited for Christmas?

I am currently in Liverpool playing fairy godmother in "Cinderella" at the Epstien Theatre. I am absolutely loving it and everything about Liverpool, its such an exciting, happening city and the people are so friendly!

It would be great if you can get here to watch the show at some point over Christmas as I would love to meet you all and know you would love the show!..

Anyway I hope you all have a wonderful Christmas and New Year..

lots of love

x nikki x


Cinderella runs for a magical 54 performances from Friday 7th December 2012 – Sunday 6th January 2013, Tickets are available now at TicketQuarter.




LLTV talks to Big Brother's Nikki Grahame at the Epstein Theatre

November 16, 2012  A Poem For Women - Body Gossip

Nikki featured in the latest Body Gossip film on youtube. Its all about liking your own body and yourself for that matter, its the body confidence boost we all need.

To celebrate winning the Cosmopolitan Ultimate Women of the Year Awards 2012 in the Ultimate Campaigners category, Body Gossip's co-directors Ruth Rogers and Natasha Devon are launching this very wonderful new film, to encourage all women to ditch trying to conform to cripplingly narrow beauty ideals, and instead rock their very own brand of gorgeous.

To find out more about Body Gossip and get involved by sending your story then visit www.bodygossip.org



October 20, 2012  Nikki Grahame DJ'ing at Trinity Bar

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Nikki will be DJ'ing at Trinity Bar, 378-380 Station Road Harrow Middlesex tonight. For details go to their facebook page here

It's been 10 years this month since the release of 'Up the Bracket' and to celebrate we will be hosting a tribute to The Libertines.

There'll be a live set from 'Up the Racket' a Libertines tribute band as well as DJs across both floors spinning Libertines cuts as well as indie, 60s, Motown, Punk & Ska.

Doors are at 8pm and entry is a fiver. Bar til 3am.

September 7, 2012  Nikki on Celebrity Salon

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If you are in Ireland don't miss the 2nd episode of Celebrity Salon airing on TV3 friday 9pm. The celebs are in Cork where they learn about spray tanning. After a heavy night out in Clonakilty, they must turn the tanning guns on each other.

In the first episode which aired on monday night, the celebs learned about body waxing and nail painting. Nikki wins a prize for her bikini wax, and got a good review from her client in the nail challenge. Watch the first episode which aired monday night below.




Nikki on the 1st episode of Celebrity Salon (4 video playlist)

August 27, 2012  Nikki Grahame on Bit on the Side

Nikki will be on Big Brothers Bit on the Side tonight 11pm channel 5.

August 24, 2012  Launch of Celebrity Salon 3

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Nikki is in series 3 of Celebrity Salon on TV3 in Ireland starting September 3rd. The show centres around 6 celebrities travelling around the country for 12 days and the ultimate goal is to turn them into hardened beauty professionals.

Nikki had a great time doing the show but toward the end had an unfortunate mishap when she broke her arm during a challenge, Nikki soldiered on to finish the show. With her arm now out of the cast and as good as new Nikki is on her way to Dublin for the shows launch. Nikki at the Celebrity salon Launch.

For more information about the show follow Celebrity Salon on twitter and on facebook.










Preview of Celebrity Salon. starting 3rd September





Introducing the Celebrities

July 12, 2012  Nikki Grahame on Bit on the Side tonight

Dont forget to watch Big Brothers Bit on the Side to night as Nikki will be on it. Ch 5 11pm tonight.

June 20, 2012  Nikki Grahame filming for Celebrity Salon 3

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Nikki will be on the next Celebrity Salon to air in September on TV3 Ireland, filming has already started and will wrap on on 28th July. Straywave Media is producing the third series of its popular reality show.

The series brings eight celebrities together where they must compete in various different salon-based tasks in order to be crowned 'Best in Beauty'.

On this years show the contestants are Nikki Grahame, Glenda Gilson, Layla Flaherty, Cork singer Havana, Nadia Forde, Julian Simmons, Philip Olivier and Greg Lake.

This series will show the eight contestants in a new twist, where they will travel to luxurious spas in Wexford, Cork, Galway, Sligo and Dublin to train in beauty therapy.

Good luck Nikki.



June 15, 2012  Nikki Grahame on Bit on the Side

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Nikki was on the panel on Big Brothers Bit on the Side last tuesday night (12th June) with guests Justin Lee Collins and Jessica-Jane Clement.

Nikki is not fond of Chris and wants him out this week, she got all embarassed when Emma asked her if she fancied Arron and she eventually admitted of course!

Nikki was asked if she would have liked to have been able to discuss nominations as this years housemates can. Nikki said she wouldn't of liked to have been able to discuss nominations as she was paranoid enough in the house! Justin-Lee Collins said he would of loved to see nominations discussions in Nikki's year. It certainly would have been interesting given how paranoid the house was and especially Nikki's reaction to being nominated by Suzy which led to her famous catchcry "Who is she".

Nikki had some fun with a gag involving a light switch, for anyone who didn't see the highlight show beforehand - Arron wanted to go to sleep but everytime he turned the lights out Big Brother turned them back on again!

Watch the Video below for the two panel sessions Nikki was in, runs approx. 19 mins 30 secs.



Nikki on Celebrity Salon in Ireland
Nikki will be on the next series of Celebrity Salon in Ireland on TV3.

June 12, 2012  Nikki Grahame as Fairy Godmother in Cinderella, Liverpool Christmas Pantomine

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After last year's sucessful run in Wrexham, Nikki will once again perform as the Fairy Godmother in the greatest fairytale of them all Cinderella at Liverpool's Epstein Theatre. LHK Productions Ltd takes the helm to bring back traditional Pantomime to the old Neptune stage after a seven year absence.

Pop star Sonia will play Baroness Hardup in Cinderella at the former Neptune, while she will be joined by Philip Olivier as Buttons, Big Brother's Nikki Grahame as the Fairy Godmother, and Grease Is The Word's Alison Crawford as Cinders. Brian Dodd and Michael Chapman play the Ugly Sisters, while Radio City's Simon Greening is Dandini.

Cinderella runs for a magical 54 performances from Friday 7th December 2012 – Sunday 6th January 2013, Tickets are available now at TicketQuarter.

"Has the identity of The Fairy Godmother left you wondering "Who is she?" Well fear not as Reality TV star Nikki Grahame will be entering the Epstein Theatre as part of the star studded production. Undeniably the breakout star of Big Brother 2006 and the runner up of Ultimate Big Brother Nikki's story is a true rag to riches tale. Swapping tantrums for tiaras she will be showing her hidden acting talents honed from previous stint as Princess Jasmine and through work with Body Gossip, a charity that promotes realistic beauty, acting with a celebrity cast on stage in London and at the Edinburgh Festival." read more

Cinderella - Epstein Theatre
7 Dec 12 – 6 Jan 13 | £8.00 - £18.50 | Buy tickets

June 7, 2012  Nikki Grahame on the Auditions show

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Nikki was on the Big Brother Audition show tuesday night putting the wildcard contestants through their paces in the electric shock task. A wildcard housemate voted by the public will enter the big brother house on friday. Nikki helps Jamie East to narrow down the wildcard contestants to 3 for the public vote.

Nikki having some fun with the wildcard contestants as she buzzes them mercilessly as they answer her questions. Very funny watch the video below.






May 17, 2012  Nikki Grahame in OK! Magazine this week.

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This week Nikki talks to OK! magazine (5 page spread) about her lifelong battle with Anorexia. In the magazine photoshoot they have dolled her up as the 60's idol Twiggy, in a 30th birthday party style shoot.

Happy Birthday, Nikki!
I've just had my 30th. It didn't feel the best. I think I am starting to be a bit more grown up. My mum has moved away to Dorset so I'm having to be a bit more responsible these days. I really miss her - she used to help me with my accounts and all my money stuff and mortgages and things like that. In ten years I'd like to be rich, living in Paris with a hot French guy.

Did you enjoy posing for the shoot?
Twiggy was my idol. I still do adore her. it was fun dressing up like that - half of my wardrobe is 50's and 60's anyway.

Twiggy got her nickname because of how skinny she was, was her look dangerous for you because of your eating disorder?
I don't think it was dangerous. When I was getting ill as a girl I used to love Karen Carpenter and try to copy her more then Twiggy. Twiggy was healthy. But there was a film about the life and death of Karen Carpenter and I used to watch it over and over again and became slightly obsessed with it.

Most people would watch it and think, I don't want to go down that path...
I used to watch it and think, wow, I want to be like her. I wanted to starve myself to death. That's probably where it all began, really. Maybe it was a coincidence that the film came out when I was getting ill. Someone of normal mind set would see her life as a warning, but someone of an anorexic mind set would find it appealing.

Where are you now with your anorexia? There have been reports that you have been struggling...
I did have a bit of a tough time a month or so ago. I was rewriting my autobiography and I relived a lot of demons. I had to edit the whole thing by myself and take out the bits I didn't feel were relevant anymore. But I've got loads of good support networks around me, and really good friends.

Are you back to a healthy weight?
I'm never going to be a proper healthy weight but I'm getting better then I was.

You were weighing all your food and exercising obsessively...
I'll always go to the gym, but the weighing of food has calmed down a lot. I went for pizza last week. Someone got me a birthday cake and everyone had a small piece and I finished the rest off myself.

Nikki Grahame OK! magzine May 2012


What did you think about Vogue deciding they wouldn't feature unhealthy thin women on its pages? No heroin chic or size zero...
I think it's about time. It's fantastic that they are doing this. It should have been done ages ago. Vogue is one of the most elite fashion magazines so hopefully everyone will follow suit.

Would this have helped you?
To be honest, I think it's a chemical imbalance. I was born with this illness. But I do think the images encourage it.

Do you help a lot of young girls with eating disorders
I get loads of emails from young sufferers, people who have read my book and become inspired by me. It's really rewarding and it makes me think all the campaigning I do is worthwhile.

What revelations can we expect in your new book Fragile, Nikki?
My sister wrote the foreward, which is important to me. For years she's not been able to speak about my illness. She found it really hard going through it all. It has affected our relationship. She resented me for a long time - she is two years older and she saw it as if I was always getting all the attention because of my anorexia. We had a heart-to-heart about it and I wanted her to write about her own experience.

You must be thrilled to be auntie now - has it made you broody?
I love my nephew so much. When the time comes I will adopt from the age of five upwards. Some of these kids might come from damaged backgrounds... That doesn't worry me because I come from a very damaged background myself. If they are five and over, most of the hard work is done. I can't conceive, I won't adopt right away, I'm not ready to settle down yet.

Are you enjoying playing the field?
I love being single. I met a hot Parisian guy on my birthday. We kissed at midnight and he spoke French to me. It was so romantic! He said all kinds of seductive things.
'Voulez vous couchez avec moi, cesoir?' (Giggles) Something along those lines. But I didn't, I was a good girl. We stayed in touch but I think it was just a holiday romance. He was gorgeous.

Are you looking forward to Big Brother coming back?
Always! It's the best reality show on telly, isn't it? I love it! I will be watching every episode!

May 16, 2012  Nikki Grahame on Loose Women

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Nikki was on Loose Women today sporting a fabulous new hair style with a fringe, talking about her battle with anorexia and her new book Fragile. The panel reviews her time on Ultimate Big Brother when she was talking to Vanessa Feltz in the garden. Nikki was her bubbly old self as she comments on how she would like to look a bit more curvaceous and voluptuousness. She is eating well and she would like to put on a half a stone and is working on doing that.

Nikki also explains how it was really important to update the book since Dying to be Thin as it had inspired so many people to get over their eating disorders. Nikki is now feeling so positive where she is now in life and wants to continue creating awareness.